The American Legion
Herbert Griffin Post 19
Columbia, Tennessee


                         DECEMBER 2018


Our next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 4th. at 6:00 p.m. The meal will be
Lasagna, meatballs, salad and Italian Bread.

The next Legion Riders meeting will be held on Monday December 10th at 6:00 p.m.

Jackpots: Michael Grabowski won the small jackpot of $45.28 and donated it back to the Legion.
By not being present at the meeting, the one who missed out on the opportunity to win the big jackpot was:
Roger L Chapman who missed out on winning $289.00.
Robert J D’amoto won $145.00 and that ended the drawing for the November meeting.

December’s Large Jackpot will be $193.00
You have to be at the meeting when your name is called, in order to win! Come join us and share in the
friendship, meal, meeting, and a chance to win cash.

Post 19 Website:  Encourage other members to view their newsletter on the website.

New Members: We had 2 guests attend our November meeting. From Squadron 146 and Auxiliary Unit 146
in Loretto, Tennessee’s SAL Detachment Commander, Bryan Hine and his wife Melissa, 7th District Auxiliary

Sick Call: Post members on sick call are; Don Richardson, James Parrish, Robert P. Norman, Jimmy Hill,
Paul Carpenter, Larry Hann, William T. Wall, Charles (Dewey) Skellington, J.B. Napier, Bobby Harris,
Donald Taylor, David Wise, Billy Stanfill, Ray Dye, and Frank McBride.

Post 19 Food Bank: Past Commander Jimmy Lee is continuing with his “food bank” for veterans in need.
Please bring non-perishable goods to the Post. Best time to bring things is on meeting night. Jimmy’s been
adding hygiene supplies to his food collection campaign.

First Aid Training: Contact Kim Smith at (931) 797-7526 if interested in attending future training

Comments: Please carry membership applications with you. Try to recruit at least one new member this
year. Tell your friends about Post 19, Squadron 19, and Auxiliary Unit 19, and encourage them to join the
Post 19 American Legion family.

important dates:
      Alvin C. York Veterans Medical Center will have their Christmas Party on December 8th.
Join us in fussing over the veterans and you will get more out of it than you think.
The Mid-Winter Conference will be held on February 2nd and 3rd at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
The deadline for motel reservations is January 2nd. Rooms are $135.00 plus tax.
Registration is Saturday morning. The conference has been reduced to 2 days due to the cost that the
Department has had to cover from rooms that weren’t getting used.