w 450 x
REMEMBER YOUR LOVED ONES
ORDER A MEMORIAL WALKWAY BRICK
The St.James Memorial, and the brick walkway leading to it, pay tribute to all veterans who stood in defense of our great democracy. Order forms are available at St. James Town Hall
Questions or need a form? Contact Tom Picinich
Phone: 201-218-8753 Email: tapicinich@ATMC.NET
DONATE NOW TO THE
ST. JAMES MILITARY
Planning is well underway for the 2021 St. James Military Appreciation Day Festivities. On Saturday, June 26th at Woodlands Park, the St. James Military Appreciation Concert will begin at 5:00 p. m. Then on Saturday, July 10th St. James will celebrate its 15th annual Military Appreciation Day. The day’s events include a golf tournament on all 27 holes of the Members Course followed by lunch at the Members Club. Any remaining COVID restrictions will be followed. Many areas of St. James and Arbor Creek have Neighborhood Captains who are finishing up their collections. If you have already donated, we thank you.
However, several neighborhoods are not covered and if you happen to live in one of those neighborhoods this is your opportunity to donate to this worthwhile cause.
Proceeds from SJMAD fund AL Post 543, a local non-profit veteran service organization that focuses on helping Veterans in the local community, active-duty members, and numerous local youth initiatives.
Look for the DONATE HERE signs to drop off your donations at one of these locations:
3191 Seagrass Ct 2608 Mariners Way 2821 Pine Forest Dr
3757 Bridgewater Dr 4272 Ashfield Pl 2808 Barberry Ct
2878 Irwin Dr 3622 West Medina Ave 3832 Ridgecrest Dr 2706 Moss Creek Ct 2919 Trailwood Dr 3374 Willow Circle . 3260 Moss Hammock Wynd
If you are interested in serving as a Neighborhood Captain next year, please let us know as well. You do not need to be an AL Post Member, a Veteran, or a long-term St. James resident. The time necessary to canvas your neighborhood is negligible and may be a wonderful way to get to know your neighbors!
For more information contact this year’s Neighbor Solicitation Committee Chairs are: Steve Muir (email@example.com (410) 596-9914 and Ron & Linda Burdoo (firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE FEBRUARY 24th MEMBERS MEETING WAS DEVOTED TO A COMPLETE REVIEW OF POST PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS WITH A GOAL OF GETTING MORE MEMBERS INVOLVED IN POST ACTIVITIES.
Over 260 Veterans are members of Post 543. Join us for the work. Join us for the fun
Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post 543 Awards Scholarships to Eight SBHStudents
During the ceremony held on May 26, 2021, a total of $8 thousand in scholarships were awarded to the top eight applicants who demonstrated excellence in academic achievements, community service, and participation in school programs. The scholarship was created to honor the Post 543 namesake, Richard (Ritchie) H. Stewart, Jr. who perished in the North Tower on 9/11.
Shown above from left to right are: Post 543 Commander George Freeman; Katlin Davis; Carson Satterwhite; Alexandre Rupkalvis (1st Place); Caroline Richardson; Aubrey Sherrod; (2nd Place); Wren Walen; Elizabeth Bolt (3rd Place); Post 543 Vice President Chuck Blackburn
(Not pictured: Andrew Jackson)
NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING
7 PM WEDNESDAY JUNE 23
ST JAMES COMMUNITY CENTER
Despite hardships of their own, our local business and merchant community continued their support of Military Appreciation Day. This year's event was the most successful ever raising a record amount of revenue to support the over 70 events and projects that benefit veterans and the local community.
Thank you to our title sponsor,
THE CLUBS AT ST. JAMES,
AND ALL OF THESE
FIVE STAR SPONSORS
***** FIVE STAR ****
SAVE THE DATES
St. James Military Appreciation Day Concert June 26th
Miltary Appreciation Day Golf Tournament July 10th
Registration forms will be available at the Pro-Shops and on this website on June 20th.
STMAD Golf shirts and other
wearing apparel is now available at the pro shops. All sales revenue goes to Post 543.
MEMORIAL DAY 2021
A crowd of nearly 300 attended the annual Memorial Day Ceremony which this year honored four local families
who lost a son, daughter, or another family member while
serving the Armed Forces of the United States.
Cadets fron the South Brunswick Hiigh School JROTC joined members of Post 543 to at Lowes Home store
on Saturday, May 29th to distribute poppies to shoppers and asking them to wear a red poppy in honer of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.
by receiving and wearing a red poppy