Meetings: Lantern Post 729 Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at The Parlor House Restaurant on South Potomac St. In Waynesboro, located in the Potomac Center Mall beside the Save-a-lot Grocery Store. Waynesboro, PA 17268. Start Time 8:00 am.
Please note this is a change to an old location from the one that was used in for a few months in 2015.
Membership: The Post membership is primarily made up of former 729th members and a number of former veterans of different Branches of the military.
Officers: The list of officers as of June 2019 are as follows:
Commander — Randall Beamer
Vice- Commander — Steve Zabatakis
Adjutant — David Yohman
Finance Officer — Richard Happel Jr.
Chaplain — Leon Harbaugh
Ways & Means — Ward Simmons
Sgt. At Arms — Randall Beamer
Welfare Officer — Carl Batzel
Judge Advocate — Donald Hurley
Public Relations — Gregory Mason
Historian — Ralph Scruton
Trustee — Bob Kint
Trustee — Richard Poffenburger
Trustee — Richard Hardman
Trustee — Raymond Sanders
Dues: Yearly Dues are $15.00. National gets $7.00 and the Post gets $8.00 per person.
The Post will participate in:
The Memorial Day Parade at Smithburg MD.
The Wreath Laying Ceremony at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Wreath Laying Ceremony at The Hagerstown Courthouse, Hagerstown, MD.
The Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Park in Smithburg ,MD.
The Memorial Day Parade in Waynesboro, PA on July 4th.
The post will host our annual picnic in July as well as our annual Christmas party in December, date and place to be announced in Chinstrap or call Ward Simmons at 717-762-2259 for more information.
PO Box 831
Waynesboro, PA 17268
For any questions please contact David Yohman at 301-739-3492 or Randall Beamer at 717-762-2642 for information on dates if available for other activities.