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:†


July 2014


COMMANDERíS CORNER:† Bob Smith, Commander

Happy Independence Day America! Celebrate by replacing old worn Flags and fly the new one proudly.

For those who do not know, VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) is available as a pilot program. Dental insurance can be purchased at a special rate via Delta Dental and MetLife companies. Dependents are not eligible unless already enrolled in CHAMPVA. Call 1-877-222-8387, or go to for more information.


CONGRATULATIONS to our own Robert Giannone who is the newly elected VFW Dept. of Ohio Judge Advocate.


No July 4 picnic is scheduled for this year due to lack of volunteer participation.


DATES TO REMEMBER: (check calendar also)

July 4††††† †††††††††††††††† Independence Day Holiday - POST OPEN

July 7††††† †††††††††††††††† Summit County Stand Down Meeting @ 2:00 p.m.

July 8††††† †††††††††††††††† Visually Impaired Picnic - 12:00 noon @ Picnic Grounds

July 8 †††† †††††††††††††††† Post Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.

July 10-13††††††††††††† Council of Administration Mtg. @ Independence, OH

July 15††† †††††††††††††††† Ladies Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

July 17††† †††††††††††††††† Menís Auxiliary Meeting @ 6:30 p.m.



GUN RAFFLE: September 27,† 2014.† We have many tickets yet to sell for the S&W M&P 15. Please ask friends to buy a ticket. Itís time to get your donations in for our gun raffle. Please help with this If some people have held off in getting a gun raffle ticket, now is the time to buy one -- only 30 tickets left in the box.† Dave Noaker, Chair, 330,784.2503.


Youíre Invited!

The USNSCC Sea Cadet Corps, Akron Battalion, is hosting a community potluck and pig roast on August 2, 2014 to be held at the 3383 VFW Picnic Pavilion. Suggested donation: $6.00.

Time & Events:

4:00-5:00 - PiŮata, volleyball, bocce ball, water balloon toss, corn hole toss and more.

5:00-6:30 - Community Potluck dinner, Welcoming of the Sea Bee Construction Cadets

6:30 onwards - Music by Midlife Crisis


CANTEEN NEWS: Marianne Beall.

 Stop by and see what drink specials are available.

 Queen of Hearts† drawing every Thursday @ 7:30 p.m.


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.