Bella Vista Neighbors - Bella Vista Arkansas Veterans
The American Legion was formed in 1919. It is divided into state level units, and into more than 14,000 Legion Posts. The local Post 341 was founded in 1972 in Bella Vista. The property, pictured below, was given to the Post by Cooper Corporation. The small rock home served the veterans well during the early years. In 2007, the Post name was re-chartered to reflect its present name, Marshall S. Sayner American Legion Post 341. Mr. Sayner was an advocate for the Post and served in many positions as well as an active member of the community. In 2012, to make room for a new building, they turned the old home over to the Bella Vista Fire Department to use for practice as a controlled burn.
Post 341 is located at the intersection of Kingsland Road and 71 Highway, or 1889 Bella Vista Way. Post 341 opened their new building, pictured below, in 2013. The membership includes members from all wars and services from World War II through the current conflicts in the Middle East.
The post is highly devoted and focuses on Veterans Affairs. They actively support fellow service members and veterans.
Post 341 is committed to mentoring youth. This can be seen weekly as they support their Boy Scout Cub Scout Pack 3410, Boy Scout Troop 3410, Boy Scout Venturing Crew 3410. They also lead the way in supporting veterans programs through our local school district. They teach patriotism and Americanism.
Post 341 is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday for lunch. Thursday night is Karaoke from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM. On Friday night's the Post sponsors a Fish Fry. On the 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month breakfast is served. Every Saturday evening there is a live band and you can dance your night away! The cover charge is $5.00.
For information about the American Legion Riders, visit the website at http://www.alrbellavista341.com.
For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual; helpfulness.