Vet Events & Announcements 11/28 to 12/5

Things are slowing down now!  Listed below are the events I have for the next 7 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  I have also attached my latest event listing which has 4 new items on it!  You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events.  Clicking on "attached flyer" for each event either below or on the future listing will get you the flyer for that event.

You can get a monthly view of events by going to:



"4th Annual Cold Weather Clothing Drive" The Wayne State University Student Veterans Organization is looking for winter clothing for our less fortunate veterans, and their familes. You can drop off at the SVA office at Wayne or they will pick them up. For complete details on how to help see attached flyer. NOTE: Flyer states by November 20th but they are still taking donations!.


"Sunday, December 1, 2013" (NEW) New Baltimore VFW Post 7573 is hosting a Breakfast with Santa at their post, located at 35011 23 Mile, New Baltimore, from 8AM till Noon. Omelets & eggs to order, french toast, & more. Cost is $4 for adults, $2 for kids under 10. See attached.

"Tuesday, December 3, 2013" The Friends of the Dearborn Library are hosting an evening with John Craven, author, Vietnam Veteran, and founder of the DOVE fund to help improve living conditions in the poorest areas of Vietnam. The presentation will take place at the Henry Ford Centennial Library auditorium, 16301 Michigan, Dearborn, starting at 7PM. This is a free event. For more information call the library at 313-943-2330 or see attached.

"Wednesday, December 4, 2013" 21st Century Oncology is hosting a free dinner and lecture on Prostate health, advancements in Prostate Cancer, and treatment options, with discussions on how to navigate the VA system for non-VA care. This will be held at UnaSource Health Center, 4550 Investment Dr, St 100, Troy. See attached to register to attend this lecture.

"Wednesday, December 4, 2013" The Yankee Air Museum is having a showing of the Oral History Project video of Charlie McClain, Pear Harbor survivor, starting at 7:30PM in the general purpose room at the Museum at Willow Run airport. This is a free event.

And from our friends at the VFW:
  1. November 29th, Friday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – VFW 2645 Southfield.  "FRIDAY NIGHT FISH FRY".  COD Fish Dinner for $8, CATFISH or PERCH Dinner for $7.50, CHICKEN FINGER Dinner for $7.50, JUMBO SHRIMP Dinner for $9, WING DINGS & FRIES for $7, COMBO Dinners for $9.50, SANDWICHES for $5 and POUND CAKE per slice at $1.50.  Sides include French-Fries, Cole Slaw, Spaghetti, and Macaroni & Cheese.  Extra Sides $1.50.  Extra Fish $2.50.  Beverage is available.  Dine In or Take Out.  Call Ahead for Quicker Service at (248) 350-3529.  Come out, bring your Friends, and Enjoy a Great Meal.   OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Parking in rear of Post.  Post 2645 is located at 24222 W. 9 Mile Road, just West of Telegraph in Southfield.
  2. November 29th, Friday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – VFW 1370 Pontiac – "Burger's- $4 w/ fries $5, Devil Dog- $3 w/ fries $4; bacon wrapped "Koegel" hot dog, beans, fresco cheese, and all the fixings including devil sauce, Steak Burrito - $4; steak, rice, bean, pico de gallo, and cheese - 2 pounder! $6, Boot Camp Burrito Challenge - 3 pound version of the regular steak burrito, loaded in devil sauce and extremely spicy.  1 out of 3 contestants have been able to complete the Ghost Chili Burrito challenge so far, the first to do it was a fellow U.S. Marine, Tom LaForge.  $12 or free if you complete the challenge within 45 minutes.   This is an open challenge, so any member or guest is welcome to try.  WARNING: it is extremely spicy.  To get a good look at the difficulty feel free to pull it up on YouTube under VFW 1370 1st Annual Boot camp Burrito Challenge."  VFW 1370 is located at 791 Mae Court in Pontiac 48340.  Phone (248) 858-9501.
  3. November 29th, Friday 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – VFW 2358 Roseville.  "Bingo with Linked – Progressive Jackpots".  Doors Open at 4:30 p.m.  Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m.  VFW 2358 is located 25671 Gratiot in Roseville, just ½ block South of Frazho.  Phone number is (586) 771-0173.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9.      November 29th, Friday 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. – VFW 1146 St. Clair Shores – "KARAOKE IN THE CLUBROOM".  No Cover Charge!  Bruce Post 1146 is located at 28404 Jefferson (N. or 11 Mile Road) in St. Clair Shores.
10.  December 1st, Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon – VFW 7573 New Baltimore – "BIG BREAKFAST"  Omelets and Eggs to Order, Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Homemade Sausage Gravy, Biscuits, Bacon, Sausage and Potatoes.  Minimum Donation $4.00 Adults and $2.00 ages 10 and under.  This is a great breakfast and you will not go away hungry!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Invite your Family & Friends!  Post 7573 is located at 35011 23 Mile Road in New Baltimore.  Phone (586) 725-7100.
  1. December .1st, Sunday 6:15 p.m. – VFW 4156 White Lake – "BINGO".  VFW 4156 is located at 321 Union Lake Road in White Lake 48386.  Phone 248-698-8302


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