Installation of Post Officers 2017-2018 AL Year
The Nassau County Commander, Joseph Brunner and the Nassau County Sergeant at Arms, Steven McManus (PCC), will install the elected officers of Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, in their new positions on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Post. All members of the Post are encouraged to attend this ceremony. A dinner will follow this ceremony. Please call Sergeant At Arms, Joseph T. Ambrosino at 516-521-6989 to secure a reservation. Dinner will cost approximately $35 per couple, $20 single, which will be confirmed when you contact Joe for a reservation. Please send your check to the Post. Please make your check out to Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion; memo/for: Post Installation Dinner.
Merrick Street Fair (Merrick Fall Festival) 2017
Post members, our post will participate in this year’s Merrick Street Fair sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce, which will be held on September 9th and 10th of 2017, at Merrick Avenue, in Merrick. Post members will be there from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on both days.
Looking for an organization who will take some of our donated medical equipment.
Online Military Exchanges for Honorable Discharged Veterans
The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to shop online, (think Amazon, but only cheaper with not taxes). The target start date is Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, but you may register first. Registration begins June 1, 2017, you must call, 1-844-868-8672, after June 1 to register.
After you call the above number and give them a small amount of information, you will be told to go the following website: https://vetverify.org, to confirm that you are registered for this program. If you have any problems see the following article: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1049558/dod-opens-online-exchange-shopping-to-veterans/
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