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  • Friday, April 10, 2015

    ‘Homecoming’ for Commander Peters on May 30

    Richmond County American Legion will host a “Homecoming” dinner for Department Commander Frank Peters at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Staaten Caterers, 697 Forest Ave., Staten Island, NY.

    “Commander Peters has traveled the great State of New York and represented us extremely well and now it’s time to welcome him home,” noted event chairman Frank LaMarsh.

    The cost is $60 per person. The homecoming will feature a hot buffet with carving station, salad, dessert, open bar, and entertainment.

    To make a reservation, send payment (made out to American Legion of Richmond County) to Frank LaMarsh, 324 Cortelyou Avenue, Staten Island NY 10312. Indicate the number of guests and whether you will be staying at a local hotel (see below). LaMarsh may be contacted at  (917) 952-9932 (cell) or (718) 967-0461 (home).

    For those traveling from out of town, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Inn Staten Island, for Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30. The cost is $116 per night. Use Group code SMERF.  All reservations must be made by the individual guest and must be made by May 8.  Phone number is (718) 370-8555.

    Additional rooms have been reserved at the Navy Lodge located in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. The cost is $106 per night. Identify yourself as a member of the American Legion. Phone is (718) 442-0413