UPCOMING & ONGOING EVENTS IN 2012


This page is being updated on a regular basis, so please check back often.
Also, I will not be taking any of the information off this page again this year.

Also, please notice that all the major holidays are shipped out early.
So our troops can have them on [or before] the day offffffffffffffffffffffffff not after...

Some of the events we have attended in past years do not have confirmed dates as yet,
HOWEVER there is one coming up in February - so check back soon for all the scoop.

[Don Da Web Page Guy]


PS - In case you didn't know.
Money received from the various events/fund raisers/functions
we attend has always been used to pay the postage
for mailing our care packages to our Troop's every other week
~~~ ALL YEAR LONG ~~~

PPS - On the meeting days, we are always at the VFW Post early
so feel free to come early and help set-up or just to visit.


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Unless otherwise noted, our meetings are held at:

Burton VFW Hall, Post 2777
2260 S. Belsay Rd.
Burton, MI. 48519

[Between Lippincott & Atherton roads - look for the "Tank"]


For more information, feel free to e-mail us at: MHSTT@hotmail.com


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We hope Everyone had a Wonderful Christmas

&


May the 2012 New Year Treat You Extra Special!

Smile!!!


~A 2012 New Years Toast From MHSTT~

Here's To Packing Up & Sending our Troops
Lots Of Smiles From Home,
Whom We Hold Close In Our Hearts!

Smile!!!


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Come Join us every other
Wednesday, starting January 11, 2012
to help us fill our troops 2012 boxes
Full of Smiles, Love, & Support From Home!
Smile!!!


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Saturday & Sunday - January 7 & 8, 2012

We will have a Display set-up to sell tickets for our March 25, 2012 Prime Rib Dinner and our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, at the Gun & Knife show
This show is put on by "Sport Shows Promotions" at the Birch Run Expo which is Located Right off Exit 136 on I-75
For more information about all their great shows, check out their web site HERE

We will also have information about MHSTT to hand out
The show hours are: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm


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Wednesday - January 11, 2011 meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop's boxes will be:
"After Christmas Clearance Sales"

Smile!!!


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Wednesday - January 25, 2012 meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop's boxes will be:
"Valentines Day/Daytona 500"

Smile!!!


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Wednesday - February 8, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop's boxes will be:
"Movie Time"


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Wednesday - February 22, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Clean up Time"


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Friday, Saturday & Sunday - March 2, 3 & 4, 2012

We will have a Display set up at the Birch Run Expo Center
For the Flint Steel Headers annual Boat, Fishing & Outdoor show
We will have a Display set-up to sell tickets for our March 25, 2012 Prime Rib Dinner and our Rifle/Quilt Raffle

The show hours are:
Friday from 3:00PM until 9:00PM
Saturday from 10:00AM until 9:00PM
Sunday from 10:00AM until 4:00PM

Please visit the Flint River Vally Steelheaders web site Here for a lot more information about the club.


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Wednesday - March 7, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Happy Easter"


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Saturday & Sunday - March 17 & 18, 2012

We will have a Display set-up to sell tickets for our March 25, 2012 Prime Rib Dinner and our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, at the Gun & Knife show
This show is also put on by "Sport Shows Promotions" at the Birch Run Expo which is Located Right off Exit 136 on I-75
For more information about all their great shows, check out their web site HERE

We will also have information about MHSTT to hand out
The show hours are: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm


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Wednesday - March 21, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Meeting canceled"


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Sunday March 25, 2012

Since our Prime Rib Dinners have become such a hit with everyone
we have decided to do it twice each year - only better!

MHSTT will also mark our 9th Year of sending “Smiles From Home” to our Troops in Iraq
And Afghanistan with a Prime Rib Dinner Fund Raiser from 12:00PM [Noon] until 5:00PM
Located at: Burton VFW Post 2777
2260 S. Belsay Rd. Burton, MI 48519
[Between Lippincott & Atherton roads - look for the "Tank"]

Advanced tickets will be available starting with our meeting on January 11, 2012
The total number of tickets will be limited to 300.

Due to the expected number of "Walk-Ins", the Pre-Paid tickets
will only be guaranteed until 5:00 PM the day of the Dinner.
SO...First come, first served from 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM

~ ALL DAY FUN STUFF ~

To get involved or for other information
E-mail: MHSTT@hotmail.com or starsnstripes8666@yahoo.com

OR

Phone: (810) 938-4388 or (810) 629-2072

More details about what's happening all day long will be posted as we get them here.

10 oz Prime Rib Dinner: $12.00
Spaghetti Dinner : $5.00
Kids 4 or younger free [Spaghetti]
All meals will include a Dessert and Drink


The Great tasting Prime Rib is from: Smiths Meats in Millington, MI.
PH: 1 (989) 871-2144


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Saturday & Sunday - March 31 & April 1, 2012

We will have a Display set-up to sell tickets for our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, at the Gun & Knife show
This show is put on by "Sport Shows Promotions" at the Perani Arena which is Located at 3501 Lapeer Rd.
For more information about all their great shows, check out their web site HERE

We will also have information about MHSTT to hand out
The show hours are: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm


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Wednesday - April 4, 2011 Meeting at 5:00PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Sweet Dreams & Angels"


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Wednesday - April 18, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Happy Birthday"


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Wednesday - May 2, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"A Memorial Day Picnic"


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Saturday & Sunday - May 5 & 6, 2012

We will have a Display set-up to sell tickets for our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, at the Gun & Knife show
This show is put on by "Sport Shows Promotions" at the Birch Run Expo which is Located Right off Exit 136 on I-75
For more information about all their great shows, check out their web site HERE

We will have information about MHSTT to hand out
The show hours are: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm


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Wednesday - May 16, 2012 at 5:00PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Clean up Time"


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Saturday & Sunday May ? & ?, 2012

We will have our Trailer set up at the Gaines Lions Club “Tribute to the U.S. Military” both past and present.

The event will be at 12135 Ray Road just east of the village of Gaines.
[Please Google the address for directions].

The times are Saturday from 9 AM until dusk & Sunday from 9 AM until 3:30 PM.
There will be lots of displays and things to do, with more being added every day.


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Wednesday - May 30, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Happy Meals"


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Wednesday June 13, 2012
We will have our Trailer set-up at the Clio Amphitheater from 6:00PM until 9:00PM
For a"FREE" tribute concert to all the fallen from Michigan during both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The concert is presented by the Gleaners Life Insurance Society (Flint Arbor) in honor of SSGT SCOTT D. SATHER & MSGT ANTHONY YOST.
Music will be by Ms. Kelly Trudell as well as Ms. Shelby Leonard.

Donations will be accepted at the concert for:
The Clio Amphitheater
My Heart Supports the Troops
The American Freedom Bell [Montrose American Legion]
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan [caned goods & non-perishable foods]

For more information, please contact Mr. Don McGowan: Phone (810) 564-3252 or Email donad-mcgowan@comcast.net

We will have tickets available for our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, the drawing will be July 6, 2012.

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Thursday June 14, 2012

We have been chosen as "This Years Charity"
At the 2012 Saginaw Board of Realtors "Golf Classic"
We will have our Traveling Trailer set-up at the Swan Valley Golf Course all day.
Located at 9521 Highland Green in Saginaw, Mi 48609

The schedule is:
8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM Shot Gun Start
CHICKEN DINNER TO FOLLOW GOLF

The price is $60.00 per person and includes a Goodie Bag, Coffee, Donuts,
3 Drink Tickets, 18 Holes of Golf, Cart, Lunch, Chicken Dinner, Prizes, Raffle & much more...
$15.00 Chicken Dinner Only.

If you would like a registration form, you can get one on the Saginaw Board of Realtors web site.

(ALL individuals MUST PREPAY). Non-members must prepay by sending a check to the Saginaw Board office
or via Pay pal (http://bit.ly/y73BZZ)

The form should be emailed to: saginawboardofrealtors@gmail.com

We will have tickets available for our Rifle/Quilt Raffle, the drawing will be July 6, 2012.


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Saturday June 16, 2012

We will have our Traveling Trailer show set- up at the Home Depot located at 5300 West Pierson Rd in Flushing.
The Home Depot presents A "MICHIGAN VIETNAM VETERAN TRAVELING TRIBUTE" and is in memory of all the members of Americas military.
There will also be their 4th annual classic car show from 9 AM until 5 PM.
For more information, contact Carol Craig @ (810) 230-6430.


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Wednesday - June 20, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Did you notice the Date Changed from the 13th to the 20th so we could be at the concert above?

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Happy 4th of July"


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Saturday & Sunday June 23 & 24, 2012
My Heart Supports will have our trailer & display set up at
the 39th annual Sloan Auto Museum Fair

Located in the Flint cultural center area on East Kearsley Street in Flint, Michigan
The hours will be from 8 AM until 5 PM both days.
Look for us around the Whiting Auditorium
to learn more about the Smiles from Home we send to our troops!

You can get all the scoop about the fair and even register your favorite ride on line Here


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Wednesday - June 27, 2012

No Meeting planned - Everyone get ready for America"s Birthday

MHSTT will resume our troops box packing meetings on
July 11, 2012. Have a Safe & Happy Holiday!


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Wednesday - July 4, 2012

We will have a display set-up at the Fenton Freedom Festival.
We will be located on the grounds of the Community Center in downtown Fenton.
The hours are from 8:30AM until 3:30PM so come and enjoy all the "Doin's"


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Wednesday - July 11, 2012
Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"HO! HO! HO! Christmas in July"



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Wednesday - July 25, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Clean-up Time again"


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Wednesday - August 8, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"Hawaiian Luau"


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Friday, Saturday & Sunday - August 17, 18 & 19 2012

We will have a display set-up at the Mid Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association show in Oakley.
This is one of the largest tractor shows in the country.
There will be fireworks Saturday evening around dusk.

You don’t want to miss it; it is worth the drive to Oakley, Mi.
From the Flint area, take I-69 or M-21 to Owosso and turn north on M-52.
You can also take M-57 west passed Chesaning and turn south on M-52 (S. Oakley Rd) towards Oakley.

Show hours are Friday & Saturday 9 AM - 9 PM and Sunday 9 AM - 2 PM.


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Wednesday - August 22, 2012 Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troops boxes will be:
"The Zoo Box"


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Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Baby Box"


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Friday, Saturday & Sunday - September 14, 15 & 16 2012 We will have a display set up at the
35th Annual Mid-Michigan Antique Machinery Assn. Show
At the Clio Fireman’s Park
Located on the corner of Wilson and Saginaw Road,
1 mile south of junction M-54 and M-57, Clio, MI.


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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Clean up Time again"


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Saturday & Sunday September 29 & 30, 2012

We will have our Trailer set up at:
Walcott’s Orchard 3284 Coldwater Rd., Mt. Morris, MI

There will be:
Free Antique Appraisals
Free Wine Tasting
Antique and Collectible Show
Sunday Antique Auction

The hours are from 9:00AM to 5:00PM - both days
Come early and stay late - see you there.


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Sunday – October ?

We will have a display set up at the 17th Annual Automotive swap meet.
Located at the Patsy Lou car lot 5111 Corunna Rd. Flint, Mi from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
ALL Makes and Models are welcome!!!

The event is hosted by the Buicktown chapter of the Buick Club of America.

For information, call Roberta Vasilow: (810) 655-8277 or email: Buickracer@comcast.net


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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Halloween"


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October 13, 2012

We will have our Trailer set up at the 22nd Annual Davison Pumpkin Festival
from 7:30AM until after the "Pumpkin Drops" around 5:30PM.
The Pumpkin Fest has LOTS of vendors and rides galore for the kids.
We will be packing a few boxes for our troops
so stop by and see what kind of "Stuff" we send in our "Smiles From Home".

This link will take you to the City of Davison web site for all the scoop.


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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Thanksgiving"


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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"NO MEETING"
It's Halloween :)


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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Charlie Brown Christmas"


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Friday & Saturday - November 2 & 3, 2012

We ill have a display set-up at the Peace Lutheran Church Annual craft show.
The church is off Van slyke Road.
The show hours are 9am-5pm for both days


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Thursday - November 13, 2012

We will have a Display set-up at the annual Red Hat Ladies [Ruby Jewel’s] Christmas Party
This year the Lady s will be collecting items for the Whaley's Children Center
The party will be at the 651 UAW Union hall
If you are interested in more information about the "Red Hat Lady's"
please call: Jan Sabo (810)653-3241 or Kathy Czykyski (810) 694-2224
If you would like information about being a vender, please call Louise Hughes (810) 631-4196


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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"Home made COOKIE Box"


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Wednesday December ,5 2012 - Meeting at 5:00 PM

Did you notice this meeting is only one week after the last one.
So you have LOTS of time to get all your shopping done, no excuses this year - lol.

Our theme for our troop’s boxes will be:
"New Years"


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THANK YOU ALL for ALL your help and support all through the ups :) & downs :( of 2012!!!

All our best you all of you and all of yours!!!
Have a GREAT Christmas & SAFE New Years Eve ---- C U in 2013


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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.


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