The Reveille - June 2019
Schedule of Events:
June 12: WGNO-TV News Filming
June 15: Flag Retirement Ceremony
June 22-23: PT Boat 305
July: No Member Meeting in July [-00 July Dept. MS Convention]
July 4th: Hamburgers, etc on the Beach
July 6 - Legion Family "50/50" Drawdown Party
Post 77 Updates:
Bingo Schedule:- Fridays & Sundays:
5:00 pm = Doors Open
6:30 pm = Warm-Up Games
7:00 pm = Early Birds Games
7:30 pm = Regular Bingo Game
Bingo Rule Change: On a trail basis the minimum age to play Bingo is changed from 16 years to 12 years, all previous Bingo rules are the same and still apply. Players age 12 - 17 must be accompanied by either a Parent or Legal Guardian and sit at the same table with them. Players age 12 -17 must buy a minimum $15.00 pack. Any Player age 12 -17 who demonstrate disruptive or unacceptable behavior as deemed by the Bingo Supervisor will be required to leave the premises with their Parent or Legal Guardian immediately and will not be refunded any monies from the Post, nor will they be allowed to return at a later date and play any unused games. There are no exceptions to these stipulations. This trail change will begin at the 7 June 2019 Bingo session.
The 2019/2020 Post Officer
Commander Robert Meador
Vice-Commander Richard Boutwell
Past Commander James LaFleur
Adjutant David Walker
Chaplain Mark Moore
Judge Advocate Russell Voorhies
Sgt-at-Arms Greg Poindexter
Executive Committeeman Eddie Alesich
Executive Committeeman James Alphonso
Executive Committeeman Alvin Pittman, Sr.
Executive Committeeman Elden “Dee” Thomas
President: Linda Jenkins
1st Vice: Diane Fountain
2nd Vice: Dee Darensbourg
Treasurer: Debbie Smith
Secretary: Sherry Williams
Historian: Jackie Sibley
Chaplain" Catherine Keller
Sgt-at-Arms: Elsie Otnott
Flag Bearer: Madge Armstrong
Commander/Finance Officer Jay Fountain
Vice Commander/Adjutant Terry Earl Tartavoulle
Chaplain Josh Tartavoulle
Sgt At Arms Greg Clark
Color Guard James Kelly
Flag Retirement Ceremony– The Post will hold its Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial on Saturday, June 15thas a sunset ceremony. The public is invited. [Approximately 7:30pm].
WGNO Filming in Bay St. Louis - June 12. News with a twist will do live filming at the Bay Saint Louis train depot at 4:30pm. It’s about Veterans.
PT305 on display and offering rides:- June 22-23 PT boat 305 will be at the bay harbor. Giving rides at a nominal cost.
Independence Day Hamburgers & Hot Dogs:- July 4th, our Post will be selling hamburgers and hotdogs for the fireworks at Waveland in front of the Veterans Memorial. Volunteers are needed to meet at legion for 9 am to load up.
Memorial Day Ceremony:- The Post conducted a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Post on Monday, May 27th@ 1100 hrs.
Emcee: Commander James LaFleur
National Anthem: Shannon Jenkins
POW / MIA Ceremony: Billy Sibley
Guest Speaker: Russell Voorhies
Chefs: Jay & Diane Fountain and Elsie Otnott
"50/50" DRAWDOWN is scheduled 6 July 2019. The Drawdown will be in the Main Hall at the Post. Tickets are $10.00 or $15.00 w/insurance. Tickets sales are available online at: https://legionpost77ms.org/july-6-drawdown
Our home page has the Drawdown Thermometer of the Guaranteed Payout.
Editors Note: As always the information presented here is provided to the Editor, generally by word of mouth. It is possible that some details may have been misspoken, misspelled or misunderstood. If so, send corrections to: MSPost77PastCommander@yahoo.com