Lysle Rishel Post 68

AMERICAN LEGION POST #68 MAY E-NEWSLETTER

Commanders Notes
Welcome to May. The weather is warming up, grass is turning green, and flowers are blooming. Parents beware, school is almost over and your kids will soon be home all day!

Mother’s Day is May 8th, so everyone be sure to remember your Mother on that special day. May also brings Memorial Day. As usual, the American Legion will sponsor two ceremonies that day. Check our Website and Facebook pages for times and locations.
PLEASE NOTE: FOOD PRICES WILL INCREASE BEGINNING MAY 1ST. OPEN MENU ITEMS WILL INCREASE BY $.50 EACH. SATURDAY MEALS WILL INCREASE TO $7.00 AND CHICKEN NIGHT WILL INCREASE TO $12.00. ANYONE THAT HAS BEEN TO THE GROCERY STORE RECENTLY WILL UNDERSTAND WHY THIS IS NECESSARY.
This is my last newsletter as Commander. After the Elections April 25, there will be a new Post Commander. Thank You all for the honor of being Post Commander for these past three years. Keep the shiny side up and the rubber side down.

ALA Notes
It was great seeing those of you who attended our 7th District Convention that was held at our Hutchinson post. We elected officers, updated the Bi-Laws, and got to spend quality time visiting with others from our district. Come to our next meeting and we will talk about all that happened. We meet together on the fourth Monday of the month and enjoy a meal at 6:30 and our meeting starts at 7:30. Please join us. If you haven't paid your dues yet, now would be a great time to do so. Reach out to Vicki Tracy. She can take your dues several ways. You can send her a check, 407 E 36, Hutchinson KS 67502, drop it by the legion or pay online. You can reach me at LindaKellyPost68@gmail.com.

SAL Notes:
At our April meeting we had our officer elections, congratulations to all 2022-2023 officers!! Coming up at the end of May we will be putting up flags at Fairlawn Burial Park again. If you would like to help, we will meet at the main office at 0700 Saturday, May 28th. The plan is to then take them down on at 1700 on Monday, May 30th, but the time may change pending the weather as we all know we can't have Memorial Day weekend without any thunderstorms! Summer is almost here! Please have a safe Memorial Day weekend!

ALR notes

Happy May riders. We did have a few funerals in April. The weather cooperated most of the time. May will be busier though. May 21st John Miller and I are planning on riding to Limon CO. to join the run for the wall riders with a stop in Junction City for a ceremony then home.
May 11th we will be heading to Wichita at around 10 to welcoming back 2 of our legion members. The big event is Memorial Day weekend setting up flags at Eastside Cemetery on Saturday the 28th and down on Monday the 30th at 5:00. More specific days and times will be discussed at our May ALR meeting the 12th. Hope to see everyone there.