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Revised Meeting Notice



August 25, 2005 THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.

Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center

3486 S. Smith Rd (off Market St.) Fairlawn, OH 44333

across from City Hall and the Fire Station


AUGUST TOPIC: Gordon Simon, “The Battle of Midway”


JULY MEETING SUMMARY: John Scherba told of his experiences  in the artillery during the  Korean war including housing (mostly tents), food (mostly good), leadership (uneven), military justice ( inconsistent), and friendly fire (regrettable).

The previously announced speaker on the Polish army cancelled and will be rescheduled.

. Our attendance was 115

MINIPRESENTATION: Fred Schuld showed several WWII posters encouraging savings

bond purchases. William Wynne talked about “Smoky the dog”, a WWII pet he

brought back from the south pacific.


SPEAKERS FOR 2005:  Dean Smith is looking for anyone who is knowledgeable about       the proposed invasion of Japan or the intelligence service.


ELECTION OF OFFICERS: The following “volunteers” were nominated and elected to serve for the year beginning September ’05 to August ’06:

President                 David Post                              Treasurer  Dan Demko

1st Vice President    Tom Adams                          Trustee     John Scherba

2nd Vice President   Larry Heller                          Trustee     Dan Peabody

Secretary                  Dean Smith


PICNIC: A family picnic is planned for members and guests on Thursday, August 11 in the auditorium (A/C) at the Akron Shaw Jewish Center, 750 White Pond Dr. at 6:30 PM. The Center is located just off Interstate 77 (the Akron Expressway) at the White Pond exit. Cost is only $ 5 per person. The Roundtable will provide hot dogs, potato salad, veggies, chips and cookies. Bring your own drinks. Table discussions and military stories allowed.         There are still 20 reservation slots available.

Make your picnic reservations with Dean Smith , 330 762 8885



September 22 : Aaron Fox will tell about the marines at Iwo Jima.

October 27: Col “Speed” Wilson, a marine pilot in both WWII and Korea.



President            1st Vice President     2nd Vice President      Secretary    Treasurer

Ed Bollinger          Dave Post                   John Scherba        Dean Smith       Daniel Demko

330 836 6272        330 668 2447           330 336 2938      330 762 8885      330 666 2502


World War II – Korean War Roundtable

777 W. Market Street

Akron, OH, 44303