January 2016 Newsletter
A new year is here and I hope 2016 will be a good year for all of us. We are off and running for a good membership drive. The future of the VFW organization is to get young and new vets involved. We can no longer be content with this in the way we have always done. Our growth will depend on new members. We have a great group of members that have done so much and so often. Many hours have been worked long and hard and we could use some help. We are hoping a few more of our members can help us out this year. If you can help us with two to three hours a month, it would help all of us and our club. Everyone has a special talent that would help in one way or another so please step up and give us a call.
This has not been a big month for our club but February looks like it could be much better. So this could be the time to help in any way you can. No more than I do to help out, I get a good feeling knowing I did something to help out the VFW. We had our annual inventory Jan 1st and a small group did a good job. With this task Jim and Shelly
have done such a great job. With everyone's help it went pretty darn smooth. One thing for sure after a year with more hands on I have learned to appreciate all the work the charitable gambling staff do for us. I don't think most members realize how important they are to our club. Thank every one of you. You have done so much for all of us.
Shelly is in Florida now and I am sure she is having a great time. It is my understanding when she comes back to work she will have a new last name, so make sure you give her and Jeff a good welcome back with congratulations.
We will be looking for new officers in a few months. So please step up and get involved. We could really use your help.
February Birthday Celebrants
Happy birthday to the following February birthday celebrants: Steve Arnold, Doug Cassman, Brittany Christopherson, Cindy Eischen, Lyla Engfer, Raymond Frie, Sherry Gulbranson, Jerry (Halsey) Hall, Judy Jensen, Clark Johnson, Joel Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Marlene Johnson, Steve Mihalchick, Gearld Mikkelson, Pat Mohror, Kelsey Nelson, Doug Pardo, Lorraine Nomeland, & Martha Wegener.
Don’t forget to visit the Club on your birthday for a complimentary beverage. Please contact either Helen McLain (320-859-4384) or Mike Kral (320-859-5643) if your birth date in not included.
Remember membership night on Fridays from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. During this time, alcohol beverages will be served to all Vets and Auxiliary members at a fifty-cent reduction. Also, all Vets & Auxiliary members who attend the Post or Auxiliary meeting will receive a fifty cent reduction on alcohol beverages after the meeting until closing. The courtesy of displaying a membership card to receive this price break would be appreciated by the bar.
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