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					                                      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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