WEB SITE: www.zalogapost1520.org
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MONTHLY MEETING: Monthly meeting will beEvening Tuesday APRILpm. Trustees meetings will be will be held on Tuesday held on May 9th @7:30 10TH 2007 7:30 pm. Exec. Board and on Tuesday meet on May 3rd & 17th. 16th @ 6:30 pm. NOMINATIONS FOR TRUSTEE OFFICERS HeldTrustees will evenings April 2nd and MayA special thanks to the Ladies Auxiliary for the excellent Meat Loaf dinner and desserts BY served at our meeting of March 13th,. Thank you Ladies you’re the BEST. WILL BE SU BMITTEDthey THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE AND NOMINATIONS MAY BE MADE FROM THE FLOOR AT THIS MEETING. The nominating committee is submitting the following members Nominations for Post , Vice will be accepted at the April Meeting. Nominating Committee are submitting the for office: President: officesPresident, Secretary: Bob Colucci, Treasurer : Al DeMizio, Three Year Trustees: following: Commander Harvey Martel, Vice-Comm. Mark Blank, Dennis Blais, Pete Ubrich, Adj: Pat ConJerry Perry, Bill Kearsing & Pete Damiano. nolly, Finance Al DeMizio, Serv. Off. Watts Olsiewski, Chaplain: John Rochminski, Historian: John Haviland, Sgt-@ Arms: Robert are at 1060 on 04/21/06 and our quota is may We need 35 members this meeting. MEMBERSHIP: We Doyle and Elmo Kearsing. Nominations 1088.be made off the floor at to renew so we may make our quota and we have 96 members that haven’t renewed yet. Renew NOW! Don’t put it off. I have LEGION VETERANS MEMBERSHIP: mailed letters to all that haven’t renewed and hope they will respond by renewing. Dues are 27.00 or $25.00 65 or there’s. a reason you can’tdues areplease contact lowest of most organizations. If you have a problem, please If over. Our membership renew, probably the Al DeMizio @ 459-1520 (mornings) or on Cell 495-6481. contact Al DeMizio @ 459-1520 (mornings) or on Cell 495-6481, Membership as of 3/152007 is 1127 and we still have many delinquent members.. Reg dues $28.00 65 & over $25.00 and make checks to Zaloga Post 1520 and mail to address above. If you know of a member that cannot COUNTY MEETING: will be held on May23rdplease contact PostAlbany Post 1610. All Delegates and alterpay dues because of hardship reasons or illness, @ 7:30 pm at No. Membership Chairman Al DeMizio @495nates and members are invited kept confidential. 6481. This information will be to attend. Please contact Chaplain Frank Calautti Thursday evening Aprildeceased7:30 pm at name or call the Post @459COUNTY MEETING: will be held on @ 459-1424 with sick or 26th @ members the Helderberg 1520 #977 Altamont. All Delegates and alternates should attend. Anyone needing a ride, please be at the Post Post by 6:15 pm as we leave @6:30 pm. POST WEBSITE: is up and running: www.zalogapost1520.org. Our newsletter is on the website. If you have access toof Address: Please, send us your e-mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org We . Change the internet please if you have a change of address, notify the post @459-1520 can advise you when the newsletter is on and we can eliminate mailing it. We have about 60 members that have responded. We know that thereFrank Calautti is at the Vanthe internet.Manor nursing home. Temporarily contact Al Demizio @ Chaplain are many more that are on Rensselaer 459-1520 mornings or cell 495-6481 with name of any sick or deceased member.
25 Week Club: next dinner will be held on July 29th. Music by the band Nomads. We have a few We are in for the club. Interested, call Riders Spinelli at the Post. 25 are a motorcycle rider and FOR Openingsthe process of forming a Legion Sandy at the Zaloga Post. If youWEEK DINNER DATES are A member MARCH Auxiliary SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2007. 2007 AREof the Post,3RD ANDor Sons of the Legion, please contact Al Demizio @ (Cell) 495-6481 or
Mornings at Post @459-1520. Legion Riders are a great part of the American Legion.
St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance: was an outstanding party. 250 people attended and were treated to National Commanders Visitation: Thursday April 19th @ Holiday Inn Saratoga. Tickets $25.00 pp. an excellent Corn Beef and Cabbage dinner prepared by Commander Pat Connolly and ably served by Special thanks to Our Aux Newsletter Helpers: Mary Ann Davis, Pat Mudgett, Susan McDonough, Irene Carol Connolly and her waitresses. Music by the RPM’s and the dancing by Granger, Bette Skop, Borowski, Phyllis Hier, Joan Dober, Fran VanLiew, Betty Fulton, Jean Stella, Fran the Young Irish dancers really made the party oneDick Mudgett & Harvey Martel Ann Elia and Post member of the best ever. Special thanks to Maggie McNally for bringing us the Irish dancers. They are great.
Slater’s Dummy Shell: No reply from whoever took the Shell. MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST: BY THE Zaloga Post. Let’s support this breakfast as all proceeds go to our Support our Troops program. May 13th, mark your calendar. PAT CONNOLLY—POST COMMANDER
MUSIC AT BAR & LOUNGE: FRIDAY NIGHTS AND SATURDAY NIGHTS
MEMBERSHIP — IF YOU HAVEN’T RENEWED YET, DO IT NOW!
ZALOGA POST 1520 BANNER
Support Our Troops: At the mid-winter conference hospitality room Legion members donated $315.00. A special thanks to Harvey Martel, Mark Blank, SAL Jim Williams . All their tips were donated. Pat Connolly donated 24.00 won on the monthly 50/50 drawing.
Membership is important not only to our Post but also to the state and national organizations. Each year, the number of our members and programs for veterans and communities are reported to Congress. Truly, there is strength in numbers, positively affecting proposed legislation for veterans benefits. Stand up and show your support for our veterans, as well as the men and women fighting the war on terror, by renewing your membership.
2006-2007 POST OFFICERS Commander DON PATE Vice-Cmdr: Harvey Martel Mark Blank Denis Blais Adjutant Pat Connolly Treasurer Al DeMizio Chaplain Frank Calutti Historian John Haviland Service Off. Watts Olsiewski Sgt-at-Arms Robert Doyle Elmo Kearsing Membership Al DeMizio Color Guards: Jerry Perry Harvey Martel Rich Battibulli John Thompson Mike Battibulli
“PAY YOUR DUES”
“STAY LEGION” WE ARE “VETERANS STILL SERVING AMERICA”!
Editor: Al DeMizio
BOARD OF TRUSTEES President: Al Green V-President: Bill VanAlstyne Secretary: Pat Connolly Treasurer: Al DeMizio 3 year trustee: Bill Kearsing Jerry Perry Pete Damiano 2 Year Trustee: Denis Blais Watts Olsiewski Elmo Kearsing 1 Year Trustee: Ray Haupt Don Pate Pete Ubrich
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Exec. Bd & Trustees Meet Easter Sunday Post Monthly Meeting Exec. Bd & Trustees meet National Commander’s visitation County Meeting Volunteer Recognition Ceremony Blue Star Mothers Meeting POPPY MONTH Exec. Bd & Trustee Meet Post Monthly Meeting Election of Post Officers Nomination of Corp officers Exec Bd & Trustees meet Flag Decoration County Meeting Zaloga Brothers Memorial Service Memorial Day & Parade
TAPS: William Kubizne Alfred Gabriel Julio Calautti Sick Call: Frank Calautti (Van-Rens Manor Nursing Home) Anthony Chelelli (EddyFord Nuring Home) Mike Pestiglucci
SPECIAL EVENT Captain Timothy j. Moshier 5K Run/Walk April 28, 2007 9:00am At Bethlehem Central High School Memorial Service @6:30 AM If Interested Contact: Katie Moshier 608-5268
LADIES AUXILIARY UNIT 1520
MONTHLY MEETING: will be held on Tues April 17th @7:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided by: Gloria Micare, Judith Richter, Pat Mudgett, Joanne Bishop, Ester Jasinski, Irene Borowski and Joan Dober. Kitchen supervisors will be Joane Bishop & Irene Borowski. The weather is getting better, I’m looking forward to more members participating in our meetings. Membership: Anyone who has not paid their dues should do so as soon as possible as you are now delinquent.. (Srs—$17.00, Past Pres.—$19.00, Jrs.—$7.00) Send dues to Mary Ann Davis, PO Box 11028, Albany, NY 12211. (Phone 221-0620) (Auxiliary members ONLY) Thank you to those who helped cook, bake, serve & clean up for the March Legion Birthday Party. We have received kudos on our meatloaf dinner and desserts. COUNTY MEETING: will be held at 7:30 pm on April 24th at the Helderberg Post 977 Altamont. Thank you to all those who provided gifts and participated in our March Chinese Auction, which raised $200.00 and special thanks to Judith Richter, the basket that she prepared raised an additional $175.00. Proceeds will go to the Fisher House in the name of Helen Klimek. Anyone interested in volunteering to be chairman of our Nominating Committee for 2008 Officers, please contact me at 459-8225. Nominations for new officers will be held at this April meeting and elections will be held in May. We will be conducting the Father’s Day Breakfast in June. Anyone interested in helping out, should sign up at the April or May meeting. The Junior meeting will be held on April 25th. Participants will be preparing Easter cards to be distributed to our vets at the VA. Please call Chaplain Pat Mudgett @489-7084 or Carol Connolly @ 459-8225 with name's of Auxiliary members that are sick or deceased HAPPY EASTER AND HAPPY MOTHERS DAY.
2006 AUXILIARY OFFICERS 2007
DATES TO REMEMBER APRIL: 8 17 19 24 25 13 15 28 Easter Sunday Monthly Meeting National Presidents Visit County Meeting Juniors Meeting Mother’s Day Monthly Meeting Memorial Day
President: Vice-Pres: 2nd V- Pres: Secretary: Treasurer: Chaplain Historian: Sgt@Arms: Membership:
Carol Connolly Mary Ann Davis Debbie Williams Diane McDonald Sue McDonough Pat Mudgett Kathy Hesch Donna Bennett Mary Ann Davis
Sick Call: Edna Radzyminski Gloria Allegretta Jean Stella Patricia Lind IN MEMORIUM:
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BINGO EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT 7:30 PM
$1000.00 JACKPOT—$2300.00 +50/50 & 60/40—Game verifier, Snack Bar
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 1520
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Commander Bob Myrtle Vice Cmdrs Jeff Stannard Greg Ruth Adjutant Dave Bishop Treasurer Frank Aguado Chaplain Historian Joe Lennon Sgt at Arms Bernie Horlacher Membership: Dave Bishop Color Guards Dave Bishop Jr Dan Bishop MONTHLY MEETING: TUESDAY April 10th @7:30 pm at the Post. Nominations for officers will be held at Aprils meeting. All members are encouraged to attend. Membership is at 101%. Thanks to a great job by membership Chairman Dave Bishop. Members of the SAL Squadron 1520: please make your membership checks out to SAL Squadron 1520 and not to Zaloga Post 1520. Mail to SAL Squadron 1520, 4 Everett Rd Ext, Albany, NY 12205. This is important as it eliminates the problem of you not receiving your membership card by your check going to the Post instead of the SAL. SAL Commander Bob Myrtle God Bless America and it’s Citizens