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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Veteran's Building


Guest Veterans’ State Home Director, Amanda May, and Department of Mississippi Jr. Vice Commander Gail Wilson will attend The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 801 meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans Building in Oxford to address veterans needs in June. The meeting for Purple Heart members will start with lunch, followed by business meeting. All members and combat-wounded veterans are urged to attend. Supporting staff assisting with this meeting are Clarence Parker, Frank Warren, Donald McCord, Joe Browning and Audley Brummett. (June 7, 2010)

BBQ Benefit

The VFW and Pork Fiction Bar-B-Q team will have a benefit for Mandy McCord from 5 to 8 p.m. June 19, at the Veterans Building. Boston Butts can be ordered for $25 each and barbecue plates will be available for $10 each. A silent auction and karaoke will also be featured. Proceeds will held the McCord family with mounting medical expenses. To order, either call Randal Loyed at 236-3536 or e-mail Penny Smith at (June 7, 2010)

DAV monthly meeting

The monthly meeting of the DAV and Auxiliary is held at noon on the third Saturday of each month at the Veterans’ Building. (May 18, 2010)

Veterans Fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the local Veterans Building will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Building, 125 Veterans Drive. Dine-in or carry-out plates available. Plates will contain spaghetti, cole slaw, bread, dessert and drink and cost $10 each. (May 13, 2010)

Veterans Memorial Park pavilion takes shape

Plans to build a Veterans Memorial Park are finally starting to take hold, thanks to the hard work and dedication of local veteran organization members. It’s located on Veteran’s Drive, between South Lamar Boulevard and Highway 7. (March 11, 2010, Page 1A)

American Legion

American Legion Post 55 will meet Thursday at the Veteran’s Building on the corner of South Lamar and Veteran’s Drive. Supper and fellowship begin at 6 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 7. All veterans are invited to attend. (March 10, 2010)

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