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35 E. 18th Street, National City, California 91950

Larry E. Bennett Post 255

 

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SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255

 FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK

Are You Ready?  For our 8th Annual Chili Cook Off (on Sunday, Feb 18, 2018) !  - The Sons of American Legion will be sponsoring our 8th Annual Chili Cook Off  at Post255, using part of the Parking Lot.

Date is Sunday, February 18 (on a 3-day weekend, the day before President's day).  Details and Applications are available at the Bar; just ask your friendly Post Bartender or S.A.L. Officer.   Competition will be open to all.  A small entrance fee will be required.

Funds raised will go toward various programs, including Wounded Warriors, Military Families, and Community programs.  We plan to have extra food, fun, raffle and more for the cooks and all those that come on down to participants.  Mark your calendars!

Who do you know that is a good cook, but hasn't participated yet.  Invite them to consider joining our fun.

Reminder - Next Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday January 3. Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm.  Come on down.  Help us plan for the Chili Cook Off!  Help us Pack the Sampling Kits!  Also need some items for the Raffle Fundraiser – Do you have anything you can donate??

Dues for 2018 – If you haven’t paid your 2018 dues yet, please make sure to do so - you can pay at the Bar.  Or, ask your S.A.L. officers.

 

CHEFS RICK PICHE AND SCOTT EMERSON

PREPARE BREAKFAST AT KID’S XMAS PARTY

THIS PANCAKE IS FOR SANTA, HE EATS A LOT

 (see more Kids Christmas Party Pictures on our Wed Site

http://www.calegion post255.org)

*** 2017 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF pictures are now on this web site. Click on "PHOTO GALLERY",  find and click on "2017 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF"

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