November 6, 2013.
On November 11 we will participate in the Albany Veterans parade it will begin at 1100. This is one of the largest parades this side of the Mississippi River.
Our yearly raffle has started. The proceeds will support local youth groups and the four winners will be announced on December 21, 2013. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The prizes are a $100 gift certificate at Safeway and $100 at Roths and $100 at Stayton Grocery Outlet and $50 at the Economy Grocery. For more information and how to purchase tickets please contact Mike Sowles, 503.769.4599.
On December the 8th there will be a pizza feed at the Aumsville Grade School to honor all Veterans at 1200. There is no cost to Veterans.
Nov 17 at 2pm the American Legion district meeting will be at the Mcminnville Legion Hall. The potlock will start at 1pm.
Post 58 donated to the OSP Veterans Memorial Wall.
Our new goal for membership is 44. If you wish to join Post 58 are know of someone who would like to join please go to our member's tab above and complete the form or contact Mike Sowles, 503.769.4599.
Chuck Henry was awarded the Citation of Meritiorous Service for all of his hard work and his sacrifice while he has been the Adjutant for Post 58. Job well done!
Pictures for Santa will begin the first two to three weeks of December. Bring a can of food for a free picture. All donations go to the Oregon Food Bank. 376 E Virgina St, Stayton Oregon is where Santa and his raindeer will land. As we get closer we will publish the dates as Santa is pretty busy right now and he can not tell us the exact dates.
Next meeting is December the 4th.
September 4, 2013
Robert Brandt was presented a Certificate of Initiation for becoming a new member. This will make the 4th new member for Post 58 this year.
Post 58 will participate in the Sublimity Parade on September 7. This will be the 5th parade for this year.
A special thanks to Mike Sowles for all of his work and his coordination and finding all the sponsors. This enabled Post 58 to sponsor the Canyon Crushers, who are the 2013 AAA Baseball State Champions.
Listed below is some upcoming important dates.
Veteran's Stand Down at the Salem Armory on September 27 from 10-4pm. American Legion - Patriot Day is September 11th and on September 20th is Recognition Day for POW/MIAs.