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:






January 2017


COMMANDER’S CORNER:  Mike Bilich, Commander

A New Year is about to begin and we have some upcoming events planned:

· Super Bowl Party on February 5, 2017 - Game starts at 6:30 pm

· Steak Fry on February 11, 2017 - 5:00-7:30 pm- Cost $13.00 per person

      Tickets will be available in the Canteen.

· Reverse Raffle - April 1, 2017(only 120 tickets at $40.00 each)

· Fish Fry begins on January 27, 2017

       Hope to see you at one or more of these events.    



DATES TO REMEMBER: (check calendar also}

Jan 1                         POST OPEN       ( HAPPY NEW YEAR )

Jan 10                       POST Meeting  @  7:30 pm

Jan 11                       Mid- Winter Conference,  Columbus , JAN. 11th thru 15th, 2017

Jan 17                       VFW Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 pm

Jan 24                       POST  Meeting @ 7:30 pm



CANTEEN NEWS: Marianne Beall.

· Monday lunches  -11:00 - 1:30 pm

· Friday dinners - 5:00 - 7:30 pm



Honors Burial Team : We are asking anyone from other VFW Posts  that has

members who wants to join our Team  contact  John Stiles or call our Post.  It’s  for the

remembrance of our departed  Veterans and Comrades.



           MAIN HALL - $600 .00    PICNIC - $600.00   SMALL CONFERENCE ROOM - $150.00



·    Post  Membership Dues for non- life members are  due!!!! There are 23

          members that pay yearly ( expires Dec. 31st , 2016 ) we want to keep

          you in our Post.   Pay at the Canteen or mail  to the Post.   This is for the 

          Newsletter and  I keep track of  the members information.

          Don’t forget to let the Funeral Director know if he/she is a Member

          of our Post.

                                                                                                 Thanks  Ron and Carol Husk


·   QUEEN OF HEARTS - Come and Play every Thursday Night at 6:00 pm

         Drawing at 7:30 pm.


·   SANTA’S BREAKFAST UPDATE;  Christmas is a time for Renewal,

         Merriment and especially Hope for a bright future.  We serve to preserve

         our heritage and future.  Our future is our Kids.  The breakfast with Santa

         went well and the kids had fun.  I would like to thank Post 3383 Commander,

         Mike Bilich, Mike and Janel Yeater, Ron and Carol Husk, Mark and Jo

         Peterson, Ed Frankovic, Clint Rodgers, Jim Engle and Sandy Szollosi.  And a

         special thank you to Mrs. Claus.!!    Bob (SC) Smith





          Let’s keep our Military Men and Women in our Prayers