JACK DELANEY – COMMANDER
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MEETING NOTICE: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
I would like to wish all of you and your families a Blessed Christmas a Happy Hanukkah and a Happy New Year. We will be having our Holiday Dinner/Dance on Saturday evening, December 16, 2017. This is a joint event organized by a committee made up of members of each of the veteran posts of Fair Lawn. Come join us for a great night of comradeship, dinner and dancing. Bring your spouses, partners and friends and get to meet your fellow members. Now is a good time to get familiar with your post if you have not been able to be active. All are welcome.
Jack Delaney, Commander.
DATES TO REMEMBER
1.) Regular Meeting: Fri. Dec. 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM.
2.) Regular Auxiliary Meeting: Fri. Dec. 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM.
3.) JOINT POST HOLIDAY PARTY: Fri. Dec. 16, 2017 from 6 to 1o 10:00 PM.
4.) Knights Of Pythias Breakfast for Veterans: Sun. Dec. 17, 2017. 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
5.) Hospital Party: Tues. Dec. 19, 2017. Meet at the Paramus Veterans Home at 7:00 PM
6) USS INTREPID: Wed. Nov. 28th. Offering all veterans a free tour and dinner on the ship.
Call (212) 245-0072 for information and reservations.
7.) VETERANS COUNCIL: NO MEETINGS DURING DEC.,JAN. FEB. Next meeting Mon.,
Mar. 5, 2018 at 7:30 PM.
CURRENT OPERATION NOTES
1.) ANNUAL JOINT POST HOLIDAY PARTY: A joint post Holiday Party is being planned for Saturday, Dec. 16, from 6 to 10 PM. Setup members from all posts should be at the American Legion Post at 10:30 AM on Sat. the 16th, toreador the hall. Madeline Morales-Barrett from the American Legion is coordinating this effort with members of the other veterans posts in Fair Lawn. The team members should contact her ASAP at 201-741-0946. Food will be catered, open bar for the first hour and cash bar thereafter with a DJ. Cost is $25 per person.
PAYMENTS HAVE TO BE RECEIVED BY DEC. 1. NO EXCEPTIONS.
2.) Veterans Council: Memorial Paver Program: The program has been completed and all pavers have been installed. There is one paver error correction to be made and this should be done shortly.
3.) A “Veterans Day Program” celebrated at the Fair Lawn Borough Hall on Saturday, November 11 At 11:00 AM and was well attended. A great program was also presented at Memorial Middle School on Fri. Nov. 3 and it was terrific as usual. Veterans also visited Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Fair Lawn High School.
4.) Donations were made to the “Camp4Heroes” – $500.00. A camp being built to provide support and treatment for veterans and first responders suffering from PSD. Also to the “George F. Act Nursing Scholarship” Dinner Dance. – $50.00.
5.) Reminder: The American Legion Dept. of NJ needs a copy of the DD214 of each officer of our post ASAP. Give to Commander Delaney or send to American Legion Dept. Of NJ, Building 5, 2nd Floor 171 Jersey St., Trenton, NJ 08611.
1.) AUXILIARY MEETING: Next regular meeting: Friday. Dec. 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM.
2.) “Boys State” and “Girls State” delegates attended a special meeting on Friday, Oct, 27, 2017 and related their experiences and answered questions.
The delegates from left to right and the offices they ran for and won are:
“Boys State”: Adam Janski – Not present
Daniel Livshen – Freeholder
“Girls State”: Faith Keenan – Girls State Governor
Isabella Gonzales – Freeholder
Sunzida Ahmed – Mayor
Note: Faith Keenan was our alternate delegate and was sponsored by another post.Isabella Gonzales is the granddaughter of our past 3rd Vice Commander, Tony Gonzales.
3.) Membership cards have been sent out for the year 2018. Note: The dues is $20.00.
Please send dues to Betty Cosentino, 4-16 Bergen Ave., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
4.) WELCOME: New member AUDREY C. TRACY.
5.) We will have an Italian Night on Wednesday, February 28th. Italian food will be provided by “Nicholas Marino, Your Personal Caterer”. There will be music for dancing.More information on this event will follow in the coming NEWSLETTERs.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: To: Joseph Fruscianti, John Holman, Mary Mc Carthy, Debbie Rosenzweig, Marie Scialdone, Lorraine Wengenroth.
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: To: Joe & Nancy Peccini, Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Schiller.
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