Calendar

2017-2018

Program and Events

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Please send Legion calendar events to the Post Commander as soon as possible for posting!

As a minimum, include the information as indicated below

Who, What, When, Where and Why

Weekly and Recurring events!

Calendar of Events Below!

Please call ahead to confirm recurring weekly events!

See our Facebook page for the latest information!

https://www.facebook.com/SabattusALPost135

or Call:  (207) 375-4058 Leave a message.

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

Monthly - Sabattus Legion Breakfast

1st Sunday of the Month from 7:30 – 10:00 am

See Calendar below for dates!

No breakfast

Jan, July, Aug and Sep

 

 

Available for

Hall Rentals

7 days a Week!

 

Weekly - Cribbage Tournament

Click Here to See Photos!

Every Tuesday, call ahead, Doors open at 6:00 pm

Post is open for Membership as well during Cribbage Tournament!

Everyone Welcome!  FMI:  Gordon Smith or Call the post phone number! (Leave Message)

 

 

Available for

Hall Rentals

7 days a Week!

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

Available for

Hall Rentals

7 days a Week!

 

Weekly - Sabattus Legion Hall Open on Friday Nights!

 Every Friday Night from 6:00 – 10:00 pm

As well as for public events listed on the calendar!

 

 

 

 

Available for

Hall Rentals

7 days a Week!

Pricing Information

For Legion Hall

Is on our

Webpage!

 

*ORANGE = LEGION NATIONAL Events!

*BLUE =   LEGION DEPARTMENT Events!

* GREEN = LEGION BREAKFASTS!

*PURPLE = EVENTS at OTHER LEGION POSTS IN OUR AREA!

Future Events!

Date/Day

Time

Location

Event Details and

for More Information (FMI)

 

3 Dec 2017

Sunday

 

Last Breakfast

of the

Until

February 2018

 

Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

Community Members Welcome!

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

 

Sabattus Legion

Scholarship Breakfast

 

Cost:  Adults $8

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

FMI:  Don Caron

December 2017

Saturday

1:00 pm

Sabattus Legion Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Christmas Party

(Children 10 and Under)

Sign up at the Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Contact Joan Caron

 

Dec 2017

Friday

 

7:00 pm

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

 

 

Christmas Party

“Adult Members Only”

 

Gift Exchange

 

Pot Luck

Bring your favorite Dish!

 

Deadline for Christmas Basket Items 1 Dec

 

 

 

 

 

THERE IS NO BREAKFAST IN JANUARY

SEE YOU IN FEB

Happy New Year 2018!

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Conventions

 

 

Minneapolis, Minnesota - August 24 - 30, 2018

 99th Annual National Convention of The American Legion

 

 

Indianapolis, Indiana - August 23 - 29, 2019

100th Convention

 100th birthday of The American Legion

 

See the Post Service Officer to Purchase

100th Anniversary Pins($10) and Coins ($10)

Proceeds go to Boys State and the Centennial Celebration

 

 

Louisville, Kentucky- August 28 - September 3, 2020

 

Make plans

to

Attend

a

National Convention!

 

Let’s have a big

Group for Indy

For the

100th Birthday of the Legion!

Past Events

 

Date/Day

Time

Location

Event Details and

for More Information (FMI)

 

17 Nov 2017

Friday

 

7:00 pm

Doors Open

At 6:30 pm

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turkey Raffle

 

Drawings from Raffle Tickets you

Received in the mail!

 

Please send in your raffle ticket

with your donation

to be eligible for the drawing!

 

More tickets will be sold at the

Sabattus Credit Union!

 

Bring Dollar Bills to the Post

We Spin the Wheel!

Additional Chances to win

10-12 lb Turkeys!

 

Also deadline for bringing in

Items for the Thanksgiving Baskets!

 

FMI:  Don Label

5 Nov 2017

Sunday

 

 

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

Community Members Welcome!

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Sabattus Legion

Scholarship Breakfast

 

Cost:  Adults $8

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

FMI:  Don Caron

 

18 Oct 2017

Wednesday

 

6:00 pm

 

Legion Hall

 

 

 

See Flyer

FMI: Jen Caron

1 Oct 2017

Sunday

 

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

Community Members Welcome!

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Sabattus Legion

Scholarship Breakfast

 

Cost:  Adults $8

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

FMI:  Don Caron

28-30 Sep 2017

Thur-Sat

 

 

National Commander’s Banquet at Sanford Post 19

 

 

 

 

 

National Commander

Denise Rohan

Visits Maine

 

1st Female

Commander

Of the

American Legion

17 Sep 2017

Saturday

All Day

 

Mechanic Falls and Gray Posts

 

 

 

 

 

Department Fall Conference

 

Mechanic Falls Post

Legion Conference

 

Gray Post

Auxiliary Conference

 

BBQ  at Gray Post

with

The

Auxiliary

National

President

15 Sep 2017

Friday

 

1400 hours

Department HQ

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POW MIA Memorial

Groundbreaking

23 Sep 2017

Saturday

 

American Legion Post

 

Sock Hop!

 

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POC:  Jen Caron

26 August 2017

0800

 

1st Annual

Legion Riders

Poker Run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Joe Michaud

August 18- 24, 2017

 

98th Annual American Legion National Convention!

Reno Nevada

 

 

 

 

Contact Department

HQ for More Details!

 

 

Sign up at Department to be

Be a Delegate!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POC:  Department Adjutant

July 3, 2017

7:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Flag Ceremony

Lewiston

Maine

 

FMI:  Amedeo Lauria

June 16-18 2017

 

 

Spectacular Events Center – Bangor Maine

 

family

 

 

Department Commander – Randy Kluj

 

 

Department Service Office and Kelly (Mulcahy) Ela, Post 155 Naples, PSO of the Year!

 

 

American Legion

Department of Maine

State Convention

 

Contact Department

Headquarters

For

More

Details

 

Sign up at the Post

To be

A

Post Delegate to Convention

 

POC:  Department Adjutant

June 14, 2017

Wednesday

6:00 PM

Legion Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flag Day Ceremony

To Include

Dignified Disposal of Worn out Flags

 

Legionnaires

Community Members

Scouts

 

Light Refreshments

 

Free Hot Dog Dinner!

 

FMI: Amedeo Lauria, PSO

 

June 14, 2017

Wednesday

 

 

Breakfast

0915

 

Ceremony

1015

 

Carrie Ricker Elementary School

 

 

 

 

 

Flag Day at Carrie Ricker

Elementary School

 

Free Veterans Breakfast at 0915

 

FMI:  Amedeo Lauria

June 9, 2017

Friday

0900-1000

 

Carrie Ricker Elementary School

 

 

 

Flag Folding Class

Primary Students

3rd Grade Classes

 

FMI:  Amedeo Lauria

 

4 June 2017

Sunday

 

Last Breakfast

of the

Season

 

Don’t miss it!

 

Next Breakfast

Is

1st Sunday

In

October 2017!

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

Community Members Welcome!

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Sabattus Legion

Scholarship Breakfast

 

Cost:  Adults $7

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

FMI:  Don Caron

29 May 2017

Monday

 

Memorial

Day

 

1100 hours

Until

Completion

 

2017 Sabattus Memorial Day Parade

Sabattus War Memorial

 

 

 

Units form up at the

Legion Post @ 1030!

 

There will be patriotic

Music and Singing

By the

Band and Students

Of Oak Hill High School

 

FMI:  Contact Ron Caron

29 May 2017

Monday

 

Memorial

Day

8:00 am

To

Compl

 

Registration

7:00 am

 

Starts and Ends at the Sabattus American Legion Post!

 

 

 

VETERANS 5K RUN/WALK

 

In honor of Memorial Day if you wear a pin, picture, clothing or nametag of a fallen hero, friend, mom, dad, child or a loved one you miss, we will deduct $5.00 from your registration.

 

Medals will be presented for all 1st place finishers in each age group and prizes will be raffled off at the very end. FMI call Jim at 576-2920. 

 

Proceeds go toward: Local Scholarship Program, Boys State Program, Oratorical Program, Blue Star Banner Program, Flag Day Program, Christmas Packages to local Servicemembers and Upkeep of the Legion Hall.

 

Sabattus Legion Memorial Day 5K run/walk

 

Members of the Community

Are invited

To

Run!

 

 

Cost is $20.00 for adults,

 

$15.00 for 16 years of age and under.

 

FMI:  Contact Jim Rancourt

26 May 2017

Friday

 

 

 

1000 hrs

 

Meet at Pleasant Hill Cemetery

New Time -  now 1000 hours

 

Tyler Carpenter, 9, a 4th grader at Riverview Charter School, places an American flag on one of the graves at the Beaufort National Cemetery on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Beaufort. This is the second year that the 4th and 5th graders at Riverview Charter School have come out to place flags on the graves at the Beaufort National Cemetery before Memorial Day. Local schools community service groups and private families come out every year to place the flags. "If someone wants to help out with before Memorial Day, we will always be able to find something for them to do," Patricia Simmons, program assistant with the Beaufort National Cemetery said. "The number of people who want to help has grown every year." To find out more information about how you can volunteer your time at the Beaufort National Cemetery call Patricia Simmons at 843-524-3925.

 

 

Sabattus Middle School Students

 

Placing Flags on Veterans Graves

In Local Cemeteries

IHO Memorial Day

 

FMI:  Contact Ron Caron

20 May 2010

Saturday

 

American Legion Post

Local Cemeteries

 

 

Flag Placing by

Elementary School

Children

 

FMI:  Ron and Jen Caron

20 May 2010

Saturday

 

 

Start at Sabattus Legion Post

 

Sabattus Legion Riders

 

Motorcycle Ride

 

POC Don Caron

20 May 2017

Saturday

 

 

 

Need volunteers

For

Setup

On May 19th

0900

To

1500

Sabattus Legion Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indoor Flea Market

 

15 Tables of Treasures!

 

Refreshments

 

FMI:  Denise Michaud

7 May 2017

Sunday

 

 

Don’t miss it!

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Legion Breakfast

Cost:

Adults $7

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Don Caron

April 30, 2017

Sunday

2:00 pm

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

Community is welcome to attend!

 

 

Photo Information

 

2017-2018 Legion Auxiliary Officers: (L-R) Front row: Teresa Bradford (Secretary/Treasurer) Denise Michaud (Vice Pres.), Jen Caron (President), Debra Devoe (Chaplain), Joan Caron (Vice Pres.) Joan Caron Fournier (Sgt. at Arms)

 

2017-2018  Legion Officers:  (L-R) Back row:  Amedeo Lauria (Service Officer) Gordon Smith(Historian) Joseph Michaud (1st Vice Commander) Donald Caron (Commander), Anthony C. (Finance Officer), Jim Rancourt (Adjutant), Harvey Moses(Sgt. at Arms), David Devoe (Chaplain)

 

Not pictured:  Joseph Tetreault (2nd Vice Commander)

 

 

 

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 6, 2017

 

# # # #

 

SABATTUS AMERICAN LEGION HOLDS ANNUAL INSTALLATION

LEGION POST AND AUXILIARY UNIT OFFICERS FOR 2017-2018

 

SABATTUS, ME - The installation began with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the recognition of the POW-MIA chair prominently displayed at the front of the meeting room. The empty chair honors those who are not present by reason of being missing since their time in war.

 

The first event of the day was the installation of the Legion Auxiliary Officers for 2017-2018.  The officers were installed by the Installing Officer, Michelle McCrea.

Each officer was presented with a pin and sash that signifies the office of their appointment.

 

The following officers were installed to the Harry J. Conway Post 135 Auxiliary:

Jen Caron, President – The unit president is an able and qualified leader: she represents the Auxiliary in her community, and its success or failure depends largely upon her. She acts in a supervisory capacity, is familiar with the duties of all officers and committee chairmen and encourages and inspires them in their work. It is the responsibility of the President to see that all offices are supplied with all available information and material from Department and National Headquarters for efficient promotion of their various activities. The Unit President has many duties. She presides at all meetings of the Unit and the Unit Executive Committee; requires strict adherence to the Constitution, Bylaws and rule and regulations established by the National and Department Convention, National and Department Executive Committees and the Unit itself; appoints members of standing committees and creates such other committees as are necessary; appoints all non-elected officers, and performs all duties which are assigned to her office.

 

Vice President Joan Caron and Vice President Denise Michaud - The Vice Presidents are given the responsibility, with the President, for complete development of the Unit program. The Vice-Presidents are prepared to preside at meetings in the absence of the President.

 

Secretary/Treasurer Theresa Bradshaw, The duties of the Unit Secretary are administrative, and she occupies a pivotal position around which all the activities of the Unit revolve; she is efficient and well-informed on all phases of the Unit, Department and National activities and requirements and is capable of giving authentic information on organization matters. As secretary she makes a record of all business transacted at each meeting and of the executive board and presents her minutes for approval at the next meeting.  Her additional duties as unit treasurer are to handle all Unit funds, collect dues from members and make remittances of Department and National dues and special funds to Department Headquarters monthly.  An efficient Unit Treasurer is essential to the smooth functioning of the Unit.

 

Chaplain, Debra Devoe - The duties of the Unit Chaplain are to pronounce the invocation and the benediction at Auxiliary meetings as well as to perform such other acts as would fall within the realm of her office as the spiritual leader of the Unit. She conducts the memorial service when such is needed in her Unit. As the Auxiliary is composed of women of different creeds and faith, she must be a woman of tolerance and sympathy toward all.

 

Sergeant At Arms, Joan Fournier - the Sergeant-at-Arms is responsible for keeping order at Unit meetings, for the advancement and retirement of the Unit colors and their proper care, and for such other duties as may be assigned to her by the Unit President.

 

After the installation of the Auxiliary Officers, Ron Caron, was present to lead the installation of Legion officers.  He is a member, and former Post Commander, of the Sabattus post. He also holds a key position as the American Legion Department of Maine Historian.  He was assisted in the installation by Steve Caron, Past Post Adjutant who acted as his Installation Sergeant-at Arms and David Devoe, Post Chaplain, acted as Installation Chaplain.

The Installing Officer gave the job description for each position, and explained the importance of each of their contributions will make to the success of the post. Each new officer was brought forward by the Sergeant-at Arms as Caron read their off their responsibilities and congratulated them on the appointment with a salute and firm handshake.

 

The 2017-2018 Sabattus Harry J Conway American Legion Post 135 officers are:

Donald Caron is the new Post Commander.  As such, he is responsible for the overall operation of the Post including supervising the duties of all other Post officers and activities to ensure that they meet the highest standards and fulfill the tenants of The American Legion.

 

Joseph Michaud is the newly appointed 1st Vice Commander. As such he is responsible for membership.

 

Joseph Tetreault is the newly appointed 2nd Vice Commander. He is responsible for assisting the Post Commander with all duties and is key with regard to patriotic observances, developing Post activities.

James Rancourt is the re-appointed Adjutant. He is responsible for the administrative aspects of the Post and should be concerned with the overall effectiveness of Post activities and reporting to Department the activities and events of the post.

 

Anthony “Tony” Culpovitch, is returning as Finance Officer. He is responsible for receiving, safegarding and dispersing all the Post's funds.

David Devoe, was reelected Chaplain. He is responsible for providing the spiritual leadership for the Post membership.

 

Harvey Moses, is the new Sergeant-at-Arms and as such he is responsible for introducing all visiting comrades and guests of the Post to make sure they feel welcomed and that the colors are properly maintained and displayed.

Gordon Smith, is returning as Post Historian. Gordon is responsible for compiling and preserving the records of the Post.

 

Amedeo Lauria is returning as the Post Service Officer.  He serves double duty as Service Officer for the American Legion Department of Maine at Togus.  The Post Service officer is responsible for bringing to the attention of all veterans and their dependents the rights and benefits granted them by law. He knows how to utilize the expert services available through legion channels, as well as those of other agencies in his community. His is the job of getting information to the full-time professionals to make certain that every veteran, survivor and their dependents are adequately represented.

 

The post currently has a vacancy in the position of Americanism Officer.  The Americanism Officer puts into effect the policies and programs of The American Legion dealing with youth, flag protocol, patriotic events and other related activities. The Americanism Officer reports on the results of these programs up to the Department and National level.

 

At the conclusion of the installation the Commander, new Commander Don Caron, was reminded by the installing officer that he has the duty of seeing that no one is turned away and is guided by the decisions of members. Caron then presented him with the gavel of his office.

During his speech, Don talked about the projects and programs that he would like to see put in place for the upcoming year.  He sees a wider array of post programs, increased membership,  and continuing to improve the appearance and maintenance of the post to make it a great place from which to serve veterans and our community!

 

If you are an eligible wartime veterans, and are interested in what the American Legion has to offer, visit the Sabattus post website at www.americanlegionpost135.sabattus.net to see the activities of Post 135 and become a part of the largest wartime veteran’s organization in the United States.

There are many activities hosted by the post to engage veterans in the local and surrounding communities. Of course, prospective members are always welcome and encouraged to visit.

 

The post has been newly renovated, painted, new lighting, and is available for rental at very reasonable prices.

 

 

 

 

Installation of Officers

American Legion

American Legion Auxiliary

2017-2018!

April 29, 2017

Saturday

5:00

American Legion Post 2 in Augusta

 

 

 

Farewell Testimonial

Commander Peter Johnson

 

Reservations are Required!

 

FMI:  Department Smile

Department Webpage

2 April 2017

Sunday

 

 

 

Don’t miss it!

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

Legion Breakfast

Cost:

Adults $7

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Ronie Ray

5 March 2017

Sunday

 

 

 

Don’t miss it!

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

Volunteers Welcome!

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Legion Breakfast

Cost:

Adults $7

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Ronie Ray

Feb – May 2017

Friday

0900 –

Complete

 

Sabattus Legion Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Depot Foundation

 

Funded Post Lighting and Painting Renovation!

 

$4,800.00 Grant!

 

Thank you to all the Volunteers who made it possible!

 

Post Commander Ronie Ray

5 February 2017

Sunday

 

 

Don’t miss it!

7:30 – 10:00 am

 

 

All you can eat buffet!

 

Legion Breakfast

Cost:

Adults $7

Children $3 (10 and Under)

 

Kitchen Volunteers please arrive by 6:00 am

Wait Volunteers please arrive by

6:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FMI:  Ronie Ray

 

21-22 Jan 2017

Saturday/Sunday


See Smile

For

Details

 

Spectacular Events Center

Bangor, Maine

 

 

Guest Entertainer – Gary Crocker

 

 

 

 

American Legion

Department of Maine

 

Mid-Winter Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POC Department Adjutant

 

 

 

 

No Legion

Breakfast in January!

 

 

Next Breakfast is February 1, 2017!