NEWS FROM POST 296
AUXILLARY Post 296 will be hosting a self-defense and home safety demonstration on April 27 at lpm. Parker Shelton (7th degree black belt, former world rated contender, and a member of “Who’s Who” in martial arts), Duane DuMont (of Post 296, a black belt in 2 styles as well as National champion in l992), and Tom Brown (of Bryan Ohio, Post 284, a brown belt), will all be presenting the demonstration. All 3 men are presently providing self defense instruction for EMTs.
The home safety portion of the meeting will be by Eric Balliet of the Allen County Police Reserve. The meeting is not only how to defend yourself, but how to be aware of what can be a dangerous situation.
June 9, the Ladies Auxiliary will also be sponsoring an early Fathers Day dinner. The dinner will be “family style.” Watch for further information on the dinner. Both the self-defense demo and the Fathers Day dinner are open to the public.
Karen Dumont, Auxiliary President
POST 296 AUXILLARY COLLECTING ITEMS
The Ladies Auxillary of David Parrish Post 296, l30 W. Tillman Road is collecting items to send to infantry members in Afghanistan. The Auxillary will be collecting items through March. Anyone wishing to donate small items may do so, any day after 11am at the Post.
KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION NEWS
The monthly meeting of the KWVA, Indiana Chapter One will be held on April 13, 2002 at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Breakfast will be at 7:30am; the meeting will begin at 9am. Call Allen Clendenen (260-489-1724) for information about placing a brick on our walkway at our beautiful Shrine on O’Day Road, honoring a special Veteran. What a great tribute for Fathers Day.
You still have time to contact Jim Snyder (260-484-9255) before school is out to have our Veterans come to your child’s or grandchild’s school and present our Tele-America program. It is a wonderful program about the Korean War and why it is no longer the Forgotten War.
AMERICAN LEGION POST #241 NEWS
POST 241 GENERAL MEETINGS ARE 2ND Tuesdays at 7pm – All members should attend – it’s your Legion.
No Bingo on Easter Sunday
Monday 50 cent draft beer – Crab Races 7pm
Tuesday Draft Beer Day – Sliders 5pm to 9pm
Wednesday – KARAOKE-7pm to 11pm – wings 6pm to 8:30pm (no carryouts)
Thursday – $1 for Well and Can drinks – 8pm weekly drawing
Friday – 12oz. steak/Fish Fry 5pm to 8pm – band at 9pm
Saturday – FREE HOT DOGS at 10am – BAND at 9pm
EASTER BUNNY COMING TO POST #241
The Easter Bunny will be at Post 241 Saturday, March 30 from 1pm to 3pm. This party is for children up to and including 10 years of age. The child must be a relative of a member of Post 241.
AMVETS POST 33 NEWS
6620 Koester Drive
FISH FRY – Each Friday from 5pm to 8pm
MONTHLY DRAWING $5.00/Month – drawing last Saturday of each month
Get your PAID UP AMVETS 2002 CARD ASAP
KARAOKE THURSDAYS AT 7:30PM
PROPOSED WAR VETERANS NATIONAL MEMORIAL AND CHAPEL – MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM –
Located at the Veterans National Memorial Shrine: 2122 O’Day Road – Fort Wayne, is now open to the public for the 2002 season. Admission is free, donations are appreciated. HOURS: Saturdays 11am to 4pm and Sundays 11am to 4pm. For further information of group tours or other inquiries, Please call (260) 625-4944 and leave a message.
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