Veterans of Foreign Wars

Firestone Post 3383


††††††††††††††† Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3383

††††††††††††††† 690 W. Waterloo Rd.

††††††††††††††† Akron, OH† 44314-1546

††††††††††††††† Phone: 330-745-0127


††††††††††††† Post email address:†


October 2014


COMMANDERíS CORNER:† Bob Smith, Commander

We, the members of Post 3383, have to develop the concept of positive thinking. As Willie Nelson stated ďOnce you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, youíll start having positive results.Ē Come in and help to make the Post a better place.


Any Post member who is ill or in the hospital, assisted living or nursing home, please contact me. As Post Chaplain, I, and your fellow veterans are concerned and care about you. Dick Meredith, Post Chaplain, Phone: 234-678-7829.


DATES TO REMEMBER: (check calendar also)

Oct. 4††††† †††††††††††††††† District 8 Oktoberfest @ Ravenna Post

Oct. 6††††† †††††††††††††††† Stand Down Critique Meeting @ 2:00 p.m.

Oct. 12††† †††††††††††††††† Anniversary Dinner @ 5:00 pm.

Oct. 13††† †††††††††††††††† Nursing Home Visit @ 6:00 p.m.

Oct.† 14†† †††††††††††††††† Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 16††† †††††††††††††††† Menís Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 18††† †††††††††††††††† Kidsí Halloween Party 12-2:00 p.m. @ Picnic Grounds

Oct. 21††† †††††††††††††††† Ladies Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 25††† †††††††††††††††† Ladies Aux. Craft Show 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Oct. 28††† †††††††††††††††† Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.



Anyone planning to attend our Anniversary dinner celebration, you will need to RSVP† by Monday, October 6, 2014. Call the Post if you need to make your reservation.



CANTEEN NEWS: Marianne Beall.

 Our Monday lunches and Friday dinners are going well so far. Many thanks to those volunteering their time. Also, thanks to those of you enjoying their labors!

 TAKE NOTE: Friday dinners - 1st & 3rd Fridays - Burgers & Wings; 2nd Friday Special - Mexican Food,† and 4th Friday Special - Battered Pollock & Shrimp.

 We will keep you posted for upcoming special dinners and events,† such as November THANKSGIVING Dinner, tentatively scheduled for Friday, November 14, and our† 2014 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA CHRISTMAS PARTY - Sunday, December 14, 9:00 a.m.† -- more information will be included in next monthís newsletter.

 Stop by and try any one of our games of chance -- Raffle machines, tickets, quarters and many other fun things.

 CAKES ARE BACK!! Auxiliary ladies will be baking homemade cakes to be sold at the Friday dinners.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION:† The Post House Committee meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Committee will be available at approx. 7:00 p.m. to address any comments, suggestions and/or complaints you may have.