Hanner-Sharp Post 129


Post Notes – September 23, 2021

  1. Save the Date:  Our next meeting is Thursday, October 7th , 1800, Roy Meeting Room.  Guest Speaker will be Paul Priegel, Stillwater Airport Manager.
  1. Nothing to do on September 25th – this Saturday.  Chuck Wagons 4 Heroes along with Wounded Veterans of Oklahoma is hosting an auction and lunch (meal, desert and drink) at the Payne County Expo Center.   Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for children 6-12.  Tickets available at gate.   Active military, Veterans and children under 5 FREE!!  Flag Presentation at 1145; Lunch at 1200 (while food lasts); Auction at 1230.
  1. The Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame is sponsoring the Oklahoma Veterans Film Competition.  If you would like to be interviewed about your military experiences, give me a call (405-372-7262) so I can put your name on a list for a potential interview.  Time frame for the interview is now through November 11th.  You will be interviewed by Career Tech students who will be making the film.
  1. Getting tired of receiving those membership renewal envelopes?  Stop by the office with your $40 membership dues or mail the membership dues to me (P.O. Box 192, Stillwater, OK 74076).  You can also pay by using the legion.org web site.
  1. The Pancake Breakfast is only a month away.  If you have tickets, now is the time to get them sold.  If you need more, stop by the office to get more.
  1. There will be an Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday, September 29th at 1800, Roy Meeting Room.  There is no requirement for Legion members to attend, but it is an open meeting.  If you wish to attend, you will be welcomed.
  1. The Red Cross needs blood.  If you can, make an appointment by going to redcrossblood.org, put in your zip code and choose the place and time most convenient to you.
  1. Next week I’ll be sending out a notice for specific workday days.  The upstairs, including the kitchen, and downstairs meeting room and kitchen needs to be cleaned up before the Pancake Breakfast.  If you can help out it would be greatly appreciated.
  1. Saturday, October 23rd is the date of the Pancake Breakfast.  Save the date!!  If able, all Post members should be here working the breakfast.  Sign-up for specific duties and times.

Good health and happiness,

Richard S. Opdyke, Adjutant