America Legion Post 60 Arlington Texas

American Legion Post 60 Newsletter May 2017


American Legion Post 60 Newsletter May 2017 American Legion depends on its members to step up and take leadership positions in order to keep the post active. I'm asking our members to think about stepping up we still have several positions to fill. Thank You for your service. Andre Hanekamp, Commander Our current membership stands at 351 members. April closed with 257 members paid, 97.72% of our 2017 membership goal. Just 6 more members to make 100%. Those that have not renewed for the 2017 membership year, please do so at your earliest opportunity. You can mail your renewal to American Legion Post 60 @ 601 W Pioneer PKWY, Arlington, TX 76010, 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 email At the April meeting, we had nominations of officers for the 2017 2018 year. Elections will be held at the May meeting. The nominees are as follows; Commander................John Header 1st Vice Commander.......Open 2nd Vice Commander.......Open Finance..................Robert Erichsrud Judge Advocate...........Chuck Bayne Historian................Steve Corbin Service Officer..........Alan Hall Sgt At Arms..............Basilio Rosales Board of Trustees........John Michael Huey...3 year term 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

May 6th Saturday 1st Division Convention, Greenville, TX May 16th Tuesday Burger Night by American Legion 6:00>8:00 pm May 16th Tuesday Boys State Orientation ~ Post 569, Felix St, 7:00 pm May 25th Thursday Meeting ~ American Legion / Auxiliary 7:00>8:00 pm May 27th Saturday Meeting ~ ALR Post 60, noon>1:00 pm May 29th Monday Memorial Day Ceremony 11:00 am, in cooperation with American Legion Post 60, Riders, Auxiliaries and VFW Post 8561. Reception to follow in the lounge. 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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