Thanks for supporting basket bingo at Post 64

A special thank you to all of the supporters of the American Legion Unit 64’s Longaberger basket bingo of which the proceeds will go to support the “Survivors of the Fallen Hero’s Camp” and the Wounded Warriors.

The camp is run completely with donations. The cost is approximately $1,000 per family, which includes room, board and all activities for three days. The camp offers some of their own activities, and many military personnel will be there to work with crafts, opportunities to honor their loved one, social activities to open lines of communication and some program embedded grief counseling. This family camp will happen in the fall of October 2014 in southwest Ohio, Camp Joy. The Wounded Warriors donation goes into our VA and R Hospital projects.

The success of this fundraiser was due to the tireless work and donations of the unit members and Legionnaires, Longaberger basket consultants, and the generosity of the merchants of our community.

Thank you to the following merchants for the support of our veterans and their families: AutoZone, Berdine’s Auto Service, Bestone Computers, Bridgeport Equipment, DaVinci’s, Dough Boyz Pizzeria, Erin Roberts, Fox’s Pizza Den, Golf Club of W.Va., Great Clips, Gutberlet Auto Group, Marietta IGA, L.E. Huck & Sons, Hair Dimensions, Lakeside Golf, Melissa Antill (Thirty-One consultant), Michelle Way (Tupperware consultant), North Hills Bowling Lanes, Odyssey Theaters, Par Mar Stores, Peebles, Philips Hallmark, Pioneer Golf, Preston’s Beauty, Putnam Chocolates, Richardson Printing, Sharon Miller, Jeff Briggs, Shoney’s Restaurant, Tina Mayer of Hair Dimensions, Tractor Supply, Walgreens, Wendy’s, Whirl Frozen Yogurt of Lafayette Square, Wieser and Cawley, Blythe Anderson (Tupperware), Captain’s D’s, Greenleaf Landscapes, Huck’s Market, Lang’s Flooring, Dorothy Peppel, Julie Wilson (Avon), Unique Flower and Gift Shop, Schafer Leather, American Flags and Poles, Bar-B-Cutie, Papa John’s Pizza, Marietta Subway, Townhouse, Arby’s, Dutch Pantry, Cone and Shake, Pastime Lanes, Marietta Dairy Queen, Bauer Vision, KFC, Marietta Brewing, Boathouse, The Levee House and Ruby Burton.

Marlene Dyar, president

American Legion Unit 64