Post and Auxiliary Monthly Meetings
Post 19: Next meeting: March 12 at 7:00pm in person and on ZOOM.
See photos from the February meeting. Click here
Café Vets Social Time: Thursday, March 21 from 10:00am to Noon.
See photos from the October Café Vets. Click here
Auxiliary: Thursday, March 14, 1:00pm
Sew & Chat - Monday, March 18, 10:00am – 12:00pm noon
No Post or Auxiliary meetings during July and August.
Our members participated in the Renton Chocolate Crawl. They also set up a booth to promote the American Legion and our Renton Post 19.
To view some pictures taken that day, SELECT HERE
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Washington offers scholarships in fine arts, nursing, non-traditional studies and general studies.
In addition, the National American Legion Auxiliary also offers scholarships. To learn more and apply for all of these scholarships, SELECT HERE.
EVERGREEN BOYS STATE
Evergreen Boys State is the premier summer program for high school junior boys. To learn. more, SELECT HERE (Evergreen Girls State information coming soon.)
Welcome to a new year of exciting events with our auxiliary unit .
September 21 Diana Hagen, Sara Rowan, Evelyn Lundstrom and Elva Schulz attend open house and toured Santa’s Castle at JBLM. Santa’s Castle provides Christmas gifts to military families who are experiencing financial hardships. It was interesting to see what they do for these families.
September 28 The Post and Unit enjoy a dine-out at Vince’s Restaurant in the Highlands. A good time was had by all. The next one is planned for January. Plan to attend for a good social time.
October 7, District 11 held a workshop. Some of the department officers were there to explain and answer question about happening in Department.
OKTOBERFEST was held on the 19th. It was a very special event. To remember our Past President Rhonda Jarvis, Past president/ Treasurer Esther Maas and Past Secretary/Poppy Chairman Linda Cook. Bonnie Birch Trio performed. The event included a silent auction, authentic German food and door prizes. A good time was had by all. Plan to attend next year’s Oktoberfest.
December 29 is the Post and Unit Holiday party. It is a white elephant gift exchange and potluck at 6:00. All are invited to come enjoy a fun evening.
Service Not Self Fred Hancock American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19
ADJUTANT’S DESK by James Wilhoit—
As I’ve been telling you 2023-24 DUES ARE DUE. Since the last news- leYer we’ve had our target established at 170 renewals.We’re now at 112 renewed for 66%, well over our goal. To renew online, go to walegion.org or legion.org & click RENEW.
Post 19 Honor Guard
Our Post sponsors four scouting units: Boy Scout Troop 498 (40 youths), Cub Scout Pack 468 (30 youths), a girls’ BSA Troop, and Venture Crew 498 (10 youths). The Venture group is made up of both boys and girls, and they meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. If you’d like to get involved, contact Scouting Chair Gregory Craff, 425-268-8335, email@example.com
FOR DISABLED OR 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.