Founded in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary has nearly 1 million members from all walks of life. The Auxiliary for Post 287 began being planned on March 15, 1921.
Since then, we have been busy supporting Legion functions, as well as provided community services, including:
To Join Us Contact:
Unit 287 President
Delynn (Dee) Holland
Unit 287 Membership
We're now on Facebook at FB.me/287Auxiliary or you can search for @287Auxiliary
We will keep that page updated with our activities. Our monthly meeting schedule is already there.
Please follow our page there so you don't miss any of our events!
We also have a new email address. Please contact us at Post287Auxiliary@gmail.com
We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm.
American Mahjongg Tournament
Thursday, April 27, 2023, 10am - 3pm. Check-in begins at 9:30.10 tables, 4-member teams. $25 per person. Lunch and prizes provided. Make checks payable to "American Legion Auxiliary Post 287". RSVP and mail payment to Dee Holland (816-261-0170).
Grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses (husbands, too!), and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who served from April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918, or anytime after December 7, 1941 who was a citizen of the United States and died in the line of duty or received an honorable discharge. Female members of the American Legion are also eligible for the Auxiliary.
For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
To uphold and defend the constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order;
To foster and perpetuate a one hundred per cent Americanism;
To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations during all wars;
To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;
To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might;
To promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy;
To participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of The American Legion;
To consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.