The Mineville VFW Post 5802 will host an early season Chicken Barbecue and Basket Raffle; a benefit for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, on Saturday, April 27 between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Plan on dining on 1/2 barbecued chicken, baked potato, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls, and dessert. A cash bar will be available with drink specials. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at Mineville Oil Company beginning March 27th.