Events and member information
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Events and member information
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American Flag display at Mount Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, Michigan
1919 to 1962, Post 153 Commanders
1962 to Present, Post 153 Commanders
American Legion Edwin T. Stiles Post #153
(Point and click on title for map directions.)
110 E. Walker Street Saint Johns, MI 48879 989.224.7282

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We are in the process of updating our website information. Please check back often.

On Sunday February 5th, please join us at the Post (110 E. Walker Street in St Johns) for Super Bowl 51. In addition to watching football, you can also enter our SOUPER BOWL COOKOFF! 
Need not be a member to enter or attend.
If entering the soup cook off, there is a $5 entry fee.
The Post opens @ 4pm
Happy Hour is from 5 to 6pm.
Soup tasting starts @ 6pm.

A friendly reminder it is time to pay your 2017 dues

The 2017 annual membership dues are:

Sons of the American Legion (SAL) 
Stop by the Legion for a Saturday Morning Breakfast.
Breakfasts are served from 7am until 10am.
Cost is $8.00
Includes, eggs, toast, link sausage, american fries, pancakes, coffee, and orange juice! 
Michigan State Police / MDOT OPERATION C.A.R.E.
next event is Memorial Day weekend, May 2017
Operation CARE is where the American Legion Post 153 stands a post at the public rest stop on US 127 between Dewitt and St. Johns.  We hand out free cups of coffee and donuts to weary holiday drivers and family on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day weekends.  We also have free cups of ice tea, lemonade and ice water.
We need LEGION VOLUNTEER's for our TEXAS HOLD'EM event on March 27th, 28th, and 29th.
Texas Hold'em is the Legion's BIG fund raiser for the year.  The sign up sheet is in the Lounge. Please help the Legion and volunteer for one of the 6 hour shifts.  The March Texas Hold'em event will be at Reno's East (1310 Abbott Road, East Lansing). If we have additional Texas Hold'em events, the details will be posted here.  Help us out if you can, please.
Free Accidental Death Insurance for the Legion Family members.
Sign up online at or call 800-235-6943 or get an application at your Post.
                           Honoring Our Veterans

Each year there is Veterans' Day Observance Parade on November 11, at 11 am in downtown St Johns..

The parade goes from Wilson Center through downtown St. Johns to the Veterans' Memorial.  A free luncheon is normally provided for Veterans and their family after the Veterans' Day ceremony, at the American Legion Hall on Walker Street. Keep an eye on this page for more details as we get closer to November.

Ervin Currie

Post Commander
Post Bar Committee member
News Papers, Get your news papers here!
Every week the Post has the following miltary news papers available for your reading or to take home. The ARMY Times The NAVY Times The MARINE CORPS Times The AIRFORCE Times
Free Internet & WI-FI
We have free Internet and Wi-FI at the Post.  Just contact one of our employees for the WI-FI password.  Use one of our computers or bring your own lap top.  Contact that Soldier, Marine, Sailor or Airman overseas, we can help.
Come spend the afternoon to HONOR our Veterans home!  Please join us at St. Johns, American Legion Post 153 to Welcome our Veterans Home!  On Saturday, March 28th from 2 P.M. - 4 P.M.  Point and click to see full ad.  This party is now over for 2015, it was a great time, hope you did not miss it.
Flag Tribute to Veterans

Flags up at 8am, down at 7pm (5pm on 11/11) Flag Dates
 Memorial Day in May
 Flag Day in June
 Independence Day in July
 St Johns Mint Festival in August
 September 11th, A Day to Remember
 November 11, Veterans Day

 Exact dates will be determined by the Legion at the end of March and will be published on this site.

Our Sick, Disabled, Deceased

   Evelyn Henning, in a nursing home in St. Johns  
   Leon Brewbaker, dementia
   Mel Sehike, Darwin Schlke, Virgil Pratt, Bob Moinet and Stan Wassa

Please send a card or visit our sick and disabled when you have the time.

Clinton County Medal of Honor -St. Johns Veteran Memorial
    Operation C.A.R.E. Contributing Merchants 
                               Thank You!
 of Lansing
Wal Mart
of St. Johns

imageVeteran's Monument