Merrick Street Fair 2018

Dear Post members, our post will participate in the year’s Merrick Street Fair (Merrick Fall Festival) sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce, which will be held on September 15th and 16th of 2018, at the Merrick Avenue, in Merrick. Post members will be there from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on both days. Post members please come out to this event and help us raise fund for veterans. Thank you.

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Installation of Post Officers 2018-2019 AL Year

The Nassau County Commander, Robert Guarneri 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 14, 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.

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Annual Legislative Breakfast


Dear Reader, the following correspondence is from Nassau County American Legion, Legislative Chairman, Andrew W. Booth, concerning the Annual Legislative Breakfast. Courtesy of Andrew W. Booth and the Nassau County American Legion.
To: All Post and Legionaries

From: Legislative Chairman

Subject: Annual Legislative Breakfast

The Nassau County American Legion's Annual Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Massapequa Post 1066, 66 Veterans Boulevard, Massapequa, New York 11758 at 9:30 a.m.

This is a working breakfast - a continental breakfast will be served. Cost will be $15.00 person. Please donate a bottle of wine and liquor to be raffled off at the breakfast to help defer the cost of the breakfast.

All local and state legislators representing Nassau County have been invited to address the attendees on issues and legislation concerning the American veterans. The Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion and Legion Riders are also invited to attend. (The Legion Family)

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Department Family Testimonial Dinner

Dear Reader, the following correspondence is from Department Family Testimonial Dinner Chairman, Frank Colon.

July 22, 2018

To: Post Commanders, Auxiliary Unit Presidents, S.A.L. Squadron Commanders, Past County Commanders, County Staff

Subject: Nassau County American Family Testimonial Dinner and Dance

On Thursday evening, September 13, 2018, the Nassau County American Legion Family will be honoring the Department Commander, the Department Auxiliary President, and Department Detachment Commander with a Testimonial Dinner and Dance. This Testimonial Dinner will be our way of showing that Nassau County is the Empire County of the Empire State.

The Testimonial Dinner and Dance will take place at the Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, New York 11552. Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 11:00 p.m. There will be a dinner with all the trimmings, cake and coffee, beer, wine and soda. There will be music for your listening and dancing pleasure.

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