Frisco American Legion Post 178, in conjunction with the Frisco Gun Club, will host their FIRST ANNUAL SHOOTING COMPETITION to support their Frisco Education Foundation (FEF) Scholarship Fund for the child of a Veteran enrolled in the Frisco Independent School District (FISD) and seeking higher education at a vocational school, college, university or military academy.
This fun, safe, shooting competition and fundraiser is open to the public! Invite your friends to compete while contributing to a great cause!
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6565 Eldorado Pkwy Frisco, TX 75033
3pm Registration/4pm Competition Flight #1
5pm Registration/6pm Competition Flight #2
8pm Cocktails & Awards
What do I get with my shooter registration?
Your shooter registration includes:
- Use of a Pistol
- Use of a Rifle
- All Ammunition
- Eye and Ear Protection
- Target for the competition.
- Each shooter will also receive two drink tickets and complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres after you shoot.
- You will be wrist banded so you are not served alcohol prior to your participation in the event.
- After you shoot, your wristband will be removed, and you will receive your drink tickets after leaving the range.
What do I get with my attendee (non-shooter) registration?
- Your event attendee registration includes: two drink tickets and complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres.
During the Frisco City Council Meeting on Tuesday September 5 at approximately 1830 hours Mayor Jeff Cheney presented a Proclamation designating Frisco as a Purple Heart City. The purpose is is meant to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s men and women in uniform and their families.
Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney issued a POW/MIA proclamation to Frisco resident Bernard L Talley. Talley was a POW for 6.5 years in Vietnam. Pictured from left to right is Mayor Cheney, Bernard Talley, & Councilman John Keating.
Post 178 has experienced outstanding growth during our 3 years of existence and we thank each of you for your continued membership and support. We are now over 340 members, still growing each day and we must continue to grow!
Our members are the #1 reason for our growth and we are asking each of you to continue to support the Post by recruiting just one new member.
We are collecting 2018 dues now and you can pay here
Our Membership Committee led by Vice Commander Larry Marshall is ready to help you and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 469-222-2333.
Thank you for your honorable service to America and your continued support of Post 178
September 15th was National POW/MIA Recognition Day. In honor of this day and all of the POW/MIA service members the City of Frisco, along with members of American Legion, Peter J Courcy, Post 178, raised the POW/MIA Flag for what may have been the first time on this date.
Present were: Gregory Beckwith, Fred Rogers, Mike Hart, Dave Fautheree, Chuck Wright, Charles Graffam, Ken Nelson, Mike Strand & Jeffery Palmore. Video courtesy of Stuart Sax.
The City has purchased Several POW/MIA flags and they will now be flown 6 times a year according to protocol.
Photos courtesy of John Keating
ON-LINE SHOPPING PRIVILEGES BEGIN Nov. 11, 2017 for designated former military members
WHO: All Honorably Discharged Veterans or who received a General under Honorable Conditions who did not retire from a US military branch.
WHAT: On-line (only) Shopping Privileges at military exchanges
HOW: Go to www.VetVerify.org to get your proof of service authenticated. If problem is detected at this website you may contact these personnel at 844-868-8672 for any additional steps that may be required.
Once verified and on November 11, 2017 you may visit the following websites to shop on-line:
NOTE: Your eligibility to shop on-line is not limited to the exchange of your service; you may shop at any of the websites listed above.
- Shopping is tax free from Sales Tax
- There is no shipping charge for total orders over $49.00
- Be sure to ask about price match to local advertising
- Look into applying for a Military Star Card (for additional discounts, if available)
NOTE: Post Exchange Shopping Privileges (on-line only). Commissary Privileges are not available at this time.
Mark Wahlberg and Marcus Luttrell have a special message for Veterans about their new online shopping benefit! Visit VetVerify.org today to confirm eligibility. Welcome home Veterans and thank you for your service.