March / April 2018
COTTREALL-WARNER, POST 942
AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY NEWSLETTER
Greetings fellow Legionnaires, we will be voting on next year’s officers during our April meeting. During our March meeting we were presented with a slate of officers, if you are interested in running for Commander, Chaplain, Service Officer, Treasurer, Sgt. at Arms, Historian, Adjutant or any of the Vice Commanders positions, please attend our April meeting and add your name from the floor.
IMPORTANT, PLE$ASE READ: We are restructuring the newsletter!!! Starting with the September newsletter in order to receive it there will be 3 options: 1. Go to the Post website: POST942.COM and view or download it. 2. By mailing. 3. By e-mail. If you choose option 2 or 3 YOU will have to either have to e-mail or send a written request by mail as to which way you want to receive the newsletter, (e-mail or postal mail). If you want it sent by e-mail make sure you add the e-mail address that you want it sent to.
Post e-mail address is: email@example.com the Post physical address is: Cottreall-Warner Post 942, Attn: Commander / Newsletter, 818 Ridge Road, Webster NY 14580
This will save our Post funds and valuable time, our website is a great tool, use it as it will provide most of the information you need. We have already had a small response to this message from the newsletter
Legion Fish Fry Dinners: It will continue on the last Friday of the month between 5:30 to ~7:00 p.m. (the March FF in on Good Friday) and continue until April 27th. We will need additional help and support to put on the dinners. This would include help with afternoon setup, cooking and cleanup. Please contact Mike Butwid at (585) 872-2416 if you are interested in helping.
Membership: Our goal for 2018 is 527; we are losing some of our senior member at a fast rate; we have 454 paid members which includes 18 new members plus a few that transferred in from other Posts. If you haven’t paid your 2018 dues please do so as soon as possible. You can pay on-line now at: https://www.legion.org/renew; we have over 82 that paid on-line for 2018 already. The portion of the dues that are due to the Post will be credited to our Post by the Department of NY.
Remember, if you paid your 2018 dues and have your 2018 card, you are paid; disregard any renewal notices from National.
American Legion Family: Commander Cody is in the process of reserving camp sites at the Sugar Creek Campgrounds just outside of Dansville. We plan on staying 2 nights from Saturday, June 30th until Monday, July 2nd. If you can only stay one night or just spend the day that’s OK; people visit the site to view the waterfalls and for the beauty of the area. Food and other activities are being worked out; if you are interested, put the dates on your calendar; we need a head count- contact Commander Cody at: 585 750-1490
Service Dog Fund Raiser: Refer to Auxiliary article below.
Service Officer: Call Adjutant Don Linborg if you know of a Legionnaire that is currently sick or recently deceased at: 585-377-2086
For God and Country, Greg Cody, Post Commander
AUXILIARY UNIT 942
Thank you to everyone that helped with our Corn Beef and Cabbage dinner. Complements to the cooks, Nate and Ned Burdick! Delicious. Also, thank you to everyone that helped serve and made/brought desserts.
Upcoming is the Easter Egg hunt on Sunday 3/25 at 1pm. Cookies and desserts are needed for this event too! Thank you to everyone ahead of time. Please sign up at the Bar for all children attending. Also, Please bring a canned good to donate to the Webster food cupboard at this time.
April 8th there will be a benefit dinner to help a Webster Boy with Autism and many medical problems who’s father served in the Army and did 5 tours. Stephen’s family is raising money for a service dog for him. 50/50’s and Dinner will be served. Tickets are $20. Starts at 2pm, Dinner is served at 4pm.
The Auxiliary Birthday Party will be held on April 19th at 6:15 p.m. at Proietti’s; dinner served at 7:00.
SAVE THE DATE: May 19th is our Seneca Niagara Casino Trip. Sign up soon at the bar, space is limited to the first 50 people.
For God and Country,
Catie Brodie-Rookey, Unit President
SONS OF THE LEGION
IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ: We are restructuring the newsletter!!! Starting with the September newsletter in order to receive it there will be 3 options: 1. Go to the Post website: POST942.COM and view or download it. 2. By mailing. 3. By e-mail. If you choose option 2 or 3 YOU will have to either have to e-mail or send a written request by mail as to which way you want to receive the newsletter, (e-mail or postal mail). If you want it sent by e-mail make sure you add the e-mail address that you want it sent to. Post e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org the Post physical address is: Cottreall-Warner Post 942, Attn: Commander / Newsletter, 818 Ridge Road, Webster NY 14580 This will save our Post funds and valuable time, our website is a great tool, use it as it will provide all the information you need being one of our valued members.
Our membership is now over 100% for the year!!!! Thank you all for keeping your membership current. Our 2019 membership drive will begin in September.
Thank you for your time,
Commander Sons of the American Legion
Squadron 942 Webster, N.Y.
AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY COMING EVENTS
Mar. 08 Post & SAL Meeting Post 942 - 7:00 P.M.
Mar. TBD Legion Riders Brimont Bistro (Greg’s place) - 8:45 P.M.
Mar. 15 Auxiliary Meeting
Mar. 19 - 7:00 P.M. SAL Monroe County Scottsville, NY
Mar. 25 Easter Egg Hunt 1:00 p.m. in the Hall and outside
Mar. 30 Fish Fry, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (Good Friday)
Apr. 08 Service Dog Fund Raiser; tickets at the bar - dinner 4 p.m.
Apr. 11 Blood Drive Post 942, 1 - 6 P.M
Apr. 12 Legion and SAL Meetings, 7:00 p.m.
Apr. 19 Auxiliary Meeting; Auxiliary Birthday Party at 6:15 p.m.
At Proietti’s; dinner served at 7:00
Apr.TBD Legion Riders at Brimont Bistro 8:45 p.m.
Apr. 27 Fish Fry, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.