American Legion Charles A. Conklin Post #28 - Past Events Page



Charles A. Conklin

Happy 98th Birthday American Legion Post 28

Happy 98th Birthday American Legion Post 28! Let’s celebrate!
March 11, 2016 - 5 pm Cocktails; 6 pm Dinner.

Our American Legion Post 98th Birthday party is scheduled for Saturday, March 11th. Please join us. It will be open to all Legion, Auxiliary, and SAL members and their spouses/significant others.  The menu will be a good old fashion Pot Roast with potatoes, carrots, and lots of gravy.  The guest speaker will be David L. MacKellar (Mack). Tickets are on sale at the lounge. We are planning on 150 so better get them quick!

 

 


Honors for Larry Kuipers.

Honors for Larry Kuipers. Members from Honor Guard from American Legion, VFW, Navy, Grandsons S/Sgt Army & Firefighter. Honor Navy WWII (PT Boats), Larry Kuipers. God Bless You Larry, Bravo Zulu (Navy) Job well done. Semper Fi (Marines) Always Faithful. Thank you for being a part to protect our Marines at Iwo Jima. RIP

Great Granddaughters Help Raise American and Navy Flags at Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28. Also Grandsons Army S/Sgt. and Firefighter were presented with The American Legion Post #28 Challenge coins from Adam Shumaker & Nathan Van Kampen. We will all miss you Larry.

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Photo Gallery: Scottville Clown Band

The Scottville Clown Band gives a rousing performance at the American Legion Charles Conklin Post 28 in Grand Haven Tuesday night during Coast Guard Festival.

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Veterans Pinning Ceremony presented by Hospice of Michigan and Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging

We Honor Vets Pinning Ceremony presented by Hospice of Michigan and Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging... Honoring WWII veterans. God Bless The USA sung by Ron Bishop and background vocals by Jump 5. A very special thank you to John Siemion. John has donated his time and talent to We Honor Vets since our inaugural ceremony in Grand Haven.


 

 


Flyin' Heroes - American Legion Michigan Post 28 Fly Fishing Project

Flyin' Heroes is a program that utilizes the sport of fly fishing to promote therapeutic growth and rehabilitation of U.S. military veterans. The goal of Flyin' Heroes is to create memorable fly fishing experiences that unlock the healing power of the water and foster lasting relationships.

Participants of Flyin' Heroes will experience a unique guided float trip down the Pere Marquette River, Muskegon River and or the White River located in West Michigan. Each participant will be instructed on the basic techniques of fly and/or spinner fishing for trout and other game species. The fishing trips will range from 4-6 hours long and will incorporate a streamside prepared lunch provided.

Flyin' Heroes is a Michigan non-profit organization that is funded through donations. For more information, including atttending a heroes fishing trip, volenteering, contact information, and providing donations please contact Tina at the Post, or visit the Flyin' Heroes website http://flyinheroes.org or visit us at Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FlyinHeroes.

 


American Legion Department of Michigan, 2011 Website Award

Grand Haven Post 28 - 2011 Winner of The American Legion Department of Michigan, Website Award. Michigan Department 2009 Website Award  
"For its website's effective design, content, and ability to promote the American Legion."

William Hafeman - Department of Michigan State Commander

Patrick Lafferty - Department of Michigan State Adjutant

 


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American Legion 2011 Boardwalk Bash

The Grand Haven American Legion proudly presents Boardwalk Bash Friday, July 1st & Saturday, July 2nd.

Friday, July 1st: Featuring the Barndogs
Saturday, July 2nd: Featuring the Magic5

Doors open at 6pm - Live Music 7:30pm to 11:30pm - $3:00 cover charge

 


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American Legion Riders - Poker Run

American Legion Riders
Post #9 - Poker Run

Open To All Riders!

July 9th 2011

Proceeds go to purchase phone cards for our troops!

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Charles A. Conklin Memorial Program on May 7, 2011

Commander MacKellar and members from the Honor Guard and guests took part in a Memorial Program to Honor Charles A. Conklin the namesake of the American Legion Post #28 of Grand Haven.

93 years ago on May 7, 1918 Charles A. Conklin died 4 days after he was wounded in France. He was a 1914 graduate from Grand Haven. Charles A. Conklin was the first to give the Supreme Sacrifice from Grand Haven to die during WWI. The "War to end all Wars".

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Kentucky Derby on May 7, 2011

Ruth Kelly won one of the Races and Ann Kammeraad won 2 of the Races.

Hat contest was won by.
1st Place - Cheryl Myaard
2nd Place - Terri Vipond
3rd Place - Ann Kammeraad

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To honor the courageous service of today's Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Guardsmen, and Marines, the Post has purchased these campaign ribbon banners at WWW.VETBANNERS.NET should replacements ever be necessary. The owner has confirmed that Post #28 is the first American Legion to display the campaign ribbon banners!!

Michigan Department 2009 Website Award Michigan Department 2009 Website Award Michigan Department 2009 Website Award

 

Flag Day 2010

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More Past Events...

Veterans Day 2008

2008 Car Show
Coast Guard Festival

Chili Cookoff

Kids Christmas