DUPONT: The Knights of Columbus are hosting a Flag Day ceremony with the cooperation of Dupont VFW Honor Guard, Pittston City Fire Company, Knights of Columbus Color Corps and choir at 6 p.m. on June 14 . The march will start at the Knights home and proceed to the fire house.
The Knights of Columbus are also sponsoring a fundraiser for The Veterans of the Vietnam War and The Veterans Coalition on June 14. A $5 donation at the door will help these organizations with many projects. Danny Argo and Friends will entertain from 8-11 p.m. Food and drink specials will be available. This event is open to the public.
DUPONT: The VFW Post 4909 will meet at 7:30 p.m. on June 3 at the post home. Many items of importance will be discussed and reports given. Commander Gary Carwardine will preside.
The Home Association meeting will take place after the regular meeting.
Food and refreshments will be served after both meetings.
GLEN LYON: The Lt. Chester F. Strzalka Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8353 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the American Legion Post 539, 62 Newport Street. Commander John F. Pickle will preside. Topics on the agenda include the nomination and election of officers for the fiscal year 2013-2014, appointment of representatives to the state and national conventions and the finalization of plans for Memorial Day exercises and activities.
MOUNTAIN TOP: The Mountain Post American Legion Auxiliary Unit 781 recently held the nomination of officers. The following officers were elected unopposed:
Marica Finn, president; Barbara Thomas, vice president; Marie Heckman, treasurer; Karen Gayewski, secretary; Mary Miller, sergeant at arms; Genevieve Yeager, chaplain; and Dolores Biel, historian.
Installation of the officers will be held at a later date.
The Auxiliary Unit 781 has designated May as Poppy Month. Volunteers will be distributing red poppies honoring America’s war dead during the month. The annual poppy event coincides with Memorial Day and helps to honor the millions of Americans who have served their country and pays tribute to those veterans who have lost their lives in the last 75 years.
NEWPORT TWP.: The American Legion Post 971 will meet at 1 p.m. on May 27 at the Glen Lyon American Legion Post 539, 62 Newport St., Glen Lyon. All members are urged to attend.