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Veterans of Foreign Wars. Post 10147 Apopka/Altamonte Springs P. O. Box 912. Apopka, Fl. 32704 ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED

VFW

Sound off JUL Y

2013

Newsletter


VFW

Sound off JULY

Newsletter

Web: www.vfwpost10147.com

Email: vfwpost10147@yahoo.com

Dear Comrades and friends. The VFW year 2013-2014 will start in July. I would like to thank all my officers, members, friends and especially my wife and daughter for voting and supporting me for another year as Commander. My 17th! While it is not easy being Commander as there is a lot of time, work and administrative responsibilities required I look forward to the coming year. I would like you to be aware of the following dates. MEETINGS Europian Brisket/Beef Booster D.D Poker night Oktoberfest Poppies Wal-Mart V.D Christmas Pty

6-15-13 7-20-13 8-10-13 9-14-13 10-19-13 11-7/8/9/10-13 11-11-13 12-15-13

Please support your Post in all it’s functions. Poppie monies collected are returned primarily to the community, and when you come to the Post please bring can goods or food of any kind to give to Loaves and Fishes, they need food products every day for the needy. In closing, keep our troops in your prayers till they are all home with their loved ones. GOD BLESS AMERICA UNITED WE STAND Artie Vecchio. Commander

VFW MEETING DAYS for 2013 All meeting times start at 7:30 pm. Dinner is served at 6:00 pm MARCH 14 APRIL 11 JUNE 13

JULY 11 AUGUST 8 SEPT 12

OCTOBER 10 NOVEMBER 14 DECEMBER 12

PLEASE TAKE NOTE that the deadline for information and articles to be published in the Sound off Newsletter has been changed to: the 5th of each month.


POST OFFICERS. Year 2013- 2014 Email: officers@vfwpost10147.com

Post 10147 Commander Sr. Vice Commander Jr. Vice Commander Adjutant Quartermaster Judge Advocate Surgeon Chaplain Service Officer Chief of Staff

Ph: 407-889-8266

Artie Vecchio (Evelyn) Don Mix (Janice) Edgardo Velazquez (Diane) Marc Dell (Anne) Bob Popp (Kathy) Marv Suriff Steve Sterner Ron Allen (Carol) Nick Dini Steve Deviese (Lorene)

407-886-3938 407-324-7380 407-886-1258 407-889-8551 407-410-7245 407-889-5885 407-772-2497 407-369-8645 407-886-6829 407-886-4331

If you can volunteer a few hours a week to help with Post events, please contact us or visit on a Wednesday or Saturday morning 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

TRUSTEES Three Year Two Year One Year Public Relations Historian

Jack Terman (Arline) Steve Milford Roger Capper (Renate) Artie Vecchio (Evelyn) Bob Popp (Kathy)

407-782-3944 407-701-2342 407-886-6133 407-886-3938 407-464-7324

GOING GREEN NEXT ISSUE Effective with the August issue of our monthly Newsletter we will NOT be mailing any future newsletters.

NEWSLETTER WILL BE EMAILED ONLY If you have an Email address that we are not aware of please send it via Email to: vfwpost10147@yahoo.com or send a note to: P.O.Box 912, Apopka, Fl. 32704 Mailing the newsletter has become cost prohibitive.

DONATIONS WANTED If you have any military items you would like to donate to the Post museum such as: Uniforms, guns, knives, patches, insignias, etc, please bring items to the Post or call and we will arrange a pickup date. All donated items will be displayed with the name of the donor. Soap, shampoo, etc from hotels, for the VA Nursing home and for poor children. Glasses for the needy . Tabs from aluminum cans for the tots of the Arnold Palmer Hospital.


Jr. Vice Commander’s Corner: Ed Velazquez According to an AP report, the Senate may soon have the chance to vote on whether or not to remove the time limit for GI Bill benefits. Currently veterans have 10 years to use their Montgomery GI BIll (or 15 years to use their Post-9/11 GI Bill). the so-called delimiting date is determined by the veterans last discharged date. Senator Richard Blumenthal announced his new bill on Tuesday, May 28, saying the new bill would repeal the "unfair and arbitrary time limits." Blumenthal said more than 2 million veterans who missed the 10 year expiration date have been denied the benefits despite paying the required Montgomery GI Bill enrollment fee of $1200. While the bill would not have an immediate effect on Post 9/11 vets, it would restore the GI Bill for many Vietnam, Cold-War, and Gulf era veterans who were unable to take advantage of their benefits within the 10 years after discharge

weddings

YOUR NEXT PARTY OR SPECIAL EVENT AT THE VFW Hall, Apopka. Call: 407-889-8266 for details Christmas Parties…...Anniversaries…...Birthday Parties…...Celebrations…...Super bowl Party


2014 VFW Officer Installation dinner


JUNE 15 JULY 20 AUGUST 10 SEPTEMBER 14 OCTOBER 19 NOVEMBER 7-11 NOVEMBER 11 DECEMBER 15

European. Brisket dinner. Famous Boosters dinner/dance. Poker night. Oktoberfest. Poppies Wal-Mart Veterans Day Post 10147 Christmas party.

As always these dates are subject to Change

MARCH 19 MAY 1 MAY 17 JUNE 14 AUGUST 16 AUGUST 23 DECEMBER 6 DECEMBER 14

Police & Fireman Awards Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Officer Installation European dinner/dance Turkey Feaderal Booster Dinner Dance Walgreen Christmas Party Post 10147 Christmas party,

As always these dates are subject to Change


INDIVIDUAL BOOSTERS 2013 If you would like to be a Booster for the year 2013 please mail a check in the amount of $25.00 to the VFW Post 10147 Acerra. Steve & Denise 8/13 Adams. Wally & Nina 1/14 Alfano. Frank & Fran 6/14 Allen, Ron & Carol 6/14 Armador. Jessica A 6/14 Anderson. Richard 6/14 Anthony, Pat & Peggy 6/13 Apopka Chamber of Commerce. Paul 3/14 Bankson. Pastor Doug 6/14 Boria. Lou & Julie 6/14 Bornmann, Susan C 8/13 Boucher, Rita 1/14 Bourdon. Hubert & Ginny 6/13 Bove. Russ & Sandy 9/13 Boyd. William & Joan 6/14 Braun. Mary 1/14 Brillant. Mark & Pat 6/14 Broadhurst. Ken & Jeanne 1/14 Brocker. Joyce 6/13 Brown, Brad & Barbara 4/13 Bunka. Bill & Evelyn 1/14 Burkholder. Mary Ann 1/14 Butler. Sam & Joyce Echon 6/13 Capper. Roger & Renate 6/14 Capper. Rolf 6/14 Carter, Rich 4/13 Cass. Norman & Sandy 12/13 Cifers. Doug 6/14 Collins. Friend E 1/14 Collins. Irene 1/14 Collins. Jim & Karen 1/14 Crane. Mary Lou 6/14 Day. Charles & Sylvia 9/13 Dershimer, Sandra 3/13 Deviese. Steve & Lorene 1/14 Dini. Greg & Barbara 1/14 Dini. Nick 1/14 Doggett. Dwight & Mabel 6/14 Doll. Beverly 6/14 Dombrowski. Tony 10/13 Dougherty. Thomas & Roberta 12/13 Douglas, Jr. Jack & Cherlyn 6/14 Echon. John & Lil 6/14 Fagg. William 6/14 Franqui. Bea 6/14 Franko. Dennis & Lynda 6/14 Gagnon. Marie 1/13

Galo. Anne 6/13 Greene. James & Nancy 6/14 Hall. Ellis & Sandra 6/13 Harshman. Ken & Marilyn 6/14 Heaton. Sam & Modean 6/13 Heisey. George & Carol 6/13 Highfield. Glen & Jacquelyn 6/13 Hooper. Eric 6/14 Isidoro. Lucille 6/14 Jones. Tom & Betty 6/14 Kara. Joe & Liz 6/14 Keightley, Alan 6/13 Kelley. George 1/14 Kelsey. Joseph 6/14 Kline. Jerry & Pauline 1/14 Kloth. Jan 1/14 Knox. George & Neoma 6/13 Labo. Father Tim 1/14 Land. Mayor John 6/14 Laurendeau. Linda 1/14 Lee. Carl 8/13 Leigh. Kathryn 8/13 Linz. Robert & June 6/14 Lisle. Tom & Eva 6/14 Lochridge. Mick & Lisa 6/13 Lockeby. Ed & Mary Ann 6/13 Loomis Funeral Home 6/14 Loso. Maurice 6/14 Lowry. Frank & Elaine 6/13 Maleski. Michael & Mary 6/14 Mancuso. Mary F 9/13 Mancuso. Tony 9/13 Marsh. Catherine 6/13 Mathis. Jim 9/13 Mathius. Pauline 8/13 May. Frank & Josephine 6/14 McDonnell. Kerry T 6/13 McFadden. Michael & Sharyn 6/14 McGuffin. W.R 6/13 McKeon. John & Hannah 8/13 Meisel. Bill & Ellen 6/13 Mizel. Coz & Brenda 6/14 Mix. Don & Jan 6/14 Morrison. Jim & Valerie 6/14

Morrison II. James 6/14 Mulrine. Debbie 6/14 Murray. Joan 6/13 Nelson. Bryan & Debbie 1/14 Nelsen. Brett & Jeannine 9/13 Normandin. Norm & Elaine 12/13 Piggott. Leon & Arlene 6/14 Pocius. Steve 6/14 Popp. Bob & Kathy 12/13 Richardson. Gerald & Amanda 1/14 Risser. Rich & Shirley 6/13 Roman. Walter & Helen 6/13 Rosen. Capt. Bob & Connie 6/14 Rossi. Anthony & Palma 6/13 Rossi-Killeen, Anita 8/13 Sarra. Maryann 1/14 Schaffer. Jim & Margaret 11/13 Smart. Robert & Anna May 6/13 Spurlock. Wm. “Greg” 6/13 Sterner. Steve 6/14 Sterner. John Phillip & Jean 8/13 Stroehlin. Dorothea 7/13 Stromwall. Dean 6/13 Sutton. Carol 6/14 Tabron. Alfred & Magdalena 6/13 Terman. Jack & Arlene 8/13 Turner. Tom & Debbie 6/13 Unetich Jr. Tony & Peggy 6/13 Vecchio. Art & Evelyn 1/13 Vecchio. Marianne 1/13 Velazquez. Ed & Diane 2/14 Walker. Jim 3/13 Walsh. Jim & Mary 12/13 Wardell. John & Wanda 6/14 Wardell. Stacy 6/14 Weber, Jerry 12/13 Weekley. Bob & Judith 6/14 Weiss. Jerry & Trudy 6/14 Wing. Jack & Mary 12/13 Yeager. Ken & Nancy 7/13 Zakszewski, Barbara 4/13 Ziolkowski. Robert 1/14

In memory of: Lucille Swanner. Burt Burns. Bob-Erma Kloth. Leroy-Irene Lang. Jack Collins. Bob Meade, Robert Boylon.


BUSINESS BOOSTERS These businesses are supporting the VFW Post 10147. Let us support them when we need a service


APOPKA / ALTAMONTE SPRINGS V.F.W Post # 10147 P.O.Box 912 Apopka, FL. 32704


BRISKET OF BEEF DINNER/DANCE $15.00 Per Person

July 20, 2013 Cash Bar 6:00 pm Dinner/dance 7:00 pm

Brisket of Beef with Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans Salad Rolls & Butter

CUT-OFF DATE FOR RESERVATIONS: July 13, 2013 Call: 407-889-8266 OR MAIL COUPON TO: VFW Post 10147. P.O.Box 912, Apopka. Florida, 32704 Name:________________________No.Guests___________

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