America Legion Post 60 Arlington Texas

American Legion Post 60 Newsletter September 2017


August ended with 171 members paid, 65.02% of our 2018 membership goal. I would like to encourage you to renew your membership online at, it's easy, fast and secure; it saves us both paper work and the price of a stamp. I will have the cards at the meetings if you prefer to renew then or you can mail them to the address on the renewal notice. Have you considered being a Paid Up For Life (PUFL) Member? Check it out and see if that works for you. Visit our website, regularly at Join me in welcoming our new and transfer members: Olin Phipps, Wilburn Battles. Purchase your raffle tickets for the Large Green Egg Grill, Navy Belt Buckle and the Henry 30/30 Lever Action Rifle. October will be a busy month. Oct 8th is the Navy birthday celebration and raffle of the Navy Belt Buckle. Oct 14th is the Post 60 Riders Annual Car & Bike Show (see the flyer on the website). Oct 28th Post 60 will host the District Fall Convention. The Green Egg Grill and the 30/30 Rifle tickets will be drawn after the close, approximately 5:00pm, of the Convention. 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. The Auxiliary Unit 60 is raffling a poppy scarf. Proceeds will go to the poppy fund. The scarf will be drawn for at the March 22, 2018 meeting. Events & Happenings at the Post Sep 5th Tuesday Burger Night by American Legion 6:00 until 8:00 pm, we need attendance Sep 11th Monday Patriot's Day pause for a moment of silent prayer in remembrance Sep 11th Monday District Commander Call/Presidents Parlay 1900 hrs Haltom City Post 655 Sep 15th Friday National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sep 16th Saturday American Legion Day ~ granted congressional charter on this day Sep 17th Sunday Air Force Birthday 2:00 pm till ~ Bring side dish to share Sep 24th Monday Gold Star Mother's Day Observance Sep 28th Thursday Meeting ~ American Legion/Auxiliary 7:00 til 8:00 pm Sep 28th Thursday Meeting ~ ALR after close of Legion meeting 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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