American Legion Post 171 will host its annual Veterans Day dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at its new post home, 393 E. College Ave.

American Legion Post 171 will host its annual Veterans Day dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at its new post home, 393 E. College Ave.

All Legion and Legion Auxiliary members and families are invited, as are all military veterans in the community. A $5 donation will be accepted at the door.

The evening will include presentations to the Westerville Division of Police and to delegates to Buckeye Boys and Girls State.

The deadline for reservations for the Veterans Day dinner is Nov. 1. Reservations can be made by calling (614) 891-9388 or (740) 965-1956.

Post commander Mike Etling said Post 171 members have been meeting at the new location -- the organization's third on College Avenue -- since January.

In celebration of its new location, the Post will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The community is invited to tour the building and see the improvements made so far, along with plans for the future. The open house will include presentations about the American Legion's history in Westerville and its current activities.

-- Lin Rice