Post and Auxiliary Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. SAL Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesdays.
There are no meetings in July and August. Bingo every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.


• Upcoming Events

 Oct 11
 • LEGION and Auxiliary meetings 7 pm
 Oct 14
 • AUTUMN PARTY 8pm-12am
 Oct 15
 • American Legion Dance Club 7:30-11:00 pm
 Oct 18
 • Post 8 ALR SPAGHETTI NIGHT 4:30-6:30 pm
 Oct 19
 • Post 8 Sons of the Legion Meeting 6:00 pm
 Oct 22
 • N O Commanders Club
 Oct 31
 • H A L L O W E E N





• COMMANDERS CLUB Season Tickets for 2016-2017 NOW AVAILABLE!
Michigan State License C-27777
Only $50 for the Year!     Dinner included at the end of the season!

 Nov. 28th WINNERS! $50-Lynn H., $50-Patti V., $50-Kim I., $75-Roger I., $125-Frank A., $100-Linda W.
 Dec. 19th WINNERS! $50-Nancy S., $50-Frank A., $50-Brenda S., $75-Rick S., $125-Denis T., $100-Vera L.
 Jan. 23rd WINNERS! $50-Sharon A., $50-Lucille S., $50-Patti V., $75-Jim G., $125-Paul S., $100-Dennis O.
 Feb. 27th WINNERS! $50-Rick S., $50-Ray C., $50-Dawn B., $75-Kevin H., $125-Bill C., $100-Kathy Miller.
 Mar. 26th WINNERS! $50-Barb G., $50-Nancy S., $50-Bill I., $75-Sharon A., $125-Paul S., $100-Bill R.
 Apr. 23rd WINNERS! $50-Dave O., $50-Brian L., $50-Lois B., $75-Kathy M., $125-Bill B., $100-Geraldine M.
 May 28th WINNERS! $50-Nancy S., $50-Denise K., $50-Geraldine M., $75-Beth S., $125-Don T., $100-Cindy B.
 June 25th WINNERS! $50-Bev C., $50-Nancy S., $50-Rick S., $75-Gary M., $125-Rick S., $100-Lynn H.
 July 23rd WINNERS! $50-Juanita P., $50-Dennis O., $50-Linda W., $75-Phyllis I., $125-Chuck T., $100-Ray C.
 Aug. 27th WINNERS! $50-Don T., $50-Eric U., $50-Frank A., $75-Katherine J., $125-Brenda A., $100-Roger I.
 Sept. 24th WINNERS! $100-Jim G., $200-Kathy M., $250-Terry L., $350-Lucille S., $450-Paul S., $150-Jean M.
License # C-27263

 Sep. 24th, 2016 FINAL DRAWING of SEASON 5:00 pm, Dinner-6:00 pm  COMMANDERS CLUB Season 2016-2017 Tickets - AVAILABLE NOW! License # C-27777
 11 Months, 66 drawings for only $50 - 6 Cash drawings per month - Dinner included at September 2017 drawing!


      Post 8 Officers, Ray Carrier, Ralph Scott, Ed Weischler, Cmdr. Jim Leslie, Scott Reinacher (Thin Blue Line), Chuck Teller, Barb Gurnsey, Chief Michael W. Reaves (PHPD), Louann Dubuque (Auxiliary President), Bob Hawkins, and Dennis O'Connor present a check for $2500 to the Thin Blue Line of Michigan.

      On behalf of Post 8 Officers, Ray Carrier, Cmdr. Jim Leslie, Chuck Teller, and Thin Blue Line Secretary Kelly Pigeon and Director Severin Erickson, "THANK YOU" to all who helped out, donated, and attended our successful evening.


• American Flag Retirement Ceremony

On May 31, 2015, Post 8 members along with Boy Scout Troop 104, participated in a Flag Retirement Ceremony. The United States Flag Code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."

• Post 8 Officers for 2015-2016

On Tuesday, June 23rd, the installation of Officers for Post 8 was held. Below are our new leaders! CONGRATULATIONS!

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for Charles A. Hammond, American Legion Post # 8:
  •       1. Commander:       Jim Leslie
  •       2. Senior Vice:       vacant
  •       3. Jr. Vice:       vacant
  •       4. Adjutant:       Mike Gurnsey
  •       5. Finance Officer:       Chuck Teller
  •       6. Chaplain:       Ray Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Ed Weichsler
  •       8. Service Officer:       vacant
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Nick Lucas
  •       10. House Comm. 3 Year:       Jim Lynch

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8:

  •       1. President:       Louann Dubuque
  •       2. 1st Vice:       Barb Gurnsey
  •       3. 2nd Vice:       Terry Lilley
  •       4. Secretary:       Susan Svacha
  •       5. Treasurer:       Betty Cline
  •       6. Chaplain:       Marty Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Judy Ovick
  •       8. Jr. Past President:       Melanie Zick
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Denise Kilbourne
  •       10. Executive Board:       Herta Scott, Brenda Almanza, Pam Leslie

     The following are our 2015-2016 Officers for the Sons of the American Legion Unit 8: :

  •       1. Commander:       Dennis O'Connor
  •       2. Senior Vice:       Jim Zick
  •       3. Jr. Vice:       Louie Piva
  •       4. Adjutant:       Don Tallmadge
  •       5. Finance Officer:       Rick Dubuque
  •       6. Chaplain:       Ray Carrier
  •       7. Historian:       Vacant
  •       8. Liaison:       Ray Carrier
  •       9. Sargeant-at-Arms:       Jim Leslie


• Post 8 Hours of Operation

      •  Sunday & Monday - CLOSED
      •  Tuesday - Saturday open NOON — close 9:00pm


• Memorial Day Parade Port Huron 2015

Members of the American Legion Riders Post 8 rode in the 2015 Memorial Day Parade. To see over 100 pictures, click on this link - Photo Gallery




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• BINGO Every Thursday @ 6:30 p.m.

Three (3) Cover-Alls every Thursday at $500 each!






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Commander: Jim Leslie

Sr Vice: vacant

Jr. Vice: vacant

Adjutant: Mike Gurnsey

Finance: Chuck Teller

Chaplain: Ray Carrier

Historian: Ed Weichsler

Service Off.: vacant

Sgt-at-Arms: Nick Lucas

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