The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (formerly known as the V. A. Hospital, 2121 Lake Ave., will have a Memorial Service in honor of the Veterans who have passed away from October through the end of December, 2003. If you know of a Veteran’s name who has passed away in this time period, call: (260) 426-5432, Ext. 1413, and it will be read in the Bell Service portion of the Memorial Service. All are welcome to attend. The service is January 17, 2004 at 1 p.m. in the V. A. Hospital Chapel.


AMERICAN LEGION POST #241-Charlie Rathsack, Commander

New Weekly Kitchen Menu Luncheon Specials Served From 11am to 1pm

“Stop in and have one of our “Home Cooked” and delicious lunches from 11am to 1:30pm daily Monday through Friday.”

Food every evening: Monday-50-cent Draft Beer,



Thursday-Evening Food Specials-prepared by the Honor Guard, Auxiliary, or Sons of American Legion

Friday Night Dinners will be served from 5pm to 7:30pm

Now Serving! 4-piece Fish Dinner $6 ~ 16oz. Steak $10.95 ~ 3pc. Chicken Dinner $6 (2nd Friday of every month) Choice of Baked Potatoe, Fries, Mac & Cheese with Slaw or Salad & Roll

BINGO every Sunday – Doors open at 10am

Wednesday Night Euchre and Karaoke With An Attitude! starting at 7pm

Thursday Night Drawing – Come in and Win!

Free hot dogs each Saturday at 10am


For your convenience we now have an ATM machine


When: Sunday, February 15, starting at noon

Where: American Legion Post #241, 7605 Bluffton Road

What: Nascar Raffle: filled cooler, Jeff Gordon Jacket, mugs, and door prizes

Who: Sponsored by the Women’s Auxiliary Post #241

Meat provided by Auxiliary, please bring a dish to pass

All proceeds going to IN Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home, Knightstown, IN

SAL General Meeting Tuesday, January 20-7:30pm


AMVET POST #33-Shorty Geiger, Commander

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

Thursday Nights – Slammers

Friday Night Fish Frys – Come on down!

Live Bands Return to #33

Open Super Bowl Sunday, February 1st

Open Sunday, February 15th, Daytona 500 Party

Sweetheart Steak Dinner served with a rose and music by Night Riders-February 14th


AMERICAN LEGION POST #296-Larry Thiele, Commander

Monday Nights come play some cards-Euchre

Wednesday Nights Come down for singing and dancing starting at 9pm Karaoke

Come and get it every Thursday! Serving Broasted Chicken 11-2pm and 5-9pm

Friday Nights Fish Fry

Super Bowl Sunday, February 1st we are open! Serving Chili and hot dogs.

Valentine’s Dance, February 14th

NASCAR/Daytona Races begin Sunday, February 15th

In March—-“ELVIS” returns


VFW POST #1421-Commander Steve Branstrator

A young soldier in Iraq from Fort Wayne would like to receive mail. His address is SPC Toby Hartbarger HQ MTR PLT A Troop 1/2 LCR Unit 92369 APO AE 09322-2369

District Meeting-Saturday, January 17th at Post #10006, South Anthony Blvd., Dinner to be served 5pm-7pm and meeting starts at 7:30pm

White Elephant Sale coming in March!


AMERICAN LEGION POST #160-Commander Bill

January 9th Fish Fry from 5pm-8pm

Bingo – starts January 8th – every Thursday-Early Bird 6:30pm, Bingo at 7pm, Terry Taylor is the Bingo Queen and will run the show

There will be no AUX or PPP meetings in February

Dance on the 24th – Walkin Papers w/ Diamond Lil at 9pm



The KWVAIC#1 is seeking new members. The following is the criteria for membership: Any person who has seen honorable service in any of the Armed Forces of the United States, said service being within Korea from September 3, 1945 to June 25, 1950 or within/without Korea from June 25, 1950 to January 31st, 1955 or who as a member of the Armed Forces of the U.S. served honorably in Korea from February 1, 1955 shall be eligible for membership. They have members of their organization that were not at any time in Korea but served during that said time. You are most welcome too. If you have further questions concerning membership please feel free to call 485-7627.

Monthly Meeting is scheduled on February 14th at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Breakfast begins at 7am with the meeting beginning at 9am. Spouses and friends are welcome.

Any questions please call Mary Anna Roemke at 485-7627.



Our meeting will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2004. We welcome any Veterans who served during the Korean War Era or since that period to join us for breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by a meeting at 10 a.m. at the Waynewood Inn, 8421 Bluffton Road. Spouses are welcome. For more information call: (260) 747-0601.



D. Norman Ellis, US Army Veteran, Member of American Legion Post #241

Preston H. Hille, WWII Master Sgt. Veteran US Army Reservist, Former Commander and 40-year Quartermaster of VFW Post 10006, Member of American Legion Post #296

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