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).


BINGO Update - Effective 3 March 2021

Bingo returns on Wednesdays & Fridays!

~ See Below and on the Bingo Page for Details~
 


Post Elections

The nomination slate for the 2021-2022 Post 290 Elections has been finalized and is posted below. The elections will take place during the May 11th General Membership meeting. The Officer Installation ceremony will take place in June.

2021-2022 Post 290 Officer Slate

Position Nomination(s)
Commander Patrick Fox (Incumbent)
1st Vice Commander Jeff Riedel
2nd Vice Commander Garry Briggs
Lewis A. Bunch III
3rd Vice Commander John Lowery
Adjutant Michael Scullin (Incumbent)
Finance Officer Robert Ponzo (Incumbent)
Service Officer Steve Robertson (Incumbent)
Chaplain John Humphrey (Incumbent)
Judge Advocate Bruce Miller
Historian Erin Fox (Incumbent)
Public Affairs Officer Adam Stamp
Sergeant-At-Arms Rich Schultz (Incumbent)
Executive Committee (3 Years) John Hess
Brian "B.J." Payne
Ken White
Chuck Berkman
Michael Flanagan
Executive Committee (3 Years) John Hess
Brian "B.J." Payne
Ken White
Chuck Berkman
Michael Flanagan
Executive Committee (2 Years) John Hess
Brian "B.J." Payne
Ken White
Chuck Berkman
Michael Flanagan

**One more executive committee position could become available if Garry Briggs is elected to 2nd Vice Commander. Garry Briggs currently has one year remaining on his Executive Committee term.

Dave Stein will continue to serve on the Executive Committee with two years remaining on his term.
John Cox will continue to serve on the Executive Committee with one year remaining on his term.


 

2021-2022 Stafford American Legion Post 290 Foundation Board of Trustees Slate

Position Nomination
Chairman Siegfried Gates (Incumbent)
Secretary & SAL Rep Fargo Wells (Incumbent)
Treasurer Lee Owens (Incumbent)
Post 290 Auxiliary  Rep Linda Altstaetter (Incumbent)
American Legion RIders Post 290 Chapter Rep Brian Payne (Incumbent)
Post 290 Junior Shooters Rep Michael Flanagan

 

CORONA VIRUS/COVID-19 NOTICE

‚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, May 11th, at 7:30pm at Post 290 
~Masks and Social Distancing Required~

 

**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, April 26th, at 7:30pm


The April 2021 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


1 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
2 Apr - Good Friday
4 Apr - Easter Sunday - EASTER EGG HUNT at 2pm!
5 Apr - Gold Star Spouses Day

6 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
8 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
10 Apr - Stafford Shredding, 0900-1300

13 Apr - General Membership Meeting, 7:30 pm; Legion Riders meet at 6:30 pm 
13 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
15 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
17 Apr - Honor Guard Steak Night, 1630-1900
19 Apr - Boys/Girls State Orientation, 1900
20 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000

22 Apr  - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000
26 Apr - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30 pm
27 Apr - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000

29 Apr  - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1700-2000

 

 

REGULAR BINGO RETURNS - NOTE TIME CHANGES

Doors Open at 2:00pm and BINGO Starts at 6:00pm

Pull Tab Sales Begin at 4pm

Effective 3 Mar, Bingo will return to its previous, standard schedule.  Thanks to additional volunteers are planning to operate on both Wednesdays and Fridays once again. 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 customers, 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.
 


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