Commander: Dick  Huffine          1st Vice: Pat Keels            2nd Vice: Steve Carper

3rd Vice: Lewis Woodard               Adjutant: Ed Effinger           Finance: Jim  Bowes

Chaplain: Ned Young


Commander: Fellow Legionnaires; As you all have heard or seen through the news media, American Legion Post 11 has some misfortunes within our business system. all employees and officers are re-acting in a very positive way to keep our post moving in a positive direction. As commander, I am very fortunate to be surrounded by such a group of optimistic and talented people. Our members are a special group of veterans and families who all looking toward Post 11 moving forward while continuing their support. As in the past, Post 11 will emerge a stronger and move cohesive unit due to this temporary hurdle. I sincerely thank everyone for their help and " move forward" attitudes during this challenging time.  .Commander Dick Huffine

From 1st Vice:

From 2nd Vice: Well thanks agin for supporting the American Legion Post 11 dinners and functions in 2015. We are looking forward to doing several nice things in 2016. Also should anybody have suggestions or request for  meals please let me know. Thank to everyone for their support, looking to make 2016 even better. Thank you, 2nd vice Steve Carper

FROM 3rd Vice : We will be selling 4x8 Bricks for past and present veterans or a friend again. The cost will be $30.00 so if you want one, ask the bartender for a order form. And only use the first 3 lines. Thank you, 3rd vice Lewis woodard

FROM AUXILIARY PRESIDENT:Happy New Year everyone, Just a quick note. We are still doing our Pulled Pork on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Also we will be interviewing the applicants for Buckeye Girls State and deciding who we will be sending. So, stay safe and warm because I think Winter has finally arrived. Jodie Keels President

FROM S.A.L:             

FROM THE SOCIAL ROOM: I hope everyone had a great holiday. I want to thank the bartenders and volunteers for all their hard work. I want to personally thank, Theresa and Butch Shaeffer, Vicky Wolfinger, Max McGee and Jack Geiger for the donations they made to the social room. Friday February 12th will be the Turtle Fry in Memory of Jack sheets. We are very grateful to his family for donating the turtle. John Burgoon will be cooking so get your tickets early! We are having entertainment after the $5000.00 drawing in February,March we will have flash back night. Celebrating music by the decade and dressing up in your favorite genre for fun and prizes. Please try to attend so we can continue to have these functions. Thank you, Georgia

SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR: Now Available- Post 11 scholarships and Buckeye Boy state applicants. The American Legion Post 11 Clark Devol scholarships are now available at the post. They can also be picked up from guidance counselors at the individual high schools. Completed applications must be returned no later than Friday March 11 mail to: Jim Bowes, 757 Pleasantville Rd.Lancaster or drop off at the post 279 Canal St. Applicants must be 1) A son, Daughter, Brother, Sister or Grandchild of veteran that served in the military. 2) A resident of Fairfield County. 3) A senior in high school preparing to enter his or her freshman year of college, University or technical school. Seven- $500.00 Scholarships will be awarded. Also, any boys in their junior high school year wishing to be considered for Buckeye Boy State should contact their high school principal or guidance counselor before March 11 to be recommended for an interview. Jim Bowes, Past Commander Post 11 scholarship coordinator and Buckeye Boy state chairman.



         RICHARD E SCHLEICH 6 NOV 2015                   CARL E DEEDS                    18 NOV 2015                                                

        WAYNE E EDMOND       27 NOV 2015                 CHARLES W SCHMELTER  16 DEC 2015

        EUGENE L TURNER      22 DEC 2015                 RAYMOND A STOCKER        23 DEC 2015


        DEWEY RINGHISER JR 12 JAN 2016                 THOMAS E BAKER                 23 JAN 2016

        RICHARD L COMBS        24 JAN 2016                CHARLES W McCLENAGHAN 31 JAN 2016  


        MICHAEL K HURSEY        5 FEB 2016