Stafford American Legion Post 290

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 ******** BINGO UPDATE ********

The King of the Mountain Jackpot ($27,000) was won on Friday, January 14th!

A new progressive jackpot game will begin soon!

Additional procedural changes have been enacted to ensure the safety of both players and volunteers during the Bingo session. Doors open at 3:30 pm and Pull Tab sales will begin at 4 pm and Early Bird Bingo begins at 6 pm. 
The Post 290 Bingo staff looks forward to seeing you this week.


For additional information, contact the Bingo Manager, Noel Lowery at 540-903-5251 or


Bingo EVERY Wednesday & Friday!

Doors Open at 3:30 pm and BINGO Starts at 6:00 pm

Pull Tab Sales Begin at 4pm

~Post 290 Kitchen is now OPEN~


** General Membership Meeting**

Tuesday, January 11th, at 7:30 pm at Post 290 


**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, January 24th at 7:30 pm 

The January 2022 Newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!

~ Click on the Newsletter tab for previous editions ~


11 Jan - Jr Shooters ORION Monthly Match @ the Annex, 1700-2000
11 Jan - General Membership Meeting, 1930
13 Jan - Day on the  Hill, Richmond (Tentative)
13 Jan - Jr Shooters ORION Monthly Match @ the Annex, 1700-2000
15 Jan - Honor Guard Steak Night - CANCELED
18 Jan - Jr Shooters Practice/New Shooters League Pre- Season @ the Annex, 1700-2000
20 Jan - Jr Shooters Practice/New Shooters League Pre- Season @ the Annex, 1700-2000
22 Jan - Post 290 Oratorical Contest
22 Jan - Jr Shooters ODJRL, TBD
24 Jan - Executive Committee Meeting, 1930
25 Jan - Jr Shooters Practice/New Shooters League @ the Annex, 1700-2000
27 Jan - Jr Shooters Practice/New Shooters League @ the Annex, 1700-2000
29 Jan - 16th District Oratorical Contest at Post 10, Manassas
31 Jan - Junior Law Cadet Interviews, 1900

1 Feb - Middle School Essay Contest entries due to the District Chair
6 Feb - Four Chaplains Ceremony
26 Feb - Northern Region Oratorical Contest at Post 74 (13th District Host)


1 Mar - Lucian Butler Scholarship Application deadline
4-6 Mar - 2022 Department Spring Conference, Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel - Click here for the Registration Form!
5 Mar - Department Oratorical Contest (Tentative)
12 Mar - District Spring Conference at Post 364, 1000
13 Mar - Daylight Savings Time starts, 0200
15 Mar - American Legion Birthday
27 Mar - Girls State Interviews, see Girls State tab for schedule
28 Mar - Boys State Interviews, see Boys State tab for schedule

5 June - 16th District Convention at Post 290, 1400-1600
19-25 Jun - Boys & Girls State

13-17 July - 2022 Department Convention, Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel (Major Committee meetings on 15 July)



See Club Room tab for updated hours of operation!

Boys State Counselors Needed - if interested, please contact Frenchie Burnett

Bingo Volunteers Needed:  The Bingo Manager, Noel Lowery, is looking for volunteers to establish 2 standing crews to work Bingo at the Post.  If interested, please contact Noel.

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