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Wakefield VFW showcases new patio at open house


September 3, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

KICKING UP THEIR heels Saturday on the brand new patio at Wakefield's VFW Post 9084 on Sunday Lake are friends Tom Yon and Deb Harvey of Wakefield in the foreground and Gary Gustafson and Jacalyn Maki of Ramsay behind them. Maki is married to Eddo Maki, who was one of several musicians entertaining throughout the post's open house.


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WAKEFIELD - A Saturday open house at Wakefield's VFW Post 9084 drew dozens of people who enjoyed burgers and hot dogs while sipping cool drinks on a brand new patio next to Sunday Lake.

"It really turned out nice," said post quartermaster Brad Wakefield, who noted the level of attendance was great, given that the VFW was competing with other events during the long weekend to celebrate Labor Day.

Wakefield credited the lion's share of event-organizing to VFW club manager Missy Umland. "She was the big instigator," he said.

The new 33-foot by 20-ft. p...

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