American Legion Post 247 and CK Home and Hardware are conducting an Emergency Blood drive to support Hurricane relief operations on Saturday 23 Sept from 1200 – 1700 in parking lot of CK Home and Hardware, Bealeton, VA. Donations are accepted on site for any and all support of the Red Cross. This is the only Local blood drive in support of Hurricane relief efforts.
To make an appointment, please go to http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/driveSearch.jsp and use zip code 22734.
For more info, please see - http://alpost247.org/blooddrives/
Membership Dues for 2017-2018 are $35
The 2017-2018 Service Year begins on 1 July! David Stein, our First Vice Commander, collects dues during monthly meetings. Please submit your annual dues or join up for the "Paid Up For Life" (PUFL) membership (details found at https://www.legion.org/join/pufl). Current or former military members considering joining our Post, please see the "Membership" tab, or contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org
For General Membership & Executive Board
Meeting Minutes, please click on the "Meeting Minutes" tab!
Post 290 is on Facebook and Twitter!
If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes and visit our Facebook page and “Like” us. We update Facebook regularly with information about issues important and of interest to our veterans and active duty military and their families. Please let Pam Lightfoot know what else you'd like to see.
In addition, if you have a Twitter account, please take a few minutes, search for the Post's Twitter account (@LegionPost290VA), and then click on "Follow." The Post's Twitter account "follows" a variety of military and Virginia Twitter accounts and sends out helpful information at least once per day. In addition, for those in charge of events (e.g., Bingo, baseball), if an event is delayed, please send a "tweet" to our Twitter account from your personal account. Please tell Pam in person, via email or by tweet with suggestions of other Twitter accounts to follow.
TWITTER ACCOUNT: @LegionPost290VA
Since our charter in 1947, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.
To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Stafford community, join our Post as a Booster or sponsor - (click Sponsor or Booster Button for details) - 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.