THE VETERAN’S VOICE Brown and Small VFW Post 5434 116 N. Main St. * Union, Ohio 45322* (937) 836-4405 AN ALL-AMERICAN POST Scott Engle, Commander December 2010 COMMANDER’S CORNER By: Scott Engle Hello members! Merry Christmas and I hope that everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. First of all I would like to thank everyone who helped out with the Mid Winter Conference hospitality room. Some had more fun than others, but overall a good time. There are a lot of events scheduled for the next two months so pay close attention to the calendar and come support your post. The 11th is the kids Christmas party with chicken dinner to follow from 4-7pm. A kids chicken dinner special, two drumsticks, applesauce, and fries for $4. Great idea CANTEEN CORNER for dinner, carry outs welcome. The 14 th will be the By: Karli Harmon Ladies Aux. Christmas dinner the price is $15 pre registration is required as always. Friday the 17 th is Hello 5434 members! The end of the year is the officer/employee party, the canteen will close at almost here. Please be sure to get your dues 8pm for this event. The following day is the Adult paid for the 2011 year. Christmas time is right Christmas party. Hope to see you there. around the corner, which means that its time New Years Eve tickets will be on sale soon, best place for those men of our to treat us to a five star dinner! All ladies Auxiliary members that want in town to ring in the New Year. to participate can sign up at the canteen. The Have a safe and Happy Holiday. dinner will take place Dec. 14th after a short Ladies Aux. meeting. We have a wonderful time and it’s nice to get all of the girls together CANTEEN CORNER CONT… Once in a while. Come show your support. Don’t forget the Canteen will close at 8pm on Dec. 17 th for the Employee and Officer Christmas party. The Adult Christmas party will be Sat. Dec. 18th. Come celebrate with us. Bring a food item for the carry-in. If you would like to participate in the gift exchange please bring a white elephant gift. NEW YEARS EVE! 5434 IS THE PLACE TO BE. Our theme for this year is Masquerade Ball. As always we will close the canteen at 6pm on Friday Dec. 31st then reopen for the party at 8pm. Tickets will go on sale Sunday Dec. 5th to members, and Monday Dec. 19th to the public, for ONLY $30. Children’s Party Dec. 11th , 2-4 This includes party favors, dinner, and all you can drink! WOW WHAT A Employee Party Dec. 17 th , 8pm DEAL! Last year we had a BLAST! Lets take this year out with another Adult Party Dec. 18th , 18th , 8pm sha-bang and welcome 2011 with all of our support for our VFW! Thank you to everyone this year for all of your help and support! Our post can’t do it without you! If for some reason you don’t receive a newsletter for the month, please check us out on facebook or stop in and Dec. 11 th 4-7pm check the signs. We always have something going on and can’t wait to see you! Me and my husband would like to wish all of you HAPPY HOLIDAYS! May God Bless you and your family in the New Year! LADIES AUXILIARY By: Julia Doughty Wow I can’t believe it is Dec. already! I want to thank everyone for all of the well wishes I received last month while I was under the weather. The kids Halloween party was a great success! We had a great turn out and kids had a blast. Thank you to all the volunteers! Our kids Christmas party will be Dec. 11 th. Sign up is in the Canteen now. Your child must be signed up by the 6th to receive a gift from Santa. DUES DUE NOW! If you have not paid your dues yet please do so now! Your canteen privileges will be revoked if not paid by Dec. 31st. If you need help please let me know. You will remain confidential. 937-974-2708. DECEMBER 2010 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 Men Aux 3 4 Meeting 5 New Years 6 Euchre 7 8 Fun night 9 10 11 Kids Eve ticket sale Christmas party Broasted Chicken 12 13 Euchre 14 Ladies 15 Fun night 16 17 Employee 18 adult Christmas Christmas Party Christmas Party dinner. 7pm 19 New Years 20 Euchre 21 vfw 22 Fun night 23 24 Christmas 25 CHRISTMAS Eve tickets open meeting Eve Closes @6PM to public Closed! New Years Eve 26 27 Euchre 28 29 Fun night 30 31 New Years closes @ 6 Party Reopening @8 LADIES AUX. CO NT… The annual Ladies Dinner will be Dec. 14th. Dinner will be served after a short Auxiliary meeting at 7pm. All ladies are welcome. $15 for a prime rib dinner, baked potato, vegetable, roll, and dessert. Sign up and prepay at the Canteen now! Rather than a gift exchange this year please consider bringing an item to donate to our adopted unit or a non perishable item to donate to Northmont FISH. Thank you everyone that came out for the quarter auction on November 11th. We raised over $300 for the Dayton Wheelchair Vets Sports Team. What a great way to honor Veterans Day! Our next quarter auction will be January 13th. Mark your calendars now. MEN’S AUXILIARY By: Greg Lipps I hope everyone had a Happy Turkey Day. Now its time for the Christmas season to occupy our time. It also means we hve a busy month planned at our post. We have the Ladies party on the 14 th, we are looking for volunteers to help cook and serve the Prime Rib Dinner. The Post Christmas party is Saturday the 18 th. New Years Eve is also just around the corner. With the end of the year approaching, it also means that time is running out to pay your dues if not already paid. Please pay the bartender on your next visit. Please don’t risk losing your canteen privileges. Thank you all for your help and I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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