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News 6/28/17

  1. Please join us in the “Edmonds Kind of 4th” Independence Day Parade. We will start to assemble at 1045 on 6th Avenue between Main & Dayton. (In front of the Legion Hall)  The main parade will actually begin at noon. We will have a few vehicles for those who don’t feel able to complete the approximately 1 mile walk.

    Edmonds always has good patriotic crowds for the parade and the recognition we veterans receive is very moving.

  2. Our ongoing Post meeting day schedule has run into some issues, so our July and August meetings will be on the 2nd Tuesday, just as we have been doing for the past few years. That will be Tuesday, July 11 and Tuesday August 8.

    July staff meeting moves to Wednesday, July 5, due to the Independence Day holiday. We will firm up the new schedule to start in September.

Events on the Horizon:

Staff Meetings: 9:00 AM, First Tues., American Legion Hall, 117 6th Ave. S., Edmonds
Post Meetings: Second Tues., American Legion Hall; Dinner at 5:00 PM ($5) Meeting at 6:00 PM

NL0616_flagJune Post meeting takes place on June 14 – Flag Day!
July 4 – Independence Day Parade – form up at 6th & Bell by 11:30 AM
Joint VFW/ Legion BBQ/Picnic following the parade 1:00 PM Legion Hall.
(A suggested donation of $5.00 per person would help to defray food cost)

4th of July Parade

Believe it or not, the 4th of July is here again. As in the past, we will be forming up at 6th and Main at 1130 hours and stepping off at 1200. For those of you who haven’t attended the parade, if you wish to park anywhere close to the rally point, you’ll need to be there by 1030 at the latest. We will have the American Legion Hall open so you can have a seat there if you arrive early. This year we will have 4 Jeeps (hopefully) and 3 Humvees so there should be room for all those who wish to ride. The route is .9 miles so a lot of us will walk. Unlike prior years, our annual picnic will be the following day, July 5th. We found that it was too difficult to navigate across town when 10,000 people were leaving at the same time. For those of you who haven’t participated in the past, I would urge you to do so, The crowd loves the veterans and we love the crowd. Be sure to bring your cover.