American Legion Post 273

one of the largest American Legion Posts in the world!

TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2018-NOW!


RIDERS BAKE SALE THIS FRI/SAT/SUN

American Legion Post 273


Post email is: post273@amleg273.com

"one of the largest Posts in the world! "

yearly dues are:

AMERICAN LEGION: $45.00

AUXILIARY: $35.00

SONS(S.A.L.): $35.00

our office is open every weekday from 9:30am - 3:30pm

for an application to Join Post 273, please click here:

 http://maxcaston.mcaston.com/

 look for our ad in the NOVEMBER Bivouac!

 


 SCROLL DOWN FOR NOVEMBER & DECEMBER EVENTS!

 

 

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER issue is now available!

GO TO "POSTSCRIPTS" ABOVE, OR TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!


the Auxiliary has resumed selling Shirts!

Every Friday & Saturday 1:00pm to 4:30pm

 Auxiliary website is:

http://www.alafl273.com/

 for more news, photos and videos

please visit our facebook page!

https://www.facebook.com/Americanlegionpost273/



Nov. 1st: First Vice Commander Mike Haygood was presented with his father's World War II uniform at the General membership Meeting. Our thanks again to Executive Officer Monte Palmer for the beautiful case. See all of his work when you visit our post Museum Wall.


Nov. 4th: Post 273 continued to host the Packing Event for "Tampa Bay Troop Support", which sends needed items to our service men & women overseas. Today, more than 40 volunteers packed 160 boxes for shipment! Pictured are center, Janice Hill, President of the Post Auxiliary, with sixteen additional Auxiliary members, and 2nd Vice Commander Anthony Torregrossa.


Nov. 9th: As part of our association with the Seminole Chamber Of Commerce, 2nd Vice Commander Anthony Torregrossa represented Post 273 at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new Studio Movie Grill at the Seminole Center.


Nov. 10th: Post 273 Officers and Honor Guard presented an Audio/Video "Flag History & Etiquette" program to more than 400 students, faculty, parents & grandparents at St. Petersburg Catholic High School. This included a live demonstration of the "Symbols Of Folding the Flag". We thank Florida Department 2nd Vice Commander Rick Johnson for attending.


Nov. 11th-Veterans Day: Post 273 was proud to sponsor the Annual Veterans Boat Parade in addition to our own Veterans Day Ceremony. Grand Marshal was Post 273 Executive Officer Monte Palmer, World War II veteran, with his beautiful wife Mary.


Nov. 11th-Veterans Day: 1st Vice Commander Mike Haygood thanks Nate & William from the Angry Pepper Restaurant in Madeira Beach for providing free lunches to Post 273 veterans and all Boat Parade participants. They did an outstanding job, and enjoyed the day with us.


Nov. 12th: WTSP Channel 10 News interviewed Commander Jim White regarding our decision not to display any NFL Football games today at Post 273. The interview can be seen in its entirety at our facebook page.

more photos and videos at our facebook page!


17th -  18th - 19th: Friday - Saturday - Sunday

Riders Bake Sale - Noon to 5:30pm


Thanksgiving Day

Traditional Turkey Dinner for $11.00 person

12 Noon to 6:00pm



5th: "Unattended Veterans Funeral" at Bay Pines

7th: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

9th: Annual Kids' Christmas Party at 11:00am

12th: Womens' Veteran Luncheon

16th: "Wreaths Across America"-Bay Pines at 10:30am

24th: Christmas Eve: Kitchen will close early

25th: Christmas Day: Veterans Dinner at 11:30am

25th: Christmas Day: Lounge only-11:00am to 5:00pm

31st: New Years Eve: Specials T.B.A.


2018 Membership Card Required for Service after Midnight!



2018 AMERICAN LEGION ORATORICAL CONTEST

go to the "Oratorical" tab above for more information!


Post email is: post273@amleg273.com


 MONTHLY  MEETINGS

 

AMERICAN LEGION

MEETINGS ARE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

DECEMBER 6, 2017

EXECUTIVE BOARD AT 6:00 PM

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AT 7:00 PM

 commander@amleg273.com

 

AUXILIARY

MEETINGS ARE THE  FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH

DECEMBER 4, a7:00pm

membership@alafl273.com

RIDERS

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

November 19, 2017 at 11:30am

davap3@yahoo.com

 

S. A. L.(SONS)

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 

DECEMBER 21, a7:00pm

MikeSalsCommander@yahoo.com

 

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Get the latest news and announcement of future events and activities

Contact Us:

600 American Legion Dr, Madeira Beach, Florida 33708

(727) 398-5680

ext. 101: Auxiliary

ext. 102: S.A.L.

ext. 103: Food and Beverage

ext. 104: Finance Officer

ext. 105: Commander / Adjutant

Fax: (727) 398-3791

Lounge and Tiki Bar

LOUNGE  HOURS
MON - THU      09:00 AM to 10:30 PM

FRI - SAT          09:00 AM to 12:00 AM

SUN                10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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TIKI BAR
OPENS AT 12 NOON DAILY
(depending on mother nature) 

 

Important Dates for all Veterans!


NOVEMBER 3, 1967
VIETNAM
la DRANG

NOVEMBER 5, 1942
WORLD WAR II
ALLIES LAND IN NORTH AFRICA

NOVEMBER 10, 1775
MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY

NOVEMBER 12, 1919
AMERICAN LEGION FOUNDED


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We encourage veterans
who have had problems 
and issues at the V.A.
to call this Hotline:
1-855-948-2311






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