Bismarck VFW Post 6947 Auxiliary just recently judged the entries of the VFW Patriotic Art Contest held at Bismarck High School under the supervision of Mrs. Sharon Weston. Shown above are : from left Auxiliary Vice-President Peggy Sebastian, Third Place winner Sydney Horton, First Place winner Alicia Aubuchon, Second Place winner Payton Cole, Auxiliary President […]
Posted: April 22, 2017, 9:41 pm
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — In a solemn ceremony at College of the Ozarks, the lives of the fallen military and their families were honored at the dedication of The Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial at Patriots Park on the College campus on April 19, 2017. More than 2,000 were in attendance — Gold Star Family […]
Posted: April 22, 2017, 6:03 pm
A project decorating St. Clair’s Main Street with yellow ribbons and benefiting the local VFW Post will return this summer. Last year, Franklin County Administrative Assistant Nicole Zielke saw an opportunity on Main Street. She imagined lining trees along the main drag of St. Clair with yellow ribbons to visualize the city’s support for past […]
Posted: April 22, 2017, 1:57 pm
1. Join the VFW in Opposing GI Bill Tax on Troops 2. President Signs VFW-Supported Bill 3. VFW Base Visit 4. VA to Review Caregivers Program 5. First of Five VA Public-Private Construction Projects Announced 6. MIA Update 1. Join the VFW in Opposing GI Bill Tax on Troops: The VFW adamantly opposes a proposed […]
Posted: April 22, 2017, 2:15 am
QUEEN OF HEARTS RAFFLE
Chris Bell was the winner on April 20, 2017. Chris selected #22 and revealed the Jack of Clubs, a $15.00 winner!
The next drawing will be on April 27th at 8:00pm.
The pot is starting at $1085.00 this week.
The following numbers/cards have been selected
- 13/ 6 of Diamonds
- 15/ 10 of Spades
- 22/ Jack of Clubs
- 27/ 3 of Hearts
- 37/ 6n of Clubs
Get your tickets in the lounge.
The proceeds of the raffle are going to our building fund to help offset the cost of repairs to our roof and other improvements to the post facilities.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:53 am
CINCO DE MAYO
COME JOIN US AT VFW POST 5789 FOR A GREAT DINNER!
DATE: May 5, 2017
TIME: 4:00pm to 8:00pm
MENU: Shredded Beef or Shredded Pork Tacos with the fixin’s, Served with refried beans and rice.
PRICE: $10.00 per plate
LOCATION: 329 S. Douglas, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Lounge Specials are $3.00 Coronas. $3.00 Margaritas and $3.00 Tequila Sunrises
ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE COMRADES GENERAL FUND TO AID IN OUR PROGRAMS.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 12:53 am
The members of Post 4055 held a VFW service officer event at the Platte City Veteran’s Administration Outpatient Clinic. We helped out several Veterans at the Clinic, giving one a ride home! Our primary focus for this event is to help service members with any assistance they may need….whether helping them get into contact with […]
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:16 am
The Mtn Grove VFW learned that Skyline School needed a new POW/MIA Flag. A motion was made, seconded and passed at the April 8 meeting of the Mtn Grove VFW knowing that Skyline School, through the dedication of teacher Terry Prock, flew the POW/MIA Flag on a daily basis along with the US & […]
Posted: April 20, 2017, 5:24 am
'Congress must stop nickeling and diming our service members and veterans!' KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 18, 2017) - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is strongly opposed to a congressional proposal to reinstate GI Bill enrollment fees on service members. Prior to 2009, troops had the option of paying into the Montgomery GI […]
Posted: April 19, 2017, 8:52 pm
US Congressman Smith visited the combined VFW Post 6280/American Legion Post 99 to receive recognition and an award for his recent support of our efforts to expand the Salem VA clinic to a full time Community Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC) on Wed, 19 Apr 2017. He met with the Legion and VFW members, as well […]
Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:47 pm
1. VFW Offers Emergency Assistance Grants to Westech Veterans 2. VA Launches New Wait Time Transparency Site 3. Thousands Pre-Enroll for VA National Cemetery Interment 4. Help Build DS Memorial on National Mall 5. Pentagon VSO/MSO Roundtable 6. Army Secretary Nominee a VFW Life Member 7. VA Seeks Under Secretary for Health 8. VFW Supports […]
Posted: April 15, 2017, 12:16 am
The 4th weekly Queen of Hearts drawing was held on April 13, 2017. The winner is Jim Nichols. Jim picked the number 13 and uncovered the 6 of Diamonds, a $10.00 winner.
Our next drawing will be Thursday April 20 at 8:00pm. The pot is now at $920.00. Remember the Queen of Hearts when selected will pay 60% of the pot if winner is present and 40% of pot if winner is not present. See the posting for Queen of Hearts Rules for complete rules of the game.
Break down of winners so far:
Week 1 Sharon Corn #27 10 of Spades $10.00 winner
Week 2 Jerry Owen #15 3 of Hearts $10.00 winner
Week 3 Mike Droege #37 6 of Clubs $10.00 winner
Week 4 Jim Nichols #13 6 of Diamonds $10.00 winner
Posted: April 14, 2017, 3:18 am
During our March meeting we honored Police Officer Elizabeth Clark, Fire Fighter, Fire Marshal Patrick Farrens, Jr. and EMT Battalion Chief Michael Desautels. each was given a plaque and certificate . Our EMT candidate went on to represent the 3d District to state. Fire Marshall Farrens, Jr. was unable to attend due to his being […]
Posted: April 13, 2017, 7:46 pm
The Post on April 11, at our regular meeting honored the two (2) teachers which we entered in the Teacher of the Year program. They were Jeffery Benes, Antioch Middle School and Lee Feagles, Oak Hill Day School, elementary school entry. Mr Benes, was selected to represent the 3d District in the competition and was […]
Posted: April 13, 2017, 7:46 pm
VFW Post 6280 conducted an epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid training that was open to the public in support of the international Purple Day@. The March 26th lunch event was held at the Salem Lutheran Church and had 51 attendees from the church, VFW and American Legion members to include the Legion Post Commander. […]
Posted: April 13, 2017, 3:45 pm
VFW MISSOURI RIDERS Memorial Day Weekend Motorcycle Ride – Poker Run BENEFITING MISSOURI VETERANS HOMES MAY 27-29, 2017 The Missouri VFW Riders are hitting the roads of Missouri once again to raise money for our Veterans Homes. A little bit about the ride. It covers all 7 Veterans Homes in the state. We travel to […]
Posted: April 13, 2017, 2:10 am
Missouri 12th District Commander Ken Allison will have the pleasure of presenting 2 Florissant Police Officer National VFW Public Servant Awards. As Released from Florissant’s Mayor’s Office; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 22, 2017 TWO FLORISSANT POLICE OFFICERS TO BE PRESENTED THE NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD FROM THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 12TH DISTRICT COMMANDER KEN […]
Posted: April 12, 2017, 3:03 am
The Progressive Diamond failed to be won. The April 13 bingo session will have a Progressive Diamond Jackpot of $500 and 32 numbers will be called. There will also be a new event ticket game introduced – “Lightning Elvis”. It has some instant winners and a top cash prize of $170. It will be the […]
Posted: April 11, 2017, 1:23 am
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 the Mtn Grove VFW hosted the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks for a mobile blood drive. Those donating time and energy preparing for the blood drive, volunteering for the Canteen & helping reload the truck and cleaning up were: Glinda Kelley, Russell Olewinski, Archie Daily, Helen “Susie” Dodds, Ed Hawley, […]
Posted: April 10, 2017, 2:51 am
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks will dedicate The Missouri Gold Star Families Memorial on campus Wednesday, April 19, at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. A reception will follow in The Keeter Center. The purpose of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument is to honor Gold Star Families […]
Posted: April 9, 2017, 11:57 pm