America Legion Post 60 Arlington Texas

American Legion Post 60 Newsletter October 2017


October is off and running. See the following for the agenda for the month. 10/3: Legion Burger night. Big crowd. Unit 60 Auxiliary collected $142.00 on their 50/50 raffle. 10/8: Navy Birthday party at the Post. 2:00pm thru End of Cowboy game. Belt Buckle raffle drawing. 10/14: Post 60 AL Riders first annual car show. On the parking lot at the Post 10:00am to 3:00pm. Burgers, Hot Dogs, and Beverages will be available for sale. 10/26: Post monthly business meeting at 7:00 pm followed by AL Riders meeting 10/28: District 12 fall convention at the Post. Volunteers are needed. More information to follow on this. this date, immediately following the close of the District meeting, we will have the drawings on both the “Green Egg” raffle and the raffle for the the 30/30 Henry lever action rifle. 10/29: Sunday breakfast by the Post. 9 to 11:30. 6 bucks gets you a great breakfast. Eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, pancakes, biscuits & gravy, fruit, orange juice, milk, and coffee. We also do eggs to order. No extra charge. You even get coffee refills. John Header Commander Arlington Post 60 Our current membership stands at 322 members. September finished with 176 members paid, 66.92% of our 2018 membership goal. There will be a renewal mail-out by National the first part of October. Get ahead of the holidays and renew your 2018 membership now. I encourage you to renew your membership online at ,, it saves us both paper work and the price of a stamp. Visit our website, regularly at 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. Female veterans can be dual members as well.

October Happenings

Oct 3rd Tuesday Burger Night by AL Post 60 6:00 till 8:00 pm. Join us Oct 8th Sunday Navy Birthday Celebration 13:00 Till See Robert Stahn or John Header for donations Oct 14th Saturday Post 60 ALR Annual Car & Bike Show 1000 thru 1500 Lodge parking lot Oct 26th Thursday American Legion/Auxiliary meeting 7:00 till 8:00 pm. ALR meet following Legion meeting Oct 28th Saturday District Fall Convention at the Lodge. Registration begins at 7 am, training at 9 am, joint session at 11:30 am and the business session at 1:30 pm. Oct 28th Saturday Raffle Draw ~ Large Green Egg Grill ~ after close of Convention. Oct 28th Saturday Raffle Draw ~ 30/30 Henry lever action rifle ~ after close of Convention. Oct 29th Sunday Breakfast ~ American Legion Family 9:00 till 11:30 am. Hope to see you at some or all these events. 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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