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P.O. Box 582, Rockland, Maine

Winslow - Holbrook - Merritt Post 1


American Legion Post 1
P.O. Box 582

Phone 207-594-2901
Our E-mail address is

 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

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From the Commander:
Another year has come and gone with Wreaths Across America, all of Arlington graves were covered this year. Happy New Year to all, lets make this a productive year starting with everyone getting their dues paid so that we may reach our goal of 100% If you are aware of a veteran who might need some shoveling done or a few groceries offer to help them. Give them a lift of encouragement.Stay warm and be well. .If I can be of help to anyone please call me at 563-2239 or email me at

For God and Country, Wayne Johnston, Cdr

Adjutants Desk:
  Post 1 Rockland Legionaries current paid membership is  69.75%, We need 95 to reach 100% Lets get those memberships in .
Your Membership has ended if you have not paid your 2018 Dues. Renew your Dues for 2018.

If you have suggestions and or Ideas that will Benefit this post please drop a note in the SUGGESTION box in the entryway. All entries will be considered.

BLOOD DRIVE - Jan. 25th 1:00-6:00 PM.
Legion Riders Dance w/Live Music - Jan 13th 7-11PM

Notice! New Meeting Hours
Members Meetings will now be the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm.
The HC meetings will be the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 4:00pm


  Good Evening Ladies-
A cold night good time to stay in and do this. I hope you are having a good start to the holiday season. The kids party was well attended, thank you to all that helped. We have winter conference Jan 20 doesn't, seen possible its time for it. We have a few things to discuss at meeting, hope to do something for Dave that will also be discussed. Next meeting will be Jan 3 2018 at 6:00 . Have a Merry Christmas and. Happy New Year.
As always call if you need me 975:6015 Dodie

  SAL is sad to inform every member of Squadron one and Post one that we have lost a great member on Saturday December 9, 2017, David V Bartosik will be missed. There will be a service at the post in the spring , date and time will follow.
Dues are due, please leave dues at the bar by Jan 31st 2018, or mail to Gary Gamage 35 Lawn, Ave, Rockland, Me 04841. Sorry about last months no news as there was a mix up , hope that it will not happen again. We need help in someone to take the place of Dave, to help with our raffles, it is a tall order but I know there is a member who would love to help if interested contact a officer. I would like to wish everyone a Healthy and Happy new Year.

Yours in service Commander Don Litz.

  Hello Riders-
Season Greetings fellow Riders. I hope you all had a safe and happy Christmas. I’m sorry we didn’t get a meeting in December but it is winter. We will have our next meeting on January 7 th. @ 10:30. We will have a dance on January 13th. Bobby Reed and the wild horse band, 7 -11 pm.
As a reminder, 2018 dues are due please contact Dodi or come to a meeting.
Ride Safe !

We are again collecting names to be placed on the Bar Phase 2. Forms may be picked up at the post of if you choose, you may mail them to us. The cost is $75.00 each Tag. Fill in below and return to Post 1 with a check

Example John A. Doe
U.S. Army 1970-1974
​1st. Air Calvary Vietnam

Post 1 has many positions either Vacant or not being fulfilled as should be . If you are interested in being a supporting post Officer or Committee member please contact either Cmdr. Wayne Johnston at 563-2339 or Dane Winslow Sr. House Chair at 691-9876 Remember we are only as good as You make it !

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


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