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COMMANDER'S CORNER:
Mike Bilich, Commander​

Our Post will once again host the Stand Down to be held Sept. 10, 2019. We'll need help again.​​​​​​​
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Dates To Remember​​​​​​​

August  2019

3 - National Home Visit

5 -  Stand Down Mtg 2 PM


11 - District 8 Staff Meeting
        Ravenna VFW Post 1055
       1 PM

12 -   Aux Nursing Home Visit
         6:30 P.M. 

13 -  Post Meetng Nominatons
        and Electon for 1 YR.
        Trustee  at 7 P.M. 

17 - Annual Corn Roast 1 - 6 PM 

20 -  VFW Auxi Meetng 6:30 PM

This Week In History Trivia
August 16th to August 22th

What Happened on 16th
1977 Elvis Presley Dies Of Heart Attack 
2002 Dresden, Germany Flooding

What Happened on 17th
1962 East German Border Guards Kill Peter Fechter
1969 Hurricane Camille Make Landfall Bay St. Louis, Mississippi 
1969 Woodstock Music Festival Ends
1998 President Clinton acknowledged he had an inappropriate relationship with Monica Lewinsky 

What Happenedon18th
1920 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Ratified 
1931 Yangtze River Floods causing the death of 3.7 million people directly and indirectly 
1937 Toyota Motor Company Founded
1963 James Meredith graduates 
2006 60hr work week at Apple iPod plant for $60 per month

What Happened on 19th
1944 Paris is Liberated by the allies 
1953 Iran Military Coup Supported By United States 
1958 Packard Cars End Production 
1987 Hungerford, UK Killing Spree by Michael Ryan 

What Happened on 20th
1920 First Commercial Radio Station Detroit, Michigan
1940 Winston Churchill makes speach "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
1968 "Prague Spring", Czechoslovakia Soviet troops crush protests and restore order.
1989 Marchioness Disaster River Thames London

What Happened on 21th
1911 The Mona Lisa Stolen in France 
1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th state in the United States 
2006 Saddam Hussein crimes against humanity trial Begins 

What Happened on 22th
1902 Cadillac Started In Detroit
1941 Germany Attacks Leningrad 
1992 Hurricane Andrew Strikes Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana 
2003 Alabama chief justice, Roy Moore, is suspended

Average Price of Gas
1930 Cost of a gallon of Gas 20 cents

1940 Cost of a gallon of Gas 18 cents

1950 Cost of a gallon of Gas 27 cent

1960 Cost of a gallon of Gas 31 cents

1970 Cost of a gallon of Gas 36 cents​​​​​​​

1980 Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.19

1990 Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.15​​​​​​​

2000 Cost of a gallon of Gas 1.51

2010 Cost of a gallon of Gas 2.79

2019 Cost of a gallon of Gas 2.75


CANTEEN HOURS
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Mondays                            1:00 PM -   8:00 PM
Tueday - Saturrday           1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sunday                               4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Side Entrance
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                       Post Picnic Ground Property
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