Around 200 people attended the 67th consecutive VFW Post 9772’s Memorial Day Service on May 25. Both the Western Brown High School Band and the Junior ROTC marched in the parade and the band performed at the service as well as playing Taps in honor of deceased veterans. David Watkins, Commander, thanked all who participated.
The members of Wilson Sroufe Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9772 and its Auxiliary of Mount Orab thanked the public who donated to the Post’s Poppy Days at the Mount Orab Kroger on Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23. All who stopped by were more than generous with their contributions and members of the Post enjoyed chatting with other veterans and family members of veterans who have served their country. All donations to the Poppy Fund are used to support veterans and their families and none is used for administrative purposes. Post 9772 also thanked Kroger for their support each year in this important fund raising event.
The Post and Auxiliary will meet in regular session 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 10at the Pike Township community building on SR 774. All veterans who have received a campaign medal for overseas service; have served 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days in Korea; or have ever received hostile fire or imminent danger pay are eligible to join the ranks of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and are invited to attend this meeting.