august 2016 newsletter - American Legion Post 11-11
Vol. XVI II Issue 8
JOSEPH P. KENNEDY, JR.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 11-11
9959 Wadsworth Blvd.
Broomfield, CO 80021
Telephone: (303) 466-1278
AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER
As you may have noticed, the
soldier shipment board has
been moved to the lower part
of the dart board in the
lounge. This board was previously mounted in the men’s
restroom. Several women
mentioned that they would
like to donate but could not
because of its location.
Every $1.00 donation helps
to defray the shipping cost ($16.75 per box) and helps
to buy needed items in addition to donated items.
Suggestions for a phrase to spell out are welcome.
Give your suggestion to Jim Friel or Tim Schenck
Renewal notices have been sent out by National. Renew early and help us achieve our goals this year. We
missed them last year, do your part so we don’t miss
them two years in a row.
ticularly those in need – help them if you can. Keep
our active duty service men and women in your
thoughts and prayers, especially those who may be in
See you at the Car Show on August 20th.
Chuck Blay, Commander
AUXILIARY UNIT 11-11
The Cranker’s Car Show is coming! This year it will
be Saturday, August 20th and the Auxiliary participates by holding a Bake Sale to benefit the Wounded
Warriors of Colorado. Please help the Ladies Auxiliary to bake your favorite cookies, cakes and/or
candy. Your baked goods donation should be at the
Post by 9am, Saturday, August 20th. We are also looking for volunteers to work at the Bake Sale table. The
signup sheets are posted throughout the Post. We
would love your help in this effort.
Special thanks goes to Dave Honeyman for coming in
on Father’s Day to cook breakfast. We were able to
give over 30 special Dad’s a free breakfast and man-
At the July meeting of the Post. It was voted on and
passed that the Legion will take a couple of months
off in the summer. This year we will take September
off only. Important items that may come up during
the off month will be handled by the Executive Board.
AS always, keep our veterans in your thoughts, par-
aged to make a profit for the Auxiliary.
Auxiliary Breakfast Sunday is the last Sunday of each
month. August’s will be Sunday, August 28th, please
come enjoy some of Annie’s amazing cooking. Proceeds from breakfast goes to the Auxiliary. We will
be folding those newsletters after breakfast @ noon,
come join us and bring your favorite recipe to share.
The Auxiliary monthly meeting will be starting back
up in September. We usually meet on the first Thursday of each month starting @ 6pm. This year we decided since the first Thursday is September 1st, starting the Labor Day weekend, that it would be best to
have our meeting for this one time on the second
Thursday, September 8th @ 6pm. Please join us on
Live The Auxiliary Motto- “Service not Self!”
Stacey Honeyman, Auxiliary President
Senior Vice Commander:
Junior Vice Commander:
Sergeant At Arms:
Legion At Large:
UNIT 11-11 AUXILIARY
August 13th & 27th
Come out and support our SAL charities—
Children’s Welfare Foundation, Colorado
Wounded Warrior and Fisher House. Bingo is
held on every second and fourth Saturday of the
Month at Post 11-11 beginning at 6:00 PM.
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
Sgt at Arms:
Don’t forget to drop off some items to be
shipped to our troops.
A basket is located at the entry of the Post along
with a suggested list of items needed by our
troops. The DOD approved list of items is also
on our website: http://legionpost11-11.org
First Vice Commander:
Second Vice Commander:
Sgt at Arms:
Robyn Cooking Jake Cooking
TexasHold’em Jacob CookingKeith
TexasHold’em Robyn CookingDennis
Keith Cooking Cranker’s Car
Steak Night &
Advertised your business
$10.00 Month or $100.00
Price varies depending on size of ad
Contact Editor: Shirley 303-466-1278 or