American Legion Post 37

225 Main Street
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 232 - 9870



Upcoming Events

Sept 16th  -  VFW 674 Post Meeting   7:00 PM
                     Weekly Drawing    7:00 PM

Sept 17th  -  Past President's Parley    7:00 PM
                    Taco Tuesday
                    Football Ticket Drawing - see note

Sept 18th  -  Bingo   6:30 PM  Sales Start at 5:45 PM
                     Winesday Wednesday

Sept 19th  -  Social Committee Monthly Meeting    6:30 PM
                     Story County Legion & Auxiliary Meeting  -  Slater   7:00 PM  See Note
                     Dollar Dog Day
                     Thirsty Thursday

Sept 20th  -  Fish Fry   5:00 - 7:00 PM
                    Fireball Friday

Sept 21st  -  Legion Riders Monthly Breakfast Ride - 8:00 AM - destination is the Country 
                             House in Colo - ride departs from the Theissen's Parking Lot
                    Post opens at 11:00 AM for the UL-M v ISU Game
Sept 22nd  -  Sunday Funday   12:00 - 4:00 PM
                     Legion Riders Monthly Dinner Ride  -  4:30 PM   destination is the Open Flame 
                              in Gilbert
                      Bingo   6:00 PM   Sales start at 5:15 PM

ARE YOUR 2020 DUES PAID YET? PAY BY SEPT 17 AND HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN ISU FOOTBALL TICKETS -  Through the generosity of an ISU Alum and Legion Member, the Post was donated a set of football tickets for several games this year, the first being the UL-M game on September 21st. To be eligible to win this set of four tickets (and parking pass) you must have paid your 2020 dues. A drawing will be held on September 17th to select the Post #37 Legion Family Member who will receive those tickets. You do not nee to be present to win, but you must have paid your 2020 dues by 5:00 PM on the 17th to be eligible. Another drawing for tickets to a November Game will be held in mid-November.

ISU FOOTBALL TICKET RAFFLE - Two other sets of Football Tickets will be raffled off for the ISU Home games on October 5th and October 26th. Raffle Tickets are $10 a piece with separate raffle tickets for each game. Proceeds will go to support our local Legion programs. Look for more details in the October Newsletter, but raffle tickets will be available at the Post starting this week. 

COUNTY MEETINGS - SEPT 19th - The Story County Legion and Auxiliary will hold its quarterly meeting at 7:00 PM in Slater. The Legion will meet at the Nite Hawk Bar on Greene Street and the Auxiliary will meet at the United Methodist Church on Story Street.. All Legionnaires and Auxiliary Members in Story County are encouraged to attend. 


Dave Rehbein has written a series of articles for the post's centennial which will be appeared in in the Ames Tribune.

The Legion Brings Santa to Ames

The American Legion and Highway Safety

Centennial Article

Post Formation and Locations

Ames Post Operates Airport


Hours Of Operation
Monday through Friday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Noon to 11:00 p.m.

On Active Duty?
The Post will pay your 2016 dues as a Thank You for serving your country if you paid your 2015 dues.
 Contact the post Legion Color Guard

Happy Hour

Monday, Wednesday &  Friday 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday - 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday - 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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See our newsletters for other activities this month.