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Harrison VFW Newsletter June 2017



 

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE

 

I would like to thank everyone for the opportunity to serve as Commander of Post 7570. Due to my work commitments, I was not able to participate in as many activities as I had hoped to. I travel around 27 states and VFW Duwel Post 7570 is the BEST that I have ever seen. Everyone does such a great job here volunteering to make this Post the Post that it is. We need younger VFW members to step up and take positions on the Board and learn how to run this place. You can make this Post better and help more Veterans and our local community. I feel confident when leaving knowing your new commander is John Neal. He is a past All American Post Commander of this Post. Welcome Aboard John.

 

Michael W. Jones, Commander

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NEW COMMANDER’S MESSAGE

Effective June 10, 2017, I will become your new Commander. I look forward to being a part of this wonderful Post. I was Commander in 2009-11, this Post has made so many improvements since that time. PLEASE come to me if you have suggestions for improvements. If you just want to complain, bring a solution to the problem, we will discuss it and a decision will be made. Don’t forget the BIG gun raffle. This is a great fundraiser for the Post and we need your help.

GOD BLES AMERICA & PROTECT OUR TROOPS

JOHN NEAL

 

CLUB MANAGER MESSAGE

 

BEGINNING WED, 5/31 WE WILL BE HAVING FOOD PREPARED BY TASTE BUDS CATERING. COME DOWN AND HAVE SOME GREAT FOOD. WILL BE SERVING WED THRU SAT.

LOV-S Monthly Breakfast on Sat., June 10:   8am-11:30am $7.00

MONTHLY SATURDAY CRUISE IN: Sat, June 24, starting at Noon.

VFW Executive Board Meeting: Wed, 6/21, 6:30pm: All members (VFW, LOV-S, and Men’s) invited to attend to share ideas.

VFW Regular Meeting: Wed, 6/21, 7pm. (following Executive Board meeting)

Max & Joe Line Dance every Wednesday in the Canteen (no cover)

Line Dance Lessons every Monday, beginners at 6pm; regulars at 7pm  $5

Cabana Entertainment: Fri. 6/2: Michael T & Friends; Sat, 6/3: Swamp Tucky; Fri., 6/9: Debbie & Revelations; Fri., 6/16: Patterson James; Fri., 6/23: Fast Freddie; Fri., 6/30: Josh Wells

 

DO YOU FEEL LUCKY

Friday $5.00 Drawing: Jennifer Niehaus (100%); Steve Hafley (n/p); Judy Brown (100%); Carol Cardi (100%)

 

YA-HOO

Happy Birthday Paula James, Hobbie Davis, Janet Keifel, Don Janey, Max Laugle, Lois Lane, Nick Wilcher.  Birthday Party is Sat, June 17, starting at 6pm with happy hour prices for Birthday Person til 9pm, birthday cake, juke box. Bring snack to share and invite some of your friends.

 

THANKS to Karyn M. Clark, Captain AV, Pilot in Command who gave to our Post: United States flag that was flown over Afghanistan on May 6, 2017 aboard an RC-12X+ Aircraft, Tail Number 93-13122, while engaged in an Aerial Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Combat Mission.

 

CHAPLAIN’S CORNER

Please keep these friends and family in your prayers. We have a long list of friends that are ill they are: Hazel Schuck, Donna Mess, Ralph Jackson, Carl Bain, Harry Power, Joe Laugle, Joe Ecklar, Darlene Johnson, Tilly, Mary Reed, Judy Brown, Barb Bowling, Fay Mergenthal, Ann Hughes, Duffy Donahue, Sandy White. Please keep these members and families in your prayers.

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

Joe Eckler, Chaplain

 

DUWEL ASSOCIATION

We are doing a 50/50 raffle every Friday night. Our next meeting is Thurs, 6/1 at 7:30pm. We had elections at our May meeting, all officers stay the same. The VFW needs lots of volunteers for the July 22 gun raffle, lets support this event.

 

 God Bless America.

Dave Wendell, President Men’s Auxiliary

 

LOVE OUR VETERANS – SOCIETY

Election of LOV-S Officers was at our May meeting. President: Mary Ann Callan, Vice President: Bev Hilmer, Treasurer: Hazel Schuck, Secretary: Pam Kerns, Chaplain: Phyllis Wolf, Sgt at Arms: Nancy Betz, Trustees: Lois Lane, Leah Hand, Sue Sonderman. Congratulations to all officers. 6/10: LOV-s All You Can Eat Breakfast $7, volunteers welcome to help. LOV-S will be preparing the food for the monthly cruise ins, next one is June 24. If you would like to help, please contact me – we could use your help.

God Bless Our Veterans

Mary Ann Callan, President LOV-S

 

POST HELPING VETERANS & AREA NEEDY

The Post has helped in May: 47 Veterans and families with VA assistance, driving to Veterans facilities and assisting with paper work and finances. People helped thru Charitable Events using the Canteen, Event Center. Every Thursday at noon AA meets here. We have given out over $4,965.00 for our veteran members, local area needy, etc. This is what we are here for – to help! Post needs your help to step up and get active a few hrs. each month!

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Always looking for volunteers to help with the maintenance and clean-up of our Post.

Volunteers for monthly Cruise-In’s coming up: June 24th July 29th & Aug. 19th this summer. See Bill Floyd, is in charge and he is looking for help.

THE GUN RAFFLE IS A MAJOR FUND RAISER FOR THIS POST AND WE NEED HELP! On July 22, volunteers needed for our BIG gun raffle, see Hippo.

 

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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