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Maxon-Van Eps American Legion

Post 368

 Backus  Minnesota 56435

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The Club hours are Monday through Thusday open at 2;00 PM
Friday through Sunday open at 12:00 PM
218-947-3156

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MEMORIAL AND 45th  ANNUAL  OLD TMER’S WEEKEND IN BACKUS

                The Backus American Legion is sponsoring a number of activities in conjunction with the Memorial and 45th Annual Old Timer’s Weekend in Backus May 24-27.

                Friday the Legion will kick events off with a meat raffle at 5:30 p.m. The evening includes a new Friday night kitchen menu and other food prepared by the Sons of the American Legion.  Saturday the Old Timer’s Committee is sponsoring an All School Reunion at the Backus City Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program includes a lunch. Saturday evening at 9 p.m. the Legion will hold free cash and customer drawings.

                Sunday, the Frankie Lamb band appears at the Legion from 2-6 p.m., playing classic country, pop, old time and swing. Sunday also includes an invitation from the community’s ministries to visitors and residents to attend “the church of your childhood.”

                Events conclude Monday with graveside Memorial Day services at Evergreen Cemetery in Backus at 10 a.m., followed by services at Ponto Lake Cemetery at 11 a.m.

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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 9, at Tianna Country Club at Walker.

                The tournament is open to 22 teams and features a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $55 a person. 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 5.

                Cash and other prizes will be awarded to teams with the lowest scores and individuals for closest-to- the-pin drives and longest putts. The awards and door prizes will be presented following the tournament at a reception and complimentary lunch for players and sponsors at Tianna.

                Entry forms for the Friends of Youth Benefit Golf Tournament are available at the Backus Corner Store, Bjerga’s Feed Store, the Backus and Hackensack American Legions and Tianna. 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. Entries can be mailed to Leo Elyea at 1868 W. Ox Yoke Rd NW, Backus, Mn. 56435, or e-mailed to bye@uslink.com.

                Hole sponsors at a minimum of $50 a hole are also being sought to support the event. Donations are welcome as well. Teams, sponsors and other donors should make checks payable to the Cass County Friends of Youth.

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Manager: Trista Chander - 218-507-0619
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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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