We are the Korean Veterans of Central FL including Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties and The Villages. Our goal is to organize veterans who served in any branch of the U.S. Military during the Korean War and those who served in Korea anytime after the war to date (Korea Defense Service Veterans). Please join us at one of our monthly meetings.
We are pleased to host Mr. Tony Kamus as our May 25th meeting speaker. Tony is the Marketing and Funeral Dir. for both Beyers Funeral Homes in Lake County and Purcell Funeral Home in Bushnell, Fl. A grad of John A. Gupton College in Nashville, Tenn., with honors and was Pres. of Sigma Phi Sigma Fraternity. He is Dir and Exec Committee member on the Foundation Board of Cornerstone Hospice. Chairman of the Joint Veterans Support Committee at the Fl. National Cemetery. One of the original members to form the Honor Flight in The Villages.
KWVA Chapter 169 member Rich Sobieray graciously presents MG John McWaters a check for $5,000 as a donation to our chapter at our regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 27. THANK YOU, RICH!
WHEN: Tuesday, April 14 WHERE: Lake Opahumpka Park (Off Hwy 44, between Morse Blvd and Buena Vista Blvd) TIME: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM COST: $5.00 per couple DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: April 1st– OR the first 120 to sign up.
KWVA Chapter 169 welcomes Stephen Frangos to our Board as Director-at-Large. He will be responsible for scheduling guest speakers as well as other duties. Steve served in Korea with the Army Signal Corps in ’58-’59. He was a Radio Officer with the 4th US Missile Command and the 226th Signal Co. stationed in Chunchon, Camp Page. After 8 years of Reserve Service which included active duty during the Berlin Crisis he retired as a Captain in 1965.
KWVA Chapter 169 meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1PM at the Saddlebrook Rec Center.