VIRGINIA BOYS INTERVIEW INFO
2018 VIRGINIA BOYS STATE
All young men who submitted applications to our Post to attend the Virignia Boys State this summer will be interviewed at our Post Home (1141 Mountain View Road, Stafford (Fredericksburg), VA, 22046) on Monday, March 19, 2018.
The interview schedule is as follows:
Brooke Point - 6pm
Colonial Forge - 6:45pm
Mountain View - 7:30pm
North Stafford - 8:15pm
Stafford - 9pm
An orientation meeting for those selected, and their parents, will be held on April 16, 2018, at 7 pm, at the Post Home.
Reverse Raffle - Colonial Beach VA Post 284
Post 284 is sponsoring a "Reverse Raffle" on April 7, 2018 at 6:30 pm.
All proceeds will benefit Brett Reistad's Campaign
for National Commander.
Only 350 tickets will be sold!
Every 20th number drawn wins $100.00
3rd Place wins $500.00
2nd Place wins $1,000
The last number drawn wins $10,000 or half of the net ticket sales.
YOU NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN!
AND, "JUST IN," POST 284 NOW IS SET UP TO ACCEPT
CREDIT CARDS OVER THE PHONE TO PURCHASE
THESE REVERSE RAFFLE TICKETS!!
Adult Softball League Meeting
Managers of teams planning on participating
in our adult softball league must attend
the next meeting on April 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm.
Participation fees and rosters are due at this meeting.
For more information, please contact
Fred Miller at (540) 845-0011.
Next Legion Rider Meeting
Our Legion Rider Chapter's next meeting will
be on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 6 pm
(before the next general membership meeting).
"Riders" in attendance will be listed as
"Charter Member." Members will be voting on officers.
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.