Stafford American Legion Post 290


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NOTE:  Please send any information that you would like posted to our website to Ken White, kswhite1963@gmail.com, for review and publication (pending Commander's approval, if required).


REGULAR BINGO RETURNS NOVEMBER 4th

~ See Below and on the Bingo Page for Details~


 

CORONA VIRUS/COVID-19 NOTICE, 29 September 2020 Update

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, American Legion Post 290 is taking the following actions in order to protect its members, patrons, and community

‚ÄčWe encourage everyone to take the recommended and necessary precautions to protect themselves, their families, and the community by limiting social interaction to only essential activities.  Stay safe!

For more information on COVID-19 in Virginia go to:

https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/

For more information on COVID-19 and Veterans go to:

https://www.publichealth.va.gov/n-coronavirus/

For more information on COVID-19 Nationally go to:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html


** General Membership Meeting**

Tuesday, December 8th, at 7:30pm at Post 290 
~Masks and Social Distancing Required~

**VIRTUAL Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, November 23rd, at 7:30pm

Post 290 Executive Board Meeting
Mon, Nov 23, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)

Join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone (Preferred).

https://www.gotomeet.me/ExecutiveBoarMeeting/american-legion-post-290

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll-Free): 1 877 568 4106
Access Code: 657-415-525


JUNIOR SHOOTERS RAFFLE

The Junior Shooters are raffling off an M1A Standard Issue Rifle (7.62 or .308), 1911A .45 Cal pistol,  a 48-quart Orca cooler, and a 20 gau. Winchester shotgun.

Tickets will be on sale at the Shrimp Dinner. The drawing for the rifle, cooler, and pistol will be on Veteran’s Day, 11 Nov at 1800hrs (6:00 pm).

The drawing for the shotgun will be on Nov. 24 1800hrs (6:00 pm). Click on the attachment for full details.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST – HALLOWEEN

The Post will be having a safe Halloween celebration social distance style.  

We will be hosting a drive-through Halloween party at the Post Annex (old Post) for youth under 12 from 1800-2000hrs (6-8 pm).  Volunteers would be appreciated starting at 1700hrs (5:00 pm) to set up, decorate, and hand out goodies to the children that show up.  Come on out in costume and help support this Legion Program.


The November 2020 Newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!
~ Click on the Newsletter tab for previous editions ~

ACTIVITIES AT POST 290 WILL BE LIMITED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


31 Oct - Halloween - Children's Halloween Party details TBD
1 Nov - Daylight Savings Time Ends, turn clocks back 1 hour
3 Nov - Election Day - VOTE!
4 Nov - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
10 Nov - US Marine Corps 245th Birthday
10 Nov - 
General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm; Legion Riders meet at 6:30pm 
11 Nov - Veteran's Day - Wreath Laying at Stafford Courthouse, 0900; Post Open House/Brunch, 1030
11 Nov - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
21 Nov - Honor Guard Steak Night
18 Nov - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100

23 Nov - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
25 Nov - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
26 Nov - Thanksgiving
30 Nov - Membership Renewal Early Bird Cut-Off          

REGULAR BINGO RETURNS EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY INDOORS

Doors Open at 4:30pm and BINGO Starts at 6:45pm

In November our Bingo will be moving back indoors to our regular schedule on Wednesdays and Fridays. If you are able to volunteer, we would love to have your help; we will be putting in place additional safety precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID to include Physical barriers (Plexiglas) and we will be requiring the wearing of masks for all Workers and Bingo customer, and will also be sanitizing the post before each Bingo session.

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.