Veteran Events & Announcements 1/9 to 1/16

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 (things are slow) 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:
"Harley Davidson Raffle" V.V.A. Chapter 154 is raffling off a 2014 Harley Davidson Road King C V O. Tickets are $20 with the drawing on June 29th at the "Ride For Freedom." Tickets are available at the veterans support center, 16945 12 Mile, in Roseville, or at Wolverine Harley Davidson in Mt. Clemens
"Oakland County Parks will recycle old Christmas Trees" Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers 11 park locations to make holiday cleanup easy and environmentally friendly by recycling Christmas trees. Dec. 26, 2013 – Jan. 13, 2014, seven days a week. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Addison Oaks near Oxford; Catalpa Oaks in Southfield; Glen Oaks Golf Course in Farmington Hills; Groveland Oaks near Holly; Independence Oaks in Clarkston; Lyon Oaks in Lyon Township; Orion Oaks in Orion Township; Red Oaks Golf Course in Madison Heights; Springfield Oaks in Davisburg; Waterford Oaks in Waterford; and White Lake Oaks Golf Course in White Lake. Independence Oaks and Orion Oaks county parks will offer extended Christmas tree recycling dates from Dec. 26, 2013 – Feb. 3, 2014.
"Monday, January 13, 2014 (NEW)" The Women Supporting Women Veterans group is having a speaker at their monthly meeting, Ms Pamela Pemberton, to discuss medical sexual trauma, starting at 7PM. This meeting is free and open to all. The meeting will be held at 2/42 Community Church, 7526 Grand River, in Brighton. Space is limited so call in advance 810-231-0190. See flyer for more info.
"Saturday, January 18, 2014" Rose Hup - Pup Tent 24, Military Order of the Cootie, is hosting its 48th Annual Cootie Champagne Dance, with doors opening at 5PM, dinner at 6PM, and dancing starting at 7:30PM. Event will be held at Roseville VFW Post 2358, located at 25671 Gratiot, Roseville. Advance tickets are $25. To order tickets call 586-771-0173 or see attached.
"Saturday, January 18, 2014 (NEW)" The Oakland County Veterans Group is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast at Chili's, 3940 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, from 8:30 to 10:30AM. $5 for an all you can eat breakfast. Contact Doug at 248-431-1057 for more information or advane tickets. Flyer here!

And from our friends at the VFW:

  1. January 10th, Friday 3:00 p.m. to Midnight – VFW 9507 Madison Heights – "Burger & Fries for $5.50".  Karaoke from 9 p.m. to Midnight.  $.75 for 12 oz. Draft Beer.  $1.75 for 22 oz. Draft Beer.  VFW 9507 is located at 630 E. 11 Mile Road in Madison Heights 48071.  Phone (248) 543-2557.
  2. January 10th, Friday 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., VFW 6802 Richmond – "ALL YOU CAN FISH FRY for $10".  Includes, Baked Potato or French Fries, Cole Slaw, Roll & Butter, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Fruit Salad, Cottage Cheese, Cake and Coffee.   All for Just $10.  Post 6802 is located at 34339 Division in Richmond.  48062.  Phone (586) 727-1436.
10.  January 10th, Friday 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - VFW 2645 Southfield - "FRIDAY FISH FRY".  COD Fish Dinner $8, CATFISH or PERCH Dinner $7.50, CHICKEN FINGER Dinner $7.50, JUMBO SHRIMP Dinner $9, WING DINGS & FRIES $7, COMBO Dinners $9.50, SANDWICHES $5, POUND CAKE per slice $1.50.  Sides include French-Fries, Cole Slaw, Spaghetti, and Macaroni & Cheese.  Extra Sides $1.50.  Extra Fish $2.50.  Dine In or Take Out.  Call Ahead for Quicker Service (248) 350-3529Come 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.
  1. January 10th, 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.
  2. January 10th, 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.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! VFW 2358 is located 25671 Gratiot in Roseville, just ½ block South of Frazho.  Phone number is (586) 771-0173.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
  3. January 10th, Friday 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. – VFW 9507 Madison HeightsKARAOKE IN THE CLUBROOM!"  No Cover Charge!  VFW 9507 Madison Heights is located at 630 E. 11 Mile Road in Madison Heights 48071.
  4. January 12th, Sunday 6:15 p.m. – VFW 4156 White Lake – "BINGO".  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  VFW 4156 is located at 321 Union Lake Road in White Lake 48386.  Phone 248-698-8302.
--   Tim Wirkus  Volunteer  Southfield Veterans' Commission


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