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Griffith VFW serves up Irish feast for St. Paddy's Day

Griffith VFW serves up Irish feast for St. Paddy's Day

Charlie Stipes checks on cabbage boiling in a pot Monday during the St. Patrick's Day dinner at Griffith VFW Post 9982.

March 17, 2014 3:45 pm
Griffith VFW serves up Irish feast for St. Paddy's Day

Griffith VFW serves up Irish feast for St. Paddy's Day

Diners enjoy a corned beef and cabbage dinner Monday at Griffith VFW Post 9982. All proceeds from the dinner benefited veterans.

March 17, 2014 3:46 pm

Merrillville VFW motorcyclists will hold fundraiser Sept. 7

MERRILLVILLE | The Motorcycle Riders Association of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1563 will host its annual Porker Run on Sept. 7 at 6880 Hendricks St. in Merrillville.

August 28, 2013 12:05 am

M'ville VFW holding Porker Run event on Sept. 7

MERRILLVILLE | VFW Post 1563, 6880 Hendricks St., is hosting its seventh annual Porker Run Sept. 7.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am

VFW motorcycle group hosts benefit Sept. 7 in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | The Motorcycle Riders Association of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1563 will host its annual Porker Run on Sept. 7 at 6880 Hendricks St. in Merrillville.

August 16, 2013 12:00 am
Region vets want people to remember 'forgotten war'

Region vets want people to remember 'forgotten war'

In November 1950, David Seils, a Marine Corps reservist rifleman, marched through frigid weather and fought at the Chosin Reservoir, the site of one of the Korean War's bloodiest battles.

July 20, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Munster has always tried to do things right

Munster has always tried to do things right

Munster V.F.W. Post 2697 members prepare to fire a cannon during last year's Memorial Day service at the Edward P. Robinson Veterans Memorial in Munster.

April 28, 2013 12:00 am

Portage VFW St. Pat's Day celebration slated Saturday

PORTAGE | Portage VFW Post 7760 will hold a St. Patrick's Day celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the post, 2803 Monnier St.

March 13, 2013 5:51 pm
Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7881 Cmdr. Ron Hogan, left, and Paschalis "Duke" Doukas work on the placement of a cabinet as volunteers from Home Depot remodel the Hammond facility.

November 30, 2012 12:00 am
Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

Hammond VFW Post gets makeover from The Home Depot

Lisa Blankenburg, left, of Valparaiso, and Dayna Leon, of Lafayette, paint a stairwell as volunteers from Home Depot work to remodel VFW Post 7881 in Hammond. Volunteers came on their days off from five stores in the northern Indiana district, which includes part of Michigan, to work on teh …

November 29, 2012 2:54 pm

Holiday cooking demonstration offered by Cal City Ladies Auxiliary

CALUMET CITY | The VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Calumet City Post 8141 will be hosting their annual holiday cooking demonstration and sampling buffet from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 18.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am
Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

Tom Pimentel, assistant store manager at the Home Depot in Valparaiso, affixes decorative tile to the wall of the Valparaiso VFW kitchen on Friday as part of the store's long-term project at the post. Workers from the Home Depot have assisted the VFW with landscaping, replacement of ceiling …

August 24, 2012 11:49 am
Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

VFW Post 988 commander Richard White, left, and Joe LaPointe, head of the plumbing department at the Valparaiso Home Depot, carry countertop through the Valparaiso post on Friday during a kitchen renovation project. Workers from the Home Depot have assisted the VFW with landscaping, replacem…

August 24, 2012 11:49 am
Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

Home Depot employees partner to remodel Valpo VFW kitchen

Joe LaPointe, plumbing department head at the Valparaiso Home Depot, applies glue for a countertop on Friday as Home Depot workers help VFW members renovate the post's kitchen. Workers from the Home Depot have assisted the VFW with landscaping, replacement of ceiling tiles in the main hall a…

August 24, 2012 11:49 am
Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Hammond Home Depot employee Hector Maldonado helps shovel dirt Thursday during a landscaping project at VFW Post 988 in Valparaiso.

May 17, 2012 1:42 pm
Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Home Depot employees William Ferguson, right, and Hector Maldonado shovel dirt Thursday while landscaping VFW Post 988 in Valparaiso. Home Depot employees from three different stores and a district representative volunteered to help install new lighting and landscaping.

May 17, 2012 1:42 pm
Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Valparaiso Home Depot Assistant Store Manager Ryne Wheatley shovels dirt Thursday for new landscaping outside VFW Post 988 in Valparaiso. Home Depot donated materials and labor to help the VFW install new lighting and landscaping.

May 17, 2012 1:41 pm
Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Volunteers spruce up Valpo VFW post

Home Depot employee Claudia Wheatley, who works at the Hammond store, paints Thursday in the entryway to VFW Post 988 in Valparaiso. Wheatley was among a group of volunteers from three Home Depot stores to help spruce up the post.

May 17, 2012 1:42 pm
Community lines up to support injured soldier

Community lines up to support injured soldier

Kathy Rachowicz thanks supporters Monday night during a fundraising dinner for her wounded son at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7881 in Hammond. Pvt. Doug. Rachowicz, 30, of Hammond, was badly hurt last month by a roadsie bomb blast in Afghanistan that killed four members of his Valparaiso-b…

February 06, 2012 8:53 pm
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