Stafford American Legion Post 290


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POST 290 "DRIVE-IN" BINGO

~ See Bingo Page for Details~


 

SHRIMP DINNER

SATURDAY OCTOBER 24 1630 (4:30 pm) UNTIL 1900 (7:00 pm)

1lb steamed spice shrimp
1 full-size ear of corn, grilled

Coleslaw
Hushpuppies
Dessert
For pick-up to-go orders or socially distanced eating-in
Cost: $18.00.

To place your shrimp order send an Email to 290stafford@gmail.com by 12 noon on Saturday 24 October.

Order early. Only 180 meals will be served!

Orders close 12 noon on Saturday, or when 180 meals are sold.

 

In your E-Mail order please give your name, contact phone number, and time you want to pick up your dinner in addition to the quantity needed.

 

When you arrive for pick up please stay in your car and call the Post at 540-659-4461 or call Dave Stein at 540-408-4656 to announce your arrival. Please arrive at the time you requested.

 

If you have any questions contact Dave Stein at 540-408-4656.
Hope to see you there.

 

Dave Stein


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, November 10th, at 7:30pm at Post 290 
~Masks and Social Distancing Required~

**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, October 26th, at 7:30pm


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 October 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

30 Sep - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
2-3 Oct - Deep Cleaning of the Post; NO BINGO on Friday, 2 Oct
7 Oct - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
10 Oct - Hazardous Household Waste Disposal - 1000 Tyler Street, Fredericksburg
12 Oct - Columbus Day

13 Oct - NORMAL General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm; Legion Riders meet at 6:30pm - US Navy 245th Birthday
14 Oct - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
21 Oct - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100
23 Oct - 37th Anniversary of Marine Barracks Beirut Bombing
24 Oct - SHRIMP DINNER - Pre-Order Only (See above), 4:30-7:00pm
26 Oct - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
28 Oct - Jr Shooters Practice @ the Annex, 1330-2100

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!
10 Nov - US Marine Corps 245th Birthday
11 Nov - Veteran's Day
26 Nov - Thanksgiving
30 Nov - Membership Renewal Early Bird Cut-Off          

DRIVE-IN BINGO EVERY FRIDAY - PARKING LOT OPENS AT 4:30PM and CLOSES AT 6:30PM IN ORDER TO ENSURE SAFETY OF PATRONS AND LIMIT THE SIZE OF PUBLIC GATHERINGS

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.