Post and Auxilary meetings
Next meeting: January 14, 2020 at 7:00pm
We meet on the 2nd Tuesday monthly at 7:00 pm. No meetings during the Summer. Visitors are always welcome.
We are located at 3224 NE 12th Street in the Renton Highlands. MAP
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Good day Legionnaires…
Wow, we are almost half way through our active year. I hope everyone had a Good Christmas, with lots of memories. I sure did. Member- ship is now at 56% renewed. Two giF cards of $40.00, have been issued to the winners of the early bird membership contest. S8ll need to hear from the other two. The Veterans Day parade in Auburn was a success. Everyone that came rode in the Army Truck. Take the 8me to look at the calendar to see what activities you would like to participate in. The Post has 2 social events each month. Café Vets the 3rd Thursday of every month, except December, 1100 – 1400. Come enjoy coffee, light snacks, and great conversation. And to- wards the end of the month there is a potluck dinner or dining out, sometimes we don’t know where we are going 8ll that month. You don’t have to come to the Post meetings to participate in the social events. If you have any ideas what we can do socially please contact me. Our renovation of the Post is almost completed. All the outside work is done and now to the inside to repair and paint the Post hall. We now have a hall usage policy in place, if you need space for no greater than 80 people, consider the Post Hall. All donations are going to our Children’s Fund. “National Vietnam War Veterans Day: Of special significance, two years ago President Donald Trump signed into law the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017, establishing a National Vietnam War Veterans Day that will be celebrated every March 29, in perpetuity.” I would like to know who was on active duty any 8me any place during 1 Nov 1955 to 15 May 1975. The executive officers will be deciding how our Post can recognize this day and you the members. Happy 2020.
For God & Country
Patty Hurst Reese
FOR INVALID VETERANS
The Post has Medical Support Equipment includ- ing 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.
We still need a couple more legionnaires to volunteer for the Honor Guard at the National Cemetery. We go there on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays of each month. The Post supplies some clothing. Call John King at 425-432-0631 for more information.
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
As of mid-October 2017 Fred Hancock Post 19 renewals of membership stand at just over 60%, comfortably above our target of 55%. While we are proud of our achievements in membership thus far, we continue to seek new members and ask existing members who have not yet submitted their dues to act immediately. Our numbers give the Legion a powerful tool in Washington to aid our active duty Military personnel and veterans. Let's make 100% for 2018!