The American Legion
Herbert Griffin Post 19
Columbia, Tennessee


                                   AUGUST 2018


Our next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m.  The meal will be
meatloaf, pinto beans, potatoes and slaw.

Jackpots: Charles Sanders won the small jackpot of $59.74

By not being present at the meeting, the one who missed out on the opportunity to win the big jackpot was:
Charles Edwards, who missed out on winning $235.00

Robert Norman missed out on $118.00, David Bates missed out on 59.00, and Ray turner went home with
his $59.00 prize!

August’s Large Jackpot will be $217.00

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.

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, Wayne Voss, and Frank McBride.

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

Legion Riders: Our meetings will be held at 4:30 in the Club before each Post 19 Legion meeting. Our
August meeting will be held on Tuesday August 7th.

New Members: We had two new members and 2 guests attend our July meeting.

Post 19 Food Bank: 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:
National Convention in Minneapolis Aug 24-30
God Bless America
Darrell Van Dusen, Commander Post 19