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Welcome to American Legion Post 111 of Conway

Joseph TrevinoIt is with great sadness that we report the death of Joey Trevino, Grandson to Ed and Jay Sautier. There will be a viewing from 5 to 7 pm at Goldfinch Funeral Home on Thursday, July 22, 2021.

Joey’s funeral will be held Friday, July 23, 2021, at 9 am at St. James Catholic Church, 1071 Academy Drive, Conway.

A wake will be held at the American Legion Post Friday after the funeral.

 

The Post held its annual 4th of July picnic on July 12, 2021, and a good time was had by all. Thanks to all who brought the great food and a special thanks to Casey Koerner for cooking all the meat. See our image gallery below:

Mama’s Café is open to the public at the American Legion Post. Hours are Monday – Friday; 5 am – 3 pm and Saturday 5 am – 11 am. Click the (pdf) for the menu.

Bingo is back.
Let's Play Bingo Our Bingo is back. For a fun time, come on out and enjoy a game of Bingo while at the same time, helping to support your Post.

Bingo is held Sundays at 2:00 pm (doors open at 1 pm) and Tuesdays at 6:00 pm (doors open at 5). Our Bingo sessions are open to the public and we are a non-smoking environment. (Non-members, please sign in on the clipboard).

New officers being sworn in

During our June 14th meeting, new Post Officers were installed for the upcoming year. These Officers take over on July 1, 2021, and will serve for one year.

Top Row Left to Right: Mike Jones – Commander; Roger McGuigan – Chaplain; Bill Hardee – Athletic Officer; Jim Moro – 2nd Vice Commander; Dave Berry – Finance Officer; Don Deane – 1st Vice Commander.

Seated Left to Right: Nick Cosentino – Service Officer; Dave Goodman – Adjutant

Not in photo: Lou Morse – Sergeant at Arms; Bruce Donegan – Historian

Our mailing address is 3003 Hwy 701 North, Conway, SC 29526. Our phone number is (843) 365-5669.

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What is a Veteran

VA Claims Assistance

Nick CosentinoPost 111’s Service Officer, Nick Cosentino, is at the Post on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 8 am to 10 am to aid Veterans and Members with their VA claims. Plan on being early and you must sign in. Bring as much information as possible to support your claim. You may make an appointment with Nick by calling the office at (843) 359-5669.

Nick was recently recognized by the Horry County Police Department for his service as a volunteer. For the past seven years, Nick has volunteered five days a week at the North Precinct. Nick exemplifies what it means to be a volunteer.

What is Americanism

One of American Legion Post 111’s primary goals is to teach Americanism to the young Americans in the Conway SC area. As such we promote youth programs such as American Legion baseball, Palmetto Boys State, an annual Oratorical Competition, and the Nathan Wolf Law Cadet Academy.

Americanism is the essential combination of Freedom, Justice, Individual Rights, and Responsibilities that define us and what we stand for. Americanism is also Pride in Country, expressed without reservation, and the duty Legionnaires have in imparting patriotic values to new generations.

The preamble to the American Legion Constitution

View a short video about the meaning of the preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion

Remember the Pledge of Allegiance? We still use the words “Under God”

Pledge of Allegiance on US Flag

 

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