VFW celebrating 70 years Saturday


GREENVILLE — Greenville Veterans of Forgien Wars Post 7262 is celebrating its 70th birthday on Saturday with special digital library viewing and park rememberance cermony.

Sequence of events for the day is as follows:

1 p.m. The Greenville Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How, Main Hall

Never Stop Serving Highlight Reel, Main Hall

3 p.m. Why the Digital Library is So Important by Mike Maloney. Digital interviews of Bob Stauffer, Harold Stauffer, Jack Harless and Doug Black, Main Hall

4 p.m. Posting of the Colors by Color Guard. (post commander), Greenville Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library Gazebo. weather permitting.

Opening prayer by Chaplain Fred Dean

Singing of the National Anthem by Taylor Bowers

Moment of silence POW/MIA

Opening remarks by VFW Post 7262 Commander Bob Klosterman

Remarks by VFW State Commander Ronnie Davis

Remarks by Cheryl Gilmore, daughter of Robert Slonaker

Remarks by Judy Jones, past president, Auxiliary Post 7262, daughter of Robert and Margret Howard

“America the Beautiful” by Donna Key

Remarks by Pat Harless, son of Dr. Jack Harless

Remarks by Sandy Hoying, daughter of Bob Stauffer

Remarks by Mike Maloney, trustee, and past commander, VFW Post 7262

Closing remarks by Don Dietrich, chairman, GVMPDL

Closing prayer by Marleen McGlinch

Retiring of the Ccolors

5 p.m. VFW Post 7262’s 70th birthday celebration for all VFW members in good standing in VFW Hall.

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