Members: as the covid restrictions have carried on, like so many other businesses we are suffering. We are unable to conduct the volume of business we need to be profitable. We are doing our best to survive, but if there was ever a time we need our members to get involved and support the Post, it is now.
Obviously nobody likes operating the way we have to right now. That is not our decision, and we’re trying to make the best we can of the situation. We can’t have patrons sitting and drinking and gambling for any length of time like we used to, and that hurts us. Just being open costs us far more than being closed – we’re losing more money now than when we were closed!
And yes, we know everyone wants to wave their “Not my governor!” flags and ignore the law, but just a single fine would ruin us, never mind what would happen if we lost our liquor license (or Small Games of Chance license, or Bingo license, or – so on and so on). Not to mention putting our members – who are a large part of the vulnerable population – at risk.
If you have ideas for fundraising, please share! We’re working on some ideas now, but are open to others. When we have events, we need everyone to get involved, volunteer and help wherever needed. Donations are of course welcome, and please feel free to come in and spend to your hearts’ desire – so long as you follow the rules!
EDIT: I should also mention a BIG thanks to Lori Miller and our Auxiliary for the amazing job they did putting together the fantastic Craft Vendor fest this past weekend, which was a very successful fundraiser!