Veterans News


James E. Ryan Post 322

There will be an Oktoberfest Dance Saturday, Oct. 24, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. featuring Flat Out. Tickets are $10. Come enjoy the band, the brats and the sauerkraut.

Rock the Jukebox on Friday, Oct. 30.

Post 215 American Legion

Post 215 American Legion, 1000 U. S. 35 West, Eaton, will hold its monthly members’ meeting on the second Monday of each month; SAL meeting the second Wednesday, auxiliary meeting the first Thursday. All meetings convene at 7 p.m.

There will be a chicken dinner first Friday of each month, from 6-8 p.m. The SAL fish fry is the third Friday of each month from 6-8 p.m. There will be a Halloween dance featuring “The Antiques” on Oct. 31 at 8 p.m, and a Quarter Auction on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m.

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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