May / June 2018
COTTREALL-WARNER, POST 942
AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY NEWSLETTER
Greetings fellow Legionnaires, we will be installing next year’s Post officers, Thursday, May 10th, 2018. Also, immediately after the Post meeting we will hold our Annual Home Corp. meeting, financial reports will be shared and the election of 3 Director positions as well as Treasurer and Secretary positions.
American Legion Family (SAL/Auxiliary/Legionnaires):
Commander Cody is finalizing our reserved campsites at the Sugar Creek Campgrounds. 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. We NEED to know if you plan on attending so we can have enough food; if you show up without let us know you are coming, you will not have a campsite and there may not be enough food to go around. If you are plan on attending for any length of time you must contact Commander Cody NOW at: 585 750-1490
IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ: 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
Membership: Our goal for 2018 is 527; we have 484 paid members which includes 26 new members. 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 96 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.
Legion Fish Fry Dinners: Next one will be October 26, 2018
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
Happy Spring Everyone! It’s almost the end of another successful year of aiding and Assisting our Veterans and community. These next two months are some of our busiest throughout the year. I want to thank everyone ahead of time for all the hard work coming up and throughout the year. I close on my second year as President; I would not have been able to do it without all active members and volunteers. I truly appreciate everyone’s dedication and look forward for next year.
Thank you to the SAL and everyone that helped with the Easter Egg hunt. The kids really enjoyed it.
Congratulations to our raffle winners, Frank Febrey who won the laptop and to Tracy Gates who won the Auxiliary basket.
May is Poppy month. Poppies are available for distribution. Please see Sue at the bar to help. The money donated for poppies goes directly to our Veterans and Children and Youth. Every penny counts!
Our next meeting is May 17th, we will discuss details on our annual planting of Geraniums in honor of our deceased members. We will need marchers of any age for the Parade. This year there will be a car to ride in for those who can’t walk the distance. Please meet at Spry Middle school at 9am on Memorial Day. As always please wear Red, White, and Blue.
Our Legion Family Picnic will be 6/21 @ 6pm. Hot dogs and Hamburgers provided, please bring a dish to pass. Let’s celebrate another great year with all our Legion family.
Have a safe happy summer! See everyone in September
Note: Please read Legion articles on camping and newsletter options!
For God and Country,
Catie Brodie-Rookey, Unit President
SONS OF THE LEGION
IT IS GUN RAFFLE TIME!!!!! Tickets have been printed and are ready for anyone who would like to purchase or sell at our legion post bar. Please tell your friends and family about this amazing day. The raffle will be Sept 22nd this year.
I would like to welcome all of our new members to the Sons of the American Legion. With the membership drive completed for the 2017/2018 year, we have 43 new members that joined our Legion family!! This made us #1 for the entire state in new membership. We are well over 100% of our goal. Next years’ membership drive will begin by September. Please stay current on your dues and plan on renewing them by the end of 2018.
Please try to attend this years’ Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 28th. The parade and ceremony following at the Webster Rural cemetery are an amazing experience. Also, please join us at the Elks Lodge on Jackson Rd. immediately following the ceremony for hot dogs and ice cream. ALL ARE WELCOME.
Thank you for your time,
Commander Sons of the American Legion
Squadron 942 Webster, N.Y.
AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY COMING EVENTS
May 10 Legion ad SAL Meetings 7:00 p.m.
May 10 Annual Home Corp Meetings 8:15 p.m.
May 17 Auxiliary Meeting 6:30 p.m.
May 19 Decorate graves (small cemeteries), 7:00 a.m.
May 23 Decorate graves (Rural Cemetery), 6:00 p.m.
May 28 Memorial Day, parade line-up 9:15 a.m. at Spry Mid School
Jun. 02 County Conv., Spencerport, NY, Post 330 - Reg 9:00 a.m.
Jun. 09 7th District Conv. Dundee, NY, Post 660
Jun. 20 Auxiliary Meeting, Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.
Jun. 21 Annual Legion Family Picnic 6:00 p.m.
Jun. 05 Legion Riders meeting – Brimont, 8:30 p.m.
June 30 - July 2, Legion Campout at Sugarcreek Campgrounds Near Dansville, NY
Sep. 22 9th Annual Gun Raffle at Post