Missouri City American Legion Post 294 Historian Denny Thibault was presented with a 50-year continuous membership award on April 4 by District Commander Bea Trevino and Post Commander Jack Williams. Thibault, who joined the American Legion in 1966, has lived in Quail Valley since 1981. The American Legion organized in 1919 and currently has 2.2 million members working through 14,000 community-level posts. Post 294 meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Old Hickory BBQ on FM 1092/Murphy Road. For more information, visit www.legion.org.