Any Veteran who served one day of active duty since December 7, 1941 can now join the American Legion. There are approximately 1,000 eligible Veterans in Bourbon County. Invite an eligible relative, friend or neighbor to join the American Legion. Call me at 620-215-1688 if you need membership applications. I’ll deliver the membership applications to you or provide me with their contact information and I’ll complete the membership process for you.
Our membership is currently at 61 new or renewed members for the 2021 Legon year. Our new membership goal is 92 and we are at 66.3% of our goal.
We are EIGHT members short of making the Early Bird award deadline on September 15. If you have not yet renewed, please consider doing so now! Help your Post earn this membership award.
You can renew online at www.legion.org. Just follow the prompts to renew. Have your membership card handy as you will need your membership number to renew. It’s quick, safe and secure. Your new membership card will be mailed out to you as soon as the Post Adjutant receives confirmation of your renewal, usually within 24 hours.
You can also mail in your dues to Fort Scott American Legion Post 25. PO Box 25. Fort Scott. 66701.
If you call me at 620.215.1688 , I’ll meet with you to pick up your dues.
New members also count towards our membership goal.
Membership is the first benchmark that must be met to earn other American Legion awards such as the Post Excellence Awards. Please help your Post by renewing your membership.
SEPTEMBER MEETING DATES
Thursday. September 10. American Legion Unit 25 Auxiliary meets in Memorial Hall at 6 PM.
Thursday. September 10. Post 25 Combined Color Guard meets in Memorial Hall at 7 PM. Membership in the Color Guard is open to any current member of the American Legion, Auxiliary or Sons of American Legion. Call Darrell Spencer at 620-224-6720 for more information on joining the Post 25 Color Guard or just show up at the meeting.
Monday. September 14. American Legion Post 25 and Sons Squadron 25 meets in Memorial Hall at 7 PM, with a meet and greet starting at 6:30 pm.
Saturday. September 26. American Legion Riders Chapter 25 meets in Memorial Hall at 10 AM.
Remember that Post 25 is member driven. Please share any suggestions with me or any Executive Committee member.
Carl Jowers. Post 25 Commander