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THE MAQUOKETA VFW POST 3633 WAS HOST SATURDAY TO THE 2ND DISTRICT MEETING. THE EVENT STARTED WITH A NOON DINNER AT THE EAGLES CLUB. ABOUT 40 PEOPLE FROM THE DOZEN VFW POSTS IN THE DISTRICT WERE REPRESENTED. ABOUT HALF WERE POST MEMBERS AND THE OTHER HALF WERE VFW AUXILIARY MEMBERS. EACH HAD THEIR SEPARATE MEETING AFTER DINNER. OFFICERS WERE ELECTED AND MAQUOKETA VFW POST COMMANDER TOM WATTERS OF FULTON WAS ELECTED THE "SURGEON" FOR THE 2ND DISTRICT. TOM'S WIFE, ANGIE, WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE 2ND DISTRICT VFW AUXILIARY. SHOWN ABOVE RIGHT ...THE POSTS ARE LINED UP FOR THE "LOYALTY DAY" OBSERVANCE. EVERY YEAR FOR OVER 40 YEARS, THE VFW (VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS) CELEBRATE LOYALITY DAY ON MAY 1ST, OR NEAR THAT DATE. LOYALTY DAY....STRESSING THE POINT THAT VFW MEMBERS ARE LOYAL TO THEIR COUNTRY AND THEIR FLAG. MAYOR JASON HUTE WAS A GUEST AT THE CEREMONY, WITH A WELCOME TO MAQUOKETA. THE SPECIAL GUEST WAS THE VFW STATE COMMANDER, DARRELL BLASBERG OF WAVERLY. THE EVENT ENDED AROUND 4 P.M. COMMANDER BLASBERG SAID IT WAS ONE OF THE BEST ATTENDED DISTRICT MEETINGS HE HAS ATTENDED. ONLY THE DEWITT VFW POST WAS ABSENT. THE MAQUOKETA VFW POST MEETS AT 7 P.M. THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH, AT THE EAGLES. THE POST SOLD THEIR POST HOME NORTH OF MAQUOKETA LAST YEAR, TO MAKE OPERATING DOLLARS GO FARTHER. ANY VETERAN, MAN OR WOMAN, THAT SERVED OVERSEAS SHOULD CONTACT COMMANDER TOM WATTERS, QUARTERMASTER ROGER SCHNOOR, OR ME (I AM A MEMBER) ABOUT JOINING THE LOCAL VFW POST AND SUPPORTING VETERANS PROGRAMS.
STORY TAKEN FROM Dennis' Daily Report on KMAQ.COM
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Maquoketa VFW Post 3633 invites Camp Courageous to give program.
September 24th, 2010
Thank you to Tom Watters of the Maquoketa VFW Post 3633 for inviting Camp Courageous to give a program to their Post. This Post has a long history of support of the camp through word and deed. This was the home Post of Honorary Board Member, Muriel Allen. Muriel was a one of a kind, who could sell 1,000 fruitcakes in the fall and 1,000 pineapple in the summer! Great group!