HOMECOMING CELEBRATION &
Article appearing in the Arma Golden
Jubilee Program August 7-9, 1959 about the history of the
The Arma Homecoming Celebration was organized in 1947 by the
local post of the American Legion
and before the first celebration was complete the Legion saw
that it was too big an undertaking for one organization to
The Homecoming Association was organized which is comprised of
committees of all organizations in Arma
as well as individuals who are interested and willing to work.
A chairman, vice chairman, secretary and treasurer is elected
The chairman appoints committees to take charge of each phase
of the celebration.
Over all, it takes approximately fifty people or more to put
the celebration on.
It has grown from a one day affair until it now requires three
days to put the events on.