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POST 8 HAPPENINGS

 

Good Friday Fish Fry - OPEN TO PUBLIC

12 - 8pm, or until the fresh fish runs out!

 

 


 

 

 

DANCE PARTY at POST 8!

 

Live DJ - *Awesome tunes!*

 

 ~ Delicious food for sale ~

 

*Minimal cover - ONLY $7 (to cover DJ)*

 

Stop by - You will have FUN!

 

 

 

LEAD WITH GUTS: Radical Courage for Business

& Nonprofit Leaders

 

Tues, March 6th, 2018   7 - 8:30 pm

Kenneth H Nash American Legion Post 8 - FREE  

 

 

 

by Strategic Leaders Academy | Please contact cdkolenda [ a t] gmail [ d o t] com with questions.

 

This event was a huge success. We are so proud to have had Dr (Col) Kolenda have his event with us.

A very good & educational time was had by all.

 

 

NATIONAL COMMANDER DENISE ROHAN'S LUNCHEON AT NAVY YARD IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WAS A GREAT SUCCESS (Feb 24th, 2018).

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT - YOU HELPED MAKE IT GREAT! 

AND, SPECIAL THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO WORKED TO MAKE THE LUNCHEON GO SO WELL. YOU ARE APPRECIATED!

 

George Roundtree

Doranetta Porter

Brenda Callahan

Ed Hogan

...and more!

 

 

 

We had a BLAST on New Year's Eve dancing to DJ Kojo's amazing sounds!

Plus, free champagne midnight toast; delicious hors d'oeuvres AND the ***MOST FUN*** party on Capitol Hill!

New Year's Eve Party - Sun, Dec 25th, 2017

 

 

 

Christmas Potluck - Mon, Dec 31st, 2017

We had a great party on Christmas!

 

The invitation:

 

 

Thanksgiving (Nov 23rd, 2017)

 

🍗We had a fun & delicious Thanksgiving Day potluck! 🦃

 

  🍽 The post provided two turkeys & a ham; and our awesome members & visitors brought yummy side dishes 🍛 & desserts. 🍰

 

🍁 A good time was had by all. 🍂

 

 

 

 

Veterans Day 2017 (Nov 11th)

 

See gallery pics!

 

 

 

September 11th Day of Service & Remembrance

 

On Sept 11, 2017, Post 8 Commander Rip Preston led a ceremony to honor and remember all those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

The ceremony also honored those who volunteered to serve and who have sacrificed in response to those attacks.

After this moving tribute, volunteers set to work cleaning, painting, and repairing Post 8.  

 

Post 8 sends a great, BIG THANK YOU to every single one of our awesome  & highly appreciated volunteers!

 

 

Painting the stairwell. It looks *great* now!! And....getting all that hard to reach dust & dirt!

           

 

Some of the many volunteers who came to help.

 

           

The always industrious (and beautiful) Ariane ... plus, Naval Sea Cadets scrubbing the bathroom!

 

           

SAL Commander & Sea Cadet Instructor getting it done!

 

Our talented AL member mason: a backbone of this operation & our post.

 

           

Tackling the kitchen...and cleaning out the drawers!

 

     

(L) From left, Commander Rip Preston; Boy Scout Troop 343 Leader Larry Kamon, and SAL Commander Jay Sweeney.

(R) Some Boy Scouts & Sea Cadets with their leaders.

 

Project costs partly paid for by a $1,500 grant distributed by the national American Legion Auxiliary.   

In the end, we all worked hard....and had fun!

 

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