Criswell-Robinson 
American Legion Post 71 

114 N. First Street - P.O. Box 951  
Cabot, AR 72023  
(501) 203-5715  
(located in the Cabot Mini Mall)  
 
 

Welcome

NOTICE:  The Corona Virus has caused us to work under new restrictions and guidelines.  The Legion Riders and Son's of American Legion will again start meeting at the Post and via conference call starting in August.  The August Calendar will relect the times and dates for meetings.  The Con Call Phone number is shown below here.

 

Post 71 will be having its Post Meetings starting in June at both the Post and via the teleconference phone line.  If you wish to join the meeting you can dial the number                                508.924.2306            and once you dial the phone number (that is by land line telephone or cell phone.  Its a private number for Post 71) you will then be asked to say your name and you will be joined into the call.  We will try to make sure that the meeting call is up about 15 minutes before the start of the meeting .  Until further notice, we will NOT be serving a pre-meeting meal, since we do not have the ability to properly run such an event safely.

 

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2019-2020 Membership Of Post 71 as of June 30 2020

Post 71 Current Membership -- 488 96% Goal State Membership Goal 2019-2020
509
Last Year Membership EOY -- 507
Auxiliary Unit 71 -- Current -- 38(127% Goal) State Auxiliary Goal 2019-2020 -- 30 Last Year Membership -- 28
S.A.L. Squadron 71 -- Current -- 37(100% Goal) State Goal -- 40 Last Year Membership -- 40
Legion Riders -- Current -- 12 N/A N/A

 6th Annual Central Arkansas
American Legion
Golf Tournament

The 6th Annual American Legion Golf Tournament was a success even with the current Health Crisis going on.  We had 21 teams to play in the event and even with a weather delay the tournament was played.  We do wish to pass along our sincere thanks to the Players and Sponsors for another successful year with the tournament.

Click For July 2020 Calendar

 

The Sons of the American Legion meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.   Next Meeting August 2020  TBA

 

The Legion Riders meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of each month.    Next meeting is August 2020 TBA

The Honor Guard The Guard Commander is calling in July for a meeting of all Honor Guard members so that we can go over the year and prepare for the re-certification in August of 2020.  Anyone that would like to be a part of the Honor Guard and be Certified please come to the meeting when it is announced.

We are starting to again have meetings of the Executive Committee and the Business Meeting at the Post once again.  We also have the conference call software as well so anyone wishing to dial into the meeting may do so.  We do have a limited capacity of members that can be in the Post during the Business Meeting but we are not at a point where we are allowed to serve a pre-meeting meal as of yet,  Check the Calendar for the meeting dates and times.

 

The Amateur Radio Club meeting is on the 2nd Sunday each month @ 1:30 PM TO BE ANNOUNCED

Businesses and Companies.  The Criswell-Robinson Legion Post 71 is a Veteran Non-Profit 501c19 that works heavily in the Cabot community area for the Veterans of the area and the Children and Youth as well.  We are always looking for companies and businesses that can be of support to us for the many projects we do in the community for the Children and Youth and our support of the Veterans of the area.  We try, when we can, to help Veterans that are struggling with utility bills and other needs and so we can always use more help in these areas.  If you want to be a part of this Vital Post in the work with Veterans and the Youth of the Cabot area, please contact the Post to setup a meeting to work with us.

We are please to announce a new partnership for the upcoming year with Suddenlink Corporate.  They are, along now with T-Mobile wanting to become partners with our Post to help us to serve the Veterans and their families of the Cabot Community area.

The Feed The Vets Pantry, is a non-profit which Post 71 has worked with since it opened.  The Pantry serves all Veterans and their families to help with groceries and other items each month.  The Pantry is open each 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 AM to 1 PM.  You will need to fill out paperwork and show proof of service by either a DD-214, Retired Military ID, Active Duty ID, or VA Medical Photo ID card. 

 

Join Us

We are looking for new members!  If you have served at least one day of active duty in the United States Armed Forces during any of the war eras listed here, then you are eligible.  National Guard and Reservists are also included who served on active duty (including basic training) during these same war eras.

If you are interested in joining Criswell-Robinson Post 71, email us at americanlegioncabot@suddenlink.net  or call (501) 203-5715 for more information.

Post 71 is a VERY Active Post in Department Arkansas.  All year we work with the local Veterans, The Schools, and various groups and activities at the schools as well.  So numerous to list here, we have made up a Post Activities List that lists all that we do all year long.  Even that list is changed and added to as we see a need in the Community.

JOIN THE CELEBRATION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Centennial Celebration of 100 years of Service to the Nations Veterans starts this year.  There are many activitives planned and one of those is the brand new Department Arkansas Centennial Challenge Coin.  Shown obverse and reverse above, this coin is on sale at Department Headquarters as well as at Post 71.  The cost of the coin is $10 each for the coin.  The Cost of shipping and handling if sent from Department is $2 per coin.  There will as the year goes on additional things for sale and to get for this Grand Celebration.

 

News & Events

  • In accordance with CDC and AR Health Department, the Post is now open but with restrictions as to number of members and Visitors in the post at any given time, we do require that you wear a mask when there are people in the post and to social distance.
  • We do have hand Sanitizer on hand to use as well.

 

 

 

 



Our Post is in the Cabot Mini Mall, We are on 1st St and the City Hall is on 2nd St.  We are Next to Crown Trophy on First Street.

Hours of the post are: We are open but with Restrictions.  We ask all members and Visitors to wear masks in Post and social Distance.  In complience with CDC and AR Health Dept.

 

  • Mon - Fri about 9am to around 3pm
  • Saturday about 9am to around noon
  • Sundays closed, unless there is a special event