Upcoming functions at the Post
27 May 2019
Memorial Day Parade
TBA June 2019
(OPEN TO PUBLIC)
10 November 2018
Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner
(OPEN TO PUBLIC)
11 November 2018
VETERANS DAY @ The Park
Sunday, 11/11/2018 at 11:00 a.m.
6 April 2019
Fool's Day Lasagna Dinner, 5-7 pm (OPEN TO PUBLIC)
Cost is $9 per person with ages 4 and under FREE
Saturday June TBA, 2019
"ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL"
Cheshire Hills Golf Course
102nd Avenue, Allegan, MI
(OPEN TO PUBLIC)
You find the PDF event downloads below for 2019:
Not yet folks, check back in February 2019. Below are 2018 forms.
KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS ASSEMBLY 0522
McGOWAN-JOHNSON POST 68
All Proceeds for 2019 are yet to be determined.
$65 per person and $260 per team of four. This includes 18 holes, carts, steak dinner, and more.
Event is limited to the first 36 teams so please RSVP and/or have your entry fees in by JUNE 4th.
Day of registration starts at 8:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. SHOTGUN START
Paying 1st place - plus 3 other teams by draw so everyone has a chance to win!
Donations are accepted
Make Checks out to: AMERICAN LEGION GOLF OUTING
502 W. Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Dues are now $55 for the year as National and Department have increased their dues. Dues cover the year from June to May. If you have not yet to pay this year's dues guess what, your late. Please submit your dues now for 2019.
Post deadline for a 100% Post enrollment is November 1st.
All 2019 membership cards have been sent out; the membership has been pre-paid by the club and asked that you send in your 2019 membership dues of $10 if you have not yet done so.
45660 CR 653
Paw Paw Michigan 49079-9445
We only have 12 meeting a year and our next S.A.L. meeting is on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm downstairs.
The Legion hall is available FOR RENTAL to Members and the Public for usage, the hall and will hold up to 151 people.
Consider the Paw Paw American Legion Hall for Family or Class Reunions, graduations parties, wedding receptions, Anniversary parties, birthday parties, baby showers… etc.
Let your friends and neighbors know the Post Hall is open to the public for usage.
Pricing varies with the number of people and usage time needed.
Please contact STEVE HADDAD at (269) 330-3647 for information, pricing, and availability.
For the Battle Creek, Michigan VA Hospital; fill out completely forms #1 and #2 above. Along with a copy of your DD214 and a copy of your current insurance card mail to them all to: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
5500 ARMSTRONG ROAD
BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
Flags are available to purchase from our post. Flags are sold $ 5.00 over the cost of the product. Flagpoles are also available for purchase.
3 X 5 U.S. Nylon Flag = $ 25.00
4 X 6 U.S. = $ 40.00
5 X 8 U.S. = $ 45.00
2 X 3 Michigan Flag = $ 25.00
3 X 5 Michigan Flag = $ 35.00
4 X 6 Michigan Flag = $ 45.00
2 x 3 POW-MIA Flag = $ 22.00
3 X 5 POW-MIA Flag = $ 29.00
4 X 6 POW-MIA Flag = $ 35.00
Contact: Ken Walden at (269) 624-5871
If you move and maintain your membership with this Post, please make sure that you notify us of your new mailing address.
If you should transfer to another Post also notify us and include your new mailing address when this is done.
Much effort is taken in updating our membership lists and keeping it current so your attention to this would be a great help and is very much appreciated.
B - PRIORITY GROUPS (PAGE)
C -VETERANS HEALTH BENEFITS HANDBOOK (PDF)
D -AFTER I HAVE APPLIED WHAT NEXT? (PAGE)
E - CHECK YOUR CLAIM STATUS(PAGE)
There is a published educational guide for veterans and their asbestos health issues. It is believed that this guide would be a valuable addition to your resources.
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Table Of Contents
on this site include;
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Discharge Paper (DD-214) Request
Paperwork to request DD214 form
DD214 of military veteran needed and Yearly Dues of $10.
The DD214 of a family military veteran is required along with the $25 Yearly Dues.
The DD214 of a family military veteran is required along with this is a two-page document
IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO ADD OR REPORT FOR THE NEWSLETTER LET US KNOW.
Contact: Bob Adams at (269) 657-6347
OR SEND THE WEBMASTER AN E-MAIL
The Department of Michigan summer convention for years 2019 and 2020 will be held in June in Kalamazoo, MI. This year 2019 the event will be held on June 27-30 at the Radisson downtown.
Please feel free to contact the webmaster if you have any questions by using the email form found on the HOME page.
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018—Flag burning ceremony. On this day we will be disposing of un-serviceable flags with a ceremony at Maple City Veterans Memorial park. If you have a flag to retire, you can drop it off at the American Legion hall or at Adams Funeral Home. Flags for purchase are at the funeral home or legion hall. Time: 6:30 p.m.
Packages sent to the TROOPS for the Holidays cost $7000 in 2017. If you would like to help defray this cost you can send a financial donation to;
Southwest Michigan Blue Star Mothers Chapter 179
P.O. Box 406
Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
We have sent our hospital equipment to 'LENDING HANDS OF MICHIGAN, INC.' located at 2403 Helen Avenue, Portage, MI. The lending of equipment is FREE on a temporary basis for up to 7 months. For more information you may call them at (269) 567-4381 or see their web site at www.lendinghandsmi.org