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American Legion Post 129

Join us this week for our monthly meetings. 

Wednesday, December 6th
6 pm - Planning
630 pm - House Committee

Thursday, December 7th 
6 pm - SAL
6 pm - E Board
7 pm - Auxiliary 
7 pm - Legion

The Latest News, Events, and Menus for the Week of
November 28th to December 4th 

Friday, December 15th
The Auxiliary will be holding their second annual Mele Kalikimaka – A luau for Christmas on Friday, December 15th. They are taking preorders for dinner. Dinner will be Hawaiian style pulled pork served with luau rice, Hawaiian coleslaw, roll and upside down pineapple cake for only $8. Make your reservation today. 
All kids under the age of 9 years old are invited to join us for the  Auxiliary's Annual Children's Christmas Party on Sunday, December 17th. Sign up at the Post as soon as possible. Event runs from 1030 am to 1 pm, with a special visit from Santa at 11 am. 
It's that time of year again! It is time to get those Christmas cards in for the troops. Cards going overseas need to be turned in before Thanksgiving. Cards for the Hue City need to be turned in by Friday, December 8th. 

This is a big project that typically is only taken on by a few please lend a hand if you can. It does not take long to fill out a box of Christmas cards and send some holiday cheer to those serving. Please let us know if you have any questions. 
Live Music Schedule!!
Friday, December 8th - The Byestanders
Friday, December 15th - Colosoul
Mark your calendars and start experimenting the Post annual chili cook off will be held on Saturday, January 13th. More details to follow. 
Annual Christmas Eve Party! 430 pm to 730 pm
You are invited to join us to celebrate the holiday season with good friends and good cheer!
 
Kitchen will be closed so we are asking that everyone brings a covered dish to share!

This year at our Annual Christmas Eve Party we will be holding the white elephant gift exchange again. 

So bring a gift and join the fun, there will be something for everyone. We ask that everyone brings a a gift of ten dollars in value. Re-gifting is strongly encouraged. The more outrageous the gift, the better.

To participate you and your wrapped gift must be at the Post by 5 pm
Plan on celebrating the New Year with us here at Post 129 we always have a great time and always have a few surprises in store for the evening. The Maybees will be here to entertain us from 8 pm to 12 pm. There will NOT be a cover charge this year. It is a no fuss party.

There will be party favors and a champagne toast at midnight but other than that it is just come, party, drink, and dance! No dinner will be available that evening. We are requesting that if possible everyone brings in some snacks to share. 

Christy's Lunch Menu for the Week 

Tuesday - Roast Beef
Wednesday - The Duffy Sandwich
Thursday - Grilled Cheese w/ Clam Chowder
Friday - Fish Sandwich
Saturday - Christy's Special

 
Terry's Dinner Menu for the Week 

Tuesday - Grilled Polish Sausage w/ Pirogi and Green Beans
Wednesday - Over Baked Chicken w/ Potatoes and Veggie
Thursday - Salisbury Steak with Potatoes and Corn 
Friday, December 8th - Legion Dinner
The Legion will be serving up smoked sausage with pirogi and veggie. 

Saturday, December 9th - Lunch
Christy will be in the kitchen serving up a special lunch. Stop on by to see what she has cooked up.


Sunday, December 10th - Breakfast

John and Ann will be back in the kitchen again serving up their corn beef hash special. Full menu will also be available. 

Sunday, December 11th - Lunch
Join us this Sunday and every Sunday during football season for lunch. The ALR will be serving up wings and a few other specials during the games.  
4 Day Cruise out of Jacksonville to the Bahamas - April 26th 2018

Update as of November 28th  - We have 51 people booked for the cruise. They are no longer holding rooms for us but you can still call and book under the group. The main reason we want everyone to book under the group is that the Legion gets a donation for everyone that books in the group.  See below for information as to how to book. 

Also please note that they now have balcony rooms available. If you already booked an ocean view and want to upgrade I'm sure Carnival would be willing to help you with that. 



To book you have to call Carnival. You can NOT book online. In order for the Legion to get credit for it you must call and give the group booking number which is listed below. The good news I have called them multiple times over the past month or so and have never waited to get someone on the the phone. 

You do not have to pay for the full cruise now. It is $150 deposit per person due now. The balance due is due by the end of February. 

Rates - Rates are per person and based on a double occupancy 
Cheapest Interior Room $344
Cheapest Ocean View Room $404
Cheapest Balcony Room - $614

Cheapest Suite Room $774 

In addition to the rate there are taxes and port fees of $92 per person. Also please note that there is a vacation protection option. Some people have chosen to take the protection and some have not. It completely is your call. Just know that this is an option and an additional expense. 

Carnival Phone #: 800-764-7419
Group # 8RF1S9
Group Name: Post 129
Date: April 26, 2018
Leaving out of Jacksonville
Ports of Call: Nassau and Freeport

Ship: Carnival Elation 

As always if you have any questions do not hesitate to ask.  

This information is also listed on our website.  

http://www.post129.org/carnival-cruise.html
Trivia Every Monday at 7 pm
Now hosted by Fast Jax Trivia!
Bob & Diane Pratt Karaoke!!!
Every Wednesday 
Saturday Nights at 7 pm
Queen of Diamonds Raffle 
Dart League Every Tuesday Night
 
Texas Hold'em Poker
Every Thursday Night
Live Bands
Every Friday Night
Pass the Trash 
Every Sunday Night at 6 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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