The American Legion
Herbert Griffin Post 19
Columbia, Tennessee


                               OCTOBER 2018


Our next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m. The meal will be
hamburger steaks and gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean and dessert.

Jackpots: Charles Sanders won the small jackpot of $46.20
By not being present at the meeting, the one who missed out on the opportunity to win the big jackpot was:
Douglas Claibome who missed out on winning $269.00
Stephen Boyer missed out on $135.00, Robert Cottrell missed out on $68.00 by not being present.
Mike Connors was present and took home $68.00. Congratulations Mike!

October’s Large Jackpot will be $243.00
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.

Legion Riders: Our meetings will be held at 6:00 in the Club on the Monday after each Post 19 Legion
meeting. Our October meeting will be held on Monday October 8th at 6:00.

New Members: We had 2 new members and 1 guests attend our September meeting.

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, 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.

The officers for 2018-2019 are:
Post Commander: Darrell Van Dusen
First Vice Commander: Roger Gilliam
Second Vice Commander: Abe Preznik
Third Vice Commander: Eddy Ables
Adjutant: Bob Stephenson
Finance Officer: Donny Walters
Judge Advocate: Calvin Cheek
Service Officer: James Patterson
Sgt. at Arms (2): Diane Burgess & Sharon Metheny
Chaplain: Ray Dye
Historian: Bob Stephenson

Commander’s Message:
Important dates:
Murfreesboro VA patients carnival Friday October 5th from 9:00am. to 1:00pm.
7th District Convention at Post 19 at 6:00 on Saturday, October 27th. The meal is $10.00