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Post 79 plans karaoke, meat raffle, more



MANCHESTER - Post 79's Sons of the American Legion will hold a meat raffle from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at the post, 35 W. Brook St. For information, call the canteen at 623-9218.

From 8 p.m. to midnight will be karaoke night with Dennis Cousins. It will be potluck.

Monday's cribbage night starts at 6:30 p.m. The entry fee is $5.



Korean War vets trying to organize Manchester chapter



MANCHESTER - The Korean War Veterans Association of New Hampshire is in the process of forming a local chapter in the greater Manchester vicinity and would like to hear from interested veterans of all military service branches, male and female, who served during the "police action" era.

Sometimes referred to as the "Forgotten War,"this July will mark the 60th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities during which time more than 50,000 died and many thousands more were wounded or reported missing.

Membership is open to all who served during the actual war time frame beginning June 25,1950, through January 31,1955, (noncombat as well as combat) and any who served in Korea from the Sept. 3,1945, to June 25,1950, period.

For information, contact Al Heidenreich at 623-8960 or alanheidenreich@aol.com.

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