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 POST NEWSLETTER FOR JANUARY 2018

Q1. In Frosty the Snowman, who brought Frosty back to life?  (Santa Claus)
Q2. What do most elves wear on the tips of their shoes? 
(Bells)
Q3. After red and green, what are the two most popular Christmas colors? 
(Silver and Gold)
Q4. December 26th, also known as Boxing Day, is the holy day of which saint? 
(St. Stephen) Died age 36, Jerusalem

His apology before the Sanhedrin (Acts 7) of defense enraged his hearers, he was taken out of the city and stoned to death.

Q5. When were most of the Christmas carols sung today composed?  (1700 & 1800’s)
Q6. Which was the first American state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday? 
(Alabama)1836
Q7. Which was the last American state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday? 
(Oklahoma)1907
Q8. Where is America's official national Christmas Tree located? 
(Kings Canyon National Park in California)

A giant sequoia, the second largest tree in the world

POST NEWSLETTER FOR DECEMBER 2017 

TRIVIA QUESTIONS:

(1) What is the oldest American military uniform item in continuous use?   A: (Marine Corps Button)

(2) How many people have won the Congressional Medal of Honor twice?   A: (9) 

(3) What was the first war the U. S. took part in that was partially financed with lottery dollars?  A: The Revolutionary War.
(4) What opportunistic country declared war on Japan five days before its surrender in 1945?  
A: The Soviet Union.
(5) What marked the first time since the Revolution that the U.S. accepted direct financial aid to fight a war? 
A: The Persian Gulf War.

2018 Post Calendar

Current Calendar is Version 1

 NEWSLETTER & CALENDAR ARE IN THE PDF FORMAT AND WILL OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW


IN THE NEWS

WORLD WAR II SURVIVOR...

7 April 2018

Fool's Day Lasagna Dinner, 5-7 pm

(OPEN TO PUBLIC)


28 May 2018

Memorial Day Parade


9 June 2018
Golf Outing

(OPEN TO PUBLIC)


10 November 2018

Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner
 (OPEN TO PUBLIC)






STATE DEPARTMENT CONVENTION

for years 2018, 2019, and 2020 will be held in JUNE in Kalamazoo, MI

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2018

All Fools Day Lasagna Dinner  

- OPEN TO PUBLIC -  Apr 7 @ 5-7 pm 


​​Golf Outing

- OPEN TO PUBLIC -  Jun 9  @ 8 am


​​​Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner

 - OPEN TO PUBLIC -  Nov 10 @ 5-7 pm

McGowan-Johnson Post 68

of the American Legion 


Up Coming Events

2017 - 2018 Officers

Terms run from JUNE 2017-MAY 2018

James Moore, Commander
Mike Seymoure,
1st Vice Commander
Paul Blake,
2nd Vice Commander
Robert C. Adams,
Finance Officer
Billy Williams,
Post Service Officer
Norm Zimmerman,
Chaplin
Paul Blake,
Historian
Thomas Lynn,
Sergeant-at-Arms
Tom Baran,
Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms
Ken Walden,
Adjutant

Lavern Masten, Past Commander

Future Events

Newsletter Post 68

Contact:Bob Adams at (269) 657-6347


Post Hall Rental

Contact: Steve Haddad at (269) 330-3647

Pricing – Availability –  Booking can be found here with Steve. The Post Hall holds 151 people


Membership, Flags, and Flag Poles

Contact: Ken Walden at (269) 624-5871


Hospital Equipment

Contact: Billy Williams at (269) 657-2906

115 North Niles
P.O. Box 19, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079 
United States ​
Office Phone: (269) 657-8345 

AMERICAN LEGION

1st Thursday - Executive  7:30 downstairs

2nd Thursday - Regular 7:00  downstairs 

4th Thursday - Regular 7:30    upstairs


LEGION DISTRICT MEETING

March 4th Buchanan Post 51 - NOON

May 6th Three Rivers Post 170 - NOON


VFW

3rd Monday - 8:00   upstairs


SAL

3rd Thursday - 7:30    downstairs


AUXILIARY

3rd Thursday - 7:30    upstairs