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).