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

NOTICE - The Post (NOT the Lounge) is Re-OPENING AGAIN on a LIMITED BASIS as of July 16th!
The Post is open for administration & meetings and the Queen of Hearts raffle on Tuesday nights with tickets sold in the lobby Monday-Friday 12-4pm.  On Tuesday tickets can be purchased 12-6:30pm in the lobby.  Starting with the Tuesday July 28th Queen of Hearts evening a limited menu will be offered from the kitchen consisting of Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, ChickenTenders.
CLICK HERE for a complete set of rules/guidelines.  These rules/guidelines will be updated as we evolve the process based on what we learn.

HELP YOUR COMMUNITY BY DONATING FOOD ITEMS AT THE POST'S DRIVE-BY FOOD DONATION EVENT. 
AUGUST 9TH -
SEE THE FLYER FOR DETAILS.

Welcome to our Updated Website. For instructions on how to navigate, see the bottom of page.

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.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM COMMANDER AL VARRONE, July 1, 2020:
Former Post Commander Bob Kiley has been sending out unauthorized emails to the membership. The emails are not true, and it is his attempt to stay in power!! An investigation was conducted by the Department of Florida based on Kiley’s actions concerning his misguided attempts to seize total power from your Executive Committee to run rough-shod over membership’s rights. A copy of the Department of Florida investigative timeline, which found the Post administration operated within its Constitution and By-Laws, is available at our front office during weekdays (noon-4pm) for anyone interested to read it while waiting and then return it (it's lengthy).

NOTICE: ALL MENUS ARE TEMPORARILY CANCELED DUE TO THE PHASED-IN REOPENING. Food will be available only on selected days and only on a limited menu: See the calendar for details.  HERE is the Temporary Re-Opening Menu.

WHEN WE RETURN TO NORMAL SOMEDAY, HERE'S THE REGULAR MENUS FOR YOU TO DROOL OVER...
DOWNLOAD OUR DAILY LOUNGE/HALL MENUS:
SUNDAY SONS BAR 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: During the reopening phases the Post building is only allowed to hold approximately 125 people; therefore, on Tuesdays you will need to arrive early (4-5:00PM) to be allowed in.  Until further notice ONLY 1 guest  (ie, spouse) 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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Download the HOUSE RULES

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).