Weekly Brief 20190318


2019 National Veterans Day Poster Contest – Deadline 1 April.
Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. The poster is selected from artwork submitted by artists nationwide and is distributed to VA facilities, military installations around the world across cities and towns in our nation. It also serves as the cover of the official program for the Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery. For more details, including theme and submission guidelines, see this post on the VA Blog.

American Legion Centennial
March 15th was the 100th anniversary of the American Legion, and Posts across the region and nation celebrated with meals, fundraiser raffles, and more. On Facebook, we shared a list of the Posts in our area – Did we miss any?


And now for a review of this week’s upcoming events:
Monday, 3/18:
> American Legion Post 56 (Okanogan) monthly meeting, 7pm
> Patriotic Council meeting at Veterans Hall (Wenatchee), 7pm

Tuesday, 3/19: Coffee & Donuts at the Wenatchee Veterans Hall, 9am

Wednesday, 3/20:
> American Legion Post 97 (Brewster) meeting, 6pm
> VFW Post 3617 (Wenatchee Valley) meeting, 7pm (potluck dinner at 6pm)

Thursday, 3/21:
Chelan/Douglas Job & Resource Fair at Pybus Market, 10am-1pm

Friday, 3/22:
> Coffee & Donuts at VFW 3617, 9:30am
> Bingo at VFW 3617, doors open at 5:30pm


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Other than that, enjoy this beautiful spring weather we are finally having. Stay safe and take care of each other.