The May 14 American Legion Auxiliary Department of Washington Eleventh District luncheon for all Veterans and their Caregivers has been POSTPONED and will be RESCHEDULED. An announcement will go out soon giving the new date.
Stuffing Memorial Poppies in letters sent out –
The red poppy is a nationally recognized symbol of sacrifice worn by Americans since World War I to honor those who served and died for our country in all wars. It reminds Americans of the sacrifices made by our veterans while protecting our freedoms. Wear a poppy to honor those who have worn our nation's uniform.
10:00AM to Noon
Next meeting May 19, 2022 (No Café Vets in December)
This is an informal time to meet and have fellowship with your fellow Legion members. Coffee and snacks. We meet the third Thursday of every month except December. See pictures from the April meeting: Click here
Tahoma National Cemetery – Upcoming Events
Upcoming for Youth
Girls State: May 31-June 2, 2022 (Open to all high school girls, American Legion Auxiliary members and others.) Sign up by registering online: www.evergreengirlsstate.com
Boys State: June 19-25, 2022. LEARN MORE
Upcoming July 8th & 9th
The Auxiliary is asking for donated items for their upcoing Rummage Sale fundraiser in July. View Rummage Sale Flyer
ADJUTANT’S DESK – James Wilhoit
2023 DUES RENEWAL- LAST CALL:
If you haven’t renewed yet, please do so, preferably online at legion.org. The newsletter’s been going out to members up to two years expired. I’ll purge the list prior to the July edition. Please get paid up if you want to stay on our distribution list.
Post 19 Honor Guard
American Legion Post 19 Legionnaires, the Post’s Tahoma National Cemetery Honor Guard is always in need of members who can spare a couple of Tuesdays each month to join us and remember our comrades. It is an honor to participate. If interested please contact fellow member Jerry Livingston
The Hitching Rail Wellness Center and Retreat – Renton, WA
Attention Veterans and First Responders! Do you want to learn to ride a horse? Or do you already know how to ride a horse? Come join us for our 8 week Equine program starting October 9th. We still have a few spots open - Free to Veterans as always! If you can't make every class, there will be makeup session days.
Our Post sponsors four scouting units: Boy Scout Troop 498 (40 youths), Cub Scout Pack 468 (30 youths), and Venture Crew 498 (10 youths). The Venture group just started in 2017 and is made up of both boys and girls, and they meet at the Post on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. If you’d like to get involved with the Scouts, contact Scouting Chair Tom Mechler, 425-255-0922, Tmechler2@gmail.com
FOR INVALID VETERANS
The Post has Medical Support Equipment including Wheel Chairs, Walkers, Crutches and Shower Chairs. Any member can borrow any of these. items at no cost just by contacting the Chaplain or the Adjutant and showing their Membership card at the time of pick up.