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

We are the Criswell-Robinson American Legion Post 71 in Cabot, AR.  Our goals are to support and serve veterans, service members, and the local communities.   Besides the Ladies Auxiliary and Legion Riders, we now have a Sons of the American Legion Squadron and Amateur Radio Club.

The 4th Thursday of each month is our Monthly Business Meeting at 7pm. It's open to all members.  The 1st Thursday is Game Night in which we alternate between BINGO and open games. 

2017-2018 Membership Of Post 71

Post 71 Current Membership -- 558 (123% Goal) State Membership Goal 2017-2018 -- 453 Last Yeat Membership EOY -- 436
Auxiliary Unit 71 -- Current -- 55 (161% Goal) State Auxiliary Goal 2017-2018 -- 34 Last Year Membership -- 23
S.A.L. Squadron 71 -- Current -- 36 (129% Goal) State Goal -- 28 Last Year Membership -- 28
Legion Riders -- Current -- 12 N/A N/A

4th Annual Central Arkansas
American Legion
Golf Tournament

This Year was VERY !!! Successful....We cleared over $10,000 for The Veteran and Children & Youth Projects of The Community

Click For July 2018 Calendar

 

The Sons of the American Legion meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.    Next meeting is 12 June at 6:00pm. 

The Legion Riders meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of each month.    Next meeting is 5 June at 7:00pm.

The Honor Guard meetings are now held as needed before events and when necessary for proper training of members both new and old.  If you want to be or consider wanting to be on our Honor Guard of the Post, then contact the office of the Post with contact information for the Honor Guard Commander.  Also, this Honor Guard will now allow Son's of American Legion as well as Auxiliary members to be a part of this Honor Guard.  Details can be obtained at the Post.

The Amateur Radio Club meeting is on the 2nd Sunday each month.    Next meeting is 10 June at 1:30pm at Post 71.    For more information, go to www.w5str.org

 

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.

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

  • 5 June -- Legion Riders meets @ Post for monthly Meeting @ 7 PM.
  • 6 June -- D-Day commenced during WW 2.
  • 7 June -- Post Game Night This month is BINGO and we still bring Pot Luck style foods for the players to enjoy during the games.
  • 9 June --  11 AM is dedication of Gold Star Family Memorial at the Veteran Park in Beebe AR.
  • 10 June -- STARS  @ the Post started at 1:30 PM.  Also, they have almost completed the radio shack for their club at the post
  • 12 June -- S.A.L. Meets @ the Post at 6 PM.
  • 14 June -- FLAG DAY and the American Legion and VFW in a joint project, will be dedicating the Flag Poles for the Veterans Home at Ft. Roots.
  • .17 June -- FATHERS DAY
  • 22-24 June Department Arkansas State Convention at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock AR.  Convention for membership starts at 9 AM Friday and continues thru NOON Sunday.
  • 26 June-- Executive Committee Meeting at 7:00pm at the Post. 
  • 28 June - Monthly Business Meeting 7:00 pm with pre-meal at 6:00 pm for $5.00.  Open to all Post members.
  • 29 June- Birthday Cake Day 11:00 am Join us for cake for all the members who have birthdays during the month.

Our Post is in the Cabot Mini Mall, next to City Hall. 

Hours of the post are:

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