American Legion Post 217 operates a lounge for the affordable enjoyment of members and their guests. Members and guests from other posts are also welcome. Members and guests can socialize with friends while enjoying a favorite drink from the bar, watch sports on a large flat screen Television or play shuffleboard, cards, Keno, scratch Lottery or shoot pool. Scheduled weekly activities include pitch and shuffleboard tournaments. Although hot food is not sold on a regular basis, it is often brought in for special occasions, such as Kansas City Chiefs game days; snacks are always available for purchase and popcorn and coffee are available free. A screened-in covered deck is available for warm weather socializing and parties with grills available.
Lounge prices are kept affordable at $1.50 for tap beer, $2.25 for bottled beer and $2.00 for mixed drinks. Happy hours are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:00-8:00 PM. The lounge is opens at 10:00 hours. Monday through Saturday and closes depending on business, but not before 8:00 PM. On Sunday the lounge opens at 11:00 hours. The lounge can be reached by phone at (660) 438-6928
Dances, wedding receptions, anniversary celebrations and other events are offered frequently in the Legion hall and are open to the public. Bingo is available every Wednesday and Sunday evenings. The Legion hall is available for rent for Post 217 members and the community at the affordable rates of $150 for members and $250 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by calling (660) 438-6925.