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Veterans Day Ceremony 2022

Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion is planning to have their Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 11, 2022, 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. Post and Auxiliary members should gather at the park starting at 10:00 a.m. Thank you.

Veterans Day Mass for Veterans 2022

On Sunday, November 6, 2022, there will be a Veterans Day Mass for Veterans and Auxiliary members at the Cure of Ars, Roman Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m. Post and Auxiliary members should meet at the church starting at 11:00 a.m. All veterans, widows of veterans and the public are welcome. American Legion members please dress in full American Legion dress code. Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion will be presenting their colors at this church mass. Support our troops and veterans with your presence at this function. The Cure of Ars Roman Catholic Church is located at 2323 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566.

Merrick Street Fair 2022

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 October 22nd and 23rd of 2022, at Merrick Avenue, in Merrick. Post members will be there from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days. Post members please come out to this event and help us raise fund for veterans. Thank you.

Nassau County American Legion Family Dinner Dance 2022

Dear Merrick Post 1282 Legionnaires

On Thursday evening, September 15, 2022, the Nassau County American Legion Family will be honoring the Department Commander, the Department Auxiliary President, and the 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 Edwin Welch, Jr. Post 1132 located at 2301 Penatiquit Avenue, Seaford, Ny 11783. Festivities will begin at 6:30 PM and conclude at 11:00 PM. There will be a buffet dinner, including beer, wine, soda and cake and coffee. A CASH BAR for liquor will be available. Music by our own John Weber will be available for your listening and dancing pleasure. MAXIMUM amount of EIGHT (8) people per table.

The donation to this affair is $60.00 per person. As usual, Merrick post 1282 will pay half of this amount, $30.00 for each Post member and their spouse who attends.

To get this discount, your dues must be current! Please make your checks payable to Merrick Post 1282, American Legion for $30.00 per member, or $60.00 per member and spouse, and send them to our Post before August 28, 2022.

This affair is usually well attended and most people have a GREAT TIME!

Note: Just in - The post will pay half of the $60.00 entry fee for this event for any Auxiliary Merrick Unit 1282 Auxiliary member.  This means that the Auxiliary Merrick Unit 1282 Auxiliary member fee for this event is $30.00.  If an auxiliary members' husband wants to go to this event and is not a Post member, they have to pay the full $60.00.  Please make your checks payable to Merrick Post 1282, American Legion for $30.00 per auxiliary member and send them to our Post before August 28, 2022.  Courtesy of the Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion members.