Welcome to the Eugene M. Connor Post 193 Web Site
Legion Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month (except July & August) starting at 6:30 PM at the Post Home @ 295 School Street.
Our post is a vital part of the Community of Winchendon (also known as ToyTown).
SMOKE FREE-TOBACCO FREE HALLS & MEMBERS LOUNGE
The members voted to ban smoking in the building effective May 1st, 2012
Our post currently has approximately 450 paid members. (We need you if you served in the military during WWII, the KOREAN WAR, VIETNAM, LEBANON/GRENADA, PANAMA, the GULF WAR, DESERT SHIELD, DESERT STORM, WAR on TERRORISM, IRAQ & KUWAIT WAR, AFGHANISTAN WAR and SYRIAN INTERVENTION we want you as a member. Naturally any veteran from all war era's are invited to join our post.
Many Winchendon Veterans have joined from WWII, Korea or Vietnam era's but the veterans from 1982 to present are not joining. Please consider joining this year.
Post 193 has a Members Lounge downstairs but requires a paid membership and your personal Pin Number to access the Members Lounge. If you are visiting or would like to join just ring the buzzer to the members lounge or knock on the door. The building is now smoke and tobacco free.
The Legion Building has recently been renovated to accomodate the physically challenged with the installation of a 3 stop elevator to access all floors with handicap rest rooms available and the fire alarm evacuation system meets the needs for the blind and hearing impaired.
The Legion has a lovely banquet hall for rent that holds over 320 people with a large hardwood floor dancing area and stage. The hall can be set up to your style with your choice of tables and linens and has a full service bar and waitresses for refreshments.
Besides the large Banquet hall above there is also a smaller hall downstairs that can seat approximately 100 people that is also available for rent.
The post also provides kitchen facilities for your meals and caterers for a nominal fee.
In the summer there is an outdoor pavilion with a large barbecue pit and BBQ grills for rent which includes an outdoor bar.
For rental questions or to speak with the manager, please call 978-297-2866. For the member's lounge or for general information call 978-297-0754. The Legion opens at 3:00 PM weekdays and 11:00 am on weekends.
Since our charter our American Legion Post #193 has been welcoming Veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country in the fight against terroism. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals embodied in our preamble below.
To the wonderful patriotic veterans of the Winchendon community. Join our Post as a member of the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion or the Ladies Auxiliary. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects such as the Little League, Cub and Boy Scouts, Clark Memorial YMCA, Fire Department, High School sports programs to name a few.