American Legion Post 735, Hiawatha, Iowa

Youth Programs

American Legion Baseball - The Post is actively involved with sponsorship of American Legion Baseball. Please visit our American Legion Baseball page for more details.

American Legion Flag Essay Contest - This contest seeks to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation for the United States Flag on the part of elementary-level students. It also serves to provide greater respect for the flag and knowledge of flag etiquette. Post 735 historically sponsors this event locally at Viola Gibson, Hiawatha and Nixon Elementary Schools. Please visit the Iowa Department Flag Essay Contest page for more information.

American Legion Post 735 Scholarship - The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial aid to a student related to a veteran. Competition for the scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. The criteria for the scholarship is available here.

Boy Scout Troop 766 - We are proud to be associated with and be able to support Troop 766. Please visit the Troop 766 site for more details. 

Hiawatha Kids League - The Post normally sponsors two team. Please visit the HKL site for more details. 

Schweinefus Citizenship Award - This award is dedicated to Conley Schweinefus, who was adedicated member of Post 735 and an avid supporter of youth programs. The award is presented annually by the Post to an outstanding student from Kennedy High School. A recipient must possess the highest qualities of Courage, Honor, Leadership, Patriotism, Scholarship and Service.