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 2017

  • Saturday, June 3rd, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Monday, June 5th, 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.
  • Wednesday, June 7, 7 p.m. - SAL Squadron 376 meeting (installation of officers)
  • Sunday, June 11th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, June 13th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting - Installation of New Officers
  • Saturday, June 17th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, June 18th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Father's Day - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, June 19th, 7:00 p.m. - Legionnaires Installation of New Officers
  • Sunday, June 25th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

July 2017

  • Saturday, July 1st, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, July 2nd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day/Federal Holiday
  • Oxford Auxiliary does not meet in July (New officer positions take effect.)
  • Saturday, July 8, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - American Red Cross Blood Drive - come give a pint!
  • Sunday, July 9th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Tuesday, July 11th, 6:30 - Chenango County Legionnaires meet at Oxford Post 376.
  • Saturday, July 15th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, July 16th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Friday, July 28th, starting at 5 p.m. - Blackhawk Alumni “Ice Breaker” - all are invited.
  • Sunday, July 23rd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, July 30th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast (5th Sun./month) -Alumni Weekend

August 2017

  • Saturday, August 5th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, August 6th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Aug. 8-13: 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 13th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Saturday, August 19th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, August 20th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, August 27th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

September 2017

  • Saturday, September 2nd, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, September 3rd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, September 4 - Labor Day/Federal Holiday
  • Thursday, September 7th, 6th District's Fall Conference. (needs confirmation)
  • Saturday, September 9th, 7:30 - 12:30, American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Legion.
  • Sunday, September 10th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Monday, September 11th (Patriot Day), 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.
  • Tuesday, September 12th, 6:30 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting at Post 376.
  • Saturday, September 16th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, September 17th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, September 24th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)

October 2017

  • Sunday, October 1st, Noon - 3 p.m. - 5th annual Veterans Thank You Luncheon - held at the Frank H. Arnold Post #348, 8 Academy Street, New Berlin, 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
  • Monday, October 2nd, 6:30 p.m. - Chenango County Auxiliary meeting - South Otselic Post #973 (monthly meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with dinner). Perry Cook Post #973: 618 Valley View Rd., S. Otselic, NY. [315-653-4481] (1st Monday of the month).
  • Saturday, October 7th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Monday, October 9th - Columbus Day/Federal Holiday
  • Tuesday, October 10th, 6:30 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting at Post 376.
  • Friday, October 13th, 5-7 p.m. - Auxiliary's HARVEST DINNER, for the Finch Book & Education Fund . (2nd Friday)
  • Saturday, October 21st, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month)- Legion event
  • Monday, October 23rd, 6-8 p.m. - State Commander's dinner at Lt. Warren E. Eaton, DSC American Legion Post 189, 29 Sheldon Street, Norwich. Honoring the Dept. Cmdr, along with Dept Pres, and SAL Detachment Cmdr. 6-7 cocktails; 7 p.m. dinner.
  • Sunday, October 22nd, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • Tuesday, October 31st, 5:30-8 p.m. - Legion & Auxiliary hand-out candy on the front porch

November 2017

  • November 1st- Deadline for returning reports to the county ALA
  • Saturday, November 4th, 7:30 - 12:30, American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Legion.
  • Saturday, November 4th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Saturday, November 4th, 10-12 noon - (unconfirmed) Ladies Tea & Coffee at the NYS Vets' Home (come at 9 a.m. to help transport veteran residents)
  • Monday, November 6th, 6:30 p.m. - CC ALA meeting in New Berlin, Unit 348
  • Tuesday, November 7th - Election Day
  • Tuesday, November 14th, 7 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting
  • November 10th - Happy Birthday American Legion Auxiliary! (Nov. 10, 1919 designated birthday as per the National Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules.)
  • Saturday, 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 18th, 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 18th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, November 26th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary's Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • After breakfast, put up the Christmas tree!
  • Thursday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving Day/Federal Holiday

December

  • December 1, 1924 - ALA Unit 376 was chartered.
  • Saturday, December 2nd, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night (1st & 3rd Sat/month) -Legion event
  • Sunday, December 3rd, 7:30-11 a.m. at the Sunday Community Breakfast
  • Sunday, December 3rd, 2:30 p.m. - ALA puts up the Christmas tree & decks the (dining) hall fest!
  • Monday, December 4th, 6:30 p.m. - CC ALA meeting. Bring "finger foods" for fun Christmas party at Post 876 in Sherburne! (15 S. Main St.)
  • December 7, 1941 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Fly the US flag at half-staff until sunset.
  • Saturday, December 9th, 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 on the 2nd Sat.)
  • Tuesday, December 12th, 6:30 p.m. - Oxford Auxiliary meeting
  • Saturday, December 16th, 7-11 p.m. - Karaoke Night- Legion event
  • Sunday, December 17th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. Breakfast with Santa Claus!
  • Sunday, December 24th, 7:30 - 11 a.m. - Auxiliary works Community Breakfast (4th Sun./month)
  • Monday, December 25th - Christmas Day/Federal Holiday
  • Sunday, December 31st - Happy New Year!
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