NOTE: Please send any information that you would like posted to our website to Ken White, email@example.com, for review and publication (pending Commander's approval, if required).
** General Membership Meeting**
Tuesday, November 12th, at 7:30pm
**Executive Committee Meeting**
Monday, October 28th, at 7:30pm
See Club Room tab for updated hours of operation!
Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic will provide free oral health care to income-eligible Virginia veterans without dental insurance on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 7am–5pm. Click HERE for the flier and more details!
The October 2019 newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!
11-13 Oct - Department Fall Golf Tournament @ Forest Greens Golf Course, Dumfries
12 Oct - 250 Club, Post 290
13 Oct - Auxiliary Trip to McGuire VA Hospital - Contact Linda Altstaetter for info or to help
17-20 Oct - Stafford County Fair
19 Oct - Legion Riders Cornhole Tournament at Post 290, 12pm
19 Oct - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm
20 Oct - District Fall Conference at Post 330 (Culpeper)
25-27 Oct - Department Fall Conference, Williamsburg
26 Oct - Family Night at Post 290
26 Oct - American Legion Halloween Party, 5:30pm - See Club Room page for details
28 Oct - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
31 Oct - Halloween Children's Trick or Treat @ 290 Annex, 6-8pm
2 Nov - Manassas Parade
2 Nov - Early Bird Dinner
10 November - Legion Sunday Brunch, 10am - 2pm
11 Nov - Veteran's Day: Wreath Laying at Stafford Courthouse (9am); Quantico National Cemetery Veteran's Day Ceremony (11am); Post 290 Open House/Luncheon with Veteran's from DC VA Hospital (12pm)
12 Nov - General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm
16 Nov - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pn
25 Nov - Christmas Food Basket Collection Box Drop-Off at Stafford County Schools
25 Nov - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
7 Dec - Post 290 Oratorical Contest (See Oratorical Contest Tab for info)
7 Dec - Sgt Mac Foundation Wreath Laying at Quantico National Cemetery, 10am
8 Dec - Children's Christmas Party at Post 290, 2pm
8 Dec - Washington-Rappahanock Christmas Parade
10 Dec - General Membership Meeting, 7:30pm
14 Dec - Stafford County Christmas Parade @ Stafford County Airport, 2pm
19 Dec - Christmas Food Basket Collection Box Pick-Up at Stafford County Schools and item sorting, 8am
20 Dec - Christmas Food Basket packaging, 8am
21 Dec - Christmas Food Basket distribution at Post 290, 8am
21 Dec - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm
23 Dec - Executive Committee Meeting, 7:30pm
11 Jan - District Oratorical Contest (25 Jan is makeup date), Post 364 Woodbridge
15 Jan - "Day on the Hill"
18 Jan - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm
28 Jan - Jr Law Cadet Interviews at Post 290
2 Feb - Post Everlasting at Post 290
9 Feb - Regional Oratorical Contest (16 Feb is makeup date), Post 364 Woodbridge
28 Feb - Department Oratorical Contest; during Department Convention
8 Mar - District Spring Conference at Post 290; Cornhole Tournament at 11am, Lunch at 1pm, Meeting at 2pm
21 Mar - Steak Night at Post 290, 4:30-7:30pm
BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY - DOORS OPEN AT 4:45PM
BOYS STATE COUNSELORS NEEDED!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.