Oxford American Legion Auxiliary

January 2017

  • 2nd Tuesday of each month- Oxford Auxiliary meet, 7 p.m. (not usually in Jan., July, or August)
  • 3rd Monday of each month - Oxford Legionnaires meet, 6:30 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of each month - Oxford S.A.L. meet, 7 p.m. (not in Jan. or Feb.)
  • 1st Monday of each month - Chenango County Auxiliary meet, 6:30 p.m. - at different County locations
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month - Chenango County American Legion meets, 7 p.m. - at different locations

(No meetings in January)

February 2017

  • Feb. 3, 1943 - Auxiliary remembers "4 Chaplains Day." They gave their lives to help others during the sinking of the troop ship USAT Dorchester.
  • Saturday, Feb. 4th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) - Legion event
  • Monday, Feb. 6th, 6:30 p.m. - County Auxiliary meeting (incl soup and sandwich) at Post 189, 29 Sheldon Street, Norwich.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting. (Changed from 2/14 - Valentine's Day.)
  • Saturday, Feb. 11th - SAL Chicken BBQ. $6.00 per half, starting at 9:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 18th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night - Legion event
  • Sunday, Feb. 19th - Finch Book Fund $600 donation was presented to Oxford P.S. at the Community Breakfast.
  • Monday, Feb. 20th - Washington's Birthday/Presidents Day/Federal Holiday
  • Feb. 23, 1945 Flag was raised on Iwo Jima.
  • Sunday, Feb. 26th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

March 2017

  • Tuesday, March 1st - Chairman/officer Reports Due, Girls' State pkt., and the amended constitution is due to the County Legion Auxiliary.
  • Saturday, March 4th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month)-Legion event
  • Saturday, March 11th, 7:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m- American Red Cross, Oxford community blood drive at the Legion. Call 843-5119 to schedule your appointment.
  • Tuesday, March 14th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting.
  • Tuesday, March 14th, 6:30 p.m. - Chenango County Legion and CC Auxiliary joint meeting, celebrating the birthday of the national American Legion (it's actually March 15th, 1919, the 95th). Location: Post #876, at 15 S. Main Street, Sherburne, NY. They'll be serving a lite dinner, coffee/tea, and birthday cake.
  • Saturday, March 18th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night
  • Friday, March 17th, 6-10 p.m. - St. Patrick's Day Dance party, "C'ead mile failte (a thousand welcomes)!" Irish Pub Fare: such as Mickey's Irish Stew, specialty drinks, and DJ. $5 admission. (Be sure to be wearin' a touch o' green, or you'll be pinched!) See home page for more info.
  • Sunday, March 26th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

April 2017

  • Saturday, April 1st, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, April 2nd, 7:30-11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, April 3th, 6:30 p.m. - County Auxiliary meeting - at Post 376, 17 S. Washington Ave, Oxford, NY. We make dinner for the members.
  • Sunday, April 9th, 7:30-11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, April 11th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting
  • Saturday, April 15th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, April 16th, 7:30-11 a.m. - Community Breakfast. 3rd Sun. Special: Sausage gravy & biscuits. Easter bunny 9-11. Bake sale: 8:30-11 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m. - the last game of the Winter Pitch Tournament.
  • Sunday, April 23rd, 8 a.m. - 6th District ALA Spring 2017 Conference at Post 907, in Candor, NY
  • Sunday, April 23th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

May 2017

  • Monday, May 1st, 6:30 p.m. - County Auxiliary meeting - Edwin Wilbur Jr. Legion Post #1478, 1136 County Rd. 5, McDonough, NY.
    PH 607-674-9217. Officer elections.
  • Friday, May 5th, 5-7 p.m. Cinco de Mayo - festive Mexican dinner by the Auxiliary. Tacos and topping bar and mucho more!
  • Saturday, May 6th - Legion's Goofie Golf. Call 843-8166 for details.
  • Saturday, May 6th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month)-Legion event
  • Sunday, May 7th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, May 9th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting. Officer elections.
  • Saturday, May 13th, 7:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. - American Red Cross, Oxford Community Blood Drive.
  • Sunday, May 14th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast. 3rd Sun. Special: Sausage gravy & biscuits. Mother's Day!
  • Saturday, May 20th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night -Legion event
  • Sunday, May 21st, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • Sunday, May 28th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast. (5th Sun.month) Oxford Rotary serves.
  • Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day, 8 a.m.- wreath laying ceremony and rifle salute at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery on West State Street; 9 parade gathers in from of Post; 9:30 a.m. (parade steps off) Legion and Auxiliary march in Oxford Parade to Riverview Cemetery. Legion members will visit the NYS Veterans’ Home residents. 11 a.m. -Memorial service at 11 a.m. in the Vets' Home recreation room.

June 2016 (to be updated)

  • Wednesday, June 1st, 7 p.m. - SAL Squadron 376 meeting (installation of officers)
  • Monday, June 6th, 6:30 p.m. - County Auxiliary meets 29 Sheldon Street, Lt. Warren E. Eaton,
    DSC American Legion Post 189, Norwich. (Installation of officers.)
  • June 6, 1944 - the Auxiliary remembers D-Day, the first day of the Invasion of Normandy.
  • Saturday, June 4th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Tuesday, June 7th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting - Installation of New Officers
  • Saturday, June 11th, noon-6 p.m. - 1st Legion Pork BBQ! Music by String of Pearls, food, beer/wine, door prizes, games. 50-50 raffle separate ticket. $25 Tickets available at Legion bar after 2:30 p.m. each day.
  • Sunday, June 12th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, June 20th, 7:00 p.m. - Legionnaires Installation of New Officers
  • Saturday, June 18th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, June 19th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Father's Day - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, June 26th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

July 2016

  • Saturday, July 2nd, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, July 3rd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, July 4 - Independence Day/Federal Holiday
  • Oxford Auxiliary does not meet in July (New officer positions take effect.)
  • Saturday, July 9, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - American Red Cross Blood Drive - come give a pint!
  • Sunday, July 10th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, July 11th, 6:30 - Chenango County Legionnaires meet at Oxford Post 376.
  • Saturday, July 16th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, July 17th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Friday, July 29th, starting at 5 p.m. - Blackhawk Alumni “Ice Breaker” - all are invited.
  • Sunday, July 31st, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast (5th Sun./month)

August 2016

  • Saturday, August 6th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, August 7th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Aug. 9-14: Chenango County Fair, Norwich, NY. The County Legion (water and some give-aways) booth is worked by Chenango County "Legion Family" volunteers. (10 a.m.-4 and 4-10 p.m.)
  • Sunday, August 14th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Saturday, August 20th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, August 21st, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, August 28th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

September 2016

  • Saturday, September 3rd, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, September 4th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, September 5 - Labor Day/Federal Holiday
  • Tuesday, September 6th, 6:30 p.m. - Chenango County Auxiliary meeting - Norwich Post 189 (monthly meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with dinner) Usually held on 1st Monday of the month.
  • Thursday, September 8th, 6th District's Fall Conference.
  • Saturday, September 10th, 7:30 - 12:30, American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Legion.
  • Sunday, September 11th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, September 13th, 7 - 8 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting at Post 376.
  • Saturday, September 17th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, September 18th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, September 25th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

October 2016

  • Saturday, October 1st, Noon - 3 p.m. - 4th annual Veterans Thank You Luncheon - held at Edwin Wilbur Jr. American Legion Post #1478, 1136 County Rd. 5, McDonough, NY. Sponsored by the Chenango County ALA. This soup and sandwich lunch is complimentary for veterans of all armed forces. There will be speakers, certificates, and opportunities for networking.
  • Saturday, October 1st, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Monday, October 10th - Columbus Day/Federal Holiday
  • Tuesday, October 11th, 7 - 8 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting at Post 376.
  • Saturday, October 15th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Saturday, October 22nd, 6-8 p.m. - State Commander's dinner at Oxford Post 376. Honoring Dept. Cmdr, John B. Sampson along with Dept Pres Debbie Kryczkowski, and SAL Detachment Cmdr. 6-7 cocktails; 7 p.m. dinner.
  • Friday, October 28th, 5-7 p.m. - Auxiliary's HARVEST DINNER, for the Finch Book & Education Fund . (4th Friday)
  • Sunday, October 23rd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • Monday, October 31st, 5:30-8 p.m. - Legion & Auxiliary hands out candy on the front porch

November 2016

  • November 1st- Deadline for returning reports to the county
  • Saturday, November 5th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Saturday, November 5th, 10-12 noon - (unconfirmed) Ladies Tea & Coffee at the NYS Vets' Home (come at 9 a.m. to help transport veteran residents)
  • Monday, November 7th, 6:30 p.m. - CC ALA meeting in (needs confirmation/was New Berlin, Unit 348)
  • Saturday, November 7th, 9 a.m. - (unconfirmed) Chicken BBQ to benefit Oxford Academy High School Band
  • Tuesday, November 8th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting (also Election Day)
  • November 10th - Happy Birthday American Legion Auxiliary! (Nov. 10, 1919 designated birthday as per the National Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules.)
  • Thursday, November 11th - Veteran's Day/Federal Holiday
  • 11:00 a.m., in Honor of Nation's Armed Forces, a service, ceremony, and Taps, at the Post.
  • Saturday, November 12th, 7:30 - 12:30, American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Legion.
  • Saturday, November 12th, Early Birds Dinner! Pay dues by 11-11 to be eligible. New times: 3:30-4:30 cocktails; 4:30-6 free steak dinner.
  • Saturday, November 19th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, November 27th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary's Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month) Waffle special.
  • Thursday, November 24th - Thanksgiving Day/Federal Holiday

December

  • December 1, 1924 - ALA Unit 376 was chartered.
  • Monday, December 7th, 6:30 p.m. - CC ALA meeting. Bring "finger foods" for Christmas party!
  • Saturday, December 5th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, December 6th, 7:30-11 a.m. at the Sunday Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, December 6th, 2:30 p.m. - ALA puts up the Christmas tree & decorates the dining hall fest!
  • December 7, 1941 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Fly the US flag at half-staff until sunset.
  • Monday, December 14th, 6:30 - 8 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting
  • Saturday, December 12th, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Auxiliary's annual Veterans Home Volunteers Luncheon at Post 376 (held after the residents Christmas "shopping" at the Home)
  • Saturday, December 19th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, December 20th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. Breakfast with Santa Claus!
  • Sunday, December 27th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • Friday, December 25th - Christmas Day/Federal Holiday
  • Thursday, December 31st - Happy New Year!
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