American Legion Post 221 - Avenue, MD

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Southern Maryland American Legion Post 221

American Legion Post 221 is located at 21690 Colton Point Rd (Route 242), in Avenue, MD.  We are dedicated to the causes that foster and perpetuate a 100% Americanism. 

 POST COMMUNITY PROGRAMS:

Ø       Color Guard

Ø       Flag Disposal

Ø       Flags for 1st Graders

Ø       Boys State

Ø       MD Day and Blessing of the Fleet Flag Ceremonies

Ø       Student Service Learning Program

SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS:

Ø       A Community That Shares (ACTS)

Ø       Sea Explorer Scout Ship 548

Ø       ROTC Program Awards

FUNDING SUPPORT:

Ø       United Cerebral Palsy

Ø       St. Mary's Co. Special Olympics

Ø       Epilepsy Foundation

Ø       Alzheimer's Foundation

Ø       Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Ø       Voiture Locale 40/8 Nurses Training Program

Ø       Southern MD American Legion Youth Camp

Ø       St. Mary's Soil Conservation

Ø       Am. Legion Emergency Fund

Ø       And Many Other Programs

 

Auxiliary Unit 221 Programs

 

Auxiliary Unit 221 Programs:

Ø       AMERICANISM

¨        Focus on Flag Etiquette

¨       National Essay Contest for Grades 3 through 8

Ø       CHILDREN AND YOUTH

¨        Children's Miracle Network

¨        April is Children and Youth Month - Various Activities

Ø       COMMUNITY SERVICE

¨        Programs to create projects that make a difference in people's lives and affect not only individuals, but also entire communities

Ø       GIRL STATE PROGRAM

¨        Open to High School Juniors; one week session in mid-June to learn the duties and responsibilities of citizenship

Ø       MEMBERSHIP

¨        Campaign each year to renew and recruit members

Ø       POPPY

¨       Memorial flower of the American legion Auxiliary; The national symbol of sacrifice; Proceeds help fund the Veteran's Rehabilitation Programs

Ø       VETERANS AFFAIRS AND REHABILITATION

Volunteers assist our veterans; Ice Cream Social at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Post and Unit Officers (2016 - 2017)

American Legion Post 221:

Commander:                        Gail Murdock

1st Vice Cdr.:                        Rick Jennings

2nd Vice Cdr.:                      Dave Abell

Adjutant:                              Gail Murdock

Assistant Adjutant               Francis Gibson

Finance Officer:                  Randall Limberg

Assistant Finance Officer:  Dave Abell               

Service Officer:                   Randall Limberg

Chaplain:                             Tommy Howe

Judge Adv.:                          Mike Barbour

Sgt-At-Arms:                        Emory Johnson

Historian:                             Francis Gibson

Executive Committee Members: Nick Simonetta, Chuck Lowe, Milton Rose, & Rudolph Saunders

Color Guard:                         Rick Jennings

 
Auxiliary Unit 221:

President:                             Judy Corbeille

1st VP:                                   Betty Delman

2nd VP:                                  Vacant

Chaplain:                               Beverly Gibson

Sgt-At-Arms:                         Peggy French

Corr. Sec.:                            Jane Turner

Rec. Sec.:                             Christina Barbour

Treasurer:                             Linda Cross

Historian:                              Christina Barbour

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jul 29 at 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday, Jul 30 at 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Aug 1 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, Aug 3 at 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM