The Ray H. Fuller Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 17 of Winnebago County will be hosting its Second Annual community wide event entitled “Operation: Cabin Fever 2- Spring Thaw” that will be held at the Elks Lodge in Oshkosh on Saturday April 22nd, 2017.
The goal is to raise funds that would go toward the DAV Transportation program allowing our veterans to attend medical appointments plus support the Chapter missions. According to DAV Chapter 17, Commander Fred Hamel, “The mission of the DAV Chapter is to fulfill our country’s promises to the men and women who have served. DAV Chapter 17 has always been there to be of service to our local veterans.
”The evening program includes a Social Hour from 5:30-6:30pm. Jeff Alexander, WBAY TV News personality will be the Master of Ceremonies. Colonel (ret.) Stephen Leopold United States Army (Special Forces) will be the featured guest speaker from 6:30-7:30pm. Colonel Leopold was a Prisoner of War during the Vietnam War and is a recipient of the Silver Star Medal. The Funk band “FBI and the Untouchable Horns” will play from 8:00 to 10:00pm.
Tickets are $15 at the door, and if a donation of a new personal care item is given, a raffle ticket will be given out. There will be snacks, Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, silent auction and 50-50 raffle. This event is open to the public, advance tickets sales, seating is limited. Please call 920-303-9200 and ask for Jodi.
Operation: Cabin Fever 2017 Sponsors Lakeside Animal Hospital, The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, Sadoff Iron and Metal Company, Poeschl Printing Company, H.Derksen and Sons Co., Inc., Millworks Distributors, Inc., Marvel Manufacturing, Richards Insurance of Oshkosh, West Pointe Bank, First Business Bank, Player’s Pub and Pizza, Fiss & Bills Poklasny Funeral Homes and Crematory, Keenline Conveyor Systems, CR Meyer and Sons Company, Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh, Darabosh Tax and Accounting,LLC., AMVETS Post #7, The Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau, Winnebago Detachment #357 Marine Corp League, American Legion Post #234-Omro, Vietnam Veterans of America and Associates Chapter #437, Florian Lambert Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #1908, UAW Local #578, Lake View Memorial Park, WBAY TV-2, Fox Graphics LTC, Back Again Stadium Bar, Inc., Olson Legal Group.
Elks Lodge 175 West Fernau Avenue Oshkosh, WI 54901