NEWSLETTER

 

ROBERT E. ULTSCH

AMVETS POST 1988

SEPTEMBER 2022  NEWSLETTER

 

As a member of Post 1988 you should keep the name and phone number of the Chaplain and the Service Officer in a handy location where either you or a family member will be able to find it if necessary.  In case of sickness, distress or death of a member or their spouse the Chaplain should be notified.  If a member or their family has any questions regarding VA benefits or entitlements, the Service Officer can answer their questions and file claims on their behalf.

Post Service Officer: Dick Nelson 542-5203

Post Chaplain: John Cerimele 385-3482

Auxiliary Chaplain:  Cheryl Deardorff 265-7188

 

CLUB ROOM HOURS

Sunday                                                                                       1 PM – 9 PM

Monday                                                      Closed except for meeting nights

Tuesday thru Thursday                                                            3 PM – 11 PM

Friday_______                                                                      11 AM –  1 AM

Saturday                                                                                  3 PM –  1 AM

POST 1988 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING NIGHTS

TRUSTEE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING – 1ST MONDAY OF MONTH @ 6:00PM

AMVETS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING @ 7:00 PM

POST OPENS AT 6:45 PM

LADIES AUXILIARY MEETING – 2ND MONDAY OF MONTH  @ 7:30 PM

SONS OF AMVETS 2ND THURSDAY EVERY OTHER  MONTH  @ 6 PM

 

VIETNAM VETS PICK UP SERVICE – 513-829-2800

 

Tuesday, September 6th  will be our General Meeting  as Monday is a Holiday.

 

The Turkey Raffle Tickets were mailed out in August if you did not receive there are Tickets at the Post. First Early Bird drawing on September 6th at  meeting.

 

Vets that went to the State Golf Outing with the Sons, would like to thank their sponsors. Some of the Sons broke up their teams, so that the Vets could play.

Thanks Guys!!

 

Thanks to Sherri Briski & Nancy O’Keefe for working the bar while two barmaids went on vacations together. Good Job Girls!

 

Remember tickets for the Keeneland Race Day goes on sale September 13th

any Questions? Call or text Kevin Reif 513-574-8454

 

August 23rd AMVETS Post had a meeting with the Ohio State Attorney General official about the Video Games. Thanks to Bob Schinaman’s record keeping and keeping up with the charity donations. The Post passed with flying colors.

 

 

 

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MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN   Tony Schinaman 1st Vice Cmdr.

 

 

The cost of a life membership is going up on Sept 1, 2023. The cost will vary from $300 to $500 depending on age.  Life membership is currently $250, Post 1988 charges just $200 most of which goes to the State and National organizations.  If you are thinking about a life membership, now is the time to do it.  If you move and transfer to another  AMVETS Post, your life membership is still recognized.

 

   I should receive the 2023 membership cards for annual members soon and I will mail yours to you when your dues are paid.  Please mail your payment when you receive the dues notice or drop it off at the Post.

 

tonyschinaman@gmail.com or bobschinaman (513) 257-5703

 

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POST ACTIVITIES CHAIRMAN   Bob Schinaman 3rd Vice Cmdr.

 

   All are invited to watch the Bengals games at the Post, your well-behaved guests are welcome also.  The Post will provide some food and drink prices are already the lowest around.  Appetizers, etc. to share will be appreciated.  The Post will open 12:30 for Sunday games scheduled at 1 PM.  The game Monday Oct 30th is at 8:20 PM, we will decide whether to open that night depending on expected attendance.  Check for updates at the Post as the season progresses.

 

   I am working with the Sons of AMVETS 3rd Vice Cmdr. Boomie Vesper and I will contact the Aux. for their assistance and ideas for future activities at the Post: such as a dinner, trivia and perhaps an occasional DJ.  If you have an idea and wish to lend your assistance let me know.

 

  Thanks to chairman Mike Schaffer and his many volunteers, the grill-outs on Wednesdays have been great.  The last one will be Sept 28th and tentatively the indoor dinners will start on Oct. 5th. Volunteers are needed to supply the dinners and are reimbursed for expenses up to a limit.  A sign-up sheet will be posted.

 

Bob Schinaman (513) 257-5703 or preferably bobschinaman@gmail.com

 

 

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AUXILIARY NEWS

(Cathy Pohlman)

 

 

Dues are being collected starting now but must be in no later than December 1st.  You can give your dues money to the bartender or send it to Jackie Shockley, 1st Vice, at 450 Bomholm Place, Cincinnati, OH  45244. Thank you for adhering to the deadline.

 

We will be once again selling Terry Lynn candies.  Proceeds go to the veterans Annual Christmas Basket project.  The sale begins September 12.  Packets will be available at our Auxiliary September meeting.  All orders and money must be turned in by October 10 at our October meeting, so we have the product in time for Thanksgiving.

 

NEED VOLUNTEERS!!!!

September 24 at Sawyer Point Operation Thank You. Veterans event. For more information you can contact Jamie White at 812-870-0195

 

October 7 VA Standdown from 9am to 2pm on the VA grounds

 

Stand Downs are typically one- to three-day events during which VA staff and volunteers provide food, clothing, and health screenings to homeless and at-risk Veterans.  In addition, Veterans also receive referrals for health care, housing solutions, employment, substance use treatment, mental health counseling and other essential services.  Contact Pat Candelaresi for more information.

 

GRILL OUTS:  The Auxiliary is hosting 2 more grill outs this summer.  August 31 & September 14.  We need help with set up, cut onions & tomatoes, plate salads, get condiments out. Run tickets to the grill, take money, and clean up.  PLEASE come and support your Auxiliary.

 

WINE TASTING;  August 31, doors open 7:30 $15.  At the door. Door prizes  Raffle Baskets  Bring a snack to share.

 

BUNCO September 11, doors open 6:30, insturctions at 7 games begin at 7:15. Door prizes  Raffle baskets.  Bring a snack to share.  This month’s proceeds benefit the veterans.

 

HALLOWEEEN PARTY is scheduled for October 22 from 8 till closing.  Costume prizes, Music by Freddie.  Come and enjoy the fun & bring a snack to share.

 

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