Veterans Memorial Post 347

1st Vice-Commander: Ellen Tierney

As I reviewed the membership standings from Department of Florida dated June 27, 2022 the summary is very impressive. 

We remain the largest post in the world by number of members, however we failed to meet our goal of over 7000. 

My goal this year is to exceed that number.  In the past year, we had 431 new members join us;  495 Paid Up For Life (PUFL) and 87 transferred from Headquarters Post.  

As I always say, RECRUITING is the mainstay of every post - each and every member is a recruiter.  When you are out and wearing a  baseball cap or shirt that says veteran, people will stop you and thank you for your service.  Thank them and then ask them  which American Legion Post they belong to. If they are not a member, invite them to come to the Post 347 front office to gather information on what we have to offer or inform them they can call (352)750-2202 for more information. 

Renewing your membership is also a big factor in maintaining our strength.  If you have not yet received a notice, you will very shortly. 

Renewing is easy – Send a check along with your renewal notice to:

American Legion Post 347    

P.O. Box 1534,                         

Lady Lake, FL 32158-1534

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Stop by the front office during normal business hours to renew.  Your card will be mailed to you within the week.  Thank you all for helping the         membership team.

Aim High

Integrity First, Service  Before Self!

August, 2022

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As I begin this term as your new First Vice Commander, I’d like to thank everyone for your continued support of Post 347 and myself.  Membership has been challenging for most posts since COVID, not only maintaining but recruiting new members.  I would like to see our membership grow this year as we have in the past.  I need your assistance.

Do you have a new neighbor/friend/family member who is a veteran?  Please bring them by the Post and let them see what we have to offer – not only our activities but the various charities and Veteran  organizations we support. 

Also if you haven’t already received your renewal notice, you will shortly.  Please pay by check and mail to the Post’s P.O. Box in Lady Lake listed in the header OR stop by the front office any weekday between 9-4 pm and the staff will be happy to assist you.  We will get your new card to you ASAP.

BE AN  EARLY BIRD!  Don’t wait  until your card expires!

Aim High

Integrity First, Service Before Self

July, 2022

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