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HELP MAKE THE HOLIDAYS BRIGHTER FOR OUR VETERANS

For several years the American Legion Auxiliary has reached out to you for help in spreading holiday cheer to our veterans residing at the Northport VA Medical Center.  Your response has consistently overwhelmed us and last year we prepared and … Continue reading

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American Legion Auxiliary Turns 100 Years Old

Unit 304 is happy to announce that November 10, 2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary.  Our milestone celebration comes a few months after The American Legion celebrated its centennial in March. The American Legion was founded after … Continue reading

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Empire Girls State Citizens Attend Meeting of Unit 304

Four of the six young women who represented Manhasset Unit 304 at Empire Girls State this year attended the meeting held by Unit 304 on September 17th.  Each of them spoke of their experiences during the week spent at Brockport … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

A Memorial Service is held on a rotating basis in a Church in Manhasset each year on the Sunday before Memorial Day. Members of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary participated together with members of the Congregational Church in … Continue reading

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Support of Our Veterans – Welcome Baby Tea

The Junior Auxiliary worked with our senior members to create 26 Diaper Cakes and 32 wash cloth Teddy Bears for the “Welcome Baby Tea” held for 24 female veterans who had just given birth or were due to give birth … Continue reading

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Junior American Legion Auxiliary

Unit 304 proudly announces the formation of its Junior Auxiliary.  Girls from birth to the end of their 17th year may become members if they meet the organization’s criteria.  The girls assist the American Legion Auxiliary with projects, elect their … Continue reading

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Empire Girls State Citizens Leave for Brockport

An excited group of young women who were honored at our Memorial Day Ceremony left from the Williston Post this morning to begin their week-long adventure at Empire Girls State.  President Pat O’Brien and Vice President and Treasurer Elizabeth Parrella … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parade

The American Legion Auxiliary members joined the American Legion in commemorating Memorial Day by marching and riding in the Parade and participating in the ceremony at the Manhasset High School afterwards.  Thank you to everyone who volunteered the use of … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend Church Service

On Sunday, May 27, members of American Legion Post 304 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 304 were invited to share Sunday morning services with the congregation of  Church of Our Savior Lutheran.  The Pastor and members were very welcoming and … Continue reading

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Poppies

The weekend of May 19th and the days leading up to the Memorial Day Parade were busily  filled with the distribution of Poppies.  Two members who continue to be outstanding in their efforts are unofficially dubbed Unit 304’s “Poppy Queens.”  … Continue reading

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