VFW Post 9128, New Year's Eve celebration


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Posted Online: Dec. 17, 2012, 9:55 am
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Press release submitted by VFW Post 9128


This is a local New Year's Eve Celebration surrounding Veterans and their families.

What: Annual Bettendorf Veterans Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 9128 New Year's Eve Celebration

Where: Bettendorf VFW Post Home, 2814 – State Street, Bettendorf

When: Monday, December 31, starts at 5:30 p.m.

Who: Open to the public, especially to ALL Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, their families.

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