Veterans News


Post 665

A BBQ chicken dinner meal will be hosted by American Legion Post 665, on Saturday, June 25, starting at 4 pm. The post is located at 450 North Main Street, U.S. 127, in West Manchester. The meal costs $8 and consist of chicken barbecued, baked beans, potato salad, chips. Dine in or carry out. Serving at 4 p.m. until sold out. Questions? Call Julie Neaveill at 937-408-4109.

American Legion Post 215

American Legion Post 215, 1000 U.S. 35 West, Eaton, holds regular members meetings the second Monday of every month, at 7 p.m. Sons Squadron meeting is the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Mexican Monday — Mexican food every Monday 5-8 p.m.

Chicken dinner first Friday every of month, $10, 6-8 p.m. Public welcome.

Marinated Pork Chop Dinner second Friday every month, $9, 6-8 p.m. Public welcome.

Hall available for public rentals, seating capacity 138. Call 937-456-5767 for details and reservations.

James E. Ryan Post 322

Euchre night is Ladies Night every Wednesday at 7 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee, prizes, a 50/50 raffle and it is open to the public at James E. Ryan Post 322, 1477 Ohio 503 South.

Enjoy old-time country and western music every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. with the Senior Fun Bunch. This is open to the public and includes coffee and snacks with no cover charge.

VFW Post 8066

The VFW 8066, 401 W. Lexington Rd., Eaton, holds it monthly meetings on the First Monday of each month. The Ladies Auxiliary meets the second Monday of the month; the Men’s Auxiliary meets the third Monday of the month. Wii bowling will be played at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Karaoke is from 7-11 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, call 937-456-5281.

DAV meetings

Disabled American Veterans meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post #322 at 1477 503 South in West Alexandria. Members are encouraged to attend. Veterans looking for a home legion are welcomed to come. Active duty and younger veterans are encouraged to become members as well.

PC Veterans Service ID Cards

Preble County Veteran Services is now offering honorably discharged veterans the opportunity to have a picture identification card. You may obtain your ID card at Veterans Services at no cost to you. You must bring a copy of your DD214 verifying character of discharge. For additional information you may contact Veterans Services at 937-456-6111.

“We Care” Program

In an effort to acknowledge the sacrifices of our local veterans and to promote spending within our own community, Preble County Veteran Services has launched a new program entitled “We Care”. Veteran Services will supply local honorably discharged veterans with an official “picture identification card” which would be presented to local businesses when making their purchases. The veteran would then receive a discount from the total cost of the purchase. We have sixteen businesses’ currently enrolled in the program. If your business would like to participate in this program, contact Veteran Services at 108 N. Barron St., Eaton.

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