The second annual fundraiser benefiting the “WW1 Mobile Museum” on Veterans Day Night, Nov 11th, from 6pm-9pm at the Collin College Frisco Conference Center. There is an opportunity for volunteers to assist with the event, which includes dinner. This is the sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4dabad2fa1f58-wwimobile
The special guest speaker, US Marine Corp wounded combat veteran Jacob Schick!
Please plan to attend the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 1st at 6:30pm, as the Frisco Mayor & City Council recognizes this year’s Frisco Distinguished Veteran, Dick Peasley.
City Council Chamber
George A. Purefoy Municipal Center
6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75034
Donation Items Needed for Bonham Veterans Home
- Men’ s new undershirts (sizes L, XL)
- Griper nubby socks only (one size fits all)
- Body Wash & shampoo combination (AXE or Dove tag brands at the Dollar store)
- Chocolate and hard candy (individual bags)
- Any salty snacks (individual bags)
- Assorted snack cakes
- Nuts in a small can or jar
- Pull over hat and gloves
Please do not donate lap blankets or regular blankets, bars of soap, puzzles, or magazines.
CASH if desired: make checks out to Am. Leg. Post 178 with a note for Clyde Cosper Veterans Home. Send to Terry Meyering (Post Finance Officer) 7763 Sunflower Way, Frisco, TX 75033. Please do not donate lap blankets or regular blankets, bars of soap, puzzles, or magazines.
Cash, and purchased items should be turned in at the November 21, 2022, membership meeting, held at The Grove at Frisco Commons, Commons Hall, 8300 McKinney Road, Frisco, Texas 75034. You may also bring a check if you have not already mailed it in. 100% of donations to this fund will go to the Bonham Veterans Home. These veterans will appreciate your generosity. No donation is too small, and all are appreciated. Or bring items to John Allen’s Home: 1565 Harbor Springs Drive, Frisco, BEFORE Dec. 1, 2022.
John Allen will deliver to Bonham on Dec. 2.
The event will be held at the Frisco Veterans Memorial located at Frisco Commons Park, 8000 McKinney Rd, Frisco, TX 75033, on November 11, 2022 at 11:00AM.
Our guest speaker is Buford ‘Boots’ Bagby, who was awarded three Purple Hearts while serving in Vietnam.
At the Oct 17 Membership Meeting the American Legion Riders will be collecting donated Teddy Bears from the Post and ALA for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.
Meetings are held at The Grove at Frisco Commons – Commons Hall located at 8300 McKinney Road Frisco, Texas 75034 at 6:30pm
The 2022 Post 178 Texas Boy Statesmen attended our July and August Post meetings before being honored at the Frisco City Council meeting on August 16, 2022. Larry Wilhelm, the Program Committee Chairman, presented to Mayor Jeff Chaney and council members the 2022 Statesmen of incoming seniors who attended the 2022 Texas Boys State program from June 12 through June 17, 2022.