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Harrison VFW Newsletter November 2015


On our website www.harrison vfw.org we have a list of all the sponsors that have supported this post. Now let’s support them in return!

Thanks to LOV-S for the remodeled ladies restroom in the Canteen.  MaryAnn and crew did a fabulous job. Thanks to all who supported our Cabana this year.  It was a fabulous summer.

The Big Cruise-In was a great success. It took a lot of volunteers LOVS & AUX. to put this on and may God bless you all.

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

Robert L. Ostertag, Commander



Canteen Open Monday – Friday 3pm /  Saturday & Sunday 8am

  • Happy Hour Monday thru Friday 4 – 6 pm
  • Beer Bucket Specials During Football on Monday, Thursday, Sunday
  • Max & Joe Line Dance every Wednesday in the Canteen (no cover)
  • Line Dance Lessons every Monday, beginners at 6pm; regulars at 7pm  $5.00

Veterans DinnerSaturday, November 7:  Call Bev if you haven’t signed up.

Happy Birthday Marine Corps!  240 years – Semper Fi since 1775.  Celebrate the Marine Corps birthday party tradition on Tuesday, November 10, 3:30pm in the Canteen.  All Marines welcome for cake and food.  Oorah!

LOV-S Monthly Breakfast on Saturday, November 14: Canteen, 8am-11:30am $7.00

Dance with 2 Second Warning band on Saturday, November 21:  VFW Event Center, 8pm-Midnight, $5 cover, Must be 21.

Member Birthday Party: Saturday, November 21:  Canteen, 6pm with happy hour prices for Birthday person til 9pm.

Big Bar Night with legendary band, The Livin’ End, on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25:  VFW Event Center, 8pm-Midnight, $5 cover.

Thanksgiving:  Turkey Dinner served on Thursday, November 26:  Canteen, 1pm.  Bring a dessert to share!

Ham Shoots every Sunday except third Sunday.  Shoots begin at 10am.  Practice at 9am.

Friday Night Entertainment at the Canteen. No cover, bands start at 8pm.

 11/6   –  Patterson James Band

 11/13  – Dry Fork Ramblers

 11/20 – El Camino

 11/27 – Simmer Down

Support our local businesses that support our POST 7570. Absolute Web Designs, Green Acres Canoe & Kayak Rental, In Town Automotive, John Summers Sound Productions, Tri State Computer Wizards, and West Banco Bank.

God Bless America and Protect Our Troops,

Paul F. Hilmer (Hippo), Junior Vice



Friday $5.00 Drawing:  Shannon Laug (100%); Pam Kerns (n/p); Brian McCully (n/p); Hoppy Hopkins (100%); Shannon Laug (50%)



Happy Birthday:  John Monahan, Denny Callan, USMC, Dianne Fennell, Hippo, Steve Hafley, Bob Shumway, Nancy Betz, Janet Rabenstein and Carolyn Gabbard.  Birthday Party is Saturday, October 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.

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Preston Cooper, we wish you many years of happiness.



We have a long list of friends that are ill they are: Joe Ecklar, Darlene Johnson, Tilly, Mary Reed, Foxy, Allie Davis, and Duffy, Jerry Rasnick’s brother and sister. Please keep these members and families in your prayers.  Condolences to the Charles Rolfes family.

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

Walt Miller, Chaplain



Gun Raffle a “KIMBER Stainless 45 Cal. Ultra TLE II – Night Sights” only 225 tickets sold.

Next meeting is Thursday, November 5 at 7:30pm

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

Keith E. Havlin, President Men’s Auxiliary



Thank you to all who supported our October dinner and to our members who made and served a delicious dinner.

Every 4th Friday of each month we will be serving dinner 4:30—6p (or gone), on Friday, November 27, we will have pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw and fries for $8.00.

Our monthly all you can eat breakfast is Saturday, November 14, 8am-11:30am for $7.00.

The Ham Shoots are every Sunday except the 3rd Sunday of the month. LOVS works the snack bar at the shoots; sandwiches, soup and drinks available.

Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 19, 7pm (due to Thanksgiving).  We will be collecting donations for our care packages through November.  A donation box is located in the Canteen.  Anyone interested in helping pack the care packages, please join us at 6pm on Tuesday, December 1.

Our Kid’s Christmas Party is Saturday, December 12 at 9:30am.  Each child is free and adults are $3.00.  Pancakes, sausage, milk and juice will be served.  Reservations are to be made with the bartender in the Canteen or call me (513) 407-7090.  Reservations MUST be made NO later than Friday, November 27 to allow Santa time to make age and gender specific gift for each child.  Happy Thanksgiving to all of you and your families.

 God Bless Our Veterans

MaryAnn Callan, President LOV-S



Come down to the meetings, the 2nd Wednesday of each month, we would love to hear your input and ideas for the betterment of the Post.  If you need a ride, give the Post a call and we can make arrangements to get you here.

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

Jeremy (ANDY) Anderson, Quartermaster



The Post has helped in October: 26 Veterans and families with VA assistance, driving to Veterans facilities and assisting with paper work and finances. Scholarships Funds, Charitable Events using the Canteen, Event Center and Cabana / Field. Every Thursday at noon AA meets here.

We have given out over $4,405.00 for our veteran members, local area needy, etc. This was a big month and that’s what we are here for to help!



Volunteers need for many improvements and clean up.  We can use your help anytime. Volunteers needed on Sundays for Ham Shoots.


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