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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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"HELP!"
Those are the words coming from the Commander at Post #296 in Fort Wayne. As many of you know, Post #296 was submerged in water about 18 inches deep as a result of the flooding in early July. To provide some necessary monetary help that is so badly needed at this time, Voiture #37 of the 40&8 is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, August 16 and Sunday, August 17 from 12noon to 5pm each day at 7301 Old Decatur Road. On these two days Voiture #37 will be serving HAMBURGERS AND FRENCH FRIES FOR $5.00. All net proceeds will go to Post #296 to help pay for the renovations. For more information contact: Voiture #37 at 447-6299.
THANK YOU! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! 

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST #160
(1122 N. Main Street, Roanoke)
Friday luncheon specials are served from: 11am to 1pm.
August 15 - Ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, corn
August 22 - Garbage Can Cookout by the famous Gomer & Gloria (no lunch special)
August 29 - Chicken Wings, French fries, slaw

 

AMVET POST 33 CALENDAR
FIREFIGHTER BENEFIT SALE
What: Benefit Sale for A Fallen Firefighter's Children - Food Available
When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday - August 22, 23, 24, 2003 from 9am till ?
Where: AMVETS POST, 6620 Koester Drive - Off Lower Huntington Road - behind the Waynedale Branch Library
Why: We ask you to come and help the children
Info: Call 478-4114
KARAOKE
Come on down to the Post on Thursday Nights and sing & dance with J&R Karaoke from 7:30pm to 11:30pm - Eat Coney Dogs for 75 cents.
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS
Friday night dinners are done till September
PICNIC
Post Picnic - Sunday, August 24, 2003.

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST #241
FAMILY FESTIVAL - AUGUST 17, 2003 - 12NOON TO 6PM - POST OPEN TO PUBLIC
Titanic Slide, Crab Races, Clowns, Refreshments, Caricatures by Darlene, Children's Games - Door Prizes, Entertainment: Three Commanders From Indianapolis, Bright Eyes Catering, Chicken & Center Cut Pork Tenderloin, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw & Roll - Adults $6, Children (12 & under $3).
New Weekly Kitchen Menu Luncheon Specials Served From 11am to 1pm
"Stop in and have one of Becky Gibson's "Home Cooked" and delicious lunches from 11am to 1:30pm daily Monday through Friday."
Food every evening: Monday-50-cent draft beer, Tuesday-Sliders, Wednesday-Wings, Thursday-Food Specials to be announced, Friday-Regular

 

AMERICAN LEGION EMBLEM
Question: Can you tell me anything about the meaning of the emblem of the American Legion?
Answer: The emblem was patterned after the "victory" buttons of WWI. Delegates to the National Convention in 1919 voted to make the design the permanent badge of the organization. Creation of the emblem is credited to Eric Fisher Wood, a legion founder.
*The rays of the Sun symbolize justice, loyalty, freedom and democracy.
*The outer bronze ring pledges loyalty and Americanism. The inner ring stands for Legion service.
*The star is the Victory symbol of WWI, honor-glory-constancy via, U.S.
*The wreath forms the center and pays tribute to those who gave their lives for their country. Our comrades.
*The two gold rings symbolize two Legion objectives: care for the sick and disabled veterans: wholesome development of our children/youth.
*The words, "American Legion" tie the emblem together in truth, rememberance, honor, service, rehabilitation, child welfare, loyalty and Americanism.

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