2/28/17 Updates

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A meeting of the House and Realty committee’s will be held Tuesday, March 7th at 7:30 pm.  This is just a summary meeting of the responsibilities of the House, Realty and the Post.

March 17th is St. Patty’s Day!  Stop down in the post lounge for drink specials and a great corned beef and cabbage dinner or sandwich starting at 5pm.

Attached is a new flyer for our Spring Fling! Please NOTE CHANGE OF DATE is March 18th.  SO, mark your calendars, spread the word.  We had a slight mix-up so we need to let everyone know the change.

American Legion Auxiliary spring fling2 2017

Our Centennial celebration is will be in 2019 and we starting to raise funds for this once in a lifetime event.  Attached is a flyer for a comedy night in March, hope to see you there!  The House committee is also helping raise funds, stop at the lounge for more information.

Spring Comedy Night

We have received a second order of T-Shirts for the Centennial and a couple of long sleeve shirts.   T-Shirts are $15 and we have sizes M-XXXL and Long Sleeve T Shirts are $20 and we have L-XXL.   Contact Jason to get yours!

The legion family cookbook is available in the post lounge and it’s only $10.  Proceeds will be going to support VA&R and Children & Youth.  There really are some great recipes in it!

Every Tuesday night the ladies of post 72 meet at 7pm in the post lounge to crochet mittens, scarves, blankets and such for our local veterans.  Stop down to help or to learn or even just make a donation.  I will be posting pictures of their latest works soon.

Wednesday American Legion dart team #1 is home against Southington Elks and dart team #2 is away against Cherry Street Station.   To view our standings, visit  http://centralctdarts.com/2016-2017-schedules/

This week’s soup is Pasta Fagioli and it’s awesome, Thanks Tommy!!

This week’s hump-day-hoagie is meatball with sauce & cheese on a 6″ roll for $5!

Thursday night is setback.

Friday night pizza is back! Steve & Patty will be making pizza’s and calzones starting around 6pm and going until they run out (which usually doesn’t take long)!  Call 860 621 4243 anytime Friday after 11am to place your to-go order!

2/27/17 Updates

Attached is a new flyer for our Spring Fling! Please NOTE CHANGE OF DATE is March 18th.  SO, mark your calendars, spread the word.  We had a slight mix-up so we need to let everyone know the change.

American Legion Auxiliary spring fling2 2017

The Yard Goats will be hosting military appreciation games this summer, taking place on May 19 and August 28. We are also coordinating a fundraiser during a game TBD in June benefiting the Connecticut Veteran’s Home. Happy to see how we can have American Legion Post 72 involved!  During these games, participating veteran organizations will be able to take part in a special pre-game ceremony paying tribute to those who served. Groups would also have the opportunity to present color guard, national anthem performance, and partake in a special tour of the new ballpark

Our Centennial celebration is will be in 2019 (Date/Time TBD  November?) and we starting to raise funds for this once in a lifetime event.  Attached is a flyer for a comedy night in March, hope to see you there!  The House committee is also helping raise funds, stop at the lounge for more information.

Spring Comedy Night

The legion family cookbook is available in the post lounge and it’s only $10.  Proceeds will be going to support VA&R and Children & Youth.  There really are some great recipes in it!

Every Tuesday night the ladies of post 72 meet at 7pm in the post lounge to crochet mittens, scarves, blankets and such for our local veterans.  Stop down to help or to learn or even just make a donation.  I will be posting pictures of their latest works soon.

If you are  looking for work, there is an upcoming job fair at Manchester Community College on Friday March 31st from 9AM to 1PM.

Wednesday March 8 at 6 PM we will meet at Southington American Legion to car Pool up to Rocky Hill to play Bingo with the Veterans who live there. Please let Steve Pintarich spintarich@kiltonicpost72.org  know if you plan on attending so we can plan on carpooling, we should be back to Southington by 8:45 PM

Quassy Amusement Park is pleased to announce Heroes’ Day 2017 on Saturday, May 13, as we will honor first responders and military, both active and retired. The outline is simple: Heroes and one additional family member will receive free all-day ride wristbands.

In addition, family and friends attending the event may purchase discount all-day ride passes online for only $13.99 each ($21 at the park day of event). Use promo code HERO17 and click here to buy the discount passes. Park open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Note:  Heroes’ Day to honor active and retired law enforcement, paramedics, firemen and other emergency service agencies as well as military personnel. Valid agency/department or military ID required to receive the free ride passes at Quassy. Discount tickets are pre-sale only and will not be sold the day of the event at the park. $7 Parking fee not included.

2/1/17 Updates

Spring Comedy Night – March 25th @ 7pm in the post hall.   Advance Tickets $20, $25 day of event.   Visit centennial.kiltonicpost72.org to buy tickets or stop by the post starting Saturday for tickets.

Attached is a photo of the house committee’ new fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going towards our 100 year celebration!  Stop down at the lounge for more information.

CENTENIAL FUND RAISER

Super bowl Sunday is this weekend with our party kicking off at 2pm food will start coming out at 5pm, the games starts at 6:30.  Bring a dish if you would like, this is always a great time!

I want to thank our commander, Dennis Beauregard for donating our new 16 channel security system which was installed last week.  Hopefully when the remaining cameras are installed our building and parking lot will be a lot more secure.

Attached is an invitation to a send off ceremony February 11 of the 103rd Airlift Wing of the CT National Guard.

11FEB17 103AW Send Off Invitation

Once again SHS Band is selling their great subs for super bowl cost is only $7.00  and I’m asking everyone to support them and help Keegan Smith with getting order’s. Keegan competed in American legion Oratorical Contest this year and is planning on going to Boys State, and is a pretty good kid.  No he is not related.  You have to order by January 27. They’re delivered February 5 before 3 PM and you can pay $ 7.00   when Keegan delivers them

There are 3 kinds are subs. Turkey and cheese, ham and cheese, and Italian (ham, salami, and cheese).  You can send email to Keegan at ksmitty134@gmail.com   Let him know how many of each type of sub you want and also your address and phone number.

SAL meeting February 7th at 7pm.

Monthly meeting of the American Legion membership is on Feb. 14  2017. Meeting starts at 7:00 PM sharp. The Annual Realty Corp. Report will be on the agenda during membership portion. All members are encouraged to attend. Any questions please call 860-6280168.

Attached is a flyer for the Auxiliary Chocolate festival February 4th in the post hall, great place to get your sweetie a sweet!

Aux Chocolate Fest

The legion family cookbook is available in the post lounge and it’s only $10. They make a great stocking stuffer and there are not many left.   Proceeds will be going to support VA&R and Children & Youth.  There really are some great recipes in it!

Every Tuesday night the ladies of post 72 meet at 7pm in the post lounge to crochet mittens, scarves, blankets and such for our local veterans.  Stop down to help or to learn or even just make a donation.  I will be posting pictures of their latest works soon.

Wednesday American Legion dart team #1 is home against PLAV #1 and dart team #2 is away against Wallingford Moose Lodge.

To view our standings, visit  http://centralctdarts.com/2016-2017-schedules/

This week’s hump-day-hoagie is Meat loaf with onions and cheese on a 6″ roll for $5!

Thursday night is setback.

Friday night pizza is back! Steve & Patty will be making pizza’s and calzones starting around 6pm and going until they run out (which usually doesn’t take long)!  Call 860 621 4243 anytime Friday after 11am to place your to-go order!