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102 Glenwood Avenue, Easton, Maryland

Blake-Blackston Post #77

Blake-Blackston Post #77

102 Glenwood Avenue, Easton, MD 21601

(410) 822-7601

Post #77 Commander: Michael Waller

Auxiliary Unit #77 President: Cynthia Cooper 

Sons of the American Legion Squadron #77 Commander: Rudolph Russell

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We have launched our “Building to Serve!” Capital Campaign

On October 1st, political and community leaders gathered at the home of Amy Haines and Richard Marks to support the launch of the American Legion Post #77 “Building to Serve!” capital campaign. For over 60 years, our current home has adequately served the veterans and the community of Easton.  However, as the building has aged, it has become more expensive to operate and maintain, and the expanding purpose has outgrown the space.

Post #77 has been an integral force in supporting veterans needs from navigating the benefits process to assisting in locating affordable housing, and providing community organizations with programming that help youth and families.  In preparation of our 100th anniversary celebration in 2020, we are expanding our support to our stakeholders which will necessitate changes to the design of the building. The “Building to Serve!” campaign will renovate, expand and modernize the Glenwood Avenue space.

Our new design will provide local citizens with a venue that will host community wellness programs, entertainment and banquet facilities, and veteran’s services. The extensive renovation will cost $900,000 and take approximately one year to complete. Funding will come from grants, private donations and our “Building to Serve!” campaign that is expected to raise $300,000.

Please support us in this project! Make your gift to:

Mid-Shore Community Foundation

300 East Talbot Street

Easton, MD 21601

Please add:  American Legion Post #77 on the memo line to ensure your donation designation.

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Thank-you on behalf of all the members of Post #77 American Legion Family.

We are very appreciative of our fifteen, 1920 founders of Post #77 in Easton, Maryland. They set the example by carrying out American Legion Programs under very challenging and difficult times. We are very proud of them and will always remember them.

Our doors are opened to any Veteran who has an interest in joining Post #77 which has won many banners, citations, plaques and trophies for carrying out American Legion Programs and for being active in our community.

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