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American Legion Post 129

This Thursday night is meeting night.

The SAL and the Auxiliary will hold there elections during their meetings on Thursday, May 5th. The SAL will met at 6 pm, the Auxiliary will met at 7 pm, and the Legion will met at 730 pm.


New officers are needed in all organizations. Now is the time to get involved! Hope to see you at the meetings. 

The Latest News, Events, and Menus for the Week of
May 2nd to May 9th 

Legion Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 17th from noon to 7 pm in the main canteen area

Auxiliary Elections will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 7 pm during the monthly meeting

SAL Elections will be held on Thursday, May 5th at 6 pm during the monthly meeting

All organizations are looking for new members to volunteer to hold an office. If you are interested please see a current officer for additional information.
We are all set! The annual Memorial Day crawl is fast approaching so sign up fast! Our deadline for shirt order is May 12th. The "Been There, Done That Tour" will be held on Sunday, May 29th.

We will leave Post 129 at noon and head to Post 233 in Palm Valley for our first stop. From there we will move over to the Pete's area, then to the Lynch's area. The bus will leave here at noon and return by 5 pm. Cost for the event is $20 and includes your shirt and transportation. 

See Brandi with any questions. You can sign up for the event in the main canteen area. 
We are in need of volunteers to help cook, set up, and served at Jacksonville Beaches Annual Hooked on Fishing event on Saturday, May 7th. If interested please sign up on the board in the canteen. 
The Legion is holding a raffle for a gas grill / smoker this month. Tickets can be purchased through the canteen. Drawing will be held on Saturday, April 30th. 
The Auxiliary is in the process of crochet blankets for our homeless out of plastic bags. You can help by bringing in your unwanted plastic bags. Please see Patti Rodriquez with any questions. 
If anyone is taking Crestor please see Mary Ellen. She has some questions. 
For those interested in purchasing a Post 129
polo shirt, Joe Maichle has coordinated with
Stitches and Screens, Atlantic Beach, to produce
the shirts. To be cost effective, for the
initial order we need a minimum of 24 shirts,
at an approximate cost of $30 each. Two sample
shirts are available for viewing at the
Post and the sign-up order form is ready.
Please contact Joe Maichle concerning questions
about the shirts.
We need your help in identifying living Korean War Veterans in our Post. The South Korean government has donated a commemorative book entitled “Korea Reborn — A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth”. We will issue these books while supplies last. Please see Ernie with any questions. 
New dart league begins on Tuesday, May 17th. Registration begins at 6 pm, regular play begins at 7 pm. 
The Post is starting a Saturday morning fish club. Starting on the second Saturday of the month we will have volunteers at the pier in Jacksonville Beach pier to met you. So come on out and enjoy the fun. The current plan is to fish from 7 am to 9 am. Please see Jerry Brandt with any questions. 
Please note that the Post does have a active service officer available to help any veterans in needed. Please contact Danny via email to set up a meeting. 

Danny Rodreguez  - zeug58@live.com 
The Duval Co. School Board's "Instruments for Education" program is back. Hopefully we can do some good as we will try to get the Beaches Community to help support our effort. Instruments and checks made out to Duval Co. School Board with Instruments for Education placed in the memo section would be welcomed. Let's help the future generations discover the magic of  music. Questions?? See Mary Ellen
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
Live Music Schedule!!
Wednesday, May 4th - David Lynn & Co
Friday, May 6th - the Dial Tones 
Wednesday, May 11th - Moonshine Margarita Band
Friday, May 13th - Double Shot
Saturday, May 28th at 8 am - Volunteers are need for flag placement at Warren Smith Cemetery in Jacksonville Beach

Sunday, May 29th at 9 am - Post 129 will hold our Memorial Day service at Warren Smith Cemetery in Jacksonville Beach 

Monday, May 30th at 9 am - The Beaches Veterans Organizations will hold joint service at the Beaches Veteran Memorial Park in Atlantic Beach. 

Tuesday, May 31st at 8 am - Volunteers are needed to pick up flags at Warren Smith Cemetery

Christy's Lunch Menu for the Week 

Terry's Dinner Menu for the Week
Friday, May 6th - Auxiliary Dinner
The Auxiliary will be serving up chicken enchilada's, a beef taco, refried beans, and chips & salsa all for an $8.50 donation. 



Sunday, May 8th - Breakfast 9 am to 11 am
Yes there will be breakfast this Sunday! John and Ann will be in the kitchen serving up their special corned beef and hash breakfast. Full menu also available. 

 
Join us at the Jacksonville Beach Golf Club for the American Legion Post 129 Second Annual Sterling Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 4th ! You are all invited to join us for a scrambling good time!

Come take part in this spectacular event by rounding up a team of golfers. What better way to kick-start your summer than to spend it on the greens! 

We have a great day planned for you starting with registration at the American Legion Post 129 at 11 am with a free Bloody Mary bar. After registration we will head over to the course where the tournament will begin at 1 pm with a shot gun start - captains choice.  We will have many great tournament prizes, silent auction items, raffles, 50/50's, and as well as mulligans for sale.


The tournament cost is only $60 per person and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, beverage, 
range balls, arrival gifts, dinner and awards banquet immediately following at Post 129.  

The golf course is located 605 Penman Rd South in Jacksonville Beach, FL 

So register now and remember to invite your friends to play. Thank you in advance for your support of The American Legion Post 129 Golf Tournament benefiting Boys and Girls State

http://www.post129.org/golf-tournament.html
Trivia Every Monday at 7 pm
Now hosted by Fast Jax Trivia!
Live Bands 
Every Wednesday 
Left Center Right
Every Thursday
Saturday Nights at 7 pm
Queen of Diamonds Raffle 
Dart League Every Tuesday Night
Shuffleboard Tournament
Every Tuesday 
Texas Hold'em Poker
Every Thursday Night
Pass the Trash 
Every Sunday Night at 6 pm 
Join us for Bingo every
Wednesday and Friday starting at 2 pm
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