Madison Alabama American Legion Post 229

Jun 2022 

yes 1 Jun - Post 229 sponsored Baseball Season begins.  Post 229 veterans can contact Post Cdr Larry Vannoy or Bobby Lee to volunteer to Pitch the first ball at these games. (Note: Many games are away, e.g., Birmingham, Athens, Bear Creek, etc.) Sign up Genius Link: (TBP). See "American Legion Baseball Activities" under Pillar 3 (Americanism) for current Post 229 schedule for 2022.

yes 4 Jun - Pick up American Flags from veteran graves at Madison Cemeteries at 1000 and assist in effort at Memory Gardens on Rte 72. 

yes 5 Jun - District 12 Meeting at Post 15 in Decatur.  Elections held:  Larry Vannoy, District 12 Cdr reelected; Mary McCoy, Cdr, Madison County; Ernestine Doubek, Cdr. Morgan County; Michael Mitchell, Cdr, Blount County; Mike McKinney, District 12's Senior Vice Cdr; and Charles Doubek, DEC. 

yes 7 Jun - Honored Veteran Legacies meeting at 1030 at the Hope Church on Balch Rd., Madison, AL.  (Honoring U.S. veterans over age 65). 

yes 9 Jun - Monthly Post 229 American Legion meeting was held at Black Patch Distillery, 500 Lanier Dr. Suite C3,  Madison; Social at 1830; Meeting at 1900. Amercian Legion Family Photos and Mats signing.  Note: Elected and Assigned Post 229 officers for July 2022 - June 2023 year: 

                                                                                See "Post 229 Officers: 2022-2023" folder for names.

yes​10 Jun - Local Post 229 Baseball game at James Clemens HS at 6:30.

yes14 Jun - Flag Day.  Madison City Flag Retirement ceremony. Contact Vice Cdr. Jean Downs.

​16-19 Jun - Alabama State Department's Annual Convention, Birmingham Marriott, 3590 Grandview Parkway.  Please call 888-426-5171 (or 205-968-3775) to make your reservations.  The deadline for Legion Reserved rooms was May 26. Cost: $113 plus taxes per night. (Contact Marriott for late reservations.)

yes ​20 Jun - Local Baseball game at Westminster Christian Academy HS at 237 Johns Rd, Huntsville, AL. (Dan Marr pitched 1st pitch.)

yes​ 23 Jun - Monthly open Veterans Breakfast at Little Libby's Catfish at 234 Lime Quarry Rd., Madison, AL - starts at 0830.

yes26 Jun - Sons of American Legion initial meeting, 3 PM at Dublin Park in Madison, meeting room.

Jul 2022 


28 Jul - Post 229 members participate in Korean War Veterans' return from DC, hosted by the Honored Veterans Legacy at Huntsville Airport.


 Sep 2022