Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Events

Mission: To be engaged and committed to a sustainable awareness and commitment for the purpose of visibility, delivery, connecting opportunities to serve, support, met recognized needs and form a relationship with our service men, women, Veterans, families and the community.

Goals: Have Fun; Support Veterans & families; share activities; share benefits. support and opportunities

Activities and Deals
  • Join the Beyond The Yellow Ribbon mailing list (www.beyondtheyellowribbon.org)  and check out the Hastings Chamber of Commerce local event listings (www.hastingsmn.org) and the LeDuc Estate (http://www.leduchistoricestate.org/#!events/c22j5  as many activities are not listed
  • Listen to the Minnesota Radio Hour on KDWA 1460 on Sunday's at 12:00 pm., noon
  • MACV Legal Clinic, 2nd Tues of each month. Minneapolis VAMC.
  • Hastings Historic Downtown Cruise In. Saturday Nights, Every two weeks, started 30 May. Free.
  • Let's Go Fishing, Monday – Thursday; 10 –noon or 1-3 pm. All fishing equipment provided. Fishing Licenses are required. Boat departs from Prescott. Reservations, call (651) 480-7689l
  • Jul 31-Aug 21, Always Lost: A Meditation on War, Gordon Hills Gallery, St Paul. Host Metro State, www.metrostate.edu
  • Aug 11, 7:30 pm, VFW Meeting, 275 W 33rd W. Members only. Interested in joining!!!
  • Aug 14, 8 am, Retiree Appreciation, Rosemount Cmty Ctr & ARNG Armory, RSVP
  • 18 Aug, 5-7 "Summer Night" Lion's Park,Hastings
  • Aug 22, 6:30 PM,,Annual Kick-Off, United Way of Hastings, "Live United"  McNamara Stadium-Todd Field.
  • Aug 24, 7 pm, American  Legion meeting. 30 Sibley. Members Only. Interested in Joining!
  • Aug,24, Lewis House Charity Golf Tournament, Brackett's County Club, Lakeville. Register at www.360communities.org. Assists women and children suffering from sexual and domestic violence
  • Aug 27 – Labor Day, Sep 7, Minnesota State Fair,, Military Appreciation, Tuesday September 1. Seniors, Thursday, September 3rd. Admission $8
  • Aug  28-30.Gold Star Family Weekend. Camp Ripley.
  • Aug 29, noon, Hastings Veterans Home, Chicken Feed and Corn Roast.
  • Aug 29, United Way of Hastings, 2nd Annual Ride United Event.,  www,unitedwayofhastings.org
  • Sep 12-13, Civil War Weekend at LeDuc Estate
  • Sep 14, 10 AM, VAMC, Women Veterans Celebrating Our Service
  • Sep 17. Constitution Day, LeDuc Estate
  • Sep 18-20, Hidden Greens Military Appreciation. Military/Veterans Free, Family Members half price.
  • Carts available at normal price. Family/Kids Day-Sat,  (10-2) pm. Food and drink available. Non-golfers welcome. FAMILY/KID ACTIVITIES AND HOLE SPONSORS NEEDED.
  • Sep 19, 5 – 9 pm, Downton Hastings Historic Cruise-In. Military Night. Free event.
  • Sep 26, 9 am,  3rd Annual Warrior 196 Memorial 5K, Eagan High School, 4185 Bradcdck Trail
  • Sep 29. Camp Ripley and Military Museum Tour
  • 2-4 Oct Gold Star Family Retreat, Brainerd
  • 8 Oct, 7 pm, Hastings Community Initiative Meeting, Nelson Lucking American Legion. "Social Issues"
  • 17 Oct, 1 pm, Lagenfeld Foundation Benefit, Eagles Aries 2212, Hastings
  • 23 Oct, Bourbon Tasting, LeDuc Estate. RSVP required.
  • 24 Oct, Fifth Anniversary BTYR,  1 pm., United Methodist Church, 615 15rh St., Hastings. Lunch and Celebration. Free Will offering. RSVP:
  • 28 Oct, 5:30 pm, Northern Service Center, County BTYR Meeting. 1 Mendota Road, West St Paul 
  • 1 Nov, VFW Scholarships. Voice of Democracy/Patriot Pen Patriot Essay Contest Due date
  • Nov, Operation Teddy Bear, Hastings Public School District
  • 11 Nov, Veterans Day. Hastings Vets Home, School District, SEAS School, St Johns School, Vermillion.
  • 11 Nov, Wed, Veterans Day Observance, 5:30 pm. Social, 6:30 pm. Dinner. Place: TBD. Guest Speaker: Trista Matascastillo (MN Humanities Center-Veterans Voices) & Ashley Laganiere (Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs-Gold Star/Women Programs
  • Nov 30 – 22 Dec, Toys for Tots,  Marine Corps, Various locations.
  • Jan 14, 7 pm, Hastings Community Initiative Meeting, Nelson Lucking American Legion. Employment"
  • May 2016, Military Support Group Social, Hastings Public School District
  • May 2016, Military Family Month
  • May 2016, Community Memorial Day Services
  • June 2016, Flag Day Observation
  • Sep 2016, United States Army Reserve Band Concert, Civil War Weekend, LeDuc Estate

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