Events and member information
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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A quick look at what we have coming up!
WARNING, WARNING, WARNING! 2015 DUES ARE ABOUT PAST DUE.
Legion Dues are $35, Auxiliary Dues are $25, SAL Dues are $15, all due by December 31st, 2015.
January 1, 2016, National dues portion goes up $5 per member! So $40 for AL dues.
** BIG NEWS FROM THE SAL!! **
The SAL now meets on the first Monday of each month. Spread the word and come join us.
Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Fund Raiser Spaghetti Dinner this February 2016
February 13, 2016, the SAL will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner as a fund raiser. Our dinner will be at the American Legion Post 153 (110 E Walker St.) at 5 pm to 7:30 pm. The spaghetti dinner will include a salad dish, garlic toast and a dessert. Drinks available at the Lounge Happy Hour. We have Take-out and Delievery (call 989 224-7282).
Public is welcome.
Saturday Morning Breakfasts, by the Legion, are now over.
Breakfasts all you can eat are now over for the 2014-2015 season. The Breakfast crew (pictured left) Dick Root, Larry Moeggenberg and Bob Paksi (Jeff, missing in this picture), thanks you for your support of veterans and hoped you enjoyed a great breakfast. If not, you missed a great time and a great meal. Bye!
Michigan State Police / MDOT OPERATION C.A.R.E.
(COMBINED ACCIDENT REDUCTION EFFORT)
next event is Memorial Day weekend, May 2015
Operation CARE is over for the year 2015, it was a good year. Thank you, to all who helped in setup and standing a watch.
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.
HELP THE LEGION WITH TEXAS HOLD'EM
Texas Hold'em is the Legion's BIG fund raiser for the year. We only do it 16 days a year (max). Sign up sheet is in the Lounge, please help the Legion and volunteer. Texas Hold'em is at Trippers in Frandor. We need 16 people. Future dates are TBA. Help us out, please.
Free Accidental Death Insurance for the Legion Family members.
Sign up online at www.TheLIT.com or call 800-235-6943 or get an application at your Post.
Honoring Our Veterans
Annual Veterans' Day Observance Parade, Wednesday, November 11, 11 am, 2015 is now over.
The parade goes from Wilson Center through downtown St. Johns to the Veterans' Memorial. A free luncheon will be provided for Veterans and their family after the Veterans' Day ceremony, at the American Legion Hall on Walker Street.
Veterans' Day Celebration, Wednesday, November 11, 2:30 pm, is now over.
Held at Hazel Findlay Country Manor, Main Dining Room, St. Johns. Veterans and their spouses are invited to attend. Each veteran is recognized for their contributions to our country and receives a pin and certificate of appreciation Please RSVP: 989-224-8936.
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) 2015 Flag Dates
Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day
Sunday, June 14th, Flag Day
Saturday, July 4th, Independence Day
Saturday, August 8th, Mint Festival St Johns
Friday, September 11th, A Day to Remember
Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day
plus other dates TBA.
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. 2015 Contributing Merchants
of St. Johns