Stafford American Legion Post 290

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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).
 

Post 290 and ALR 290 will present the Good Neighbor Award and the combined $500 donation for Project Lifesaver to Sheriff Decatur and the Stafford County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) on Friday, January 27, at 11:00am at the SCSO. 


Post 290 Officer Elections

Post 290 will be electing officers for the 2023-2024 Service year in May.  If you are interested in nominating a candidate or running for one of the Officer positions, please check out the 2023 Nomination Committee message and/or

contact Mike Scullin, Post 290 Adjutant. 

 

ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY OF INTEREST ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE POSTED ON PAGE 2 (Link at the Bottom of the page)


***See Club Room Tab for Upcoming Events!***

 


DEPARTMENT BOWLING TOURNAMENT
25-26 Feb, Hosted by Post 327

TOURNAMENT APPLICATIONS ARE ON BOTH POST 327 AND THE DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA WEBSITES. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN OR POSTMARKED NO LATER THEN FEBRUARY 6th, 2023
www.legion327.com

www.valegion.org


** General Membership Meeting**

Tuesday, February 14th, at 7:30 pm at Post 290 

Resolution No. 3 - Department Honor Guard for review; this resolution will be discussed/voted on at the February General Membership Meeting

Resolution No.2 - Honorary Legionnaire Nomination for review; this resolution will be discussed/voted on at the March General Membership Meeting

See the 16th District News tab for information pertaining to the annual "Friends of the Legion" Meeting

**Executive Committee Meeting**

Monday, January 23rd, at 7:30 pm 


The January 2023 Newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!

The February 2023 Newsletter can be viewed by clicking HERE!

~ Click on the Newsletter tab for previous editions ~

ACTIVITIES AT POST 290

 ******** BINGO UPDATE ********

Bingo EVERY Wednesday & Friday!

Doors Open at 3:30 pm and BINGO Starts at 6:00 pm

Pull Tab Sales Begin at 4pm

~Post 290 Kitchen is open~

The Post 290 Bingo staff looks forward to seeing you this week.

For additional information, contact the Bingo Manager, Noel Lowery at 540-903-5251 or noellowery@gmail.com


   UPCOMING EVENTS



3 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
5 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
9 Jan - Scout Troop 290G Meeting at the Annex

9 Jan - Legion Rider's Monthly Meeting, 1800 Social Hour, 1900 Meeting begins ***Changed due to MLK Holiday***
10 Jan - General Membership Meeting, Post 290, 1930
10 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
12 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000

12 Jan - Junior Law Cadet Program Interviews, 1900
14 Jan - 16th District Oratorical Contest, Post 290, 0900
17 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
19 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000

22 Jan - Honor Guard Steak Night; Live Entertainment - Elvis, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash - $30 tickets must be purchased in advance
23 Jan - Scout Troop 290G Meeting at the Annex
23 Jan - Executive Committee Meeting, Club Room, 1930
24 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
26 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
27 Jan - Presentation of Good Neighbor Award to Stafford County Sheriff's Department, 1100 
30 Jan - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000
1 Feb - Junior Shooters practice at the Annex, 1700-2000

1 Feb - District Middle School Essay Contest submission deadline
5 Feb - Four Chaplains Ceremony
11 Feb - Friends of the Legion Meeting
18 Feb - Honor Guard Steak Night
25-26 Feb - Department Bowling Tournament, hosted by Post 327, JEB Little Creek Gator Bowl
27 Feb - 1 Mar - Washington Conference; National Commander will testify before a Joint Session of the Veterans' Affairs Committee
3 Mar - Department Spring Conference, Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
18 Mar - District Spring Conference, Post 28, 1300
29 Apr - American Legion Family Day, Post 290 Open House Celebration
19-24 Jun - Boys State


Boys' State Counselors Needed

Contact Frenchie Burnett if interested!


 

 

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