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  • Saturday, March 25, 2023

    Homecoming Gala for Department Leaders Is May 20

    Department Leaders

    Commander David Riley Sr., President Nancy Babis, Commander Tim Van Patten II

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    Vernon Downs Casino Hotel

    The entire New York American Legion Family is invited to the May 20th Homecoming Gala for Department Commander David Riley Sr., Department President Nancy Babis and Detachment Commander Timothy Van Patten II.

    The dinner gets underway at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Vernon Downs Casino Hotel,  4229 Stuhlman Road, Vernon, New York 13476. A cash bar reception precedes dinner from 5 to 6 p.m.

    Dinner features Baked Chicken, Sirloin Steak, Casino Potato, Vegetable, Bread, Butter, Coffee, Tea, Dessert. The cost is $60 per person. Make checks out to: Committee to Elect David R. Riley Sr. and mail to: Barbara Holmes, 317 South St., Lockport, NY 14094; 716-560-8546;

    CUT OFF DATE – May 1, 2023

    The Homecoming Gala also features a weekend of activities, with rooms available at the Casino Hotel for out-of-towners. Activities range from a “Sip and Paint” fundraiser to tours of historic sites, plus time for hospitality meet-and-greet, relaxation and dining at venues of your choice.

    See the fillable PDF for full details, how to reserve a room (contact hotel directly with special pricing), and reservation form for activities and the gala dinner.

    2023 Dept Leaders Homecoming-fillable PDF