Veterans of Foreign Wars

Firestone Post 3383

VOICE OF FIRESTONE

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

††††††††††††††† 690 W. Waterloo Rd.

††††††††††††††† Akron, OH† 44314-1546

††††††††††††††† Phone: 330-745-0127

†††††††††††††††† http://www.firestonevfwpost3383.com

††††††††††††† Post email address:† vfw3383@neohio.twcbc.com

 

 

September 2016

 

 

COMMANDERíS CORNER:† Mike Bilich, Commander

 

THE VFW NATIONAL† HAS VOTED TO DISBAND THE MENíS AUXILIARY.† THIS COMES AS A MAJOR DIAPPOINTMENT TO OUR POST.† THEY HAVE BEEN A GREAT ASSET TO US FOR THE PAST 12 YEARS AND WE APPRECIATE EVERYTHING THEY HAVE DONE.†† WE WANT VERY MUCH TO RETAIN THEM AND I ENCOURAGE ALL OF THEM TO JOIN THE VFW AUXILIARY AND CONTINUE TO BE A PART OF THIS POST.† THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR EFFORTS AND I APOLOGIZE FOR WHAT I CONSIDER TO BE A BAD DECISION.††

 

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DATES TO REMEMBER: (check calendar also)

Sept.† 2††††††††††††††††† V-J† Day- Japan† signed final surrender in WWII

Sept.† 5†††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Labor Day Holiday - Post Open

Sept.† 13††††††††††††††† Summit County Stand Down 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Volunteers in by 7:30 a.m.)

Sept.† 13††††††††††††††† Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.

Sept.† 15††††††††††††††† Menís Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

Sept†† 16††††††††††††††† National POW/MIA Recognition Day service at 7:30 p.m.

Sept.† 20††††††††††††††† VFW† Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 pm

Sept.† 24††††††††††††††† Gun Raffle Fundraiser - Doors open at 12:00 noon

Sept.† 27††††††††††††††† Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.

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GUN RAFFLE:† Saturday, September 24, 2016. So far we have only 200 of 600 tickets

sold. Please SELL YOUR TICKETS† and turn in the MONEY† as soon as possible. All Gun

Raffle tickets must be turned in no later than SEPTEMBER 17TH , 2016, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Friday, September 23rd at 6:30 we will set- up the hall.† Iíll† Need HELP with the side -

boards and two more for the 50/50. ALL Volunteers need to be at the Post† no later than 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24th.†† Thanks to all of you who have sold tickets and to

those of you that will help the day of† The Gun Raffle. We count very much on this

Fundraiser to support our Post. Itís a challenge, but it can be done . On September 24th

the Guns will roll out!!!!†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dave Noaker @ 330-784-2503

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CANTEEN NEWS: Marianne Beall.

 New key cards are now available with proof of Life Membership or paid-up dues

††††††† Receipt for 2016.

 Starting Monday, Sept. 19th , 2016† lunch will be served 11:00 - 1:30 p.m.

 The Second Friday, Baked Chicken Dinner see insert starting in October.

 The 3rd Friday, on† September 16th,† we will be serving Hamburgers and Wings.†

 The 4th† Friday will be Fish only.

 

 When the Canteen is† (OPEN ) do not use the side door to get in, 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 Castnerís 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

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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

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††††† ANNIVERSARY DINNER RESERVATIONS- SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23RD, 2016

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† TIME 4:00 P.M.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PLEASE RESPOND BY OCTOBER 17, 2016

 

†MEMBERS NAME†

 

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†TOTAL ATTENDING DINNER INCLUDING YOURSELF†

 

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