Post and Auxiliary Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. SAL Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesdays.
There are no meetings in July and August. Bingo every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.



MARCH 2017
 Mar 05
 • House Committee 10 am
 Mar 14
 • LEGION and Auxiliary meetings 7 pm
 Mar 15-18
 • Poker Nites - Millionaire Party 5pm-2am     
 Mar 15
 • Post 8 Sons of the Legion Meeting 6:00 pm     
 Mar 17
 • St. Patrick's Day     
 Mar 18
 • Blue Water Championship Wrestling     
 Mar 20
 • SPRING Begins, 6:29 A.M. EDT
 Mar 25
 • Commanders Club 4 pm









Commander Jim, Kevin Lacz and Pam Leslie together at Town Hall. Kevin "Dauber" Lacz is a United States Navy SEAL veteran who served two tours in the Iraq War with SEAL Team 3 and Chris Kyle.


 We would like to thank all the individuals and businesses who helped make the American Legion Post 8's 3rd Annual First Responders Spaghetti Dinner and Fundraiser a smashing success! Here is the list of donors:
ABC Warehouse, Advance Auto Parts, Alexanders Jewelry, American Grill, Applebee's, Auto Zone, Big Boy, Bluewater Dodge-Jeep, Bob Evans, Casey's Pizza & Sub Shop, Cheap Charlie's, Chili's, D & D Supply, Danielle Choate, Days Inn, Denny's, Discount Tire, Dorsey House, DoubleTree by Hilton, Dunkin' Donuts, Dunhams Sporting Goods, Flags & More, Four Square Sportsman's Association, Freighters by Falk, Freighters Eatery & Taproom, Gerry's Distributing Co., Golden Corral, Grace Performance, Great Clips, Great Lakes Italian Restaurant, Hampton Inn, Holly Meadows Golf Course, Huron Lady II Cruises, Jim Barnett, Jim Clary Prints, Jim Leslie, Judy Clubb, Kearns Agency, Leaxington Village Theatre, Marathon Gas-SUNRISE 26, Mobile 1 Lube Express, Mongolian Buffett & Grill, Moran Chevrolet, Mosher's Jewelry, Northgate Ford, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Planet Fitness, Pollock-Randall Funeral Home, Port Huron Lanes, Port Huron Museum, QDOBA Mexican Eats, Red Lobster, Ruby Tuesday, Sam's Club, Southport Pennzoil, Stained Glass Tattoo, Staples, Texas Roadhouse, Golden Corral, Troy Laundry, Uncle Al's Quick Lube & Wash, Van Eerden Foodservice, and Willow Ridge Golf Club.








• COMMANDERS CLUB Season Tickets for 2016-2017 NOW AVAILABLE!
Michigan State License C-27777
Only $50 for the Year!     Dinner included at the end of the season!

 Nov. 26th WINNERS! $50-Barb G., $50-Bob H., $50-Virginia K., $75-Rose S., $125-Rick D., $100-Bob H.
 Dec. 17th WINNERS! $50-Al B., $50-Katherine J., $50-Dennis O., $75-Rick S., $125-Sharon S., $100-Fuzzy B.
 Jan. 28th WINNERS! $50-Kevin H., $50-Denise D., $50-Chuck T., $75-Beverly C., $125-Dennis O., $100-Mike G.
 Feb. 25th WINNERS! $50-Bob K., $50-Al B., $50-Ken G., $75-Bob H., $125-Frank A., $100-Bill I.

   COMMANDERS CLUB Season 2016-2017 Tickets - AVAILABLE NOW! License # C-27777
 11 Months, 66 drawings for only $50 - 6 Cash drawings per month - Dinner included at September 2017 drawing!



• American Flag Retirement Ceremony

On May 31, 2015, Post 8 members along with Boy Scout Troop 104, participated in a Flag Retirement Ceremony. The United States Flag Code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."

• Post 8 Officers for 2015-2016

On Tuesday, June 23rd, the installation of Officers for Post 8 was held. Below are our new leaders! CONGRATULATIONS!

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for Charles A. Hammond, American Legion Post # 8:
  •       1. Commander:       Jim Leslie
  •       2. Senior Vice:       vacant
  •       3. Jr. Vice:       vacant
  •       4. Adjutant:       Mike Gurnsey
  •       5. Finance Officer:       Chuck Teller
  •       6. Chaplain:       Ray Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Ed Weichsler
  •       8. Service Officer:       vacant
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Nick Lucas
  •       10. House Comm. 3 Year:       Jim Lynch

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8:

  •       1. President:       Louann Dubuque
  •       2. 1st Vice:       Barb Gurnsey
  •       3. 2nd Vice:       Terry Lilley
  •       4. Secretary:       Susan Svacha
  •       5. Treasurer:       Betty Cline
  •       6. Chaplain:       Marty Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Judy Ovick
  •       8. Jr. Past President:       Melanie Zick
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Denise Kilbourne
  •       10. Executive Board:       Herta Scott, Brenda Almanza, Pam Leslie

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for the Sons of the American Legion Unit 8: :

  •       1. Commander:       Dennis O'Connor
  •       2. Senior Vice:       Jim Zick
  •       3. Jr. Vice:       Louie Piva
  •       4. Adjutant:       Don Tallmadge
  •       5. Finance Officer:       Rick Dubuque
  •       6. Chaplain:       Ray Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Vacant
  •       8. Liaison:       Ray Carrier
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Jim Leslie


• Post 8 Hours of Operation

      •  Sunday & Monday - CLOSED
      •  Tuesday - Saturday open NOON — close 9:00pm


• Memorial Day Parade Port Huron 2015

Members of the American Legion Riders Post 8 rode in the 2015 Memorial Day Parade. To see over 100 pictures, click on this link - Photo Gallery




•  Website Calendar

Please check our website calendar from time to time for updated events which may be added between Newsletters.


• BINGO Every Thursday @ 6:30 p.m.

Three (3) Cover-Alls every Thursday at $500 each!






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Commander: Jim Leslie

Sr Vice: vacant

Jr. Vice: vacant

Adjutant: Mike Gurnsey

Finance: Chuck Teller

Chaplain: Ray Carrier

Historian: Ed Weichsler

Service Off.: vacant

Sgt-at-Arms: Nick Lucas

House 3 Yr: Jim Lynch

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