SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255
FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK
Reminder - Next Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday, March 6.
Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM. Come on down.
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 2019 – Membership Cards for 2019 are available if you haven’t gotten it yet. Ask at the Bar or your S.A.L. officers. Don’t forget to update your email address on the membership form.
2019 SAL CHILI COOKOFF WINNERS
FIRST PLACE 2019 SAL CHILI COOKOFF
ALL AMERICAN CHILI
TOM AND RICKY SNOW
SECOND PLACE 2019 SAL CHILI COOKOFF
JAIL HOUSE CHILI
NATIONAL CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
THIRD PLACE 2019 SAL CHILI COOKOFF
S—T HOUSE CHILI
MIKE PRESTON & ASHLEY BALDWIN
2019 SAL CHILI COOKOFF
PEOPLE CHOICE AWARD
NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
SANDY DULL AND CREW.
*** 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"
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.
GUESTS AT THE POST
Please remember that it is EVERY member’s responsibility to ensure that all guests are properly signed in when visiting the Post. This includes sitting at the canteen, coming in for a party or attending one of the Post meals. The Sponsor is responsible for the guest and when the sponsor leaves so must the guest.
As members we need to sign in our guests and we need to help the bartenders ensure that guests are accounted for. Remember the Post is NOT just a canteen but rather we are Veteran’s Service Organization for Members and their guests.
I appreciate your support
Paul “RoadBlock” Patricio
Commander, Post 255
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