Calendar of Events
Veterans Day Parade
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South Middle School Veterans Day Program
Apollo High School Shadow Box Unveiling
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2:00 pm - Board Meeting
3:30 pm - Membership Meeting
American Legion Post 9
Western Kentucky Veterans Center Visit
News & Announcements
Veterans Day Events
RTKY1 will be participating in several Veterans Day events this year. On November 7, we will be riding in the annual Veterans Days parade in Owensboro, Kentucky. This is the longest running Veterans Day parade in the country. We will also be participating in two Veterans Day school programs this year. The first one will be the South Middle School program in Henderson, Kentucky and the second will be the Apollo High School program in Owensboro, Kentucky. Members can choose to participate in either event. The program at South Middle School will include the tiger cage and POW/MIA display materials. The program at Apollo High School will include an unveiling of a shadow box honoring alumni who has been killed in action. Members need to watch their emails for details about all of these events.
Dues are Due
Our Treasurer, Carol, is now accepting dues for 2016. Please see Carol at the November meeting to pay.
Western Kentucky Veterans Center Christmas Visit
RTKY1 will once again visit the residents of the Western Kentucky Veterans Center for Christmas on Saturday, December 12th. We will pass out Christmas cards made by area school children. If you have any games, puzzles, magazines or books you would like to donate, please bring them with you. Details will be available at the November meeting. There will be no December meeting so all members can participate in this event.
New Meeting Location
RTKY1 meetings will now take place at the new American Legion Post 9 in Owensboro. The address is 736 Frederica across the street from Brescia University in the old Blue Parrot building. The meetings are still on the second Saturday of the month. The board meeting begins at 2:00 pm, and the general membership meeting begins at 3:30 pm.
Announcing New Fundraising Awards Program
RTKY1 is participating in a new fundraising program. Simply, click on the image below and sign up. When you shop online through the portal, you will receive a discount and RTKY1 will receive a donation.
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POW-MIA chair added to Glasgow City Council chambers - Glasgow Daily Times
Mary Helen Hoff, POW/MIA flag pioneer: 1931-2015 - Florida Times-Union
POW-MIA flag creator passes away in Orange Park - WJXT Jacksonville
Somerset County POW/MIA Chair of Honor unveiled in Pre-Veterans Day ceremony - NJ.com
Department of Defense updates POW/MIA families - WCSH-TV
POW/MIA Flags - Daily Journal Online
POW/MIA run planned in honor of Veteran's Day - Rapid City Journal
POW/MIA honored during Blazer event - The Independent
Post 10 member honored for work on POW-MIA identification - StarNewsOnline.com
YOUR SAY: Long after Veterans Day, military families need support - The Telegraph
Spring Lake to create advisory panel to promote military, veterans affairs - Fayetteville Observer
Baker signs bills supporting military, veterans - Worcester Telegram
Jobs Program Aims To Have Military Veterans Work More LA Construction Hours - Santa Monica Mirror
Helping Long Island's military veterans - Fox5NY
Military Wishes 2015: How to serve our community by serving our veterans - MLive.com
How Harmonic is leveraging military veterans' skills - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Moms of military veterans in Nassau gain Blue Star Mothers chapter - Newsday
Commentary: Veterans deserve our support every day - Military Times