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P.O. Box 582, Rockland, Maine

Winslow - Holbrook - Merritt Post 1

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American Legion Post 1
P.O. Box 582

Phone 207-594-2901
www.winslow-holbrook-merrittpost1.org
Our E-mail address is post1rockme@gmail.com

 Our post is also mentioned every day on radio stations 93.3FM and 99.3FM WRFR-LP.
Legion Events may be found on Maine Coast T.V. Channels 7 or 1301

If you would like the newsletter e-mailed to you, please send an e-mail addressed to: legionpost1@hotmail.com. Include your full name and organization so we can remove you
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LEGION NEWS:
We give a hearty welcome to the following new member Robert S. Norton. Come up and join us for a meet, and greet with your fellow veterans.

From the Commander:
Greetings ;
  Here we are coming into April. We are looking for Officers to fill several empty positions in the Post. We will be voting on Officers in the May Meeting on May 1st at 6:00 pm.
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Remember we have a Guest speaker coming April 22 at 1:00 pm. Lt. Mark Holmquist of the Maine State Police will be presenting his experience of becoming a Tomb Guard at Arlington at the age of 19. He will also be explaining the regiment of a Tomb Guard. Refreshments will be on hand and a Quilt will be presented to Mark following His talk. Lets all give Him a Big welcome and attendance.
If I can be of help to anyone please call me at 563-2239 or email me at pjohns@tidewater.net
For God and Country, Wayne Johnston, Cdr

Adjutants Desk:
Post 1 Rockland Legionaries Current paid membership is  90.45%, We need 30 to reach 100% Lets get those memberships in .
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We have several post officer positions that we desperately need to fill. Our officers and the elected House committee members determine What, When and How things happen within the Post. With so few attending the Meetings it creates Hardships in our Home. At times regular business cannot be handled as not enough House members are in attendance. This is a great handicap to this Post and YOU as a Member. More Minds Make Better Decisions!

LEGION EVENTS:
DINNER EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT
BINGO EVERY MONDAY 6-9PM.
HOT DOGS EVERY SATURDAY 12-1PM
BLOOD DRIVE - Apr. 26th 1:00-6:00 PM.
Legionnaires Riders Dance w/Live Music - Apr. 14th 7-11PM
Legion Riders Dance w/Live Music - Apr. 21st 7-11PM

WE Absolutely Must have more VOLUNTEERS or we will be forced to give up Bingo. It is a Legion function but no Legionaries are supporting it.

AUXILIARY NEWS:
Good Afternoon Ladies,
  Well here we are another month and hope we can get a meeting in this month. We have the kids Easter party we have to make a decision on hiding the eggs. So sorry about the passing of Cynthia, thank you girls who went to the visiting hours, I had my other Cataract surgery so was not quite ready to go out. We will have a few things to go over at the meeting which is April 4 at 6:00 I hope all is fine with everyone, Sally your knee if I have missed anyone please let me know. 
Nice to have Dot back, just In time for the snow.
As always call if you need me 975:6015 Dodie

SAL NEWS:
  2018 Dues are passed due, if you still have your 2017 card, you will not be able to get into the Post unless you come to the Post and pay your 2018 dues. We have four Red Sox tickets , for the June 22nd game with Seattle Mariners at 1:05 on a Sunday. Also we have a red leather Dale Earnhardt NASCAR jacket that we are raffling off, see an officer for tickets. They are going for 6 tickets for $5.00. There is a sign up sheet on the SAL board for any one who would like to become an officer, would love to see more of SAL members come to the meetings and see what we are all about . The Post would like to see more volunteers, we thank you for your support.
Yours in service Commander Don Litz.

LEGION RIDERS NEWS:

Greetings Riders:
  Alright people, Good morning. We had a short meeting, we had a small turnout today so there wasn't a lot to discuss. It looks like winter has lost it's grip, things are melting fast. Soon the Robins and the Snow Birds should be flying home. Don Litz resigned as our long time Chaplain. Thank you Don for your service as our Chaplain. We have some new perspective members in the works. Dances : March 10th will be Ray Stafford. April   14th will be Country Mist, May 12th will be Ray Stafford. Next Meeting : 8th  10:30 See you there.
​Watch out for the pot holes out there! Ride Safe!

******Sunday Breakfast will Resume April 8th******

Guest Speaker Mark Holmquist will be speaking at the Post April 22 at 1:00pm. we would like a large turnout for this event. Refreshments will be provided for this event. (See the Bulletin boards for more info.)

Nominations open 1st Vice cmdr, Service Officer, Historian, Chaplain
House members: 1 year member , 2 year member

For More Information Call the American Legion 207-594-4844 Thank You For Your Support !

 

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