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With a record of 5 wins and 2 losses, our team has winning percentage of .714. We are only a few point behind the first place team of Post 21 Winchester, who we beat on Friday night! http://www.leaguelineup.com/standings_baseball.asp?url=vadistrict16alb&sid=717135859 … Continue reading
Last evening, the Giles B. Cook Post 53 Officers and Executive Committee were installed by Past Department Vice-Commander Clarence “Buddy” Hartsell at the Post 53 Legion Family Installation Dinner at the Post home. Your Post 53 Officers and Executive Committee for 2015-2016 … Continue reading
Come join us for the Installation of our 2015-2016 Post, Unit, SAL Squadron Officers on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Social begins at 5:00 PM in the upstairs hall. Installations begin at 6:00 PM with dinner to follow. … Continue reading
Father’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to tell him he’s the best a day to honor and salute fathers everywhere for their love and devotion . Father’s Day is a festival to honor your father for everything … Continue reading
The dates and location have been set for the Department Golf Tournament that will be held on October 9-11, 2015 at the Bowling Green Country Club. Giles B. Cook Post 53 will be the host Post for the tournament. Please … Continue reading
As part of the American Legion’s Get Out The Vote Program, please be informed that Tuesday, June 9, 2015 is a primary election day in Virginia. Not all jurisdictions in the area will be voting so please check out the … Continue reading
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The Giles B. Cook Post 53 American Legion Baseball Team Schedule has been announced. See the link below for the schedule! Come on out and support our team! http://www.leaguelineup.com/schedules.asp?url=vadistrict16alb&sid=717135859&divisionid=630107&teamid=4399464 … Continue reading
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Giles B Cook Post 53 will be conducting our Post Officer Elections on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Post Home from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. The contested positions are for Second Vice-Commander (House Advisory Committee Chairman) and Post … Continue reading
Remember the Reason for Memorial Day Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day there’s a different between the two holidays. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of … Continue reading
Mother’s We Salute You, on Mother’s Day Mothers are important to society, without your mother, you wouldn’t be here. Mothers make us who we are and what we can become. Mothers are usually the first teachers of our children, as … Continue reading
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Summer Social Club Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 9 pm Friday 8 am – 12 pm Saturday 8 am – 11 pm … Sunday 8 am – 6 pm Please stop in and check out our lunch time … Continue reading
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This month we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Savior and the new life to Him because of His victory over sin and death. Most believers long to know a deeper place in God. There are multitudes of denominations that … Continue reading
Thank you for all our members for renewing their memberships and welcome to our new members! Job well done!
Blessings to all this Easter! Be thankful and express your gratitude by extending a helping hand to others. What our God has given you is not yours alone, but is a blessing to those you show mercy to. You are … Continue reading
Stay in touch with what’s going on at the post by “Liking” our new Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/alpost53 … Continue reading
Greetings to all American Legion; Auxiliary; and Sons of American Legion members. Thank you so much for your kind patience and understanding with me during my recent absence for by-pass surgery and recovery. It is such a great feeling to … Continue reading
Post 53 will hold our annual American legion Birthday Dinner on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the post home. All Post members and their guests are invited to attend. The social will begin at 5:00 PM with recognition of our … Continue reading
Due to the Department of Virginia Spring Conference in Virginia Beach being held on March 13-15, 2015 and the Post Leadership will be representing the Post at the Conference, the March 2015 post meeting will be rescheduled for the following … Continue reading
Larry is back home and doing well after having surgery last week. Get well cards and well wishes can be sent to: Larry Funk 381 W 11th Street Front Royal, VA 22630 … Continue reading
Due to the inclement weather, the Post Executive and General Membership Meeting on January 7 & 8, 2015 have been cancelled. All business planned for these meetings will be addressed at the February 2015 meetings.
The Post 53 Clubroom will be Closed at 12 noon on Christmas Eve and all day on Christmas Day so our employees can spend Christmas with their families.
The Post 53 Adult Christmas Party will be held at the Post Home from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please note that the Post and the Club Room will be closed after the Christmas Party.
The Post 53 Children’s Christmas Party will be held at the Post Home from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
Due to many of our officers and members being out of town, Commander Funk has cancelled our November 2014 meetings. Please contact Post Adjutant Doug Ramos if you have any questions.
Commander Lank Funk has rescheduled the Post Executive Committee Meeting from November 12, 2014 to November 19, 2014 and the General Membership Meeting from November 13, 2014 to November 20, 2014. Same meeting times.
Giles B. Cook Post 53 strongly encourages all of our members and citizens to please get out and vote on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. There are a number of Town, County, State and National issues to be decided on election … Continue reading
Updated: Oct. 25, 2014. Veterans Day is soon approaching and there are many restaurants and companies who want to thank our veterans by providing them with discounts or a free meal. To those companies offering veterans a free meal or … Continue reading
The Giles B. Cook American Legion Auxiliary Unit 53 will hold their Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Bazaar in the 2d floor hall from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Please come out and support our … Continue reading
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In 2009, Congress passed a resolution naming Sept. 16 as “American Legion Day” in honor of our organization being chartered on Sept. 16, 1919. Since then, Sept. 16 has served as “American Legion Day” in states, cities and towns throughout … Continue reading
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