2011 Overview of Chapter 169's Tell America Program ... - KWVA 169

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2011 Overview of Chapter 169's Tell America Program ... - KWVA 169

The Where, When, and Why of the Korean WarTell America30 - INDIANA CHAPTER ONE [IN]Chapter member Dale Parishhas now extended our TellAmerica program. He was askedby our local access TV station toproduce a show honoring allAmerican veterans. The new titlefor this TV series will be “TheAmerican Veteran.”Dale had his first program on 13January 2010, with BudMendenhall acting as co-host. Hehas many more interesting guestsand programs planned. Dale plansto cover many topics about all veteransand their experiences.We are proud that Dale has takenon this endeavor and we wish himwell.Lynn Shady is still working onour original Tell America program.Members have visited manyschools and shared numerousstories with the students.Mary Anna Roemke, P.O. Box15102, Fort Wayne, IN 46885138 - AKRON REGIONAL [OH]We are preparing for the 2011Tell America Season. WilliamNiebuhr, chapter President, hascontacted nine high schools in theAkron area for permission to presentTell America to their students.A favorable response has beenreceived from seven of the highschools contacted.In 2010, we presented TellAmerica to over 1,636 students inseven high schools participatingin the program. The Chapter memberspresenting the program areBill Niebuhr, Sonny Cool, DickHudak, Frank Thomas, John Stilesand Don George.Carl L. Canon, 4512 ConestogaTrl., Copley, OH 44321Members of Ch 138 at TA presentation (L-R) John Stiles, Sonny Cool, BillNiebuhr and Dick Hudak. The other men are school personnel.44Dale Parish, Bud Mendenhall, Carl Fowler (2nd VP), Ken Roemke(Commander) of Ch 30 (L-R) at “The American Veteran” show54 - THOMAS W. DALEY, JR. [NJ]We receive many letters fromstudents to whom we havepresented “Tell America” lectures.Here are just three out ofhundreds.These are from students atPennsauken High School,New Jersey. We talked to about800 students that day.Apparently, we left quite animpression on these students.Andy Jackson,captjack71@comcast.netLetters of appreciationfrom studentsDon George, John Stiles and Dick Hudak of Ch 138 (L-R) at TA presentationwith school personnel169 - KWVA OF LAKE COUNTY [FL]When I became President of ourchapter two years ago, Ibegan looking for areas where wecould make a difference in ourchapter and in our community. Thatturned out to be Tell America, whichour chapter had never implemented.Getting started was difficult, aswas making that first school contact.Member Ted Morford arrangedfor us to visit Holy Trinity School,Fruitland Park, FL, in October 2009.It went very well, although onlythree members participated.Our next venture was in responseto an invitation from a local AmVetsMarch – April 2011The Graybeards


(LEFT) A student from St.Paul’s Catholic School,Leesburg, FL. asksChapter 169’s TellAmerica team a question313 – H. EDWARD REEVES [AZ]We gave a presentation at theMile High School inPrescott, AZ as part of its 2010Veterans Day observation.Charles B. Stohr, 2094Summer Breeze Dr.,Prescott, AZ 86303(RIGHT) Dick Pfahler ofCh 169 telling his storyabout the Orphans ofFushi-to Island nearInchon, South Korea, andthe USS. St. Paul to 6ththrough 8th grade studentsat St. Paul’sCatholic School,Leesburg, FLPresenters from Ch 313 (L-R) Jim Johnston, Pete Buscaino, Ben Allen, ChuckStohrMembers of Ch 169 meet with individual class as part of Tell America programBen Allen and Chuck Stohr provide background of Korean War as they standin background at Mile High Middle School in Prescott, AZ46Tell America presentationat St. Paul’s CatholicSchool in 2011 by Ch169March – April 2011The Graybeards

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