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P.O. Box 125, Stafford, Virginia 22555

Stafford American Legion Post 290


   Post News 

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).


** General Membership Meeting**

Tuesday, November 13th, at 7:30pm

 

**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, November 26th, at 7:30pm


The November 2018 newsletter can be viewed

by clicking HERE!

 

3 Nov - American Legion Riders Dart Tournament, 10am

6 Nov - SAL Meeting, 1900

8 Nov - Jr. Shooters at the Annex, 1800

10 Nov - Honor Guard Steak Night, 1700-2000

11 Nov - VETERAN'S DAY

               0900 - Ceremony at Stafford Courthouse

               1100 - Honor Guard Ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery

               1200 - Open House at Post 290, hosting veterans from the Washington, DC VA Hospital

13 Nov - General Membership Meeting, 1930

15 Nov - Venture Crew Meeting, 1900

15 Nov - Jr. Shooters at the Annex, 1800

22 Nov - THANKSGIVING

26 Nov - Christmas Basket Program begins; delivery of collection boxes to Stafford County Schools

26 Nov - Post 290 Executive Committee Meeting, 1930

29 Nov - Jr. Shooters at the Annex, 1800

29 Nov - REVIVE! Opioid Awareness and NARCAN Training, 1900

6 Dec- Venture Crew Meeting, 1900

6 Dec - Jr. Shooters at the Annex, 1800

8 Dec - Post 290 Oratorical Contest, 0900; see Oratorical tab for more information

8 Dec - Honor Guard Steak Night, 1700-2000

13-15 Dec - Christmas Basket Pickup, Sort, Pack and Distribution

25 Dec - CHRISTMAS

31 Dec - New Year's Eve Party at Post 290, 9pm-2am featuring The 2:15 Band!
              BYOB; Hors D'Oeuvers and Breakfast will be provided.  $20/person pre-sale / $25 at the door

9 March - SAVE THE DATE American Legion 100th Birthday Celebration


 

Click here for flier!


During the Dept of Virginia Fall Conference, held in Williamsburg, VA, over the weekend of 26-28 October 2018, Post 290 3rd Vice Commander, Patrick Fox, and his wife Erin, Assistant Post 290 Historian and Bingo Manager - both Marines (there's no such thing as a "former" Marine) - were commended by National Sergeant at Arms, Willy Ransom, for their participation in multiple seminars and activities including those centered on JROTC competition in Virginia, and their enthusiasm in representing American Legion Post 290 and Commander Dave Stein.

Photo by Ed Thompson, Post 290 Historian and Public Relations Director

 

 


 

 

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/

Please send questions to vaalr290@gmail.com.


  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. 

             

https://www.facebook.com/LegionPost290StaffordVA/

 

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.

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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.



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