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Irish Meal. The annual VFW/Legion St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner is March 19, 2 p.m. until sold out. $15 to-go or dine in.

This is a joint fundraiser for the West Winfield VFW and American Legion. If you would like to make a donation to help defray the food cost, drop it off at the VFW or call Dave Rowe at 315-822-6412 (Corned Beef has tripled in cost.)

Vietnam Veterans Day. The National Vietnam War Veterans Day (5th Annual) is March 29.

The West Winfield VFW will participate Sunday, March 27, 1 p.m. at the VFW. All Vietnam and Vietnam era veterans are invited to attend.

The whole community is invited to come and give thanks and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.

Pub crawl. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz was one of the 13 service-members killed in Kabul, Afghanistan Aug. 26, 2021, when an ISIS-K suicide bomber detonated himself killing hundreds and injuring many more.

Feb. 25 would have been Jared's 21st birthday. The West Winfield VFW is asking everyone to stop in and celebrate his 21st birthday by buying a drink or making a donation in his name. All the proceeds will go to The Freedom 13, a nonprofit formed to help veterans and their families.

This Week in History: As a result of Germany's parliament building, the Reichstag, being burnt to the ground, on March 1, 1933, Hitler is given emergency powers by presidential decree. This initiated the one-party Nazi rule in Germany.


The full story is in this week's edition of the newspaper. 

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