American Legion giving food baskets


For the 20th consecutive year, the Vevay American Legion will be giving food baskets to needy Switzerland County families at Christmas.

This is a joint venture by the American Legion; Indiana-Kentucky Utilities; Belterra Casino Resort and Spa; and are fire departments.

Applications for food baskets may be picked up at the Vevay

American Legion, located at 213 Ferry Street in Vevay. The applications must be returned to the American Legion by Monday, November 30th.

There are no exceptions to the deadline, and late applications will not be accepted.

The food baskets will be distributed based on need. If a family is chosen to receive a food basket, you will receive a card in the mail telling you what day to pick your basket up.

On the application, please indicate which county fire department you live closest to for pickup.