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Harrison VFW Newsletter April 2018



 

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE

Outstanding job well done on the Fish Fry Dinners. Thanks to VFW, LOV-S and Duwel Association members who have stepped up and averaged 450 dinners per week. Making this the best years ever.

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Nomination of Officers is coming up in the month of April and voting in May. QUARTERMASTER, Position needs to be filled in order to keep the Post open. Five to ten hours a week we will teach you how to do the job. You will have “Two Assistants.”

GOD BLESS AMERICA & PROTECT OUR TROOPS

JOHN NEAL, POST COMMANDER

 

CLUB MANAGER MESSAGE

CANTEEN Open Mon. – Fri. at 3pm /   Sat 11am & Sun. at 1pm

 Taste Buds Catering will be serving food Friday and Saturday

LOV-S Monthly Breakfast on Sat., 4/14:   8am-11:30am $8.00

VFW Executive Board Meeting: Wed, 4/18, 6:30pm: All members (VFW, LOV-S, and Men’s) invited to attend to share ideas.

VFW Regular Meeting:  Wed, 4/18, 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

Entertainment: LOCATION DEPENDS ON OTHER EVENTS: Fri., 4/6:  DJ John Summers 7:30pm (Canteen); Fri, 4/13:  Hippie Fingers 8pm (Canteen); Sat., 4/14:  Fast Freddie (Canteen) Fri., 4/20:  Biggin 8pm (Canteen); Fri., 4/27:  Toga Band 8pm (Canteen); Sat., 4/28:  Fast Freddie (Canteen)

MYSTERY FEAST, FUN & MUSIC: Saturday, April 7th, Doors open 5pm, Dinner 6pm, Music 7:30pm.  $20/person, $35/couple.  Reservations a MUST:  Maxine 513-254-3211 or Mary Ann 513-407-7090.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: Saturday, April 14th, Registration 1pm or sign up in the Canteen. Start 2pm. Luck of the Draw.  $20 entry fee per person.  Food available.

 

DO YOU FEEL LUCKY

Friday $5.00 Drawing: Fay Belew (100%); Ann Bingle (n/p); Benny Grant (100%); Butch Betz (100%)

LOVS HARRISON BUSINESS GIFT CARD RAFFLE: (Value of $516) $10.00 To be drawn on Friday, March 30.

DUWEL ASSOCIATION KIMBER .45 CAL GUN RAFFLE: Won by Jay Z.

 

YA-HOO

Happy Birthday Glen Lane, Hazel Schuck, Larry Ball, John Eversole, Bouger, David Lutz, Dave Wendel and Sylvia Ruthven  Birthday Party is Sat, April 21, 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.

Candles for Sale: Bill Grote makes candles and is selling them at the Canteen Bar. All profits go to VFW.  Members say they are terrific.  Give them a try.

 

FISH FRY

This was a record year. Thanks to all who volunteered and those who came down and ate the delicious meals.


CHAPLAIN’S CORNER

Please keep their family members in your prayers. We have a long list of friends that are ill they are:,  Jerry Branditz,  Nancy Huck, Carl Bain, Joe Laugle, Joe Ecklar, Darlene Johnson, Tilly, Mary Reed, Judy Brown, Barb Bowling, Fay Mergenthal, Jan St. John, Ann Hughes, Duffy Donahue, Sandy White, Kenneth Wilson and all the members and families who have this horrible flu.   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 and we are raffling a Kimber gun, see Doug for tickets. Our next meeting is Thurs, 4/5 at 7:00pm.  We need your help for many events at our Post, come the meeting and bring your ideas to help the Post.

God Bless America.

Dave Wendel, President Duwel Association

 

LOVE OUR VETERANS –SOCIETY

Thanks to all members who volunteered and those who brought desserts for the Fish Fry Dinners. This was a GREAT YEAR. 4/14: LOV-s All You Can Eat Breakfast $8, volunteers welcome to help. We have two exciting events for April: Mystery Feast on Saturday, 4/7 and Corn hole Tournament on April 14th. If you can volunteer for either event, please give me a call.

God Bless Our Veterans

MaryAnn Callan, President LOV-S

 

POST HELPING VETERANS & AREA NEEDY

The Post has helped in January and February: 39 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 $4,95.60 in January and February 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

Need volunteers to help clean up and maintain our Post.

 

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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