Come and celebrate with us on Saturday, August 8th! Our American Legion Post 280 is turning 100 years old. Our Charter was signed on Tuesday, August 10th 1920. Click the button below to see our Flyer and the Program for the schedule of events.
On Thursday, August 27th we will be holding a Red Cross Blood Drive from 2pm to 5pm. Giving blood costs you no money, only a little time. That little bit of time will mean a life for someone else. Check back for sign up details!
Sunday Nights are Rockin' Roy DJ Show from 6-10pm. Come and check out one of the best DJ shows around! Monday Free Pool All Day!
Two Drawings in One night! Kitchen opens at 5pm. Happy Hour kicks off at 6pm. Ticket sales end at 7pm the day of the drawing. 50/50 Drawing at 7:25pm followed by Queen of Hearts at 7:30pm. Come out and win BIG! This is Week Thirty-Four of the board and the jackpot is set at $10,134! Come on out, win big, and be part of the excitement!
Every Thursday is Wing Night & Extreme Bingo! Kitchen opens at 5pm with .50 cent Wings! Many other menu items available. Extreme Bingo kicks off at 6:30pm and is FREE TO PLAY. Extreme Jackpot Starts 18 Balls or Less. Each week the Jackpot is not hit, the pot increases and 1 Ball is added. Come and take your chance at getting this AWESOME Jackpot!!
Join us every Saturday afternoon for FREE DARTS!! Hang around after darts for Ramblin' Roger's DJ/Karaoke Show from 7-11pm. Most Saturdays food is available for our patrons.
As per the mandate directed by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, we are temporarily ceasing Canteen and Kitchen operations here at the Post. Although we cannot be open, our mission of serving Veterans, and their families, in our community continues. If you are a Veteran in need, or know of one who is, please contact us via our Facebook Page or by sending a message to us through this website. Upcoming organizational meetings will be updated as they arise. Breakfast Buddies food donations will still be accepted. You can leave your donation at the front door of the Post. Someone will be collecting them daily. We wish everyone a very safe next few weeks and we hope to see you when we reopen.Every Sunday is Karaoke with Rockin' Roy from 6-10pm. Bloody Mary's are $2. Monday thru Friday from 9am to 5pm is Domestic Beer 3 for $6 and Nattys 3 for $4. Wednesday Happy Hour is from 6 to 9pm with $2 Beer Cans, and other specials. Auxiliary 50/50 Drawing at 7:25pm and Queen of Hearts Drawing at 7:30pm. The Auxiliary will also be selling food on Wednesday nights beginning at 5pm. Thursday is Wing Night starting at 5pm. Extreme Bingo begins at 6:30pm. Come out for your chance to win cash or prizes! We have several events coming up, everyone is welcome to come and participate in them with us.
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That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln
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