The conference halls and lounges of American Legion posts throughout the region serve as a community hub for veterans and their households. But throughout the pandemic, numerous have had to shut their doorways to retired services members hunting to grab a inexpensive consume or hire out the hall for an event.
That has meant a huge hit to some posts’ bottom line.
On a current Saturday evening, comic Scott Shimamoto thanked the audience for coming out to a comedy night time in the parking good deal of Monterey Park, California’s Write-up 397.
The bodily distanced outside show came finish with a stage, emcee, DJ, and taco stand.
“I know it truly is been tricky for them due to the fact they’re employed to obtaining a big viewers right here and possessing their buddies, veterans,” explained John Padilla, who served manage the event. He is not a veteran, but he’s been