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VFW Post #1873 and its auxiliaries

Friday, November 2nd, 2012
Issue 44, Volume 16.
Tonie Ford
Special to the Anza Valley Outlook

I finally got the last of my apples picked. We now have a winter’s supply of applesauce, dried apples, and sliced/frozen apples for pies. I can’t believe it, but my Early Girl Tomatoes are still producing. Maybe the plant is making up for being so late getting started. Now, we’re planning a winter garden. My son just can’t keep his green thumbs out of the soil, much to my pleasure.

We’re having another auction on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring in your useable items that you have no further use for. Make sure they’re clean and useable.

The post is holding a special dinner on Nov. 9 to celebrate the anniversary of our Men’s Auxiliary. They will supply turkey or ham and members are requested to bring a side dish or dessert. The cost is $5 or free if you do bring a side dish. There will be entertainment at 6 p.m.

We’re selling flags at the post, complete with pole and bracket for $20. Everyone should have one flying to show they’re proud Americans. I think our flag is the most beautiful one in the world. Veteran’s Day is coming up and everyone should fly the flag to show support for our veterans, past and present.

The comrade’s meeting is now being held on the second Thursday of the month.

All members of the community are invited to our meals Advertisement
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and activities. Days of operation are: Wednesday and Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. till noon.

Don’t forget to save your pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House and cancelled stamps for "Stamps for the Wounded." But, they don’t need flag, liberty bell or presorted stamps.

Activities for the first half of November (which is "Celebrate Empty Nest Month) are:

Nov. 2 Ron’s burgers w/all the fixings, tater tots, chili salad, pie

Nov. 3 Ladies’ Auxiliary Meeting 9 a.m.

Cliché Day

Daylight Saving Time ends. Set your clocks back one hour tonight

Nov. 4 Tonie’s French toast, sausage or bacon, eggs to order, juice

Nov. 6 Election Day – Be sure to vote

Nov. 7 Mike’s meatloaf, mashed potatoes w/gravy, veggies, salad, dessert

Nov. 8 Post Meeting 7 p.m.

Nov. 9 Post Pot Luck (see above)

Nov. 11 Lions’ Omelets w/all the fillings, potatoes, toast

Nov. 14 Barbara’s BBQ baked chicken, mac & cheese, beans, pineapple upside down cake

Nov. 15 Auction 6 – 9 P.M.

National Bundt Pan Day

Nov. 16 Tonie’s Annual Thanksgiving dinner, potatoes w/gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, green beans, rolls, salad, pumpkin crunch

Nov. 17 Men’s Auxiliary Meeting 9 a.m.

All meals include coffee,tea, and hot chocolate.

And don’t forget our $1 dogs every Thursday from 4 - 7 p.m. and Saturday from 3 - 7 p.m.

Did you know? A housefly born today will be dead within two months. Why swat, when you can wait?

If you were born in November, your flower is the Chrysanthemum and your birthstone is the Topaz.



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