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American Legion & Navy League Events for Veterans and Remembrance Day

Dennis Rike - American Legion Post 14
October 16, 2016

American Legion Post 14 and the Puerto Vallarta Navy League invite all American, Canadian and Mexican citizens to celebrate these commemorative holidays with events on November 11th and 12th.

Veterans Day is an opportunity to honor U.S. military veterans. Remembrance Day is observed in Commonwealth countries to commemorate the end of World War I, which ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Poppy's will be available.

On November 11th, We will meet at Steve's Sports Bar on Basilio Badillo (Post 14 Headquarters) at 10:00 am for free coffee and pastries. (Breakfast will be available for purchase.) At 10:40 am, we will walk down to Lazaro Cardenas Park, for the 11:00 am Service.

Flamingos Golf Tournament                             

The 18-hole scramble on November 11 at 9:30 am at Flamingos Golf is open to military veterans of any country and their guests. The 1,300 peso entry fee includes green fees, cart, food and beverages. A veteran must play in each foursome.

Coco Tropical Autumn Fest                                   

This special Swiss-German Buffet is offered one night only - November 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. A generous selection of delicious specialties, including salads, main dishes and desserts are on the menu. Plus live entertainment. 500 peso donation. This is a Navy League fundraiser to help finance their numerous community relations projects.       

The American Legion is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization devoted to the needs of military veterans, their families, and their communities.

Legion Post 14 participates in numerous community projects in the Puerto Vallarta area, with emphasis on women's and children's causes. Charities include the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter, DIF New Life Home for young boys, and Torpedos American Football for boys.

The Legion, along with financial support from the Jay Sadler Project, is continuously involved with numerous service projects in the community, including the CADI Nursery/Day Care Center, Col. Las Palmas Community Center, Col. Volcanas Community Center, Coapinole La Lagina Playground, Col. Magisterio Playground, and the playgrounds at San Vicente del Mar and El Guamuchil, plus many others.

The Legion and the Navy League welcome any and all armed services veterans to take part in these events, and if they wish, learn more about the benefits of American Legion and Navy League membership.

Post 14 American Legion meetings are held the 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday each month. Visitors are welcome. For more information and meeting locations, visit AmericanLegion14.org or contact dennis2rike@hotmail.com or snafrancis@hotmail.com. (Or, check the PVAngels Event Calendar)

The Puerto Vallarta Navy League meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Marriott. Coffee and pastry are provided. Visitors are welcome.

For further information contact Dennis Rike, Post Commander, dennis2rike@hotmail.com or (322) 138-8891.

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  Learn more about Banderas Bay American Legion Post 14

  Learn more about Navy League of Puerto Vallarta

  Learn more about Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter

  Learn more about DIF - System for the Development of Family

  Learn more about Toys for Tots Vallarta

  Learn more about Cruz Roja Mexicana (Mexican Red Cross)

  Check out Coco Tropical Restaurant and Beach Club

  Check out Opticas Alvarez

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