This will be busy spring and
summer with The S.A.L. Veterans Dinner and our Blue Star Banner
Presentation on May 13th
at Post 16, The Decoration of Graves, Memorial Day Parade &
Services in May; as well as Flag Day, and the nomination and
election of officers for the 2018 year which commences on July
Our 2018 begins July 1st
2017. Please pay your dues as soon as possible.
Welcome New Members & Transfers:
A. Coyle, Donald
M. Finch, Richard G. Parkins, and Scott H. Savary, Victor S.
E. Bourque, Timothy Clegg, Russell Constantine, and Mike
GOOD OF THE LEGION
Post 16 members are encouraged to join in Post activities. The
American Legion’s success depends entirely on active
membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization
belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it
Memorial Day Schedule
The schedule for Memorial Day May 30th is as
Assembly at Post 6:30 AM
White Hills FD 7:00 AM
Shelton Police 7:20 AM
River Walk 7:50 AM
Parade Muster 8:10 AM
Post Ceremonies 11:30 AM
A Veterans Dinner and Blue
Star Banner Presentations at Post 16 May 13th,
The Decoration of Graves, , Memorial Day Parade & Services
in May, as well as Flag Day, and the nomination and election of
officers for the 2018 year which commences on July 1st,
Post Summer Outing August 6th
Post 16 Family Members will be taking part in the Stadium Stair
Climb to benefit Homes for the Brave on September 23rd
Comrade John Mills 50 years of continuous service
Comrade Joel Oleynik 70 years of continuous service.
The following members have been transferred to Post
Everlasting: Anthony Dinice, Russell Gamble, Steven Fillmore,
and Francis Mayo.
Spring cleaning is on going in preparation for a busy summer.
The State Oratorical Contest
was conducted on Saturday March 4th. Deloshene
Krishaestittambalam was our representative and she took 2nd
place in the state. This is her Junior year in High School and
each year she has been working her way closer to 1st
we are looking forward to her Senior year.
Post 16 is
seeking Boys State Sponsors. Anyone that knows of a potential
sponsor, please contact the post.
promptly at 7:00PM on the second Tuesday of the month at
Sutter Terlizzi American Legion Post 16.
We will be selling
Mother's Day Plants and Flowers on Friday May 12 and Saturday
May 13 at Post 16.
Unit 16 will be
holding a bake sale in May at the Post 16 Canteen.
will be held in June. Please make it a point to attend this
If anyone hasn’t
paid their dues please do so A.S.A.P. since the 2016-2017 year
is soon to close. Don’t let your membership lapse.
The Unit will again
be sponsoring young ladies for Girl's State. We are preparing
for the selection process.
are available on line and at the high school.
We need help with
poppies if anyone is interested in helping please attend our
Our Chili Bake-Off contest Super
Bowl Party was very successful. Everyone had a great time and
I thank all of you that attended and volunteered.
On Saturday May 13th
at 5PM our squadron is hosting a dinner for all Shelton
Veterans and American Legion Post 16 Veterans as a way for us
to say thank you for what they have done for our nation.
We are in the process of planning
renovations to the hot dog shed in April. The horseshoe season
runs May thru September on Monday and Wednesday evenings. If
you would like to volunteer, please contact Alan Kennedy.
The Annual Sons Picnic will be
held Saturday, June 10th 10AM to 5PM. Donation of
$25 until June 9th and $30 at the door. Menu
includes; bacon and egg sandwiches, liver bacon and onion
sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, chicken, roast pig, clams,
baked beans, corn-on-the-cob, salads, watermelon, beer, soda
Our present membership stands at
110 but there are still members that have not renewed. We
would appreciate your prompt attention to this matter,if you
have not already paid yet.
I take this opportunity to thank
all of you for supporting our squadron. Remember on Memorial
Day, May 29th., to honor the service and memory of
those who have defended our nation. May you and your family
enjoy the summer.
Alan Kennedy, Commander