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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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BACKUS LEGION, AUXILIARY, SCHEDULE HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Christmas parties for adults and children, a gift-giving program for needy children, gifts for the troops, Christmas Eve Day reception, and New Year’s Eve dinner and dance are included in holiday activities sponsored by the Backus American Legion and Auxiliary.

The annual Christmas and Customer Appreciation Party is Sat., Dec. 6, from 4-8 p.m. It includes complimentary food and door prizes, a visit from Santa Claus, a 50-package ham and turkey raffle and musical comedy at 5:45 p.m. produced by the post’s Usual Suspects Theater Company.

The Kids’ Christmas Party, for children 10 and under, is from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 13. It includes a goodie bag, gift project, visit from Santa Claus and a complimentary lunch.

The post is also participating in the Hackensack Area Chamber of Commerce annual Giving Tree program which provides gifts for children from needy families in the Backus-Hackensack area. Tags with the ages, gender and Christmas wishes of children from those families will be attached to the post’s lounge Christmas tree beginning Tuesday, Dec. 3. Those who want to provide a gift should pick up a tag and return it with an unwrapped gift to the Legion by Friday. Dec. 19.


The Auxiliary has scheduled a boxing session Sat., Nov. 29, to ship gifts, including personal items and snacks, to those serving in the military in the U.S. and abroad. The Countryside Co-op at Hackensack is donating snacks for the project in addition to items being provided by the Auxiliary.

The post is hosting a Christmas Eve Day reception Wed., Dec. 24, with complimentary Tom and Jerries and hors d’oeuvres from noon to 4 p.m. when the clubrooms will close.

The annual New Year’s Eve Party is Wed., Dec. 31. A special pasta dinner with salad and dessert will be served from 5-8 pm., and the club’s short order and pizza menu will also be available.

Frankie Lamb’s Frankly Country Band, playing classic country, pop, old time and swing will appear from 8:30 pm to 12:30. No reservations are necessary.

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All New Bingo
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Shorter - 12 game session
New Games!
Progressive Jackpots!

Friday at 7:30

 Sunday Bingo at 2 p.m.

  No Sunday Bingo on 3rd Sunday of Month
(Dance Sunday) or on June 22 (4H Golf Tourney)


 

Officers for 2013-2014

Club Newsletters

Food Menu pg 1

Food Menu pg 2

 

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Manager Terrie Griep's Bulletin Board


Free Hall & Kitchen Rental to Non-profit Organizations, Private groups & Parties
Ask us about catering.

Reserve our Beautiful Facilities for Your Function.

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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