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Mr. Chuck Katlic will be the guest speaker at the Parker County Republican Women meeting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Doss Heritage and Cultural Center.
Mr. Katlic, of the 99th Infantry Division, is an honored veteran of WW II and survivor of the Battle of the Bulge. He will discuss his experiences from his life.
Mr. Katlic is renowned in our community for his love of country and the American Flag. He oversees the placing of flags on veteran’s graves on Memorial Day, Veterans’ Day and July 4. He recruits local Boy Scouts and American Heritage Girls to help him distribute thousands of flags. Katlic, a verifiable octogenarian, is also active in proper disposal of the flags.
He is chaplain for the American Legion Post 163 and active in the van program that transports veterans back and forth to the hospitals in Fort Worth and Dallas. He is also an active member of VFW Post No. 4746.
Before coming to Weatherford, Katlic worked 38 years as a machinist in the shipyards in Maryland. Then he volunteered in National Parks and with the Sari Indians in Mexico.
Social networking will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for members. For reservations call Sonja Davis at 817-443-3870 or email ParkerCoRepublicanWomenRSVP@gmail.com