News & Activities

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The annual Poppy Fundraiser begins May 1st and runs through the entire month. Funds raised are used exclusively for veterans, active-duty service members, and their families. 

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April 14, 2022

The flag flies at half-mast today. Commander Romie Bassetto entered Post Everlasting this morning, April 14, 2022.  Commander Bassetto gave his heart and soul to the American Legion Post 105 Redwood City.  His devotion and dedication will be greatly missed.

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April 9, 2022 

Unit 105 preparing envelopes for our May Poppy Drive, the biggest fundraiser of the year. All funds received go to veterans' needs. Friends from Xi Pi Delta and ALR joined us to prepare 350 letters to send out.

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April 2, 2022

California Department President Dee Ann Graham visited the Bay Area. District 26 (San Mateo) organized the event and was host to four local Districts: San Francisco, Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa. Madam President Graham is pictured seated, fourth from right.

March 12, 2022

15,000 bags of rice for families in need.

Post 105 Legionnaires, Auxiliary, and Riders supported Bay Area Global Outreach Lions Club (BAGOLC) who sponsored the event. Rise Against Hunger, Skylawn, San Mateo Lions, and Xi Pi Delta sorority, and friends all participated.

Tongan Relief Fund

Tongan Relief Fund

March 8, 2022

Members of the Post collected monetary donations to present to the Tonga Consul General, the Honorable Sela Tukia.

A U.N. official says 80% of Tonga's 105,000 people were affected by the undersea volcanic eruption and ensuring tsunami that lashed the Pacific island nation on Jan. 15, 2022.

 

Pictured are Post representatives: (back) American Legion Auxiliary U105, Vietnam Veterans of America, American Legion Riders, US Volunteers, American Legion P105 Commander, Sons of the American Legion, American Legion; (front) San Mateo County Blue Star Moms, American Veterans, P105 American Legion, Tonga Consul General, the Honorable Sela Tukia, American Legion Riders, and American Legion Auxiliary District 26.

Coffee Drive for Menlo Park Veterans Hospital

Unit 105 member C. Bagley organized a coffee drive at Elks Lodge #1991 Redwood City. The Elks Club generously supported Unit 105's coffee drive for the Menlo Park Veterans Hospital, collecting 23 lbs. of coffee.

Veterans Day 2021 ceremonies in Courthouse Square, Redwood City, CA.

American Legion Post 105 and the Downtown Lions Club organized the ceremony. Pictured above are member of the Post 105 Family: Post 105, Auxiliary Unit 105, Riders Chapter 105.