*First, I would like to express my thanks to Michelle Ferguson for everything she has done this past year. I may be biased, but believe there are many people that agree; she was the one that led us through this past year at the Canteen and helped make it a success. Thank you Michelle.
*Thanks to all that supported the Ladies Valentine Steaks. What a great evening and from my perspective, a great social gathering with friends, family and meeting some new people. Conditions are not perfect for grilling, but very few complaints and none serious. Several visitor compliments from Post 49, Cedar Falls.
*Don’t forget that the Sons of AMVETS will be doing steaks on Saturday, March 5th 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Please come and support them; although not a large group, the Sons have been there in many ways, quietly supporting us. On March 24th, the AMVETS Auxiliary will be hosting food night with a menu of chicken noodle over biscuit with green beans and desserts. March 31st, our past Canteen Coordinator scheduled the AMVETS Commander back doing Chicken Wings plus sides. (The only thing he can get right without screwing it up according to her) J The Louisiana hot sauces will be there for the BRAVE.
*If you are an AMVET and have either a daughter or son that meets the requirements of our Auxiliary or Sons, please talk to them about becoming a part of these groups. They can be as active as they choose, but this is a way for them to show their support for those that have served or are serving. Contact Ted Lanske, Jean Lanske or John Mohlis if there are questions.
*It is that time of year where the sun may be in your eyes while driving early morning or evening with the added problems of thawing and freezing on the highways. Momentary blindness or sudden patches of ice lead to numerous accidents so give yourself some extra time and be safe.
*Reminder: Please utilize 319-483-9287 to call the WAVP Canteen, and on Facebook – Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 79, Waverly. IA for up to date information. Not on facebook? Then if you have children or grand children close by or frequently visiting, have them hook up to the facebook connection and link for you. Tell them it’s “payback time”, but smile when you say it and you may be surprised what gets posted. Don’t forget to check out our website www.amvets79.us while you have them handy.
Facebook – Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post 79, Waverly, IA
*Final comment; If you have a friend or acquaintance sitting at home, now is the time with nicer weather to invite them out and stop at the Canteen. We do serve non alcohol drinks if desired.
*FYI: Please pass this along to anyone who may have a child or grandchild that is a senior in high school and is looking at furthering their education. Our local AMVETS Auxiliary will have scholarship applications at the WSR High School Counselor’s office. They need to be picked up and completed according to directions on the form. The Iowa Department of AMVETS also has scholarships available for graduating seniors. These applications will be available at WSR High School also. If you have questions, please contact me and I will try to have applications available.
*If your AMVETS membership card is unreadable or lost, you can get a replacement for $5.00 or a gold replacement for $15.00. You can go on line to National or again contact me and I will process it through the internet and you should have it within two weeks.
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