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American Legion Post 129

Monthly meetings will be held this week. All organization will hold their elections at their normal monthly meeting. Meeting times are below. 

Legion members who would like to vote but are unable to attend the meeting can pick up an absentee ballot at the canteen in Freedom Hall.

SAL, Auxiliary, and ALR must attend their meeting to vote, no absentee ballot available for those orgazations. 


Legion: Thursday, May 2nd
Auxiliary: Thursday, May 2nd
Sal: Wednesday, May 1st
ALR: Saturday, May 4th

The Latest News, Events, and Menus for the Week of
April 30th to May 6th 

Donate to Win!

To enter this raffle bring in one or more (for each item you donate you will receive a raffle ticket) of the requested items for our chosen local nonprofit or a cash donation. We will be supporting three different charities. At the end of each collection we will draw for a winner and one person will win one bottle of liquor plus a gift certificate for $50 good at the Post 129 canteen. 

May 1st through May 18th we will be collecting for BEAM. BEAM is a non-profit in the Jacksonville Beach's area. Their mission is to provide housed individuals in their homes and to help them develop skills in order to achieve the goal of self-sufficiency.
 
They have requested canned, box, and non perishable food for the beached food bank. 

If you chose not to donate items and prefer to donate cash raffle tickets can be purchased for the standard donation of $1 for one ticket, $5 for 6 tickets.
Now on Tuesdays!!

We moved blackjack Tuesday evenings at 6 pm in the Liberty Hall. This really is a great time. Be sure to come by and check it out. It is completely free to play and you could win a free drink or two. 
Every Thursday - Open Mic
Our Classic Open Mic night on Thursday nights in the Liberty Hall has been fantastic. Come on out and show off your talent or just come on out and enjoy the talent either way you will have a great time. 
Friday, May 3rd
We have a brand new band for us this Friday in the Freedom Hall. The band Yowsah is said to be amazing be sure to come on by and check them out. 
Friday, May 3rd
Join us this Friday evening for the Commander's Steak night. They will be serving up steaks with baked potato plus mushrooms and onions for only $11. And of course there will be steak bingo at 630 pm. 
Friday & Saturday Steak Bingo
The Legion will be holding Steak Bingo in the Freedom Hall at 630 on Friday night and in the Liberty Hall (Non Smoking) at 6 pm on Saturday night. Plan on coming out and showing them your support. 
Saturday, May 4th 
The band the Backtracks will be here to entertain us in the Liberty Hall starting at 530 pm this Saturday, May 4th. 
The Queen of Diamonds raffle is still be played on Saturday nights. The pot is  now over $16,000. Be sure to be here by 645 pm for your chance to play. 
This Sunday, May 5th
Not Your Grandpa's Open Mic is still going strong on Sunday evenings in the Liberty Hall fro 5 pm to 9 pm. Be sure to come on by and check it out. You would be amazed at all of the fabulous entertainers that come out. Kitchen is now open as well from 6 pm to 8 pm serving up appetizers and burgers. 
Sunday, May 5th at 4 pm 
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that we lost another dear member last week. Linda Phaklides passed away and we will be hosting a celebration of life for her this Sunday at 4 pm. Covered Dishes requested. 
Sunday, May 5th
Because it's Cico de Mayo this Sunday we will be running our appetizer menu plus a special of tacos. So be sure to come on out for Not Your Grandpa's Open Mic and plan on coming in hungry so you can ger some fablous dinner. 
Monday, May 6th at 6 pm - Liberty Hall
The sail away meet and greet is one of the best days because it means your vacation is right around the corner. This is a great place to get your questions answered by members who have sailed in the past and met the other people you will be cruising with. We will also be handing out the shirts that evening. 
Saturday, May 11th
We are honored to be helping the city with their Get Hooked on Fishing event this year. We will need volunteers to help serve. Please see Joe, Al Bundy or Ernie for additional details. 
Sunday, May 19th - 2 pm to 4 pm
Please allow us to thank you for your help over the past year. This post could not accomplish all that we do without members like you. Please join us for the volunteer lunch and allow us to show our appreciation. ​
Live Music Schedule!!

Main Canteen / Freedom Hall
Friday, May 3rd - Yowsah
Friday, May 10th - Guitar Red

Back Hall / Liberty Hall
Every Friday in the Liberty Hall we have Bob & Diane Pratt with karaoke starting at 7 pm
Saturdays
May 11th - What Four
May 18th - Ciaran Sontag

We have new bands and some of your favorites lined up for the next few months. Be sure to come by the Post on the weekend, check them out and let us know what you think. 
Due to problems we have been having with the machine the tournaments have been canceled for the foreseeable future. We will be starting a new week long contest starting soon. More details coming soon. 
May dinner specials have now been published. Please click on the below link to check it out. 

https://www.post129.org/menus---lunch--dinner.html
Volunteers are the life blood of any American Legion. We know that we have fabulous volunteers at Post 129 and we want to hear about what you do out in the community and here at the Post. 

One of the things we are asked every year to report on to the Department and National is the amount of hours our Post members volunteer. Unfortunately we know that many of you do not turn in your volunteer hours. We have started a page on our website to try to make it easier. Any time you volunteer come to our website fill out the form and hit submit. The entry will be submitted to your organization. ​

Direct link to the page can be found below. 

https://www.post129.org/volunteer-hours.html
The food truck schedule has been updated and is now available for the next few months. Click the link below to check it out. We have some great trucks scheduled and hope that you are looking forward to it as much as we are. 

Click Here for the Food Truck Schedule

Millie's Lunch Menu for the Week 

Kitchen is open for lunch from 11 am to 2 pm! They are serving up our new delicious menu.  
Terry's Dinner Menu for the Week
Kitchen is open! Check out this week's specials and remember that the full menu is also available. So stop on by and grab some dinner. 

Tuesday - Grilled Pork Loin w/ Potatoes and Green Beans
Wednesday - Grilled Chicken w/ Rice Pilaf
Thursday -  Country Fried Steak w/ Mashed Potatoes and Veggie
Monday, May 6th - Grilled Polish Sausage w/ Pirogies, Sauerkraut and Vegetable
Friday, May 3rd - Legion Dinner 
Join us this Friday evening for the Legion dinner. The commander will be in the kitchen serving up steak served with a baked potato plus mushrooms and onions for only $11. The band Yowsah will in Freedom Hall to entertain us starting at 7 pm, and Bob and Diane will be in the Liberty Hall with karaoke. Steak bingo of course will be held at 630 pm. 

Saturday, May 4th - Treemendous BBQ
On Saturday, May 4th we will have the Treemendous BBQ food truck here. They pride themselves on quality food. Their meats are smoked daily and their sides are homemade. They keep their ticket times fast so you can get your food nice and prompt and enjoy the event.


Sunday, May 5th 
Breakfast 9 am to 11 am
Snack and Apps from 6 pm to 8 pm 
Freedom Hall
Smoking Permitted

Monday Nights
Trivia at 7 pm
 
Tuesday Nights
Dart League at 7 pm
 

Wednesday Nights
Karaoke at 7 pm
 
Thursday Nights
 Texas Hold’em Poker
 

Friday Nights
Live Bands
Steak Bingo at 630 pm

 
Saturday Nights
 Queen of Diamonds
 
Sunday Nights
 Pass the Trash
Liberty Hall
No Smoking Permitted

Tuesday Nights
Black Jack at 6 pm
 
Wednesday Nights
Trivia at 7 pm
 
Thursday Nights
Open Mic at 7 pm 

Friday Nights
Karaoke w/ Bob and Diane Pratt at 7 pm 

Saturday Nights
 Live Bands
Steak Bingo at 6 pm

 
Sunday Nights
Not Your Grandpa's Open Mic at 5 pm
Join us for Bingo every
Wednesday and Friday starting at 2 pm
Please join us in our American Legion Post 129 Saturday golf.  It is a nine hole captains choice/best ball theme.  We now have over 40 players signed up to play on Saturday Mornings. We would love to have you join us.

If interested please give Clint Swinehart call at 904-253-5856 or e-mail him at swineiam@bellsouth.net. We now play at Windy Harbor Mayport Naval Station and tee times start at 10:30.

http://www.post129.org/golf-league.html
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