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AMVET POST #33 FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS
A different entrée to be served each week!
KARAOKE AT POST #33
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.

 

VFW POST #1421
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY IS JANUARY 26TH
Food will be served at 6:30pm – Menu: BBQ Ribs, chicken wings, nice meatballs, baked beans, tater salad, veggie/cheese trays, chips, and pretzels

 

AMERICAN LEGION ELIGIBILITY DATES:
WW1 4-6-17 to 11-11-18, WW2 12-7-41 to 12-31-4, Korea 6-25-50 to 1-31-55, Vietnam 2-28-61 to 5-7-75, Lebanan/Grenada 8-24-82 to 7-31-84, Panama 12-20-89 to 7-31-84
Desert Storm 8-2-90 to (Close date pending)

 

GREETINGS FROM AMERICAN LEGION POST 241
"My wife Barbara and I, along with all the Officers and members of Post 241, would like to wish each and everyone in the Waynedale area a very Happy Holiday Season and a most joyous and prosperous New Year. We look forward to serving our Veterans and members of our Armed Forces in the coming year of 2003."
Commander Charles Rathsack
GREETINGS FROM SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION SQUADRON #241
"The S.A.L. officers I, hope all of you have a Merry Christmas and a happy (and safe) New Year."
Barry Confer, S.A.L. Commander
GREETING FROM THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 241 LADIES' AUXILIARY
"Happy Holidays from Unit 241."
President Helen Levy
POST 241 SAYS
"Stop in and have one of Mary's "Home Cooked" and delicious lunches from 11am to 1:30pm daily Monday through Friday." Food every evening: Tuesday-Sliders, Wednesday-Wings, Thursday-Food Specials to be announced, Friday-Regular Friday Night Dinners – Fish & Shrimp and Chicken, Steak, or Chops.
241 FRIDAY LUNCHEONS SPECIALS SERVED FROM 11AM TO 1PM
December 20 – BBQ Pork Steak, scalloped potatoes, & green beans
December 27 – 3-pc Chicken, French fries, and Slaw

 

AMERICAN LEGION DAVID PARRISH POST #296
From the Commander:
Helen and I wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year; Peace be with you. Lawrence (Larry) Thiele - Commander Post 296
From the 2nd Vice
New Year's Eve tickets (reserved seating) went on sale December 1st. Sylvia is offering a delicious dinner including Prime Rib. Justus III will be playing.
Look for the Jazz Fest on January 5th - Dave Kriescher 2nd Vice
From the 3rd Vice:
I would like to thank all those members who helped make Veteran's Day and Our Day the success they were and will try to make them even better next year. At this time, I would like to wish each one of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy and Prosperous New Year. May God Bless you one and all and keep our Servicemen and women safe and out of harm's way. Manual "Ferd" Fernandis 3rd Vice
PARTY TIME
Who: POST 296
What: NEW YEAR'S EVE BALL
When: December 31, 2002 from 7pm to 1am
Where: Post 296
Cost: $25 per person
Menu: Ham with a mouth watering Sweet & Sour Sauce made with pineapple and cherries. Holiday Chicken wrapped with bacon done in a tasteful wine sauce. Swedish Meatballs, Cocktail Wieners, Hot Wings, Hash Brown Casserole, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Crème Corn, Green Casserole, Cole Slaw, Fruit Salad, Waldron Salad, Roll and Desert, Champagne and Coffee.
Note: This event is open to the public so invite your friends. JUSTUS III WILL PLAY - 9pm to 1am. The Post will be closed from 5:30pm to 7pm to prepare; party favors will be provided.

 

VOITURE 37 of the 40et8, 7301 Decatur Road, would like to extend a welcome to visit our Chateau. We have noon lunch specials from 11am to 2pm, Monday – Friday. We have Coney Dogs on Tuesday nights from 5pm to 8pm. On Wednesdays have some fun playing cards with a great group of people from 12 to 2(?). Friday nights we have fish dinners with salad bar and other entrees from 5pm to 8pm. We also have a banquet room for rent – capacity approximately 200. For information call 447-6299.
ATTENTION: Anyone wanting to join American Legion Post 241 or S.A.L. Sons of the American Legion Squadron #241, please see Ray McCune at THE WAYNEDALE NEWS, 2700 Lower Huntington Road for an application.

 

TAPS:
Robert Lee Boyko-US Army Air Corps Veteran-WWII

 

THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES
(Taken from the Destroyer Escort Sailors' Association of Ohio - Newsletter)
I am the flag of the United States of America. My name is Old Glory. I fly atop the world's tallest buildings. I stand watch in America's halls of justice. I fly majestically over institutions of learning. I stand guard with power in the world. Look up and see me.
I stand for peace, honor, truth, and justice. I stand for freedom. I am confident. I am arrogant. I am proud.
When I am flown with other banners, my head is a little higher, my colors a little truer. I bow to no one! I am recognized all over the world. I am worshipped-I am saluted. I am loved-I am revered. I am respected-and I am feared. I have fought in every battle of every war for more than 200 years. I was flown at Valley Forge, Gettysburg, Shiloh, and Appamatox. I was there at San Juan Hill, the trenches of France, in the Argonne Forest, Anzio, Rome, and the beaches of Normandy, Guam, Okinawa, Korea, and Khesan, Saigon, Vietnam know me. I was there. I led my troops, I was dirty, battle worn, and tired. But my soldiers cheered me and I was proud.
I have been burned, torn, and trampled on the streets of countries I have helped set free. It does not hurt for I am invincible. I have been soiled upon, burned, torn, and trampled in the streets of my country. And when it's done by those whom I've served in battle-it hurts. But I shall overcome-for I am strong.
I have slipped the bonds of Earth and stood watch over the uncharted frontiers of space from my vantage point on the moon. I have borne silent witness to all of America's finest hours. But my finest hours are yet to come. When I am torn into strips and used as bandages for my wounded comrades on the battlefield, when I am flown at half-mast to honor my soldier, or when I lie in the trembling arms of a grieving parent at the grave of their fallen son or daughter, I AM PROUD.
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