Military night on tap at Classic Park
The veterans will be both ambulatory and in wheelchairs, but all will enjoy a night out at the ballpark with their nurses and volunteers.
The total number expected is be between 40 and 45 veterans.
The evening will offer military veterans discount tickets for $5 and fireworks will follow the games. Veterans and their families are encouraged to attend.
For details, call 440-975-8085.
Poor Mans Reverse Raffle
at Willowick Legion
American Legion Post 678, 570 E. 328th St. in Willowick, will host a Poor Man’s Reverse Raffle at 6 p.m. today at the post home. Tickets are $10 a person. A cash bar and food will be available.
For details, call 440-342-0706.
AMVETS Juniors host
AMVETS Post 109, 7847 Lake Shore Blvd. in Mentor-on-the-Lake, will host a meatball submarine night 6 to 9 p.m. today at the post home. Cost is $6 for a 6-inch sub and potato chips. The juniors recently were chartered at the post and include members between the ages of 5 and 17 who are dedicated to serving our veterans and community.
For details, call Joe Kirkpatrick at 440-728-4635.
Flag Day events
n American Legion Post 459, 14052 Goodwin St. in Burton, will host a “Retirement of Flags” ceremony behind the post home at 1 p.m. today. The public is welcome. For details, call 440-834-8764.
n Willowick American Legion Post 678 and Eastlake Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3863 will host a flag retirement ceremony at the Boulevard of 500 Flags at 11 a.m. Sunday. For details, call the American Legion at 440-943-9659 or the VFW at 440-942-3980.
at Willoughby post
American Legion Post 214, 4304 Center St. in Willoughby, will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the post home. All profits from the Legion table will benefit Fisher House Foundation, which provides free and low cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers.
For details or table space, at $5 a table, call 440-942-7762 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Event helps family
AMVETS Post 109, 7847 Lake Shore Blvd. in Mentor-on-the-Lake, will host a fundraiser for the family of John Makse, beginning with a steak dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, followed by side board drawings and entertainment.
Makse, an Air Force veteran, died in March at age 48.
Tickets are $15 a person or two for $25.
For tickets, call 440-257-9217 or Jim Parmator at 440-523-0881 or 440-257-3700.
Legion Riders host
annual flea market
The Legion Riders of American Legion Post 112, 6671 Middle Ridge Road in Madison, will host the second annual Flea Market on Saturday at the post home. Spaces will be $10 with table; second table will be $5. The sale is open to everyone who would like to clean out their attic, garage or basement.
Proceeds from the sale will help veterans in Lake County. For details or to reserve a space, call 440-724-6871.
Painesville post hosts
VFW Post 2595, 570 Liberty St. in Painesville, will host breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the post home. A pancake breakfast that includes eggs and bacon will be served.
Tickets are $5 a person, and the pancakes are all-you-can-eat. For details, call the post home at 440-354-9090.
Garage sale benefits Color Guard
American Legion Post 336 annual Color Guard Flea Market and Garage Sale will be 9 to 5 p.m. Thursday through June 22 at the post, 60 Chester St. in Painesville.
Table space is available for $5 a table outside and $7 a table inside per day. For details, call 440-357-7711.
Middlefield Rotary Motorcycle Run set for June 30
The eighth annual Burton Middlefield Rotary Motorcycle Run to raise funds for local veterans will be June 30 beginning at the Geauga County Fairgrounds, 14373 N. Cheshire St. in Burton Township. The ride will be led by Sheriff Dan McClelland and his dog, Midge. Registration and sponsorship information can be found at www.bmrmotocyclerun.com.
Chardon post hosts
Chardon VFW Post 6519, 752 Water St. in Chardon, will host a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 and 22 at the post home. No furniture or clothing will be available.
For details, call the post home at 440-285-3699.
BALD run hosted
by Painesville Legion
American Legion Post 336, 60 Chester St. in Painesville, will host the annual BALD Run (Bikers Aiding Local Diabetes) June 29.
The run is $15 a person, bike or automobile. First bike out from Post 336 will be at noon and last bike to the Post at 5 p.m. with four stops on the run. BALD Run Inc. is a nonprofit organization with proceeds benefiting those in this area affected by diabetes.
For tickets or more details, call 440-357-7711.
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