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Maxon-Van Eps American Legion

Post 368

 Backus  Minnesota 56435

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The Club hours are Monday through Thursday open at 2:00 PM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday open at 12:00 PM
10:00 AM on Breakfast Sundays, the 2nd Sunday of the month

218-947-3156



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PASTOR BLAIR ECKER OF PINE MOUNTAIN GOSPEL CHURCH TO SPEAK AT BACKUS LEGION MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES

          BACKUS, MN. – Pastor Blair Ecker of the Pine Mountain Gospel Church in Backus, will give Memorial Day addresses at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries conducted by the Backus American Legion and Auxiliary. 
          The Backus Legion tribute to deceased veterans who served their country will include singing of America the Beautiful, remarks by Legion Commander Bill Taylor and Auxiliary President Jean Dawson, and Ponto Lake Town Board Chairman James Ballenthin. The Memorial address will follow by Pastor Ecker, who is a Navy veteran, and the service will also include the laying of a memorial poppy wreath, a color guard rifle salute and the playing of taps.
           Backus services will begin at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, and the Ponto Lake service will follow the conclusion of the Backus memorial at approximately 11 a.m., both on Monday, May 25.

Memorial Day Poster

Plants and Potluck Saturday May 30 flyer

Sunday June 14, Golf

BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR CASS COUNTY FRIENDS OF YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

                A four-person scramble golf tournament to raise money for Cass County youth exhibiting at the Minnesota State Fair will be held Sunday, June 14, at the Black Bear Golf Course south of Backus.
                The tournament is open to 22 teams and features a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $50 a person for non-Black Bear members and $27 for members. All proceeds will go to pay expenses for Cass County youth who will be exhibiting at the Minnesota State Fair. Deadline for entries is June 10.
                Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams and to individuals with closest to the pin drives on par 3 holes and players with the longest putts on holes 9 and 18. Awards will be made following the tournament at a reception and complimentary lunch for players and sponsors at the Backus American Legion at Hwys. 87 and 84 West.
                Entry forms for the Friends of Youth Benefit Golf Tournament are available at the Backus Corner Store, Black Bear Golf Course, Charlie’s up North, Bjerga’s Feed Store, Longville Country Club, Hackensack American Legion and Backus American Legion. They can also be downloaded from the web site backuslegion.com. Information is available on the web site or by calling Leo at 218-947-4083 or © 763-442-7850. Entries can be mailed to Leo Elyea at 1868 W. Ox Yoke Rd NW, Backus, Mn. 56435 or dropped off at the Backus American Legion.
                Hole sponsors at a minimum of $50 a hole are also being sought to support the event. Teams and sponsors should make checks payable to the Friends of Youth Scholarship Fund.

Click Here to view and download the  golf application

Frankie Lamb’s Frankly Country Band returns to the Backus American Legion from 2-6 p.m., Sun., May 24, playing classic country, pop, old time and swing.

The 24th is Old Timers weekend and Memorial Weekend. Come to your club and enjoy the fun.

Auxiliary Breakfast
Sunday June 14
7:30am to 11:30am
Bar opens at 9:00am
Serving 2 Eggs-Scrambled or Fried,
 Pancake or French Toast,
Sausage and Bacon, Juice and Coffee
$7.00 adults
children under 7  $4.00


 

 



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Call Manager Terrie Griep for Information & Reservations at 947-3156
Cell phone 218-821-9544

 

 

Since our charter, Maxon-Van 368Eps American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.

FOR GOD AND COUNTRY WE ASSOCIATE OURSELVES TOGETHER FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America;

To maintain law and order;

To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;

To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great
Wars;

To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state
and nation;

To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;

To make right the master of might;

To promote peace and goodwill on earth;

To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice,
freedom and democracy;

To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual
helpfulness.

 

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