American Legion Veterans Memorial Post #347, Lady Lake, FL

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Office (352) 750-2099
9AM - 4PM, Mon - Fri

Lounge (352) 750-0639
12PM - closing

Welcome

Welcome to the American Legion Veterans Memorial Post #347, Lady Lake, FL Web Site.
American Legion Veteran's Memorial Post #347 is home to the American Legion, an American Legion Auxiliary Unit, a Sons of American Legion Squadron, and an American Legion Riders Chapter.

DOWNLOAD OUR DAILY LOUNGE/HALL MENUS:
SUNDAY SONS/AUXILIARYBAR BINGO LUNCH
MONDAY SONS BURGERS+ NIGHT DINNER
TUESDAY QUEEN of HEARTS DINNER
WEDNESDAY AUXILIARY BAR BINGO LUNCH
THURSDAY HALL BINGO LUNCH
THURSDAY SONS ITALIAN NIGHT DINNER
FRIDAY NIGHT LEGION DINNER
SATURDAY NIGHT TRIVIA DINNER

Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion

For God and Country
We associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

Some Important Messages About Our Post

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NOTICE: The Post building is only allowed to hold 678 people due to a recent fire marshall evaluation; therefore, on Tuesdays you will need to arrive early (4-5:00PM) to be allowed in.  Until further notice ONLY 1 guest per member is allowed on Tuesday evenings.  If the building is already at capacity, leave your name with the door guard to be considered as 'there'.
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History of Veterans Memorial Post #347, Lady Lake, FL

Charter: A new American Legion Post was issued by Legion National HQ on Dec 9, 1987 to Lady Lake, Florida. The Commander of the new Post was Frank Gossard, a WWII veteran. The first post Adjutant was F. John Eggleston, a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. The new Post started with 21 Charter members. The Post began with an active Community Service Committee under the leadership of Chairman Joe Berube.

Building: The current Post building was dedicated on July 4th, 1997. Due to the growing membership, the Post building was expanded in 2003. In 2009-2010 the Post was again expanded to its current size.

Membership: From its inception, the Post has reached a new all time high in membership each year for 32 years! On June 30, 2015, membership stood at 5,619, making Post 347, "The Largest Post in the World!" The current members continues to grow and is at 6,642 Legion members as of April 2019.

Post Family: In addition to the Legion members, the Post is also home to American Legion Auxiliary Unit #347 with over 2,000 members, Sons of The American Legion Squadron #347 with over 750 members, and American Legion Riders Chapter #347 with close to 100 members (Riders members are also members of one of the other Post family groups).