07/01 Way to go Post 166 Family! - Legionaries, Auxiliary and The Sons of the American Legion all posted membership renewals at 100% or higher for the 2021-2021 year
06/22/21 Congratulations to ALA unit 166 for receiving the 2021-2122 Department award for Best Outstanding Public Relations Program
06/22/21 Congratulations to the New Officers of American Legion family Post 166.
01/03/22 Congratulations to the new officersof the ALR chapter 166: Director Tom Brown, Asst. Director Bob Ballew, and secetary Debbie Ballew
01/01/22 Happy new Year to all!
12/24/21 Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
12/07/21 Congratulations to the new commander, Bob Ballew, US Navy and to first commander, Mark Long, USM
11/11/21 Thank you to all who served. Happy Veterans Day
10/19/21 - Thanks go to ALA Unit 166 for their $215.00 donation to the Building Fund
10/18/21 - Congratulations to Janice McGrough, member of the month for October!
09/26/21 - Post 166 will return to normal hours Oct. 1. All Summer Drink Specials will end on Sept. 30. $1 Draft chips will not be honored after September 30th.
09/12/21 - Commander Robert Scott has taken a leave of absence to deal with health issues. Acting Commander is Bob Ballew
08/05/21 - July Donations to Daystar Life Center: Clothing - 343 pieces; Food - 343 lbs. Boxes are always available at the Post for Donations of clean clothing, back packs, sleeping bags, blankets, personal items, and nonperishable food items. No glass please. All donations are picked up weekly and taken to Daystar Life Center for veterans and others in our community who are in need. Please help if you can.
07/25/21 - Time to renew your membership. 2022 Cards are available. Renew at the Post from 2PM to 4PM on any Friday in August and receive your membership card then and update your key card. You may pay your dues in the canteen anytime and receive your card the following week.
Free Early Bird Dinner October 19 from 4 to 7 for those with 2022 membership card. Others pay purchase a meal ticket for $10.00
06/18/21 - Mark your calendars for the Installation of Officers on July 17th at the Sugarmill Country Club. Luncheon begins at noon followed by the installation of 2021-2022 Officers. $22.00 for guests. Tickets available at the Post.
05/31/21 - Congratulations to the winners of the $Money Raffle$ sponsored by the Auxiliary. The first prize winner who had entered with a $20 ticket is Jo Goodenough of Crystal River. She will receive $218.75
The second prize winner of the gift basket is Barbara Tripp.
Congratulations Jo and Barbara.
058/29/21 - Post 166 and the Honor Guard of Post 155 were honored to assist with the Celebration of Life for Ray Zapfel., a former member of Post 166; now at Post Everlasting.
05/15 - Post 166 was honored to participate in the dedication of the Veterans Memorial Park at Riverhaven Villages. The Park is located next to the Parking Lot at 11450 W Riverhaven Dr, Homosassa FL 34448. All are invited to attend.
05/01 - May in Poppy Month. Donations may be made at the Post, Walden Woods (limited times) and various stores in our Plaza. Keep the Memories of our fallen Heroes Alive! Click here for more information on Poppies.
03/22 - Mark your Calendar for May 1st for the Third Annual Derby Day Ride sponsored by the Legion Riders Chapter 166. Click here for more information
03/21- Join us March 30 at 4:00PM for Pulled Pork sandwiches and raffles as we celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the founding of our Post 166!
03/08 - Early Bidding is open! Stop in the Post and place your bid. Items up for auction: Thomas Kinkade "Almost Heaven" Eagle Wall Hanging, GI Joe US Army Courier & WLA Harley-Davidson Collectors Item, 2021 Budweiser Stein, Airboat ride for four, Water Color by Commander Robert Scott, Treat Basket for your Dog, Gift cards and Gift Certificates and more.
03/01 - Save the Date: March 15th - 102nd Anniversary of the American Legion Celebration. See Event page for more information
02/16 & 17 - Post will open at 2:00PM while upgrades scan be made
02/05 - Money Raffle Sponsored by Auxiliary Unit 166 - click here for more details on how it works
02/01/21 - Red Shirt Friday hours extended to 1:00PM - 7:00PM beginning this Friday
01/24/21 - Check out the Event Page for information on the Open House scheduled for Feb. 1.
The Canteen will be closed until 200PM for the following activities:
Start time is 12:0PM and includes Citrus County Fire Department on premises , Lecanto High School JROTC presenting the Colors, Member Recognition & Flag Disposal Ceremony.
The Post will open at 2:00PM for Open House with Entertainment by Bill Alexander, snacks supplied and drink specials available.
01/23/21 - Thank you to Tom Piazza and Tom Brown for volunteering to help our Post. Tom Brown will be cleaning the matts behind the bar and Tom Piazza is our official Photographer. Many thanks to both Toms!
01/21/20 - Members of Post 166 have been invited to the Dedication of the Citrus County's Female Veterans Monument on January 30 at 11:00AM at the Old County Courthouse in Inverness
01/11/21 - Emergency SAL Meeting at 10:00AM regarding keeping Charter. All SAL members are urged to attend.
01/09/2021 - Congratulations to the General Membership Officers elected to fill the balance of the current term:
Commander Robert (Bob) Scott, filling the term of Commander Rick Starkey, deceased
First Vice Matt Levengood, filling an open position created by the resignation of the former First Vice
Adjutant Buzz Chainey filling the term of Commander Rick Starkey, deceased
01/08/21 - Queen of Hearts is Back! Drawing at 6:15PM tonight
01/01/21 - There will be a celebration of Life for Rick Starkey at Post 166 on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 5:00PM
12/31 - Fuzzy had the winning raffle ticket for the Christmas Basket
12/29 - See Commander Rick Starkey's page for funeral information
12/27 - The Last Chance Band has cancelled for New Years Eve Day. New Years Day Dinner has been cancelled.
12/25 - It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Commander Rick Starky at 7:35PM. RIP Commander!
12/22 - Regarding our Commander Rick Starkey:
Commander Rick Starkey was impacted with COVID last week and is fighting the battle. After speaking with his son, Rick is doing well and is in good spirits. He is currently in the hospital but is getting better each day and making the strides for a full recovery. Right now, the only thing he needs is prayers his way.
Rick's son appreciates everyone who has reached out and knows that his dad is cared for from his American Legion Family.
12/20 - Sunday approximately 80 motorcycles left Crystal Harley, including some of our Post's Legion Riders, with a police escort and headed to Bushnell National Cemetery in the rain to place wreaths on the graves of Veterans and their spouses. It is an extremely emotional sight to see rows and rows of grave stones, all with Holiday Wreaths. A very sincere thank you to all who braved the weather to take place in this solemn salute of respect! Pictures posted to the Photo Gallery.
12/18 - JoJo Jones has cancelled for December 22. We hope to reschedule her the first of the year
12/16 - THE POST HAS REOPENED WITH REGULAR HOURS: NOON TO 9:00PM
12-10 - THE POST IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
12/05 - Hams N Hogs Charity Ride - $2,000 & 260 pounds of food was raised for Daystar Life Center's Food Bank. Thanks to the many sponsors who donated raffle items and to Crystal River Eagles Aeire #4272 and the Eagle Riders; IRRU Family Social Club, Inverness Fl; American Legion Post 237, Legion Riders Chapter 237 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 237, Beverly Hills Fl; and American Legion Post 166, Homosassa FL. Pictures posted to the Photo Gallery.
12/01 - Pie Day was very successful. We raised over $200.00 for Phase 1 of the remodel. Thanks all who made that possible. Pictures posted to the Photo Gallery.
11/30 - Congratulation to Fuzzy, he also won the Wine Basket Raffle
11/26 - Wishing everyone a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Basket Raffle was held at the Post's dinner & Fuzzy was the lucky winner
11/24 - Phase One of the Post's Remodel completed. Pictures posted to the Photo Gallery.
11/22 - Holiday Basket Raffles at the Post - See Canteen page for more details
11/21 - Our Post is proud to announce we were the largest contributor to the "Wreaths Across America for Bushnell Ride" Event with $250.00 from the General Membership, $250.00 from the Auxiliary, $430.00 from SAL Squadron, $250.00 from the Legion Riders, and $440.00 in misc. donations from our members and guests.
11/13 - Entertainment with Bill Alexander on November 21
Time change - now 3:OOPM to 6:00PM
11/11 - Thank you to All Veterans !
We Salute All Veterans Who Are Serving, Who Have Served,
and Who Have Retired, For Answering The Call and Giving
Your Commitment To Serve This Great Nation and Ensuring
Freedom Rings Everyday!
11/10 - Happy Birthday to the US Marine Corp
Established November 10, 1775
11/08 - Chili Cook Off rescheduled to February 28, 2021
11/08 - Hook a Vet date change due to Tropical Storm to November 20
11/06 - Two volunteer positions filled: Matt Levengood volunteered to assume responsibilities for our newsletter and Lisa Day volunteered to l assume responsibilities for the Post's Public Relations. Thank you to both!
11/06 - Loyalty cards will expire 12/31/20
Cards not redeemed will be honored in 2021
11/05 - Weekly Drawing discounted
11/03 - Daily Drink Specials changed to Monthly Drink Specials
11 /02 - Lunch with the Commander scheduled for Nov 15th, noon - 2:00PM
Sign up at the Post to attend or email the Post
For God and Country