Thirteenth Annual Military Ball/Post Commanders Night

The Thirteenth Annual Military Ball/ Post Commanders Night will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the Leonard's "La Dolce Vita", 555 Northern Blvd., Great Neck NY 11021 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event begins with a cocktail hour with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, followed by a full course meal. With unlimited brand name liquor and music for your listening and dancing pleasure.

A ticket is $50 per person. The cutoff date to attend this event is February 1, 2020. Make checks payable to Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, earmarked: Military Ball. There will be the usual Pageant. The Auxiliary is invited to bring Their Colors and Parade with the Post. Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion Members, please contact the Post via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or via phone: 516-521-6989 for more information about this event.

Veterans Day Ceremony 2019

Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion will be conducting their annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019, at the Merrick's Veteran Memorial Park starting at 10:30 a.m. Merrick's Veteran Memorial Park is located at the corner of Merrick Avenue and Lee Avenue, which is across the street from the Camp Avenue Elementary School (the Park's address is: 1580 Little Whaleneck Road, Merrick, NY 11566). We encourage our Post members, veterans, members of the public and especially Merrick residents to attend this event.

Free CPR/AED course at our Post

Dear Post and Auxiliary members, veterans and Merrick Residents,

The Post is setting up a CPR/AED course for certification on the use of a Defibrillator at our Post. The course is a 2.5 hour course, that is free, and we would like to have it on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. If you would like to attend please call 516-521-6989, to hold you spot for this important event. It is recommended that representatives from the Post, Auxiliary and the Merrick Dance studio send members to this course, to get your certification on how to use the Defibrillator. This event is sponored by the North Merrick Fire Department in conjunction with the Robbiel Levine Foundation.  Veterans and Merrick Residents are also free to join us at this event. Thank you.

Boys State Update 8-26-2019

I have invited the boys we sponored for Boys State to visit our next meeting in September.  The purpose of the visit is to share their experiences with us and provide feedback so that we can improve our selection process going forward.  Connor Andrews and Marc Eayadi have confirmed attendance and I continue to work to contact Tom Frank.

Frank D. Pedagno, Second Vice Commander