America Legion Post 60 Arlington Texas

American Legion Post 60 Newsletter January 2017


Our current membership stands at 350 members. December closed with 229 members paid, 87.07% of our 2017 membership goal. The next dues renewal notice from National will be January 7th 2017. With the end of the year, your 2016 membership is delinquent and will expire February 1st 2017. Please renew at your earliest opportunity to keep your membership active and retain your continuous years. You can mail your renewal, drop it off at your next visit to the Lodge or renew online at If you need any assistance, please call me, 817-478-7838 or send an email to Vice Commander John Header and I participated in a National Outreach Call Bank to 345 members on December 1~3rd. Welcome to all the new and transferred members that chose to make Post 60~Arlington their new American Legion Home. Celebration of Life Memorial for Norman Underwood at ELKS # 2114 on January 7 , 2017 @ 1:00 pm. Memorial Donations to Charity of your choice Norman Underwood's Obituary If you want to sign guest book. I have had requests for Elizabeth’s address: 1716 Parkcrest Ter, Arlington, TX 76012-1935. We need help on January 13th for the Girl Scout Cookie Drop. The Girl Scout troops come to a warehouse, 1430 Bradley Lane, Carrolton, TX, to pick up the cookies that they plan to sell. We stage the cookies and load them into their vehicles. We will meet at the warehouse at 8:00 A.M. and will start working at 8:30. Please see Brigitte Speer, John Header or e-mail me if you can help, we will need between 14 to 18 helpers. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 has asked the Legionnaires support in increasing their membership. They want your eligible family members to join the unit. Applications are available at the Lodge. Also, female veterans can be dual members as well. Visit our website, regularly, at

Happenings at the Post

Jan 7th Saturday Memorial for Norman Underwood @ the Lodge 1:00 pm Jan 13th Friday Girls Scout cookie drop. Jan 15th Sunday Breakfast by American Legion Family 9:00 until 11:30 am. Need some bodies. Jan 17th Tuesday Burger Night by American Legion 6:00 until 8:00 pm Jan 26th Thursday Meeting ~ American Legion & Auxiliary 7:00 until 8:00 pm Jan 28th Saturday Meeting ~ ALR Post 60, noon until 1:00 pm Jan 29th Sunday Breakfast by American Legion Family 9:00 until 11:30 am. Need some bodies. We are located at 601 W Pioneer Pkwy Arlington, TX 76010. The ELKS Lodge #2114 has agreed to sponsor our post at their Lodge. As a non-member of the ELKS, you will need to be signed in as a guest. We will have a member of the ELKS there to sign you in. On meeting nights, the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm, you can sign yourself in, just enter your name and post 60. We hope that this will enable our post to grow and prosper. John Straten, Adjutant 817 360 7558

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