Criswell-Robinson 
American Legion Post 71 

600 N Grant St  
Cabot, AR 72023  
(501) 203-5715  
  
 
 

 

Welcome

 

 We are currently in the 2024 membership year. We are accepting dues for the 2024 year. Our State goal is 453 and we are currently at 412. If you wish to become a member, please either stop by the Post or go to the American Legion National website. 

 

 

Membership Of Post 71 as of February 26, 2024

Post 71 Current Membership -- 412 State Membership Goal 2022-2023 -- 453 Last Year Membership EOY -- 451
Auxiliary Unit 71 -- Current -- 36 State Auxiliary Goal 2022-2023 -- 34 Last Year Membership -- 33
S.A.L. Squadron 71 -- Current -- 26 State Goal -- 37 Last Year Membership -- 37
Legion Riders -- Current -- 12 N/A N/A

Up coming Events      

The Post is currently sponsoring the AARP Foundation TaxAide program on Fridays. They do federal and state tax preparation and filing all for free. Call 622-441-2553 for an appointment. The Post is also having a separate TaxAide day for vets on March 13th. Call the same number for an appointment.

Saturday morning breakfast March 2nd. The breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:00 and then we will fellowship as long as members are here. The menu is planed to be eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravey.  

 

10th Annual Frank Fiore Memorial American Legion Golf Tournament

The Post is sponsoring the 10th Annual Frank Fiore Memorial American Legion Golf Tournament on April 29th at the Rolling Hills Country Club. Teams can obtain an enrty form by clicking here. Businesses or individuals desiring to sponsor an hole or advertize can get a sponsor form by clicking here.

 

Congratulations to Karen Flowers for being Legionnaire of the Year for 2023. Also to Dennis Osgood for the Legionnaire of the Month of January and Chris Eaton for the Legionnaire of the Month of February.

 

Dairy Queen Veteran's Special

Our local Dairy Queen is holding a Veteran's Breakfast the last Saturday of each month between the hours of 8:30 and 10:30 AM. Veterans can pick from the breakfast menu and receive 50% off on the meal of their choice.

 

BIBLE STUDY

Remember our Post Chaplin Richard Liles is having a non-denominational Bible study every Monday night beginning Feb 5th at the Post starting at 5:30 PM. All are welcome to attend.

 

Cornhole Contest

We had our second cornhole contest. We are having a good time with Post members and guests. They were invite to play on the lane we were not using.   On next contest is March 9 and we are going to have another go at this - so if you want some really fun on a Saturday after noon, come by the Post at 2:00PM.

 

 

There is a PTSD session at the Post every first and third Thursday on the month. If you are having some PTSD issues, please join the group.

The Post has American Legion ballcaps, license plates and t-shirts for sale!! Need a pin for the side of your hat? We now have them also. Coming soon will be more American Legion items!

 

VETERANS CRISIS HOT LINE HAS CHANGED. THE NEW NUMBER IS 988 AND THEN PRESS 1.  PASS THIS ON TO YOUR FELLOW VETERANS. BE THE ONE TO THROW THE LIFE LINE TO HELP A VETERAN IN A MENTAL CRISIS!!!!

 

POST HOURS HAVE CHANGED TO 8:00AM - 2:00PM

 WEEKDAYS AND SATURDAYS 8:00AM - 12:00PM.  

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NEW EMAIL ADDRESS FOR THE POST IS CABOTAMERICANLEGION@GMAIL.COM

The Exective Committe will meet on March 26, 024 at 6:00 PM.

The Post Membership meeting is on March 28th at 7:00 PM. Don't forget that there is also a pre-meeting dinner available for $6.00 donation.

 

 

Click For March Calendar

 

The Sons of the American Legion meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  

The Legion Riders meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of each month.  

The Honor Guard The Guard Commander will be calling together the entire Honor Guard team at some point when we can get the National Guard to setup our Annual Certification at the Post.  We will send out emails when we have that information.

We are having Executive Committee and Post Meetings now but you can still use the Conference Call number as well if you need to.

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The Amateur Radio Club meeting is on the 2nd Sunday each month @ 1:30 PM The 2nd Sunday of the Month.

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. and now on the three Thursday of each month at 6 to 9 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 CABOTAMERICANLEGION@GMAIL.COM 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.

 

 

News & Events

 

  • Our Post has moved to 600 N Grant St in Cabot.  This amazing help is from the City of Cabot and we thank the City for all the support they have for us and especially the Veterans of the Community and their families.

 


 

 

Wednesday, is Sam High Day.  Sam High, The Lonoke Veteran Service Officer is in the new Post with his office on Wednesdays now.

Hours of the post are:

  • Mon - Fri about 8am to around 2pm
  • Saturday about 9am to around noon
  • Sundays closed, unless there is a special event