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Harrison VFW Newsletter August 2015


We have our new web site (HarrisonVFW.org) up and running. A GREAT big thanks to Kari Corrill, Absolute Web Designs, and Tri-State Computer Wizards for all their long hours and expertise to make this site so terrific and user friendly. Also thanks to Mary Ann, Jeremy and Bev for their input in getting it started. The site has pictures, information and the calendar of events.

The Cabana and Canteen have been busy so check out the calendar for the different things being offered. There will be several bike runs in August that we will need volunteers. There are many projects and improvements that need to be done and we sure could use your help. Let me know and we can get them done. The Mud Volleyball was a big success and the Chicken Dinner was outstanding. The Post will be hosting a Summer Party with entertainment by Biggin on Friday, 8/21, with special drink prices, pulled pork sandwiches along with our regular grilled food.


God Bless our Country, it’s Veterans and all in our Post 7570 Family

Robert L. Ostertag, Commander



Cabana is open daily at 4pm, weather permitting

Canteen is open daily at 3pm; Sat. at 8am  (Happy Hour 3-6 pm Mon-Thurs)

Cruise In with DJ John Summer every Wednesday beginning 5pm

Max & Joe Line Dance every Wednesday in the Canteen (no cover) (Not on 8/5)

Line Dance Lessons every Monday, beginners at 6pm; regulars at 7pm $5.00

LOV-S Monthly Breakfast on Saturday, 8/8, 8am-11:30am $7.00

Flea Market on Saturday, 8/8: 7:30am-1pm

Member Birthday Party: Saturday, 8/15

Mud Volleyball: Saturday, 8/22, 8am – ? Contact Ed Eggleston 812-637-2161 or 513-213-6666. Signup sheets at post.

Friday Entertainment at the Cabana on the Whitewater River:

8/7    –  Patterson James Band

8/14  –  3rd Degree Band

8/21  –  Summer Party with Biggin

8/28  –  Michael T. and Friends


Ham Shoots will be starting September 13th need volunteers


God Bless America and Protect Our Troops,

Paul F. Hilmer (Hippo), Junior Vice




Friday $5.00 Drawing: John Eversole (100%); Becky Stephenson (100%); Lawrence Schalgel (n/p)




Happy Birthday Todd Batcholer, Carol Cardi, Chuck Mallatt, Indiana Jack, Buddy Callaway, Judy Brown, Calvin Jones, Mary Ann Callan, Benny Grant, Perry Gabbard. Birthday Party is Sat, August 15th, starting at 6pm with happy hour prices for Birthday Person til 9pm, birthday cake, juke box. Bring snacks to share and invite some of your friends.




We have a long list of friends that are ill and in need of our prayers; they are: Walt Miller, Joe Ecklar, Patty Zirkle, Darlene Johnson, Tilly, Mary Reed, Mike Sonderman, Bougar’s Daughter-in-Law and Glen Thompson’s Mom. Sympathy goes out to Deb Meyer in the loss of her sister. Keep her family in your prayers.


As always, please keep our service men and women, POW’s & MIA’s in your prayers.

Walt Miller, Chaplain




Gearing up for the Mud Volleyball on August 22nd, need volunteers, contact me. Our next meeting is August 6th, 7:30pm


As always: Remember to Thank a Veteran, God Bless America.

Keith E. Havlin, President Men’s Auxiliary




I would like to extend a special Thank You to John Eversole and crew for the GREAT fried chicken on 7/18. Thank you to Donna Mess, Jack, Sylvia Ruthven & Lois Lane for the tasty sides. Thank you to all who donated desserts and time to work the dinner. It would not have been a success without all of our volunteers.


LOV-S Famous All You Can Eat Breakfast is Saturday, 8/8, 8:00am -11:30am ($7.00). If you have not tried our breakfast, you are missing out. I hear talk that we have the best breakfast in town!


The VFW Summer Party will be on Friday, 8/21 at the Cabana with live music from Biggin. Pulled pork sandwiches and grill food will be available for purchase.


The ham shoots will be starting in September, LOVS will be doing the snack bar. Last year we had teams so volunteers only worked once a month, if you would like to be on a team or would like to sub, contact Bev at 513 325-6182. One great thing about working the snack bar is you get to spend the day with Hazel.


Mark your calendars, coming 9/25 LOVS will be hosting a fish dinner!  More details to follow.


Next meeting on 8/20 at 7pm (change of time)


God Bless Our Veterans

Mary Ann Callan, President LOV-S




I hope everyone is having a GREAT SUMMER! As a post it is vital that our members continue to be actively participating in our post events, we are always looking for volunteers to help out with different events and even a few day to day activities. Also there are numerous members who are currently delinquent on their dues please get this taken care of and if you need help feel free to contact me. As always I am continuing to learn and appreciate all the support the members and regulars have shown me, the books are open.

God Bless America, The American Service Member, our Post 7570 Family!

Jeremy (ANDY) Anderson, Quartermaster




In the month of July, our Post:

  1. Assisted: 28 Veterans and families with VA assistance – including driving to Veterans facilities and assisting with paper work and finances
  2. Held 6 Charitable Events using the Canteen, Event Center and Cabana and Field.
  3. AA holds meetings at our Post every Thursday at noon
  4. Gave over $4,950.00 for our veteran members, local area needy, etc.




SATURDAY, 8/15: Bike Run “Fire & Ice” start here and party here after the run.

SUNDAY, 8/16: Bike Run “Good Timers” stop here around Noon then continue on.

SATURDAY, 8/22: Bike Run “Klump” start here and leave at Noon.

SUNDAY, 9/13:  Hams Shoots start!  Volunteers needed on Sundays.

ANYTIME:  Can use your help for improvements and clean up at the Post.  Volunteers needed!


PLEASE NOTE: If you want your newsletter mailed, please leave your address with a bartender at the Post.  Otherwise, the newsletter is being e-mailed only.  Extra copies are at the Post for you to pick up.


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