(From left) Maury Murphy

(From left) Maury Murphy

Creston mayor receives first poppy to kick off legion’s annual fundraiser

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Remembrance Day is less than three weeks away, and poppy sales kick off today — but not before Creston Mayor Ron Toyota recently received the first poppy as part of a longstanding Creston legion tradition.

Presenting the pin to Toyota were legion members Maury Murphy (a 70-year member) and Ray Wright.