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Veterans Scene 9-29-17
Sun - 9/29/2017
American Legion Post 19
H.H. Donkersley American Legion Post 19, 2575 S. Virginia Drive: today - pool tournament, 6 p.m., bingo, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday - meat draws, 2 to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday - bingo, 6:30 p.m. For information, call 344-3441.
American Legion Post 56
American Legion Post 56, 1490 W. 3rd St.: opens daily at noon, happy hour 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday: today - Red Shirt Friday to support the troops; Sunday - women's Auxiliary meat draws, 2 to 4 p.m., top meat choices, homemade desserts; Oct. 6 - Monica's fry bread, 4 p.m., all proceeds go to parking lot fund. For information, call 343-1490.
AmVets Post 2
AmVets Post 2, Avenue 9E and S. Frontage Road (directly across from Green Tree Grocery): today - meat draw/live auction, 1 p.m., dance music by Ernie and Wayne, 5 p.m.; Saturday - slingo/bingo, 1:30 p.m., dance music by Ernie and Wayne, 5 p.m.; Sunday - breakfast, 7 a.m. to noon, open menu, noon to 5 p.m.; Monday - Wii bowling, noon, karaoke, 5 p.m.; Tuesday - veterans help, 9 a.m., karaoke, 5 p.m.; Wednesday - karaoke, 5 p.m.; Thursday - queen of hearts drawing, 4 p.m.; daily breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. For information, call 726-0102.
Desert Mustangs of Arizona
The Yuma Platoon, Marine Corps Mustangs Association, meets regularly in Yuma and Phoenix. The Mustangs support several MCJrROTC units throughout Arizona. Membership is open to all Marine Corps officers who first served in the enlisted ranks. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (928) 581-8183 or (480) 897-8835 and leave a message.
Disabled American Veterans
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11, 954 S. 13th Ave., five service officers to assist with VA claims: today - karaoke, 5 p.m.; Saturday - open pool, all day; Tuesday - Auxiliary meat draws, 2 p.m.; Thursday - bar stool bingo, 4:30 p.m. Call 783-6661.
Military Officers (MOAA)
The Yuma chapter of the Military Officers Association of America meets with a guest speaker at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday September through June at Omega Restaurant and Bar, 711 E. 32nd St. Enter through restaurant or Airport Motel office entrance. For information on meeting location and to make dinner reservations, call 783-5274.
The Yuma Council of the Navy League of the U.S. is a community service organization focused on the nation's sea services: Marines, Navy and Coast Guard. The council hosts a general dinner meeting with guest speakers at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday September through June at the Patio Restaurant, Desert Hills Golf Course, 1245 W. Desert Hills Drive. For information and for dinner reservations by Monday prior, call 446-1469.
Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB)
Team RWB's mission is to enrich the lives of America's veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. We welcome all active duty, retired, reserve, National Guard, veterans and veteran supporters (civilians). Membership is always free. To sign up and join, visit www.teamrwb.org and click on 'Join the Team' tab.
U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc.
The Yuma organization of U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) meets on the first Thursday October through April at American Legion Post 19, 2575 S. Virginia Drive. Membership in USSVI is open to honorably discharged veterans and current service members who have been awarded the submarine warfare dolphin insignia of the U.S. Navy. For information, email email@example.com or call 503-302-5080.
VFW Post 1763
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1763, 2485 E. 14th St.: every Sunday - meat draws, 2 to 4 p.m.; every Tuesday - bar stool bingo, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; first Saturday - post membership meeting, 9 a.m.; third Saturday - Auxiliary meeting, 11 a.m.; Canteen opens daily 10 a.m. All active duty, other veterans club members welcome. For information, call 329-1763.
VFW Post 6790
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6790, 29389 Oakland Ave., Wellton: today - Red Shirt Friday to stand united and support troops, karaoke, 6 to 10 p.m.; Sunday - bar stool bingo, 2 to 4 p.m.; Monday - burger night, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday - eight ball pool, 1 p.m.; Wednesday - nine ball pool, 1 p.m., darts, 1 p.m., tacos, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; first Tuesday - round table meeting, 4 p.m., post/Auxiliary meeting, 4:30 p.m. Visit www.vfwpost6790.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
VFW Post 8242
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8242, 7120 S. Highway 95: every Wednesday - Auxiliary meat draws, 2 p.m.; first Saturday - Auxiliary meeting, 9 a.m.; second Saturday - post meetings, 9 a.m. All veteran cards, active duty welcome. For information or to book a party, call 341-1522.
Vietnam Veterans of America
Vietnam Veterans of America, Yuma Chapter 835, meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at American Legion Post 56, 1490 W. 3rd St. For information, call Andy at 580-5190.