SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255
FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK
Saturday, May 12 - Boy State Orientation Event at La Mesa Post.
Family and our selected Delegates (Nathan York, Home Schooled, and Hector Garcia, Sweetwater JROTC) will be attending the Boy State Orientation at the La Mesa Post 282 on Saturday, Mar 12. Check in starts and 10:30am. Event last about 2 hours. Those attending will learn how to prepare and what they will be doing for a full week in Sacramento with hands on activities to learning about local government. This year will be California’s 81st Session! A big thanks to all those volunteers that make this happen and help the student really appreciate our Democracy! Anyone interested in attending and learning about this excellent program, please contact Larry Emerson.
Contribution for Boys State from Local Host Lions Club in National City!
A big thanks to our local Host Lions Club for their $500 contribution to help send one of our Boys State Delegates to Sacramento this Summer. This makes it possible to send more than one Delegate to get an experience of a life time. We will definitely have the Delegates come to a future Lions Club meeting to share their experience.
LAST FISH FRY UNTIL OCTOBER. Come out and eat at the last fish fry on Friday, May 4. Talk to Wayne, just in case the team needs some Help that night.
Reminder - Next Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday, May 2.
Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm. Come on down. SAL Commander is working long hours and needs fellow Sons to Help with activities and planning for future events. Help means with your “Brains” or “Brawn”!
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. Our goal is to complete 100% of the SAL membership forms and turn in before May 1, the dead line to get credit and to get 100% Ribbon.
ST. PATRICKS DAY FESTIVITIES
(See more pictures on our web Post web site
SCOTTY, RICK AND ELI
COOK CORN BEEF AND CABBAGE
*** 2018 SAL'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY pictures are now on this web site. Click on "PHOTO GALLERY", find and click on "2018 ST. PATRICK'S DAY"
*** 2018 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF pictures are now on this web site. Click on "PHOTO GALLERY", find and click on "2018 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF"
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