Veterans of Foreign Wars
Firestone Post 3383
VOICE OF FIRESTONE
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3383
690 W. Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH 44314-1546
Post email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMANDER’S CORNER: MIKE BILICH , Commander
Thanks to all the Volunteers who helped make the State Golf Tournament a
“GREAT SUCCESS .” Special thanks to Dave, Joanne, Jamie, Connie, Kelly, Ed and Mark.
Two of our Members, Dan Mickunas and Clay Hill were part of the Winning Foursome.
DATES TO REMEMBER: (check calendar also)
Oct. 1 Reverse Raffle in Canteen 5 to 8 p.m.
Oct. 3 Stand Down Critique Meeting @ 2 p.m.
Oct. 6 Purse Auction 5:00 p.m.
Oct. 8 District 8 Oktoberfest @ Post 3332 Newton Falls
Oct. 10 Nursing Home Visit @ 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 VFW Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 20 Men’s Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 Post 81 St Anniversary Dinner @ 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 25 Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 29 Kids’ Halloween Party 12 to 2:00 p.m. @ Picnic Grounds
Nov. 1 V.O.D. Essay Deadline !!!!!!!
Nov. 6 Craft Show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
GUN RAFFLE UPDATE - DAVE NOAKER, CHAIRMAN - A special thank you to everyone who
bought tickets for this years gun raffle. I want to really thank all who sold tickets, helped
with the food, side boards and everything that had to be done in the hall. Without your
help it would not be a SUCCESS!! A special thanks to Mick, Kathy and Joanne for being in
charge of the tickets.
CANTEEN NEWS: Marianne Beal:
· New key cards are now available with proof of Life Membership or paid-up dues
receipt for 2016.
· Lunches on 3rd, 10th, 17th and there will be soup and salad on the 24th. Sign up
sheet in the canteen.
· Dinners on Friday the 7th and 21st (burgers and wings)
· Dinner on Friday the 14th (Two piece chicken dinner)
· Dinner on Friday the 28th (Fish dinners)
· When the canteen is (OPEN) do not use back side door please USE YOUR KEY CARD
at the other doors. It sets off the BUZZER!! Let Marianne know if you are having a
function in the Canteen so she can schedule and know about it!!!
OHIO STATE RAFFLE
We are raffling off an Ohio State Cooler. The value of the basket is over $600.00 -
which includes $200.00 in cash. We are only selling 400 tickets and the donation
is $5.00. The Raffle is for Christina Reiber who is Paul and Barb Castner’s daughter-
in-law. She is fighting ALL (ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA). She is in need of
a STEM CELL TRANSPLANT. Tickets are being sold by Kathy Bilich (330) 958-7163
or Theresa Thomas (330) 256-7446.
POST AND AUXILIARIES 81ST ANNIVERSARY DINNER
ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 23RD , 2016 @ 4 P.M.
ANYONE PLANNING TO ATTEND OUR ANNIVERSARY DINNER,
YOU WILL NEED TO FILL OUT THE COUPON AND SEND IT IN
NO LATER THAN MONDAY, OCTOBER 17TH , 2016.
PLEASE TURN IN YOUR COUPON SO WE CAN ENSURE A
DINNER FOR ALL ATTENDING.
PLEASE PUT COUPON IN JAR AT THE CANTEEN OR MAIL TO POST
STAND DOWN UPDATE: This year we helped 351 Homeless and Needy
Veterans. Thanks to everyone who helped to make this another
HONORS BURIAL TEAM : We are asking for volunteers to help us with
our Military Funerals. Contact John Stiles or Bob Smith.
FROM RON AND CAROL: Please update your addresses and e-mails for
us it makes it a lot easier!!!!! Thanks