SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255
FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK
Reminder - Next Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday, September 4.
Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM. Come on down.
PINBALL MACHINE AT THE POST.
The SALs put a pinball machine in the Post. The SALs will be responsible for the funds and repairs as needed to the machine. Join the pinball competition for prizes.
Have you read the brochure “Sons of the American Legion – Why I Belong” and understand how we support “Our Country”, “Our Family”, and “Our Veterans”.
Dues for 2020 – The SALs are 100% Membership renewed for 2019. THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR RENEWING!!!!!! Please renew early for 2020 and we can obtain 100% membership by the end of the year.
POST 255 CERTIFICATE AWARD
FOR SPONSORING AN
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TEAM
Commander Paul Patricio and SAL Commander Wayne Dull display a certificate presented to Post 255 for sponsoring a High School baseball team this year in the American Legion baseball league.
MUST BE SIGNED IN BY A POST MEMBER!!!!!
Guests are defined as anyone who is not an American Legion, Auxiliary or SAL from any Post.
The bartenders do their best to have guests signed in but ULTIMATELY, it is every member’s responsibility to ENSURE that all their guests are properly signed in every time they visit the post.
Members who fail to follow this simple rule risk losing their canteen privileges for a time period to be determined by the E-Board.
DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA
100 YEAR COMMEMORATIVE COIN
Commander Paul Patricio has Post 255 100 Year Commemorative Coins for sale. His contacts information is on Page one of this newsletter if you are interested in purchasing a coin. Supply is limited.
*** 2019 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF pictures are now on this web site. Click on "PHOTO GALLERY", then find and click on "2019 SAL CHILI COOK OFF"
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