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Warren Ewell, Pete Slusher, Joel Chase and Paul Chese with quite a haul of
aluminum pull tabs. Thanks to donations from all over including our
Bingo players. See the related article on this page.
Comrades Warren Ewell & Terry Bursey at our semi-annual flag
retirement on June 1. Over 300 unservicable flags were retired.
and Auxiliary distribute
Buddy Poppies on Memorial Day weekend
(L-R) Lou Filippone, Pete MacLeod, Rod Gillette, Robert Punihaole and Paul
(L-R) Patsy Gough. Janet Raskin and
First Place - Auxiliary 7589 Patriotic Art Contest
Elizabeth Chung - Osbourn Park High School
Hancock honored with
Silver Star 70 years after he earned it.
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CAN TABS NEEDED
many years Comrade "Pete" Slusher has been collecting aluminum
can tabs on an ad-hoc basis. I didn't know the significance of the
tabs until I just did a little research.
almost 15 years the Shriners have been collecting the tabs in support of
their program to provide funds for the world class Boston Hospital burn treatment
program. The hospital provides much of its burn services free to the
needy due to the efforts of the Shriners. Funding for the
Boston Hospital burn program comes from many sources but part of it,
in no small way, comes from the Shriners selling the pure aluminum can
can tabs are made of pure aluminum unlike the can itself. The
value of the pure aluminum tabs is lost if they are recycled with the
whole can. By snapping off the can tabs and getting
them to the Shriners we can make a contribution to their wonderful
program. All the significant funds the Shriners get from selling the
pure aluminum tabs goes the Boston Burn Clinic.
has the contact to get the tabs to the Shriners. As a new Post
Community Service initiative lets have everyone make a concerted effort to
get the tabs from their aluminum cans to Post members at VFW events and at
keep a count and we'll publicize it in the Newsletter so we can see
how we are doing from week to week month to month etc.
tells me that two local kids were burned some time ago in Manassas in
a tragic accident and were beneficiaries of the free Boston Burn Clinic
program. This can be a case where a very little effort done by a
whole lot of people can have a very big impact, so lets all go to work on