Veterans Service Organization

American Legion Post 202 Newtown, CT
PO BOX 659
Newtown, CT 06470
Nick Cabral
Donna Monteleone
203-577-9568
americanlegionnewtown@gmail.com

The Newtown American Legion was re-vitalized in November 2017. New cadre were elected in February 2018. Membership has been growing with each month. We have been working with local schools to promote Americanism, children and youth programs and support our fellow veterans and their families.

Projects include:
Valentine for Troops – letter writing program to active duty troops
Constitutional Quill Essay Contest – hosted in February and open to grades 5-8
Boys and Girls State Camp – one-week camp for raising high school seniors that teaches civics and government
Community Americanism Award – awarded to 4 outstanding Newtowners in 2018
Outstanding Athlete of the Year – awarded to one male and one female graduating high school senior
Newtown Labor Day Parade
Veterans Day Luncheon and Program at Newtown High School

December 2018