TOWNSEND -- The Townsend VFW Post #6538 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Meat Bingo in the 491 Main St., West Townsend, VFW Function Hall on Friday evening, May 16, beginning at 7 p.m.

Meat Bingo attendees will have an opportunity to have lots of fun and socialize with the other participants while they try to win fresh cuts of meat, cash and other assorted prizes.

Five patriotic contests for area school children, distribution of flag etiquette literature, donations of American and POW/MIA flags and co-sponsorship of the annual Easter Egg Hunt and Christmas Eve Santa Claus Program for all Townsend children are among the many local community service projects conducted by the Townsend VFW Ladies Auxiliary. It will use proceeds raised at the Meat Bingo to held fund some of these projects.

The public is cordially invited to attend the May 16 Meat Bingo in the smoke-free Townsend VFW.