Ely Fagan Post 1151 of The American Legion
Ely-Fagan Post 1151 of the American Legion was chartered in 1935. Since 1963 it has been located in its’ current home at 260 Middle Road. The Post owns the building and property; there are no mortgages or liens.
Our membership averages approximately 250 Legionnaires year-over-year, we support a Sons of the American Legion Squadron of approximately 50 members and an American Legion Auxiliary organization of approximately 100 members.
The Post sponsors an American Legion Baseball Team, Boy Scout Troop 350 and Cub Scout Pack 350. We provide meeting facilities for the Girl Scouts and several civic organizations and self-help groups.
We regularly hold fundraisers for organizations such as the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, American Cancer Society, and Breast Cancer Awareness to name a few. We support the USMCR Toys for Tots program. We participate in many Town of Henrietta activities and provide support and assistance to the Monroe County American Legion on a regular basis.
Ely-Fagan Post 1151 of the American Legion Mission Statement:
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
Some of our Recent Post
The “Stars & Stripes” Committee is comprised of members of our Post Legion Family that work with the post commander to improve our post. Their efforts have raised over $25,000.00 since the fall of 2014, mainly from weekly dinners and supporting Legion events. The money raised has been used to fund Post projects, such as […]
11th Annual American Legion/Town of Henrietta Youth Fishing Derby was held Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 7 am to 10:30 am at the Buyck Pavilion at Martin Road Park. There were approximately 90 people, mostly children, participating. Mothers and fathers brought their children to teach them how to fish. There were 7 and 8 pound […]
The Tuesday night euchre group recently had their Prime Rib Get Together dinner. Normally the group picks a restaurant and enjoy the evening together without the friendly competition that happens each Tuesday evening. This year it was decided that it would be held at the legion instead and that the legion would be the caterers. […]