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					VFW Post 4409                                                        Non-Profit
1804 N. Commercial                                                 U.S. Postage
P.O. Box 277                                                           Paid
Harrisonville, MO 64701                                       Harrisonville, MO 64701
                                                                    Permit NO 1




       Cass County Memorial VFW Post 4409




                    Quarterly Newsletter
               Post Commander: Les Morrison
         Ladies Auxiliary President: Marge Walker
         Men’s Auxiliary President: Darrell Anthony
                          VFW Post Phone No. (816) 380-4284

                                                        December 21, 2011
Commander’s Corner
Comrades,
2012 is just around the corner, I hope that it is far better than 2011 was for all. We have done a lot since January 1, but there
is still more to do.
First the bad news:
Membership is down, we need to continue to work it, as hard as possible.
We had NO entries for VOD scholarship program, We are taking a look to see how we can fix this.
We only had 9 entries for Patriot's Pen, Again we 'll have to work on it.
We had 0 Teacher award nominees.
Good news:
We have finished re-chartering of the Boy Scout Troop 1003 and Cub Scout Pack 4003.
We purchased Boy Scout Troop 1003 a new unit flag.
We have several Eagle scouts coming up.
We had Eagle Scout, Brady and his crew paint the post, outside.
We replaced our signs.
We had the parking lot coated and striped.
We got several hundred pieces of medical equipment we didn't need, to people that did.
We had a Veteran's Appreciation Day in the city park on Oct 1.
We held a District 6 meeting November 6th.
We held a POW-MIA ceremony on POW-MIA.
We received a $100 donation from Harrisonville Middle School, Future Business Leaders of America for the VSO program.
We donate $100 to the Warrensburg Veterans Home for their Christmas celebration.
We had meeting with the 1139th MP Co troops and explained to them about the VA and that we are here to help! Big
Thanks!!!! to Norma Balridge and James Jones.
And probably more than a few things I've forgotten
At both the post and district level it is becoming increasingly difficult to get information out in a timely fashion. As such we
are requesting that everyone who has email send an email to the post so that we have your current address, phone number,
and email where you can be reached. These will be used for our post and will also be used to verify the information with
National. If you don’t have access to email, give us a call so we can get the current information down. Thank you for your
help with this matter.
We have a new website http://myvfw.org/mo/post4409/ and Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/VFW4409. This
newsletter will be published there, as well as any and all info I get between newsletters and meetings. If you would like to
receive said information, go to http://myvfw.org/mo/post4409/ Select the post information tab at the top, then select news-
letter, from here enter you name and an email address and select subscribe. You will then get an email each time something
is added to the website.
The district also has a new website http://myvfw.org/mo/dist6/ the subscription process is the same, then any and all District
6 information, I receive between meetings will also get to you.
For those of you that don't have a computer or don't want to attempt these processes, ask someone to download it for you
and print it out, a grand child or another member. I understand your feelings about computers. But this is the most efficient
way and soon will be the only way, information will be disseminated, between all the meetings. So stay informed and up to
date with the latest information.
The published newsletter is going to a quarterly event so these emails and updates are going to become more important to
keep up with what is happening in the VFW. As always call me @ 816-738-4186 or email at vfw4409@cobridge.tv for any
questions
Happy Holidays                                        NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Les Morrison
                             Please join us for our New Years Eve Party which includes a Prime Rib Dinner and Entertainment at just
                                         $30.00 a couple. RSVP the Post for additional details and to make a reservation.


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     Post Member Takes Honor Flight
November 8th was a special day for one of our post members. Ed Rigby had the privilege of taking an Honor Flight to
Washington DC to tour the nations military memorials. For those who have not heard of this program, let me tell you how it
works.

The Honor Flight Network of Kansas City is a non-profit group whose mission is to transport our World War II and termi-
nally ill veterans to Washington DC to tour the nations military memorials. This service is provided completely free of
charge to the veterans through generous donations from various companies around the Kansas City area. Check out their
website at : www.honorflight.org.

Ed’s day began about 4:30am at the Kansas City International Airport. A meet and greet session with the other 50 veterans going on the
flight along with each veterans assigned guardian. They departed Kansas City on a chartered U.S. Airways Airbus for their trip. Once
they arrived at Regan National Airport they were greeted with a band and a lot of people waiting to shake their hands and say thank you
for all that they have done.

Then on to two chartered buses and off to the World War II Memorial and a meeting with Senator Clair McCaskill and Senator Roy
Blunt. A tour of the memorial and a chance to take in this awesome site and then Bob Dole and his wife Elizabeth arrives. He is the one
who pushed the hardest to make this memorial possible.. They take time to meet all the veterans and pose for pictures until everyone has
had their chance.

Back on the buses and off to the Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The group
arrives at Arlington National Cemetery to watch the changing of the guard and attend a wreath laying ceremony. At this point Ed finds
out he has been selected to participate in the ceremony. And he thought his day couldn’t get any better.

Next comes the Air Force Memorial and as the sun sets the Marine Corps War Memorial. What a day it has been. Back on the busses one
more time for the trip back to the airport and their flight home. On the flight home they were treated to “Mail Call” where the veterans
get letters from family members and other representatives expressing their gratitude for all that they have done.

When the plane lands at 9:30 pm they are greeted by several men wearing Revolutionary War garb with flags and music. They are each
presented with a book about the World War II Memorial to commemorate their day. All in all this is not a bad way to spend your Tues-
day. When you see Ed around the post ask him about his trip. He will smile from ear to ear and tell you what a great day he had.




Pictured Above: Ed Rigby participating in the ceremony honoring the Tomb             Pictured Above: Ed Rigby at the World War II
of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C.                                            Memorial.




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LADIE’S AUXILIARY
Patriot’s Pen Awards were won in November by 7th grade students of the Harrisonville Christian School. Ty Cook won 1st
place with his essay on “Why am I Proud of My Country?” Ty was awarded a $200 U. S. Savings Bond. Caleb Dreyer won
2nd place and was awarded a $100 U. S. Savings Bond. 3rd place was won by Davis Bockelman and was awarded a $50 U. S.
Savings Bond.
Thanks to all your help with the Buddy Poppy drive! Because of all the hard work and contributions we will be making dona-
tions to each of Missouri’s VA Homes for Christmas. Thank you for all the donations of socks, shirts and money to enable us
to donate to the Kansas City VA Hospital. Auxiliary Ladies will be visiting the hospital right before Christmas to take in the
supplies.
Jim Craig won the Bicentennial Quilt that was raffled on December 12th. Thank you to all that bought raffle tickets!
The Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner on March 16th at 5 p.m. Please join
us!
Thank you to those of you who worked and supported the Sock Hop on December 10th. The dancing was memorable!!
There are several of our members that still need to pay 2012 dues. Please check your membership card. If it does not say 2012,
please send the dues amount of $15 to Sue Spradlin, Treasurer, 25409 E 327th St. Harrisonville, MO 64701.
The Ladies Auxiliary meeting is held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Post hall. Please jot down the meeting
date and time on your calendar as a reminder. We always have a social hour in the club room after the meeting. Please join us!

SR. VICE…MEMBERSHIP
RETIREMENT PLANS

How close to retirement are you?
Do you have plans? It is not something that you decide on today to do tomorrow.
Many people stress out when retirement arrives. Are you ready for it? Financially, mentally, physically?
Did you know putting a little aside regularly when you are young can add up to a nice retirement?
Do you have a budget or do you just spend? Do you know where your money goes? Do your habits cost you more than just money? Fast
food can be handy, but most of the time they can eat up ones finances. If done on a regular basis, it can eat up your health.
If all you do is work, work, work…what will you do once you retire? Can you think of at least five ways to spend your time…not necessari-
ly expensive ways? If not, why not start developing them?? Do you have hobbies? Do you have friends, human or animal? What would hap-
pen if your health fails you, can you still find something to enjoy?
What are you doing to keep yourself physically fit? Schedule 5-10 minutes daily to start if you don’t have a routine …maybe just marching
in place or chair exercises with stretches. Just remember, you should be able to breathe easily while exercising. Did you know exercise
equipment is not necessary, so no excuse!!
Take time to think about it. Every career has its challenges, but you can also find blessings…sometimes you just have to dig deeper!!
Scouts have a great motto, “Be prepared” May 2012 be filled with blessings.
Be creative!!! Enjoy life and those you care about.                                                 Fallen Comrades




                                 
                     Chaplains Corner
                                                                                                                        
    Ladies Auxiliary Decease January thru December 2011:                              Across the Rolling Hills I Hear The
               Norma Lee Tracy 7-19-2011                                         Faint Sound of the Lonely Bugler and Taps"
             Jacqueline M. Wood 7-20-2011                                       Fallen Comrades January thru December 2011:
                   Rose Amos 9-27-2011                                                  William Baxter, Robert Fuller,
             Jeannene Kartsonis 10-24-2011                                         Loyd Mc Graw, John Pruitt, John Riffle,
                                                                                    Vernon Walker and James Willoughby
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VFW National Home for Children

Since its founding in 1925, the VFW National Home for Children has grown from an old frame farm house to a sprawling
campus with playgrounds, park areas, and multiple buildings, including single-family homes, a community center and gym-
nasium, child care center, guest lodge, chapel and administrative offices.

The National Home’s services have also evolved to meet the changing needs of America’s military and veterans’ families.
Through their Helpline and on-campus programs, they are able to help families and children through times of crisis, both on
their beautiful campus and in individual communities nationwide.

Each month during the VFW monthly meeting, a prayer is said for the National Home for Children. Is it just words or have
you been there? It is located in Eaton Rapids, MI.

This year, I was fortunate enough to go and represent our Post.

Each October, both Missouri and Wisconsin Posts take turns sponsoring the programs…food and treats for the kids and their
families are furnished. At least one bus is chartered for the trip or individuals can choose to drive their own vehicles. The bus
was loaded with snacks, movies, and offered a lot of time for developing friendships.

There were about 75 kids this year at the community. The kids were filled with food then bags of candy and treats brought
by members of various Missouri and Wisconsin Posts. Games and contests took place in their community center/gymnasium
including: costume judging for everyone from infants to adults with prizes given to the top three in each of multiple catego-
ries. Creative pumpkin decorating was a big event with tables full of entries plus lots more games and fun.

One Missouri Post brought their group of Junior Girl’s Auxiliary members. The girls from ages about 5 to 16 raised money
to pay their way to the event, plus presented their donations during the opening ceremony. (The girls along with other Post
members were able to dress up and take part in the costume judging…)

Part of the trip included tours of two of the 40 plus housing units….the Wisconsin and the Missouri Units. Both were two
story, single home units. The Missouri Unit supported a young mother and her two young boys. We were told the Wisconsin
unit was the residence of a widow and her three adolescents. (Some of these took part in dressing up in costumes and won.)

Although it was very cool, the sun was bright for the ribbon cutting ceremony presenting the opening of two new units. The
two units were three bedrooms with a basement, handicap accessible kitchen plus a deck which was to be completed. These
brick units were named the Air National Guard and Air Force Units.

It was an eventful two day trip which was impressive to see and witness the results of what we sponsor and offer monthly
prayers. It was stressed to share the Helpline number for both veterans and their dependents which offer assistance .

Helpline 800.313.4200. May you have blessed 2012
Norma Baldridge, Sr Vice

                           Post Service Officer
If any member of VFW Post 4409 need help with their Veterans Benefits call Rich-
ard Jacobs Post Service Officer at 816-380-6872 or Cell Phone 816-507-4587.
                                                                                       Officers 2010—2011
                                                                                      Commander ....................... Les Morrison
            Harrisonville Honor Guard                                                 Sr. Vice Commander ... Norma Baldridge
                                                                                      Jr. Vice Commander .......... Jason Austin
If you would like to join this elite group of Veterans, please call one               Quartermaster................... Larry Stewart
of the following Veterans:                                                            Chaplain.................................. Bill Taylor
Bob Jacobs - Sergeant-In-Charge 1-(816) 392-9425                                      Surgeon ............................ Terry O’Brian
Roy Helt - Assistant Sergeant-In-Charge 1-(816) 585-1566                              Judge Advocate ................ Larry Truman
                                                                                      1yr Trustee................................ Roy Helt
                    Dates to Remember                                                 2yr Trustee........................... Butch Page
The Honor Guard Quarterly Breakfast will be February 5, 2012,                         3yr Trustee............................. Ray Smith
May 6, 2012 and August 5, 2012.                                                       1yr House Committee ...... Jerry Corsiglia

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                                           MEN’S AUXILIARY
The Men’s Auxiliary would like to welcome everyone to the New Year.  We hope that everyone had a great Holiday.

The Men’s Auxiliary had our first Shrimp Dinner of the season starting on the first Saturday of November and again 
in December.  We would like to remind everyone to come out on the first Saturday of each month for some great 
Shrimp.  If you do not care for Shrimp, we do offer an awesome Pork Roast Dinner.  The cost is $12 for a pound of 
Shrimp, $20 for All you can eat Shrimp and $8.50 for the Pork Roast.   

In December, we purchased 2 more 32” Flat Screen TV’s for the Clubroom.  The exhaust fan has been installed in 
the Clubroom also.  This has been a great help with the smoke in the Clubroom.  We donated $100 to the 
Warrensburg VA Home and also the remaining T‐shirts from the Poker Run.  The Auxiliary also donated $200 to a 
needy family to help them out with Holiday season. 

We will be holding a Valentine’s Day Dance on February 10th for the Middle School grades 6 thru 8.  DJ Chara will be 
providing the entertainment for the Dance.   

The Auxiliary has 2 new members, Ron Saffels and Bob Huston.  Welcome guys! 

Since we are sending the newsletter out on a quarterly basis now, be sure to check us out on Facebook.  We will be 
keeping the site updated on events that are coming up.  The address is:  “VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4409 
Harrisonville, MO”.  If you have Facebook, you can search for this page and “Like” us. 

We are always looking for new members.  Eligibility is limited to husbands, widowers, fathers, grandfathers, sons, 
grandsons, brothers and half brothers who attained that status prior to age 16 of persons who were or are eligible 
for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.  Members must not be less than 16 years old.

Darrell Anthony 




       Have a
Happy Holiday Season
  and prosperous
     New Year!


Pictured: Post #4409 giving the Vets'
Home donation for the Post, Men's Aux,
Elks, DAV, Honor Guard and American
Legion Recognize any of them?
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                                                  TRICARE Data Breach:
Pentagon contractor SAIC lost backup data tapes that contained personal information on almost 4.9 million TRICARE patients
who were treated at San Antonio military facilities going back to 1992. TRICARE officials said the tapes included Social Se-
curity numbers, addresses, birth dates and some health information, but no credit card or bank account numbers. TRICARE
believes the risk of compromise to be low due to the sophistication of the software, but as a precaution, SAIC will provide one
year of credit monitoring and restoration services to patients who express concern about their credit. Concerned patients can
call the SAIC Incident Response Call Center toll-free at 855-366-0140, or international callers can call collect to 952-556-
8312. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern). Read more at http://www.tricare.mil/
mediacenter/news.aspx?fid=738.
http://www.tricare.mil/mybenefit/home/overview/LearnAboutPlansAndCosts/TRICAREYoungAdult.

                                                Five MIAs Return Home:
The Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced the identification of remains belonging to four airmen and one sol-
dier who had been missing in action from World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Returned are:
* Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. John J. Bono, 28, of Denver. On Sept. 13, 1944, Bono and eight other crewmembers were on a
B-17G Flying Fortress that crashed near Neustaedt-on-the-Werra, Germany. Only one crewman successfully parachuted out of
the aircraft before it crashed.
* Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Stephen L. Pascal, 20, of Hollywood, Calif. On April 7, 1945, Pascal was flying a photo recon-
naissance mission between Gottingen and Alfeld, Germany, when his P-38 Lightning aircraft went missing.
* Army Cpl. Theodore A. Reynolds, 19, of Syracuse, N.Y. In November 1950, Reynolds, who was serving in the
Company B, 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion attached to the 8th Cavalry Regiment of the 1st Cavalry Division, went
missing during a battle near Unsan, North Korea.
* Army Lt. Col. Glenn McElroy, 35, of Sidney, Ill., and Capt. John M. Nash, 28, of Tipton, Ind. On March 15,
1966, the men were flying an OV-1A Mohawk aircraft that failed to return from a reconnaissance mission over
southern Laos in Savannakhet Province.
 Read more on the DPMO website at http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/news/news_releases/.

                                        Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
                                     Urges All Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange
                                           Be Screened for Prostate Cancer
(Washington, D.C.) "Veterans exposed to Agent Orange are at least twice as likely to develop prostate cancer; their recurrence
rates are higher; and recurring cancers are more aggressive," noted Dr. Thomas Berger, Executive Director of VVA's Veterans
Health Council, before today's Congressional Men's Health Caucus Prostate Cancer Task Force. Berger urged his fellow Vi-
etnam veterans to get screened, noting "it's worth the fight." Said Berger, "Some three million veterans served in Southeast
Asia, and no one knows for sure how many of these veterans were exposed to Agent Orange." In 1996 the Institute of Medi-
cine of the National Academy of Sciences concluded there is "limited evidence of a positive association between prostate can-
cer and exposure to herbicides used in Vietnam, including Agent Orange." As a result of IOM's findings, Jesse Brown, then-
Secretary of the Veterans Administration (VA), issued the final rule, recognizing prostate cancer as a service-connected, pre-
sumptive disease associated with exposure to Agent Orange and other phenoxy herbicides during military service, allowing
such exposed veterans to become eligible for VA disability compensation and health care.

In 2008, University of California-Davis Cancer Center physicians released results of research showing Vietnam veterans ex-
posed to Agent Orange have greatly increased risks of prostate cancer and even greater risks of getting the most aggressive
form of the disease as compared to those who were not exposed. The research was also the first to use a large population of
men in their 60s and the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. More than 13,000 Vietnam veterans enrolled in the VA Northern
California Health Care System were stratified into two groups, exposed or not exposed to Agent Orange between 1962 and
1971. Based on medical evaluations conducted between 1998 and 2006, the study revealed that:

        *twice as many Agent Orange-exposed men were identified with prostate cancer than non-exposed;
        *Agent Orange-exposed men were diagnosed two-and-a-half years younger than non-exposed; and
        *Agent Orange-exposed men were nearly four times more likely to present with metastatic disease than non-exposed.

Further buttressing this link, in 2009, a study of 1,495 veterans in five cities who underwent radical prostatectomy to remove
their cancerous prostates showed 206 exposed to Agent Orange had a near 50 percent increased risk of their cancer recurring,
despite the cancer seeming nonaggressive at the time of surgery. And the cancer came back with a vengeance. The time it took
the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, level to double – an indicator of aggressiveness – was eight months versus more than 18
months in non-exposed veterans.
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                                    IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT WALGREENS
           You have many options for filling your prescriptions – It’s important to Act Now! Time is Running Out!
           There is an important change to your pharmacy benefit effective January 1, 2012 concerning Walgreens.
Walgreens will no longer be part of the Express Scripts pharmacy network as of Jan. 1, 2012. If you continue to fill
your prescriptions at a Walgreens pharmacy you will have to pay 100% of your prescription costs and submit a pa-
per claim for NON-NETWORK reimbursement, which will dramatically increase your out of pocket costs.
   Walgreens remains in the pharmacy network through Dec. 31, 2011, but the time for you to act is now. There are more
than 56,000 pharmacies in the TRICARE network, excluding Walgreens. On average, there is another network pharmacy
within one-half mile of any Walgreens. Now is also a good time to consider moving the medication you take on an ongoing
basis to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery. By choosing TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery, you get:
Savings that add up quickly – generic medications are available in 90 day supply for $0, formulary medications are $9 for
a 90 day supply and non-formulary medications are $25 for a 90 day supply. Save a minimum of 67% on every prescrip-
tion, every time.
Convenient delivery and refills – medications are delivered right to your mailbox so you should never run out of your
medications again! Your refills come automatically, or you can chose to get refill reminders and reorder by mail, phone, or
online.
Safety second to none – your prescriptions are checked for accuracy and potential drug interactions by registered pharma-
cists with 99.99% accuracy
Personal service – speak to a pharmacist anytime, day or night, from the privacy of your own home.
ACT NOW! Use your benefit wisely, save money for yourself, avoid the additional out of pocket expense of using a
non-network pharmacy – and help get the best value for you and the TRICARE program.
Getting started with TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery is easy - simply go online and in a few clicks, you’re done!
   Visit www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE and click on the ‘Get Started with Home Delivery’ pill bottle link on the left
hand side of the screen.
All you need to have on hand is:
Your sponsor ID number
Your doctor’s name, fax number and phone number
Your current prescription bottles
Should TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery not be for you, you have numerous, convenient options to fill your prescrip-
tions. There are over 56,000 pharmacies in the TRICARE network, excluding Walgreens. That’s basically two times the
total number of Starbucks and McDonald’s stores nationwide combined. You can find other retail pharmacies by visiting
www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE/pharmacy. To transfer to another pharmacy, simply take your current prescription
bottle to the pharmacy of your choice and they will be happy to assist you.
Remember, if you fill a prescription at Walgreens after Dec. 31, 2011, you will pay 100% of the cost and you will need to
file a paper claim for non- network benefit reimbursement. Non-network reimbursement varies depending on whether you
are a Prime or Standard beneficiary. In either case, you must meet a deductible first before receiving any reimbursement.
Once your deductible is met, Prime beneficiaries will have to pay 50% of the cost of the medication and Standard benefi-
ciaries will have to pay up to 20% of the medication cost. You can avoid paying more for your pharmacy care by switching
your Walgreens prescription to either Home Delivery or an in-network retail pharmacy today.
The present economic times require us all to make wise decisions about how our precious healthcare dollars are spent. With
so many less expensive options for filling your prescriptions, you can help save TRICARE tens of millions of dollars annu-
ally and, if you choose TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery, you save too.


                                          The DD-214's Is Now On Online.
The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) has provided the following web site for veterans to gain access to their DD-
214's online: http://vetrecs.archives.gov/ This may be particularly helpful when a veteran needs a copy of his DD-214 for
employment purposes. NPRC is working to make it easier for veterans with computers and Internet access to obtain copies
of documents from their military files. Military veterans and the next of kin of deceased former military members may now
use a new online military personnel records system to request documents. Other individuals with a need for documents must
still complete the Standard Form 180, which can be downloaded from the online web site. Because the requester will be
asked to supply all information essential for NPRC to process the request, delays that normally occur when NPRC has to ask
veterans for additional information will be minimized. The new web-based application was designed to provide better ser-
vice on these requests by eliminating the records center mailroom and processing time.



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                               Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4409
                      Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary Monthly Activities
                                           January 2012

     Sunday                Monday                   Tueday        Wednesday             Thursday          Friday       Saturday

1                      2                       3                  4                 5                 6            7
                                                                                                                   Men’s Auxiliary
                                                                                        Pool League                Shrimp Dinner
                                                                                                                     5:00 PM




8                      9                       10                 11                12                13           14
Biscuit & Gravy             American                Membership
 @ 7:30 A.M.             Legion Meeting             Only Pool @
      Free Pool          @ 6:30 PM. At             6:00 PM. VFW
                          Old American                                Pool League       Pool League
                         Legion Building       Men’s Auxiliary
                         On Pearl Street,      Meeting @ 7:00
                          Harrisonville             PM.



15                     16      VFW
                         Ladies Auxiliary
                                               17                 18                19                20           21
Biscuit & Gravy        Mtg @ 7 PM. @ Post                                                                          VFW Work Day
 @ 7:30 A.M.           Hqrts. Social Time in                                                                         9:00 AM
   Free Pool            Club Rm after Mtg.          Membership                          Pool League
                                                    Only Pool @       Pool League
                       Military Appreciation                                                                        Steak Night @
 Honor Guard                                       6:00 PM. VFW
                       @ Golden Corral in                                                                          5:00 - 8:00 PM.
Mtg @ 9:00 A.M.
                               Clinton
                          11 AM to 9 PM


22                     23American Legion
                                               24                 25                26                27           28
                         Ladies Auxiliary
                         Meeting @ 2:00
    Biscuit & Gravy                                 Membership
                              PM.
     @ 7:30 A.M.                                    Only Pool @       Pool League
       Free Pool                                   6:00 PM. VFW                         Pool League
                         VFW Meeting @
                           7:00 PM.




29                     30                      31
                                                   “VETERANS
                                                   DAY AT THE
    Biscuit & Gravy      “VETERANS DAY              CAPITOL”
     @ 7:30 A.M.             AT THE
       Free Pool            CAPITOL”                Membership
                                                    Only Pool @
                                                   6:00 PM. VFW




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                               Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4409
                      Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary Monthly Activities
                                          February 2012
     Sunday                Monday                 Tueday        Wednesday             Thursday          Friday             Saturday

                                                                1                 2                 3                  4
                                                                                                                        Men’s Auxiliary
                                                                                                                        Shrimp Dinner
            Cass County VFW Post                                                                                          5:00 P.M.




5   Biscuit & Gravy
                       6   American
                                             7                  8                 9                 10                 11
     @ 7:30 A.M.           American               Membership                                        Men’s Auxiliary
                        Legion Meeting
                        Legion Meeting            Only Pool @                                       Kids Valentine’s
                        @ 6:30 PM. At
 Honor Guard            @ 6:30 PM. At            6:00 PM. VFW                                             Dance
                         Old American
  Breakfast &            Old American
                        Legion Building                             Pool League       Pool League   6th - 8th Grades
Mtg @ 9:00 A.M.         Legion Building      Men’s Auxiliary
                        On Pearl Street,
                        On Pearl Street,     Meeting @ 7:00
                         Harrisonville
      Free Pool          Harrisonville            P.M.




12                     13    VFW Ladies
                                             14                 15                16                17                 18
    Biscuit & Gravy
     @ 7:30 A.M.              Auxiliary                                                                                 FW Work Day
                           Meeting @ 7:00                                                                                 9:00 AM.
      Free Pool              PM. @ Post                                               Pool League
                                                                    Pool League                                         Steak Night @
                            Headquarters
                            Social Time in                                                                             5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
    District Mtg in
                           Club Room after   Membership Only
     Concordia
                                Mtg.         Pool @ 6:00 P.M.
                                                   VFW


19                     20                    21                 22                23                24                 25
                        Ladies Auxiliary
                        Meeting @ 2:00                                 ASH
    Biscuit & Gravy          PM.                  Membership
     @ 7:30 A.M.                                                    WEDNESDAY
                                                  Only Pool @                         Pool League
       Free Pool        VFW Meeting @            6:00 PM. VFW       Pool League
                          7:00 PM.




26                     27                    28                 29
                                                  Membership
                                                  Only Pool @       Pool League
                                                 6:00 PM. VFW




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                               Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4409
                      Ladies Auxiliary and Men’s Auxiliary Monthly Activities
                                           March 2012
     Sunday                 Monday                 Tueday        Wednesday             Thursday           Friday             Saturday

                                                                                   1                 2                   3
                                                                                                                          Men’s Auxiliary
                                                                                                                          Shrimp Dinner
            Cass County VFW Post                                                                                            5:00 PM




4                      5                      6                  7                 8                 9                   10
    Biscuit & Gravy           American             Membership
     @ 7:30 A.M.           Legion Meeting          Only Pool @
                           @ 6:30 PM. At          6:00 PM. VFW
 Honor Guard                Old American                             Pool League       Pool League
Mtg @ 9:00 A.M.            Legion Building    Men’s Auxiliary
                           On Pearl Street,   Meeting @ 7:00
      Free Pool             Harrisonville          PM.




11                     12    VFW Ladies
                                              13                 14                15                16                  17 HAPPY
                              Auxiliary                                                               Women’s Aux        ST PATRICK”S
                           Meeting @ 7:00          Membership                                        St. Patrick’s Day       DAY
    Biscuit & Gravy
     @ 7:30 A.M.             PM. @ Post            Only Pool @                         Pool League    Corned Beef &
                                                                     Pool League
                            Headquarters          6:00 PM. VFW                                       Cabbage Dinner      FW Work Day
       Free Pool
                            Social Time in                                                               5:00 PM           9:00 AM.
                           Club Room after
                                                                                                                          Steak Night @
                                Mtg.
                                                                                                                         5:00 - 8:00 PM.


18                     19                     20                 21                22                23                  24
                        American Legion
                        Ladies Auxiliary
    Biscuit & Gravy     Meeting @ 2:00             Membership
     @ 7:30 A.M.             PM.                   Only Pool @       Pool League       Pool League
       Free Pool                                  6:00 PM. VFW
                        VFW Meeting @
                          7:00 PM.



25                     26                     27                 28                29                30                  31
                                                   Membership
                                                   Only Pool @       Pool League       Pool League
                                                  6:00 PM. VFW




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