American Legion Post 273

one of the largest American Legion Posts in the world!

TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019!

updated October 16 at 2:17pm

for our entertainment schedule, please click "Calendar" above

listed below: our address, phone number and more!

Post email is: post273@amleg273.com

"Largest Family Membership 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/

. . .then click on "mem app.pdf"

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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER issue is NOW AVAILABLE!

GO TO "POSTSCRIPTS" ABOVE, 

BEST VIEW ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!


look for our ad in the OCTOBER BIVOUAC!


 Auxiliary

Shirt Sales Resume Next Weekend


Post 273 Honor Guard proudly continues its mission!

Honor Guard Captain John Holbert

Join us and "Stand With Honor"!


 

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

now more than

followers

October 14: The Post 273 SAL held its annual Kids Fishing Tournament right off our docks. Approximately 50 children & grandchildren, and more than 30 volunteers had a wonderful morning with bait, lunch & prizes!


October 6: Members of Post 273 join Pam on the last boat leaving for the Boat Poker Run fundraiser. A great day for Jack Linder, Dick Gifford, Dan Koker & John Hobert!


September 29: Post 273 Riders Director Randall McNabb, who is also the 2nd Vice Commander for the 16th District, agreed to have his hair cut and donate the proceeds to our veterans! Post 273 Auxiliary President Katie Gabehart was more than anxious to snip away! 2nd Vice Commander Anthony Torregrossa was happy to cheer her on! More pics at our facebook page!



September 11: The Post 273 Honor Guard was joined by members from other posts and participated in the Madeira Beach 9/11 Remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial. 


August 11: Tampa Bay Troop Support held another packing event at Post 273, and will be able to ship 210 boxes to our troops overseas! Thank you all the volunteers who helped out, and to Commander White and our Auxiliary.


August 1: Commander Jim White(right) presents a $15,000 donation to Shentrela Diggins, manager of Fisher House at the Bay Pines V.A. on behalf of the Post 273 Legion, SAL & Auxiliary. Also pictured are Executive Officer Dick Karol(left) who led this year's fundraising drive, and Finance Officer Dick Gifford(center). Fisher House provides military & veterans families a place to stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.


July 9: Post 273 has pledged $10,000 to K-9 Heroes to train our newest puppies "Cooper" & "Eliza" as Service Dogs for local veterans!


July 5-8: American Legion Department Of Florida Convention. Post 273 received awards for School Medals Program and Best State Newsletter. We also exceeded our all-time high post Membership, earning seven Gold Brigade Awards!


more photos and videos at our facebook page!

Post email is: post273@amleg273.com




18th-20th: Pasco Homeless Stand Down

http://www.onecommunitynow.com

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27th: Kids' Halloween Party 11:00am


November 6 - Election Day

Vote NO on Amendment #3

http://www.floridalegion.org/vote-no-on-amendment-3/

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Saturday, November 10th

at 10:00am

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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SUNDAY: 11/11 AT 11:00AM

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

"100TH ANNIVERSARY"

"BELLS OF PEACE"

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November 12th

                   St. Petersburg Catholic High School

          The Post 273 Honor Guard Flag Presentation

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16TH/17TH/18TH

RIDERS' BAKE SALE

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THURSDAY, 22ND

THANKSGIVING DAY

TURKEY DINNER SPECIAL!


 MONTHLY  MEETINGS

AMERICAN LEGION

MEETINGS ARE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

November 7th, 2018

EXECUTIVE BOARD AT 6:00 PM

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP AT 7:00 PM

 commander@amleg273.com


AUXILIARY

MEETINGS ARE THE  FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH

November 5th at 7:00pm

membership@alafl273.com


RIDERS

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

OCTOBER 21st at 11:00am

mailto:randallmcnabb@yahoo.com

S. A. L.(SONS)

MEETINGS ARE THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 

OCTOBER 18th at 7:00pm

mailto:jim1880@yahoo.com

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more than   40,000+ 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      09:00AM to 10:30PM

FRI - SAT          09:00AM to 12:00AM

SUN                10:00AM to 10:00PM

KITCHEN CLOSES AT 8:00PM EVERY NIGHT
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TIKI BAR
OPENS AT 12 NOON DAILY
(depending on mother nature) 

 

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

OCTOBER 1, 1943
WORLD WAR II
WOMENS ARMY CORPS

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OCTOBER 7, 2001
AFGHANISTAN
OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM


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OCTOBER 13, 1775
BIRTHDAY U.S. NAVY

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OCTOBER 23, 1965
VIETNAM
BATTLE OF LA DRANG

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OCTOBER 25, 1983
GRENADA
OPERATION URGENT FURY
 




Veterans News

Kiwanis of Seminole
"Field of Honor"
Nov. 1 to Dec. 2
sponsor a flag for a veteran

Wayne (813)767-4682
www.KiwanisSeminoleBreakfast.com

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Pasco County Stand Down

for homeless veterans
October 18-19-20
onecommunitynow.com

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VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

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


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K9 HEROES
Help veterans get the
service dogs they need.
(813)410-9323

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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