VANDALIA — VFW Post 9582 has elected new officers for the 2016 – 2017 year. Bob Hinshaw was once again elected as Commander of the Post. Lew Poe is Sr. Vice Commander and Dean Hayes is Jr. Vice Commander. Quartermaster is Mitch Phillips, Adjutant; Gary Clawson, Judge Advocate; Marianne Plummer, Chaplain; Cecil Clark, Service Officer; Larry Lewis, Surgeon; Jim Fortune, Officer of the Day; John Roberts, House Committee Chairman; Dean Hayes, Canteen Manager; Dan Miller, Guard; John Roberts. Trustees are John Roberts, Larry Lewis and Joe Horine.
The VFW Auxiliary President is Sue Welbaum, Sr. Vice; Sheri Holl, and Becky Rohrer; Jr. Vice. The Treasurer is Sue Hinshaw, Chaplain; Becky Rohrer, Patriotic Instructor; Jane McDonald, Guard; Judy Poe, Secretary; Kim Miller, Conductress; Carol Lewis. The Trustees are Judy Poe, Kim Miller and Carol Lewis.
VFW Men’s Auxiliary elected Skip Strawser as President, Ray Jones as Sr. Vice, and Don Anderson as Jr. Vice. The Secretary is Josh Walters, Treasurer; John Ruf, Chaplain; Jack Fluty, Guard; Jack Fluty. The Trustees are Doug Longenecker, Michael Jones and Tim Moviel.
“It is with great pride and respect that I announce all the elected officials of VFW Post 9582,” commented Commander Bob Hinshaw. “These individuals make up the heart and soul of this Post. In addition, we have a great group of volunteers who work diligently on all the projects, dinners and events which are ongoing at this Post.”
VFW Post has a website: vfwpost9582.org which announces all the dinners such as the Broasted Pork Chop Dinner on July 8, or the ‘All You Can Eat’ Fish Fry on July 15 which the public is welcome to come and enjoy. Great events such as the upcoming Annual Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, September 10. Registration has begun! Sign up by stopping in or contacting Dan Miller at (937) 890 -5055.
“Public attendance at the dinners and events helps the Post donate more to the community,” stated Commander Hinshaw. “Please come enjoy a great meal and sign-up for the Annual Golf Outing to have some fun.”
Reach VFW Post 9582 at 890-5055.