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Thank You Care to Knit

On Wednesday, January 3, Ines Basso Glick , the Founder and Executive Director of Care to Knit, served as Guest Speaker at the monthly meeting of Manhasset American Legion Post 304.  Care to Knit has been a long-time friend of … Continue reading

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Thank You for Making the Holidays Brighter for Our Veterans

The chill in the air on December 2nd was no competition for the warmth in the hearts of all who participated in the fundraising, shopping, and wrapping of gifts for the veterans at the Northport VA Medical Center.  The request … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America was a spectacular event this year that started long before Saturday, December 16.  Harry Rathsam has been the Volunteer Coordinator for Long Island National Cemetery since the beginning of the program in 2006.  It happened quite accidentally … Continue reading

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Holiday Luncheon

Members of the Manhasset American Legion Auxiliary were joined by several friends at the annual holiday luncheon on December 15th at the Jolly Fisherman in Roslyn.  Members donated mittens, scarves and hats to the children of veterans at the Northport … Continue reading

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Stand Down

On November 21st, a Stand Down was held at the Freeport Armory to assist homeless and struggling veterans.  Members of the Manhasset American Legion Auxiliary attended and were joined by members of the St. Mary’s Columbiettes.  Prior to the Stand … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

The American Legion held its annual Veterans Day Parade on Plandome Road and marched to Mary Jane Davies Park for the ceremony.  Manhasset residents and the American Legion Auxiliary attended the service and then joined the American Legion at the … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

An enjoyable evening was had by all on October 7th when we celebrated our annual Oktoberfest.

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September Meeting

On Wednesday, September 20, Manhasset American Legion Auxiliary Unit 304 held its monthly meeting.  It began with a tribute to two very long-standing members who passed away recently, Kahdi Miller and June Mackey.  Kahdi was a member for 21 years … Continue reading

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Poppy Drive

We thank all who helped to make this year’s Poppy Drive a success.  All proceeds from poppy donations are used to assist our veterans and our active military. Vice President and Treasurer, Elizabeth Parrella, distributing poppies before the Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parade

The Memorial Day Parade which is sponsored by the American Legion annually in Manhasset took place as scheduled.  Following the Parade, a memorial service was held, wreaths were placed at monuments, the names of those veterans who have died during … Continue reading

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