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MEET THOSE WE SUPPORT

Unit 304 was privileged to support the US Army’s 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion during their deployment in Afghanistan.  Thanks to the additional generosity of our Manhasset friends, we supplied them with both essential items and goodies that reminded them … Continue reading

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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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STAND DOWN

As is customary among the Nassau County American Legion Family, a Stand Down was held for veterans just prior to Thanksgiving.  The purpose is to provide food, clothing and information to struggling and homeless veterans on Long Island.  This was … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Celebration

Pictures from 100th Anniversary Celebration November 16, 2019 Auxiliary Junior Members (in blue t-shirts) with senior members (flag scarves), receiving certificates of recognition from NY State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso (left center) and Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Veronica Lurvey (right center), … Continue reading

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OKTOBERFEST

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary were joined by the American Legion and friends for an afternoon celebrating both Oktoberfest and the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion Auxiliary.  We all agreed we need to have this much fun more … 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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