Boys / Girls State Interviews

American Legion Boys and Girls State programs are a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn about civic engagement and leadership. To select the most qualified candidates for these programs, the American Legion Post 295 conducted interviews with high school students from several local schools. Both programs will be conducted from┬áSunday June 18 to Saturday … Read more

Annual Pig Roast

American Legion Post 295 recently held its first annual Pig Roast on Saturday, March 18th, 2023. The event was a huge success, with Legionnaires from nearby Ashburn, Haymarket, and Purcellville Posts in attendance. The event was held as an opportunity for Legionnaires to come together and socialize over delicious food and drinks. The star of … Read more

Town of Middleburg: Grant Writing Workshop

American Legion Post 295 recently hosted the town of Middleburg’s quarterly grant writing workshop led by the Director of Business Development and Community Partnerships of Middleburg, Ali MacIntyre. This workshop is designed to help non-profits of Middleburg learn about and apply for local grants and better understand the grant writing process. The workshop was attended … Read more

Four Chaplains Ceremony 2023

FOUR CHAPLAINS SUNDAY   The first Sunday in February is Four Chaplains Sunday. More than 79 years after they made the supreme sacrifice, the story of these heroic chaplains – Methodist, Jewish, Roman Catholic and Dutch Reformed – is still being told. The American Legion encourages its post, district and department chaplains to conduct or participate … Read more

Middleburg Christmas Parade 2022

American Legion Post 295 was thrilled to participate once again in the annual Middleburg Christmas Parade in 2022. As in previous years, the Post served as a staging area for parade participants, as well as having our own float in the parade. The float was a festive display of American flags, patriotic decorations, and holiday … Read more

Veterans Day – Lost Barrel Brewing

American Legion Post 295 was recently invited to attend a Veterans Day celebration at Lost Barrel Brewing in Middleburg, VA. We were honored to participate in this event, which was designed to honor and recognize the service of our nation’s Veterans. As a Post, we set up a table at the event to showcase our … Read more

Elections – 2022

American Legion Post 295 was proud to host the 2022 Elections for our local community. On November 8th, our Post served as a polling location for residents of Loudoun County, precinct 307, providing a convenient and accessible location for voters to cast their ballots. As a Post, we believe that it is important to play … Read more

Franklin Payne @ Brunswick WWII Memorial

Saturday, November 5th, 2023 was a special day for the residents of Brunswick, as they gathered to honor World War II veterans and the cutting of the ceremonial ribbon at the Brunswick World War II Memorial. Past Commander, Franklin Payne was chosen for the honor due to his distinguished service during the war. Mr. Payne … Read more

Business Development Workshop: ADA Accessibility

American Legion Post 295 hosted a Middleburg Business Development workshop that focused on ADA Accessibility. Lori Daly, President of Diversifi Consulting Group based in Middleburg, Virginia, was the guest speaker. The workshop was designed to provide local business owners with valuable insights and tips on how to make their businesses more accessible to people with … Read more

Boys State Awards Dinner

American Legion Post 295 hosted an Awards Dinner to recognize and honor our Boys State Delegates from John Champe, Pope John Paul VI, and Freedom High School. The dinner was held on August 17, 2022, and was a wonderful opportunity for the Post to celebrate the achievements of these exceptional young men. The highlight of … Read more