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8/22/18 Updates

Stop down any Tuesday between 9am and noon to see Gino, (the American Legion Service Officer) to help you with any veteran related issues (and more).  His office is upstairs, so the ramp and front doors will be unlocked between those times.

Golf tournament was a great time!  Cant wait till next year, congrats to all those that won raffle prizes and thanks to everyone that helped make this event such a success.

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

 Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.  I would like to meet with all dart players a week from Thursday, August 30th to decide team co-captains and who will be on which team.  Hope to see you there.

Open House every Wednesday, the public is welcome!  Stop down for a bite to eat, a refreshing beverage and music from The Kyle Niles Band, classic rock on the green.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday 1pm till 7pm.  This week’s hump day hard roll sandwich is steak & cheese, stop down and check it out!   Post lounge hours are; 12:00 – 10:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

Stop down Sundays and check out the Nascar race or the Red Sox or even the Yankees on one of our large screen TVs’.  We will have special drinks and $2.50 domestic beers, $1.75 bloody Mary’s, cocktail and draft beers specials as well as .25$ all food items from 1pm till 4pm!

Saturday September 22nd the centennial committee is sponsoring a comedy night, see attached.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

 Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72   We have reached 5,472 people so far this month.

8/8/18 Updates

Free Dental Clinic for Veterans on 9/11/18 (See Below)

Free Dental Care for Veterans

SOUTHINGTON POST 72 WINS CONNECTICUT STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!  TRAVELS TO THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AS THE CONNECTICUT FIRST SEED!

http://www.ctlegionbball.com/teams/?u=CTLEGMULTI&s=org

Join Drinkable Arts at the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Friday August 10th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., to paint with a purpose! Paint your new favorite summer glass and ‘UNCORK YOUR CREATIVE SIDE!!!

Ready to get your creativity on mixed with a ton of fun

Golf tournament is August 20th, get your team together a.s.a.p. as we are looking for a few more teams!  Contact Norm Giroux of Sue Locks to work out the details.

No raffle in the lounge this month as we are going to have tons of raffles at the golf tournament.

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.

Open House every Wednesday, the public is welcome!  Stop down for a bite to eat, a refreshing beverage and music from Goldrush, playing bluegrass & country hits on the green.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday 1pm till 7pm.  This week’s hump day hard roll sandwich is roast beef with cheese with lettuce and tomato, stop down and check it out!   Post lounge hours are; 12:00 – 10:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

Stop down Sundays and check out the Nascar race or the Red Sox or even the Yankees on one of our large screen TVs’.  We will have special drinks and $2.50 domestic beers, cocktail and draft beers specials as well as .25$ all food items from 1pm till 4pm! This Sunday I will prepare an air-fried turkey!

Saturday September 22nd the centennial committee is sponsoring a comedy night, see attached.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

 Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72   We have reached 5,472 people so far this month.

If you have any information you would like everyone to know please forward it to me.

If you would like access to the post family calendar, please contact Jason at seniorvice@kiltonicpost72.org to be added to the permissions group.

7/24/18 Updates

Join Drinkable Arts at the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Friday August 10th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., to paint with a purpose! Paint your new favorite summer glass and ‘UNCORK YOUR CREATIVE SIDE!!!

Ready to get your creativity on mixed with a ton of fun

Golf tournament is August 20th, get your team together a.s.a.p. as we are looking for a few more teams!  Contact Norm Giroux of Sue Locks to work out the details.

Golf Reg

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.

Open House every Wednesday, the public is welcome!  Stop down for a bite to eat, a refreshing beverage and music from The Sam Vinci Orchestra, playing Italian & American classics on the green.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday 1pm till 7pm.  This week’s hump day hard roll sandwich is ham and provolone cheese with roasted red peppers, stop down and check it out!   Post lounge hours are; 12:00 – 10:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

Stop down Sundays and check out the Nascar race or the Red Sox or even the Yankees on one of our large screen TVs’.  We will have special drinks and .25$ off all cocktails, bottled and draft beers as well as .25$ all food items from 1pm till 4pm!

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

This month’s raffle, Margaritas and Scratch Tickets.  The drawing is one week from today so stop down in the lounge and get your tickets today!

Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72   We have reached 5,472 people so far this month.

7/16/18 Updates

Good morning!

A wonderful time was had by all that attended the American Legion Department Convention last weekend!  See attached photos.  The Post received an award from the National Guard for all the support we provide troops and their families.  The Southington Police Department received the American Legion award.  A student from SHS won the oratorical contest.

Southington Police receive Police Department of the Year Award

Post Sponsored Oratorical Contestant Wins State Contest

Pictures from 100th Annual Department Convention

The Legion family helped with cooking and more at the CT State Trooper convention this past weekend in Meriden.

Stop down August 10th at 7pm for drinkable arts!  We will be painting wine glasses and having a blast!

Golf tournament is August 20th, get your team together cuz the cutoff is the 15th of July.  If you can’t pay in full by then contact Norm Giroux of Sue Locks to work out the details.

Free Pizza Friday!  That’s right starting around 5!!!!

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.

Open House every Wednesday, the public is welcome!  Stop down for a bite to eat, a refreshing beverage and music from The Diamond Collection, a Neil Diamond tribute band playing on the green!

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday 1pm till 8pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72

If you have any information you would like everyone to know please forward it to me.

7/3/18 Updates

Thanks to all the officers and committee members that served last year and good luck this coming year to all the new ones!

Commander Giroux has closed the lounge on July 4th , that being said I would suggest the dart team meet at Blackstone an hour early.

No music on the green this week.

Great turnout at the Southington Drive-in last weekend even with the heat! What a blast working together as a Legion Family!

Golf tournament is August 20th, get your team together cuz the summer will fly by!

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday & Friday 1pm till 7pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

5/22/18 Updates

Due to the weather last weekend the Auxiliary will be holding their annual touch-a-truck event on Saturday, June 2nd with all kinds of cool stuff for the kids to do!  See attached.

It turns out the general admission seats for Saratoga this year went from $12 to $30.  With that being said the bus trip has been cancelled.   

   May 23rd starts music on the green with “Rock solid alibi”, a rock band sponsored by the turf.  It’s open house in the post lounge every Wednesday as well!  Stop down with your friends for a bite to eat, an adult beverage, good conversation and great music (on the green).

 May 26th starting at 7pm at the Bristol post will be the Led Zeppelin cover band Physical Graffiti.  Tickets are only $12, see you there!

June 16th is the dart league picnic, more info to follow.

The Legion family picnic date is Saturday, June 23rd at post 45, we will be serving ribs, chicken, dogs and burgers.  Click this link for more information.     Annual Picnic.pdf

On June 30th we need 20 volunteers for the drive in, more info to follow.

Spring pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

Spring dart league Wednesday nights at 7pm.

There is a signup sheet in the lounge for summer pool league and a summer dart league, sign up today!

 There is a monthly raffle in the post lounge.  This month’s raffle prize is barbecue themed basket which includes a portable (and fully assembled) grill, thanks Jay!   Select sauces, rubs, spatula, tongs and lots more!  Tickets are available in the post lounge for $5 each the drawing is Memorial Day which is Monday May 28th.

Today Sheri will be making garden vegetable soup and a great hump day hard roll special on Wednesday both, only $5 each.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday & Friday 3pm till 9pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72

If you have any information you would like everyone to know please forward it to me.

5/11/18 Updates

Thanks to everyone that came out to all the cemeteries in town last Saturday to help clean up veteran headstones and replace American flags as necessary.  This is really a great post!

There are still tickets available for a Saratoga bus trip which leaves Spartans Club in Berlin August 11th at 7:30am and returns at about 10:30 that evening.  The cost for the trip is $75 per person.   Please respond to this email if you are interested in going no later than next Monday the 14th of May.  Patty and I have been going for years and it’s a blast!

The Sons of the American Legion at Post # 72 at 64 main street in Southington will be holding a Mother’s Day Breakfast on this Sunday May 13th beginning at 8am till 11am.  Featuring eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, coffee and juice for only eight dollars per person.

The Auxiliary we be holding their annual touch-a-truck event Saturday, May 19 with all kinds of cool stuff for the kids to do!  See attached.

There is a sign-up sheet in the lounge for members who would like to volunteer and help to prepare a Saturday night dinner.  If you have any questions or a date in mind, please feel free to get back to me.   

June 16th is the dart league picnic, more info to follow.

The Legion family picnic date has been changed to Saturday, June 23rd at post 45, click this link for more information.     Annual Picnic.pdf

Pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

There is a signup sheet in the lounge for summer pool league and a summer dart league, sign up today!

 There is a monthly raffle in the post lounge.  This month’s raffle prize is barbecue themed basket which includes a portable (and fully assembled) grill, thanks Jay!   Select sauces, rubs, spatula, tongs and lots more!  Tickets are available in the post lounge for $5 each the drawing is Memorial Day which is Monday May 28th.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday & Friday 3pm till 9pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

Lemon chicken and ditalini soup in the lounge for, you guessed it five bucks.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72

4/15/18 Updates

Congratulations to Hank Lucus on receiving his “Quilt of Valor”! Pictured in attached photo from left to right is Hanks wife, Anita Zobbi Lucus, Hank Lucus and Maureen Hulsart representing the Quilts of Valor organization.

Chicken and sausage gumbo soup, you guessed it five bucks.

There are still tickets available for Saturday April 21st Denny More comedy show in the post lounge.

April 21st Show

There is a sign-up sheet in the lounge for members who would like to volunteer and help to prepare a Saturday night dinner.  If you have any questions or a date in mind, please feel free to get back to me.   Melissa and Sheri are doing a pasta dinner Saturday April 14th from five till seven with meatballs, sausage, salad and bread for only $10!

June 16th is the dart league picnic, more info to follow.

The Legion family picnic date has been changed to Saturday, June 23rd at post 45 with more information to follow.

Pool league Monday night’s at 7pm.

There is a monthly raffle in the post lounge.  This month’s raffle prize is tax themed basket which includes tons of scratchies and nippers!  Tickets are available in the post lounge for $5 each the drawing is you guessed it April 15th.

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday & Friday 3pm till 9pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

If you have a birthday, baby shower or any special occasion coming up, consider the post hall! The American Legion is clean, affordable and is now smoke free! Call Chuck at 860 628 6379 for more information, help support our post!

Check out our web page, http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/

Like us on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/kiltonicpost72

If you have any information you would like everyone to know please forward it to me.

3/1/18 Updates

With St. Patty’s Day coming and to show your support for our troops, stop down in the post lounge and pick up a couple green light bulbs for the outside of your house, (green lite a vet).  While you’re there enjoy one of our six Draught beers, a bite to eat and friendly conversation with fellow Legion family members.  There is also a sign-up sheet in the lounge for members who would like to volunteer and help to prepare a Saturday night dinner.

Our next Comedy Night is April 21st!

April 21st Show

Spring fling is Saturday March 3rd, (see attached).

Pool league Monday nights.

Darts Wednesday at 7pm.

Thursday night is setback.

There is a monthly raffle in the post lounge.  This month’s raffle prize is an Irish themed basket which includes a $25 gift card to Groggy Frog, a bottle of Paddy’s Irish whiskey and much more!  Tickets are available in the post lounge for $5 each.

Armed Forces Day luncheon at the turf, (see attached).

2018 AFDL Save the Date Poster

The house committee is now serving its new menu Wednesday & Friday 3pm till 9pm.  Stop down and check it out!  The new post lounge hours are; 1:00 – 11:00 Monday thru Friday, Saturday 11:00 – 11:00, Sunday 11:00 – 9:00.

Kitchen Notes
Sausage & Kale Soup