Stories tagged with: DAV

November 17, 2014 - 6:03pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Golden Corral held its annual Military Appreciation Day Monday, November 17th.

From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. veterans are invited to attend the 14th annual appreciation dinner where veterans and active duty military will receive a free dinner buffet and beverage.

Dr. David Schroder, Commander of the D.A.V. Zanesville, told us about a ceremony held prior to the meal, "it's quite a ceremony, we have a little flag presentation, and a few speakers, and veterans get a free meal, and...

February 17, 2014 - 2:07pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Zanesville Police Chief. Kenny Miller says officers are investigating a weekend stabbing incident at the Disabled American Veterans building on Moxahala Avenue.

Chief Miller says just after Midnight on Sunday, police officers responded to call about a subject being stabbed at the DAV.Officers say the victim is currently at Genesis hospital recovering from the attack .

"It is not a fatal injury. I guess he did have some serious injuries, I believe right now they are...

October 19, 2013 - 7:04pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

A breast cancer survivor, hosted a special fundraiser Saturday Afternoon to raise money for women struggling with the disease.

Cindy Hairston created the "Mammojam" three years ago after fighting off breast cancer and realizing she wanted to help others in similar situations. Saturday's event featured live music, a silent auction, and a chicken pot pie dinner, all to raise money to support a cause close to her heart.

"All of my proceeds will go to Doreen Agnese,...

October 10, 2009 - 5:32pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

A local organization that serves America's heroes is celebrating 80 years Saturday.

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV), chapter 12, was formed in 1929 by a group of World War I veterans. Now 80 years later the group has grown and members say they call it a second home. Dignitaries in attendance say it is important in every community to recognize veterans.

"I think deep down in our hearts we appreciate the veterans for what they have done and what they gave for...

October 7, 2009 - 2:23pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

After 80 years, one local veterans club is still going strong.

This week marks the 80th anniversary of the Disabled American Veterans group on Moxahala Avenue. The chapter began with only 20 members and has grown over the years to more than 300 members.

"Because the Disabled American Veterans were injured or hurt on active duty, when they served, that makes us special," said event organizer Lester Abele. "We are a band of brothers. To be a part of this 80th...

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