American Legion Post #217

Kathy Carr
Contributing Reporter
The Legion invites all members and their guests to come in and enjoy some of the activities that we have available weekly.  On Wednesday's we have Cornhole at 6:00pm.  On Wednesday at 1:00pm is Pitch.  Starting Feb 1, pitch will be on Friday's  as well as Wednesday! On Thursday's at 6:00pm is Shuffleboard.  
On Friday's it’s Hillbilly Bingo at 6:00pm.  On Saturday's, there is free pool all day.  On Wednesday's and Friday there are Happy Hour specials from 3-6:00pm.  Ladies have Happy Hour specials all day on Friday's from 3-close.   All activities on these days are open to our members, guests and the public.  
TACO TUESDAYS iare back at the Legion from 11-4:30pm on February 1 and 15.   There will also be a band!  Come on out and enjoy your day with great food and music! 
The Legion takes all necessary precautions regarding the coronavirus to give our members and guests a safe environment.  If you are not feeling well or have been advised to quarantine, please refrain from coming in. 
Mark your calendars and come out  and enjoy a Blues Jam session on every Thursday of the month!  Good music and a good time!
Shooting sports would like everyone to know that as long as the weather is above 40 degrees, they will shoot on Thursday's at 3:00pm.
Shooting sports is sponsoring another Gun Show on January 28 from 12-6:00pm and January 29 from 8-4:00pm.  If interested in renting tables call George Boddy at (660) 223-2082 or Jim Jones at (573) 280-6561.  Cost is $5 to get into the show. Children under 12 are free. 
The American Legion will be open for the Chiefs playoff games.   Come on out and cheer the CHIEFS  to a win while enjoying the game!  Snacks appreciated!    
Mark your  Calendar for February 25 for our Ladies Auxiliary annual Mardi Gras Shrimp Boil  which includes gumbo and a dessert and dance.  4-7:00pm dinner will be served and 7-10:00pm the band Honky Tonk Heroes will be playing!   Cost will be $13.  Come on out for a good time! 
Cornhole results: 
1st:    Shaun & Lewis
2nd:   Mike W. & Herb
Pitch results:
1st:     Rush & Rick
2nd:    Gene & Fred
1st:   David & Steve
2nd:  Judy & Gene
1st:  James & Jim
Thanks to everyone that came out for Hillbilly Bingo!  Lots of fun!  Congrats to all  of the winners!  Join us every Friday at 6:00pm! 
The American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary meet on the 2nd Monday of the month.   The Sons of the American Legion meet on the 4th Monday of the month.  The Legion Riders meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month.  Come on out and see what's happening and how you can help! 
If any Veterans need help, remember that we have Jim Burris on hand to help you with your benefits or concerns.   You may contact Jim at (573) 305-4308.  
A reminder that the Legion has a great hall & kitchen available to rent.  Please do not hesitate to give them at call at (660) 438-6928. 
Come on out and enjoy your post.   Without our members & community support with our dinners, dances and activities, we would not be able to help our Veterans and give to our communities different charities.  Thank you to those that do come out and generously give their time and support in all that we do!  
Think that’s it!  
Thanks and have a good week!