Korean MemorialKorean War & Korea Defense Service Veterans, Lake Co. (FL), Chapter 169















Korean War vets' laptop goes to Lady Lake man (Orlando Sentinel, Lake Edition)

Korean War vets' laptop goes to Lady Lake man Korean war veterans associations chapter 169 The presentation was made by Shawna Hall, Publix store manager, and Tom Thiel, president of Korean War Veterans Association chapter, to the left; and Lee and Dwight Brown, an association member, to the right.In honor of the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, the Korean War Veterans Association of Lake County, Chapter 169, organized several fundraising efforts to support the group's charitable causes. One fundraiser was a drawing for a new laptop computer, won by Roy Mauerman, center, of Lady Lake.

The presentation was made by Shawna Hall, Publix store manager, and Tom Thiel, president of Korean War Veterans Association chapter, to the left; and Lee and Dwight Brown, an association member, to the right.

The chapter welcomes veterans who served during the Korean War or those who served in the military in Korea since the war. Meetings take place every fourth Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Leesburg Senior Center. For details about the association, call Thiel at 352-357-3943.

The Orlando Sentinel, Lake Edition, October 4, 2010, page D2.

KWVA chance drawing award (Daily-Commercial)

As one of a number of its fund raising events organized throughout the year, the Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) of Lake County, Chapter 169, hosted a fundraiser for the drawing of a new Intel i3 laptop computer as part of its 60th anniversary. The fundraiser culminated on July 28 by announcing Roy Mauerman, of Lady Lake, as the winner in a presentation at a local Publix store by manager Shawna Hall. Members of the group spent two months prior to the drawing passing out flyers and talking with the public, while collecting donations for a chance to win the computer. The KWVA meets at 2 p.m. every fourth Wednesday at the Leesburg Senior Center, 1211 Penn St., Leesburg. For information, contact Tom Thiel at 357-3943 or Dwight Brown at 205-8536. Daily-Commercial, September 30, 2010.

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