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** General Membership Meeting**
Tuesday, May 14th, at 7:30pm
Post Elections for 2019-2020 will take place at this
meeting. See "Post Officers" tab for Nomination
**Executive Committee Meeting**
Monday, April 22nd, at 7:30pm
The April 2019 newsletter can be viewed
by clicking HERE!
7 Apr - Girls State Info Meeting; All Delegates, Alternates and their Parents must attend, 3pm
9 Apr - Post 290 General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm
11 Apr - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
13 Apr - **250 CLUB ** - Contact Mickey Collis/Ralph Cooper/Dave Stein
18 Apr - Jr Shooters (Young) at the Annex, 6pm
21 Apr - Easter Egg Hunt (12 years and younger), 2pm
22 Apr - *DATE CHANGE* Boys State Info Meeting; All Delegates, Alternates and their Parents must attend, 7pm
22 Apr - Post 290 Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
25 Apr - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
26 Apr - Golf Tournament supporting Spotsylvania Post 320 Baseball at the Gauntlet
2 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
9 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
11 May - Steak Night at Post 290, 5-8pm
14 May - Post 290 General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm
16 May - Jr Shooters (Young) at the Annex, 6pm
18 May - Jr Shooters Award Lunch
23 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
27 May - Memorial Day - Open House, 12pm; Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
30 May - Jr Shooters at the Annex, 6pm
1 Jun - 16th District Convention, Woodbridge
6 Jun - Jr Shooters ACES Postal
8 Jun - Legion Riders Dart Tournament, 11am
10-14 July - Department Convention
30 July - Junior Department Baseball Banquet
1-4 Aug - Junior Department Baseball Tournament at Post 290
BOYS STATE COUNSELORS NEEDED!
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 290 participates in the Spring Conference, March 1-3, 2019, in Portsmouth Virginia. Distinguished guests are led to the podium by Frances Shelton, escorting Thomas Quick, Department Commander. National Commander Brett Reistad, escorted by Susan Lee. John Milburn National Vice Commander, was escorted by Margaret Dillinger. All escorts were former Department Auxiliary Presidents. Department Auxiliary President Rose Moore, welcomed the special guest. Kathy Dungan, National Auxiliary President was also introduced.
Past Department Auxiliary Presidents, Frances Shelton, Post 290, and Susan Lee, Post 55, are from the Fredericksburg/Stafford area.
American Legion Riders Post 290 VA
The Riders have their own page on this website!
For up-to-date information, please see the Riders'
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ALR290/
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Post 290 is on Facebook and Twitter!
If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes and visit our Facebook page and “Like” us. We update Facebook regularly with information about issues important and of interest to our veterans and active duty military and their families. Please let John Haehn know what else you'd like to see.
In addition, if you have a Twitter account, please take a few minutes, search for the Post's Twitter account (@LegionPost290VA), and then click on "Follow." The Post's Twitter account "follows" a variety of military and Virginia Twitter accounts and sends out helpful information at least once per day. In addition, for those in charge of events (e.g., Bingo, baseball), if an event is delayed, please send a "tweet" to our Twitter account from your personal account. Please tell John in person, via email or by tweet with suggestions of other Twitter accounts to follow.
TWITTER ACCOUNT: @LegionPost290VA
Since our charter in 1947, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.
To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Stafford community, join our Post as a Booster or sponsor - (click Sponsor or Booster Button for details) - 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.