Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Upcoming events

Sunday, November 8, 2015 'Veterans' Day Parade/Ceremony (March-off 12:30pm) Lunch at "Delight 28 Restaurant" 28 Pell Street (2:00pm)

Wednesday November 11, 2015 Veterans Day Midtown 5th Avenue Parade (12:00 Noon) Hosted by United War Veterans Council.

*Just a reminder, All SAL Officers and Past Officers are require to wear The SAL Caps, Jacket, Slacks, shirt, Tie and Shoes while marching in these parades.

Sunday, November 22, 2015  Post Thanksgiving Party, 1 to 3pm at The Post Auditorium.

Sunday, December 20, 2015  Post Christmas Party, 1 to 3 pm at The Post Auditorium.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

2015 Summary of Accomplishments for the New York State Sons of the American Legion

9/11 Event

The Kimlau Post will hold a 9-11 remembrance ceremony on this Friday, September 11th, 7:00pm
at the Kimlau Square. 

There will be Refreshments served at the Post on the second floor at 6:00pm.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Post picnic

The  Lt. B. R. Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291 2015 Annual Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2015 (9am to 5pm) at the Platzl  Brauhaus, 127 Cal Hollow Road, Pomona, New york 10970, Phone 845-354-2111

$15.00 per person. Maximum 2 tickets per SAL member. First come first served with BUS Transportation. Bus will depart from the Legion building 9:00am sharp.

$10.00 per person (Lunch only, own transportation and parking fee).

Registration Date:  From Monday July 6, 2015 - Sunday July 19, 2015 (2 to 4pm daily at Post Headquarters).

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Installation Dinner - 70th Anniversary

The Post 70th Anniversary Installation Ceremony and Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Installation of officers is scheduled for 3 P.M. at the CCBA auditorium.
Banquet will be at Jing Fong Restaurant at 6 P.M.
To purchase tickets, please contact the Chinese Secretary starting Monday May 11, 2015 to Sunday May 24, 2015 (2 - 4 P.M. daily). First come first served. Tickets are $15 per person. Remember to bring your membership card to purchase ticket.

Pre-70th Anniversary Karaoke Dinner

The 70th Anniversary Karaoke Dinner Dance will be held on Friday June 5, 2015 at Grand Harmony Restaurant (98 Mott Street) from 6:30 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. Tickets are $15 each. Tickets will be on sale from Monday May 11, 2015 to Sunday May 24, 2015 between the hours of 2 - 4 P.M. daily, first come first served.

Memorial Day Ceremony 2015

Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Monday May 25, 2015 in Chinatown.
The March-Off to Kimlau Square will start at 12:30 P.M. on the corner of Mott Street and Canal Street. All members should report to the Post before the parade to sign in.
After the parade, lunch will be provided at Delight 28 Restaurant at 2:00 P.M.

Friday, March 20, 2015


Join Us for the Party
Detachment Commander Homecoming
Charles "Chuck" Depo
American Legion Post 20, 162 Quarry Rd., Plattsburgh, NY

FRIDAY MAY 22, 2015
Meet & Greet night 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Casual - Cash Bar - Appetizers - Music

Cocktails 5:00pm - Buffet 6:00pm - Music to follow - Business Casual - Cash Bar
Accomodations made by May 11, 2015
LaQuinta, 16 Plaza Blvd, Plattsburgh NY  (518) 562-4000
     A block of rooms has been reserved under the American Legion at the rate of $62.00.  A tax exempt form on file for all

Roast Top Round Beef or Stuffed Chicken Breast $35.00
please call Nancy at (518) 493-6075(h) or (518) 420-3710(c)
Make checks payable to elect Chuck Depo

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Essay contest for Grades 6 to 8

6th to 8th grades

"What the Constitution of the United States means to Americans"
The contest is open to all New York State school students in the sixth, seventh
 and eighth grades.  There will be one winner from each grade level participating 
and each winner will receive an One Hundred dollars money order.  Please help 
by down loading the rules and let anyone interested become involved to help make
our contest a success.

The deadline for the contest is Saturday, April 18th 2015. Additional Information 
may be viewed and printed off using the links below.
Please drop off copies to your local schools and get the word out. 
We feel that this is an excellent way to encourage students to learn 
about the principles of the Constitution of their great Nation. It is imperative
 that we educate and inspire today’s youth and involve them in patriotic themes. 
Thank you for your efforts in supporting our contest.

See below flyers for more information:

Essay Contest for Grades 1 - 5

1st to 5th grades

"What America Means to Me"
The contest is open to all New York State school children in
 First through Fifth grades. There will be one winner from
 each grade level participating.  Each winner will receive
 a fifty dollar money order and a fifty-dollar money order
 for their classroom to enjoy as the teacher feels needed.
The deadline for the contest is Saturday, March 14th 2015.
This is so the winners and participants can be notified well
before the close of the school year. Additional information
 may be viewed and printed off using the links below.
Please drop off copies to your local elementary schools and
 get the word out. We feel that this is an excellent way of
encouraging students to learn about their great Nation in
 these days of spreading patriotic uncertainty.  It is imperative
that we educate and inspire today’s children and involve
 them in patriotic themes. Thank you for your support.
See the following flyers with important information:

Joint Memorial Service

Joint Memorial Service
A Memorial Service is been scheduled for Past Department President
Regina Harris and Past Detachment Commander John Rogers to celebrate
their lives and honor their service to the American Legion on 
Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 3:00PM. The service will be conducted
by Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, the former Pastor of Mary Queen of
Heaven Church, Regina & John’s parish. The ceremony will take place at:
                Floyd Bennett Post #1060
                5601 Avenue N (corner of East 56th Street)
                Brooklyn, New York 11234
To those who wish to personally honor Regina or John, an opportunity to
speak will be afforded during the ceremony.  The Post will provide
refreshments after the service.
If you have any questions, please call Joe SantaCroce, Kings County
Sons Commander (917-751-4148) or Marie SantaCroce, Kings County
Auxiliary President (718-938-5952).

Monday, February 2, 2015

A visit to the Museum

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion at the New York Historical Society
    -170 Central Park West (77th Street)

    A Groundbreaking Exhibition!
    SAL is organizing a visit for the entire Kimlau post on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at 6 p.m. 

    Meet at the ticket booth at 5:45, there will be a guided tour
    for our group (cost: any amount you want to contribute)

If interested, please contact our Commander Bayer Lee.

Chinese New Year Dinner 2015

Chinese New Year Banquet
    Sunday Feb. 15, 2015 - 6pm
    Please get your ticket ($15) at the Post from 2 to 4 pm. 

    Seating for 98 Mott and 28 Pell are going fast, hurry!!

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lt. B.R. Kimlau Post 1291 Annual Toys for Tots Program

The Annual Toys for Tots Program will be held at the Post on January 17, 2015 from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M.

For those who can volunteer to help distribute the toys, please contact our Vice Commander Jason Tom.