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Post 8545 Meeting Minutes -- January 2018

  -- posted: 30 JAN 2018

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Flag Posting/Retiring Days for 2018

Reminder - Times & dates are subject to change due to weather, etc.

16 FEB - Post Flags for Presidents Day
20 FEB - Retire Flags

29 MAR - Post Flags for Easter
2 APR - Retire Flags

18 MAY - Post Flags for Armed Forces Day (19th) & Memorial Day (28th)
28 MAY - Half Staff at Sunrise, full staff at Noon Vets Memorial
29 MAY - Retire Flags

13 JUN - Post Flags for Flag Day
15 JUN - Retire Flags

2 JUL - Post Flags for 4th of July
5 JUL - Retire Flags

31 Aug - Post Flags for Labor Day (4th) and Patriot’s Day (11th)
11 Sep  - Post POW/MIA flag at Sunrise, Retire at Sunset Vets Memorial
12 Sep - Retire Flags

5 OCT - Post Flags for Columbus Day
9 OCT - Retire Flags

8 NOV - Post Flags for Veterans Day (Poppy drive 9-10, Federal Holiday is 12 Nov)
11 NOV - Post POW/MIA flag at Sunrise, Retire at Sunset Vets Memorial
13 NOV - Retire Flags

21 NOV - Post Flags for Thanksgiving
26 NOV - Retire Flags

6 DEC - Post Flags for Pearl Harbor Day
7 DEC - Post POW/MIA flag at Sunrise, Retire at Sunset Vets Memorial
10 DEC - Retire Flags

21 DEC - Post Flags for Christmas and New Years (weather dependent)
2 JAN - 2019 Retire Flags (weather dependent)

Reminder - Times & dates are subject to change due to weather, etc.


It's Time to Get Connected

  -- updated: 28 DECEMBER 2017

In case you didn't already know, the Dept of VA increasingly uses the Web and Facebook to broadcast daily updates, news, info, etc. The Post Adjutant also sends information through email. The reason is obvious:  less paper, less message traffic, faster distribution, better engagement and so on. Better, faster, cheaper communications benefits those who are connected. But you knew that because you are reading this. You can help by passing the word on to Post members who complain about being uninformed.

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REMINDER: Please Report Your Volunteer Hours

  -- posted: 14 DECEMBER 2017

Just a brief reminder to everyone to report your volunteer hours. Thank you!

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