Candy Bingo was a huge success! Thanks to all who came out for an evening of fun! The Candy Bingos support our Easter Egg Hunt on March 23 at 1:00 p.m.

Friday, March 29, is the Auxiliary Cake Auction. The cakes must be at the Legion by 5:00 p.m. Come on out and win your Easter dinner dessert.

Poppy Poster Contest

The Poppy Poster Contest is open to students in Grades 2-12, including students with special needs. Requirements for the poster are: a fitting slogan, the words “American Legion Auxiliary” must be used on the poster, and each poster must include a red poppy. Posters should be on 11×14 poster board. The rules for the contest can be found in the lobby at the Thurmont American Legion. Posters must be turned into the Legion by April 12, 2024. For more information, please send an email to or check out the Poppy Poster Contest and past posters at the website

If you are a high school junior and interested in Boys/Girls State, visit your Guidance Office or call the Thurmont American Legion at 301-271-4411 and a representative will reach out to you.

Boys State – High School Juniors

Boys State is held at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland, June 16-22, 2024. For more information, check out the website at

ALA Girls State – High School Juniors

Girls State is held at Salisbury University on June 14 -21, 2024. Check out the website for more at or on Facebook: ALA Maryland Girls State – Official.

There are lots of things happening at the Legion, so mark your calendars and check us out on Facebook and the Community Calendar in this issue for dates and times of the following: Poppy Wreath Craft Day, SAL Car Show, Yoga, Line Dancing, Bingo, and more!

Come out to the Legion for some great food! The kitchen is open Wednesday through Friday, from 5:00-8:00 p.m., featuring different food specials every week. Don’t forget to come out for the Queen of Hearts Drawing on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

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