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Veterans Of Foreign Wars

Hobart VFW hosting Nov. 23 fundraiser for Portage veteran

HOBART | The Hobart VFW Post 5365, 540 S. Indiana, will host a benefit from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Nov. 23 for a Portage man.

November 04, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Station VFW Post 9323 to host Oct. 6 bunco party

LAKE STATION | Veterans of Foreign War Post 9323 will hold its bunco party from 1 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 6 at 2750 Central Ave.

September 22, 2013 12:05 am

Lake Station VFW's chicken fundraiser set for Saturday

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station VFW Post 9323 men's auxiliary will hold a Nelson's Port-a-Pit Chicken fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am

Cal City to double financial aid to veterans groups

CALUMET CITY | The City Council is likely to approve a municipal budget this week that doubles the amount of money the city provides to groups such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

July 29, 2013 10:00 pm

The Week Ahead -Lake County

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June 09, 2013 12:00 am

Cal City VFW Post 8141 celebrates diamond jubilee anniversary

KANSAS CITY, MO. |  John E. Hamilton, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has announced the presentation of a Diamond Jubilee Award citation to VFW Post 8141, 664 Hirsch Ave. in Calumet City. The Post celebrates its 75th anniversary on Tuesday.

May 27, 2013 12:00 am
VFW Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay winners

VFW Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay winners

MICHIGAN CITY | Seven Michigan City High School sophomores received awards in the District 2012-13 Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay competition, which is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Students were required to submit a five-minute audio essay addressing the topic, "Is ou…

February 25, 2013 9:53 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Support organizations like Disabled American Veterans

GUEST COMMENTARY: Support organizations like Disabled American Veterans

Tom Cooper called me one morning, and after a little chit-chat he said “Chancellor, you’re a life member of the DAV. Why don’t you come to one of our meetings and see what we are doing?”

February 13, 2013 12:00 am

Ladies Auxiliary Post 5365 sponsors patriotic art contest

HOBART | The Ladies Auxiliary Post 5365 of Hobart is sponsoring a Patriotic Art Contest for high school students.

January 11, 2013 12:05 am
Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

HAMMOND | A classic Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Hessville got a modern upgrade Thursday thanks to volunteers from the service arm of a local retailer.

November 29, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Hobart veterans groups will mark Veterans Day Sunday

HOBART | Hobart veterans groups will commemorate Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, 5899 E. 73rd Ave.

November 10, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart veterans groups will mark Veterans Day Nov. 11

HOBART | Hobart veterans groups will commemorate Veterans Day at 11 a.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, 5899 E. 73rd Ave.

November 05, 2012 12:05 am

Lake Station VFW's rummage, bake, craft sale set for this weekend

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station VFW Post 9323, 2750 Central Ave., will hold a rummage, bake and craft sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am

Lake Station VFW is planning rummage, bake and craft sale

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station VFW Post 9323, 2750 Central Ave., will hold a rummage, bake and craft sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4.

October 26, 2012 12:00 am
Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

May 17, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Lake Station VFW Post 9323 to host St. Patrick's Day dinner Saturday

LAKE STATION | The Veterans of Foreign War Post 9323, 2750 Central Ave., will hold a St. Patrick's Day corned beef and cabbage dinner from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday.

March 14, 2012 11:00 pm

Hobart honors top employees during VFW awards ceremony

HOBART | Hobart VFW Post 5365 recently honored city and school employees and student contest winners.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am
Merrillville VFW to dedicate memorial on Friday

Merrillville VFW to dedicate memorial on Friday

MERRILLVILLE | Constructing a memorial outside of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1563 in Merrillville has been several years in the making, Post Quartermaster John Bonham said.

November 08, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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M'ville VFW to dedicate memorial

M'ville VFW to dedicate memorial

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1563 has completed its memorial. A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the post, 6880 Hendricks St., Merrillville.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am
M'ville VFW to dedicate memorial

M'ville VFW to dedicate memorial

Flags representing branches of the military adorn the new memorial outside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1563 in Merrillville. A dedication ceremony will be held Friday.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am
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