Newsletter March 2023


Our first of the year Friday Fish Fry was a huge success! I want to thank all of our volunteers for
making this happen. Our next one is this coming Friday March 3rd, 5:00-7:30 and every Friday until
Easter Sunday. We are finally getting some much-needed new bar stools. Our old ones are in bad
shape! If anyone knows of anyone who has a food truck, we are looking for a couple of them to attend
our August 6th posts 100th Anniversary and this is on a Sunday! Don’t forget daylight savings time
begins set clock ahead one hour on 12 March.


  • March 3rd- Friday fish fry and every Friday through March!
  • March 5th- District eight meeting,         
       Euchre at our post 2 o’clock.
  • March 20th- Parade meeting at the American Legion 7 o’clock, 
       Spring begins.
  • March 23rd- Post monthly meeting.
  • April 1st- Post monthly drawing.


  • March 3rd- Star-Spangled Banner made US national anthem 1931
  • March 19th- Iraq war begin 2003.
  • March 24th- Kosovo campaign began 1999.
  • March 29th- National Vietnam war Veterans Day 2017.
  • March 31st- Somalia campaign ended 1995.

Bernie Gobrogge,

Auxiliary Corner

Hello Family,

I hope everyone is staying warm, Spring will be here before we know it.

February has been a busy month prepping for the fish fry and started off with a great day on 02/24. Wehave a few events coming up in the future that we are preparing to support, and we need help!

At our last meeting, we had 3 new members, Elizabeth Swearingen, Walter Nesity, and Andrea Nesity.
Let’s all wish them a warm welcome.

Don’t forget our monthly drawing. March 4th is the Post’s next monthly drawing at 7:00 PM.

Our yearly fish fry’s will continue through Good Friday.  The hours will remain the same as last year
and will be from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. We need volunteers to make this a great fundraiser. To my
knowledge, we are the only place around that has lake perch. In addition, we will have chicken fingers
and shrimp. Also, for St. Patty’s Day we will have smoked corned beef Brisket with cabbage and potatoes, yummy! The Auxiliary will again be doing a bake sale, so we need help with baked good

Kentucky Derby event for Warriors Journey Home is May 6th.  The Auxiliary will be looking for
volunteers to help setup/decorate and tear down the event. This is a great opportunity to support our
veterans and a great organization.  Tickets will be $25 and can be purchased at the canteen, they are


Please keep the Kalbach Family in our prayers, Kathy passed away in February. If you know of any
other auxiliary members that may be sick or in need of prayers, please let an auxiliary officer know.
This will allow us to add them to the sick call list.  It’s greatly appreciated.

Our next meeting will be held on Monday March 13th at 6:00 PM at the Post. Hope to see you there
and please remember to thank a veteran today. Voting for new officers will be at the meeting on April
10 th  plan to be there to support the auxiliary.

God Bless,
David Golec
Auxiliary Secretary Post 1062