Mark your calendars 12/08/2018

DECEMBER 8, 2018

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HyVee Veterans Breakfast 11-12-2018

HyVee once again honored America’s Veterans with a spectacular buffet breakfast and desserts.

The Post 1776 Color Guard was on hand as was a local school choir Encore from Lakeville South. And what voices! It is always nice to see today’s youth engaged in productive and positive activities.

Thank you HyVee. It was again, another great experience.


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Veterans Day 2018

Post 1776 celebrated Veterans Day in grand fashion. Veterans ate free from noon to 3pm. The banquet room of Post 1776 was packed with Veterans and their guests. A big thank you to all who served us today including the ladies Auxiliary and the Boy Scouts. Thank you all for making our day great.

There were also plenty of door prizes and meat raffles to entertain everyone throughout lunch.





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Bye Linsey… you will be missed.

Our General Manager Linsey Green is moving on. Linsey and her husband have purchased a bar and grill of their own in Jordan MN. The Station will soon be under new management.

Linsey came to us from the Vivo restaurant and has done an outstanding job for us here at the Legion and we wish her nothing but the best in her new endeavor.

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Congratulations Duff!

Duff Duffina won a GOLD medal at the Senior World Games in the Hot Shot competition! Congratulations Duff!

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Veterans Day Discounts & Freebies

Here at Post 1776 Veterans eat for free from Noon to 3pm. Guests $9.00.

Many other businesses offer our Veterans discounts or freebies such as meals on Veterans Day. If you visit these restaurants and businesses be sure to show your appreciation as they are doing for all of us. That includes tipping your server on the full price of the meal you receive.

Some of these offers start on the 10th of November but most take place on November 11th which is of course Veterans Day.

Remember at POST 1776 we will be serving a free meal to Veterans from noon to 3pm.


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Auxiliary News: Lisa Tollefson, 58 – Apple Valley – RIP

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to an amazing woman. Throughout this horrible disease she remained determined. Never lost her sense of humor and couldn’t stop talking about her granddaughter. We will miss you Lisa. The heavens have received a very special angel.

Lisa G. Tollefson (Anderson), Lisa G. Age 58 of Apple Valley; formerly of Mounds View passed away Oct. 27, 2018. Graduate of Irondale H.S. (1979). Employed at Stuartco Property Management. Preceded in death by parents, John & Margaret; brothers, Robin and Wendell Anderson. Survived by her husband of 32 years, Dick; children, Gary (Jayni) and Brianna (JJ) Cattrysse; granddaughter, Scarlette Cattrysse; sisters-in-law, Kim Anderson, Dawn Anderson, and their families. Memorial Service Wednesday, October 31st, 11:00 am with visitation 10:00 am at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Thank you for all the smiles, laughter & joy you brought to all our lives. We will miss you.

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Check out the new Post 1776 Auxiliary Facebook page

The Auxiliary has a brand new Facebook page and I encourage everyone to follow it and Mary so that you are kept up to date with the latest information of the Auxiliary’s meat raffles, horse races, craft sales and more! So check it out.

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Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt Camp Ripley

+Carla Tappainer 3rd District Commander took a 6 pt. buck today at the Camp Ripley disabled veterans deer hunt.

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Executive Board Meeting 5pm

All Post 1776 officers – remember today the Executive Board meets at 5pm.

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