American Legion Post 273

one of the largest American Legion Posts in the world!

Membership is currently at 94.97%

Our Goal is 100% by April 1st...

Time To Renew... This Week!

updated: Feb. 19 at 1:25pm

for our entertainment schedule, please click "Calendar" above


please scroll down for our address, phone number and more!

Post email is: post273@amleg273.com

"one of the largest Posts in the world! "

yearly dues are:

AMERICAN LEGION: $45.00

AUXILIARY: $35.00

SONS(S.A.L.): $35.00

our office is open every weekday from 9:30am - 3:30pm

for an application to Join Post 273, please click here:

 http://maxcaston.mcaston.com/


look for our Ad in The February Bivouac!


 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY issue is now available!

GO TO "POSTSCRIPTS" ABOVE, OR TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!


see our Drink Specials under "More" then "Lounge"


Every Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Auxiliary is selling T-Shirts... & more!

 Auxiliary website is:

http://www.alafl273.com/


 

https://www.facebook.com/Americanlegionpost273/

now more than 3,176 followers!




February 17, 2018: The Central Area High School Oratorical Contest was held at Post 273. Greta Dieck from Tampa(center) was the winner, along with Kai Tomalin(l.) from Madeira Beach and Kiara Desir(r.) from Winter Haven. Also pictured: Central Area Oratorical Chair Randall McNabb, Post 273 Oratorical Chair Beverly Logan, and Post 2nd Vice Commander Anthony Torregrossa. Congratulations to all the talented young citizens!



February 17, 2018: Post 273 was represented by member Kim Siewert McAlay(left) at the Honor Ride Florida that was staged at Tropicana Field, with 500 bicycle riders riding 25 miles, 38 miles, or 60 miles.



February 7, 2018: A replica of PT BOAT 562 was dedicated & presented to Executive Officer Monte Palmer, who actually served on that boat during World War II. Pictured(l. to r.) are: First Vice Mike Haygood, member Harry Mulder who donated the boat to the post, Monte Palmer, Officer & age 94; Commander Jim White and Adjutant Dan Koker. 



February 7, 2018:  Executive Officer Jerry DeClercg received the Post 273 "Legionnaire of the Year" award from Commander Jim White for all the years he has spent dedicating his time to veterans issues. Jerry has also designed & maintained all the sound systems at our post.



February 6, 2018: Bay Pines National Cemetery "Service for the Unattended" - Members from Post 273, the Patriot Riders, Korean War Veterans, & Marine Corps League honored 14 deceased veterans at this monthly ceremony. More information at our facebook page.



January 25, 2018: American Legion National Commander Denise Rohan (center) visited Post 273 for a Special Presentation & Luncheon during her tour of Florida Posts. also pictured are (left to right): front - Post 2nd Vice Commander Anthony Torregrossa, Florida Auxiliary Rep. Erna Schwabe, and past Department Commander Arthur Schwabe. rear- Post Finance Officer Dick Gifford, Department NEC Dennis Boland, Post Adjutant Dan Koker, Post Commander Jim White, Department 1st Vice Commander Dianne Boland , Post 1st Vice Commander Mike Haygood and Post Executive Officer Monte Palmer.




more photos and videos at our facebook page!



SUNDAY, 11TH: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS BEGINS!


OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ALL DAY!

SPECIAL IRISH DINNERS!


SATURDAY, 31ST: BLOOD DRIVE AT NOON!



Post email is: post273@amleg273.com


 MONTHLY  MEETINGS

AMERICAN LEGION

MEETINGS ARE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

MARCH 7, at 7:00pm

EXECUTIVE BOARD AT 6:00 PM

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AT 7:00 PM

NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS!

 commander@amleg273.com

AUXILIARY

MEETINGS ARE THE  FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH

MARCH 5, at 7:00pm

membership@alafl273.com

RIDERS

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

MARCH 18, at 11:00am

davap3@yahoo.com

S. A. L.(SONS)

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 

MARCH 15, at 7:00pm

MikeSalsCommander@yahoo.com

 


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more than   3,100+ followers!


more than   28,000+ visits!

and "follow" us on Twitter:   @ALPost273  

Get the latest news and announcement of future events and activities

Contact Us:

600 American Legion Dr, Madeira Beach, Florida 33708

(727) 398-5680

ext. 101: Auxiliary

ext. 102: S.A.L.

ext. 103: Food and Beverage

ext. 104: Finance Officer

ext. 105: Commander / Adjutant

Fax: (727) 398-3791

Lounge and Tiki Bar

LOUNGE  HOURS
MON - THU      09:00 AM to 10:30 PM

FRI - SAT          09:00 AM to 12:00 AM

SUN                10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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TIKI BAR
OPENS AT 12 NOON DAILY
(depending on mother nature) 

 

Important Dates...    
         ...for all Veterans!

FEBRUARY 11, 1945
WORLD WAR II
F.D.R. MEETS IN YALTA

FEBRUARY 19
PRESIDENTS' DAY

FEBRUARY 23, 1945
WORLD WAR 11
IWO JIMA
FLAG AT MT. SURABACHI

FEBRUARY 28, 1991
GULF STORM
HOSTILITIES END


Veterans News


VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA
St. Petersburg, Fl
give donations & furniture
contact Wendy
(727) 637-7730
www.voaflorida.org


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We encourage veterans

who have had problems 
and issues at the V.A.
to call this Hotline:
Sec'y Veterans Affairs
1-855-948-2311

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Learn about the ways
your local Congressman
can help Pinellas veterans.
(727)318-6770
www.crist.house.gov





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