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Lewisburg Memorial Day ceremony

The annual Memorial Day service in Lewisburg will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 28.

West Alexandria Memorial Day event

The annual Memorial Day event in West Alexandria will be held Sunday, May 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery.

Camden VFW Memorial Day ceremony

Camden VFW Post 1577 will be holding a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29, at 2 p.m. at the Fairmount Cemetery in Camden. The parade will start at 2 p.m. and the ceremony at the cemetery will start at approximately 2:25 p.m.

Eaton Memorial Day parade

Eaton VFW Post 8066 and American Legion Post 215 will hold the annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies in Eaton on Monday, May 29. Line up for the parade will begin at 9 a.m. between the Red Mule and former armory building (Vine Street.) The parade will begin at 10 a.m., and travel west on Main Street to Mound Hill Cemetery.

American Legion Post 655

The Post serves a grilled pork chop dinner the third Thursday of each month starting at 5 p.m. Full meal is $11. Chops only are $7. Carryout is available. Spaces are still available for the U.S. 127 garage sale. Contact the Post or Chet Aney to reserve a spot. [email protected] or 937-757-3008. The Post is also raffling a .22 Golden Boy rifle. Drawing will be held on Nov 11.

West Alexandria American Legion Post 322

Monthly meetings are held as follows: Legion members — second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; Sons members — second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; Auxiliary members — first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Euchre is played every Wednesday at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee, 50/50 raffle. Sr. Fun Bunch meets Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. For hall rentals call 937-839-4015. With any other Legion questions, contact Steve Ward, Commander, at [email protected].

Eaton VFW Post 8066

VFW Post 8066 in Eaton holds Taco Tuesday and plays euchre on Tuesdays. Doors open at 4 p.m. Kitchen open Fridays beginning at 4 p.m. Karaoke begins at 7 p.m. on Friday. Open to public on Tuesday and Friday.

West Manchester American Legion Post #665

American Legion Post #665 West Manchester meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Members are invited for supper at 6 p.m. Suppers will be held the third Thursday of the month through November.

New Paris American Legion Post 360

Post 360 is open Sundays 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays 1 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays 11 a.m. to midnight. Looking for a home Post? There is always something going on at Post 360 and new members are welcome. Monthly events open to the public include: the second Saturday of every month, DJ Duo spinning favorite tunes; the third Saturday of every month, a euchre tournament, and the fourth Saturday of each month, karaoke.

Camden VFW Post 1577

The Auxiliary’s monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Camden VFW Post 1577 is located at 291 S. Main St., Camden.

New Lebanon American Legion Post 762

Post 762 is open Monday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to midnight, Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon and 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner is from 6-8 p.m. There is breakfast on Saturday from 8-11 a.m.

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 Ohio 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.

Preventive Dental Program

Preble County Veterans Service Commission has a preventative dental program to promote good oral hygiene and overall health through connecting veterans with local dentists in Preble County. Services offered include: basic annual examination; basic dental cleaning; panoramic x-ray (if recommended; wing bite x-ray (if recommended; fluoride treatment (if recommended.) Should, after exam, the dentist discover other dental issues (other than root canal, braces, or crowns) PC VSC may assist with additional items on a case-by-case basis based upon treatment plan of treating dentist. If interested in utilizing this program, contact the Preble County Veterans Service Commission, 1322 North Barron St., Eaton, at 937-456-6111.

Editor’s Note: Organizations with meeting notices or events included in Veterans News are encouraged to send updated information to Eddie Mowen at [email protected].

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