4/12/17 Updates

It is important for all members to be present at the next meeting to vote on Honorary Life Memberships and whether or not to make the lounge smoke free.   Votes will take place at the next members meeting on May 9th at 7pm.

4/11/17 Updates

The bottle drive fundraiser was an enormous success!  Thank you, Melissa, for all the hard work you put in (with a little help from the Son’s)!

The S.A.L. Easter breakfast had a good turn out even though there were four other breakfast going on in the area last Sunday.  Thanks to all the Legion, Auxiliary and Son’s that help make this such a memorial event!

Attention High School Juniors that either attend SHS or live in Southington. American Legion Post 72 is again accepting applications for Boys State, thru the generous contributions of Southington Clubs there is no charge for this week-long program. Here is the link that explains the program http://ctboysstate.com/ This year Boys State will be held June 24 thru June 29, Fill out application and required signatures then contact me at stevepintarich@cox.net , Girls can get information on Girls state at https://www.alalgs.org/home

Attached is a notice regarding the Commission on Disabilities spring event at Hawk’s Landing this month.

Saturday night dinner lineup.

April 15th Bob and Patty’s pulled pork.

April 22 Steve and Marsha’s lasagna.

April29 Jim and Kathie’s steamed cheeseburgers.

There is a signup sheet in the lounge if you would like to prepare your favorite dinner for your legion family on a Saturday night of your convenience.  So, stop down and talk with myself, Roman or Sheri for more information.

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, (ladies please send me some pics).

Southington Grief Support for Partners and Spouses will run through August meeting on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in the post hall at 6pm.  In addition, they will have a social event the 4th Wednesday of the month.

This week’s hump-day-hoagie is chicken salad with lettuce and tomatoes on a 6″ roll for $5!

 This week we have sausage and bean soup!

Legion meeting Tuesday at 7pm.

Wednesday April 19th at 7pm we will have a party for both of this year’s dart teams with pizza, grinders salad and drink specials!  Captains please inform all members of your respective teams.