2nd Annual Merrimack Auxiliary Lasagna Dinner to benefit the Commander and President’s special project
When: Saturday September 22nd
5pm cocktail hour 6pm dinner
Where: Merrimack N.H VFW Post 8641 (upstairs)
Cost: $15.00 per person
Join us for a yummy lasagna dinner to benefit MJ and Bill’s special projects. The Heritage Learning Center and the Maintenance fund at the State Veterans Cemetery.
To purchase tickets contact Tracy Kelley at email@example.com or see any member of Merrimack Auxiliary 8641. Tickets can also be purchased at the Merrimack Post canteen
Dick Howe of Sunshine Builders has a 12 foot stair chairlift to give to a veteran. If you know someone who can use this contact Dick Howe at the following phone numbers;
NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS
12TH Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans
Harbor Homes and Manchester VA
Location: Harbor Homes
77 Northeastern Boulevard, Nashua NH
September 20th, 2018
Services Include: VA Representation, Food, Clothing, Community Resources, Employment Information and More. For a view of past events: Visit Utube Harbor Homes Stand Down Andrea Reed 2012. Thank you.
For more information call (603)882-3616 and ask for Andrea Reed, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Emily Reisine, Homeless Coordinator Manchester VA at Emily.Reisine@va.gov or at 800-892-8384 x 3622 Showers available as well. Bring a towel if you can. We will do our best to have some available.
The Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans is brought to you through the partnership of Harbor Homes, Inc. and Manchester VA along with the collaboration of our community partners.
DEPARTMENT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
GENERAL ORDERS #2 AUGUST 2018
General Orders are to be read at each Post Meeting and placed on file
1) JOINT STATE OUTING 2018: The Annual Joint State Outing will be in Winchester at the VFW Post
Home, August 11. $5.00 per person (Contact Butch for tickets his contact info is on the flyer)
12:00 PM Hamburg & Hot Dogs & Assorted Salads
16:00 Steak & Baked Potatoes & corn on the Cobb
Green Salad & W/Watermelon for Dessert
For full details and Hotel information see attached flyer.
2) OTI: The Department of New Hampshire VFW will hold Officer Training at each of the District
Meetings this year. OTI Chairman Hussey will coordinate with the District Commanders.
3) COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATION: The Council of Administration will be at the Winchester VFW
Saturday August 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Finance Committee meetings at 9:00 AM, Veterans Service
Committee at 0930. State Outing starts at noon. UNIFORM OF THE DAY WILL BE CASUAL
4) ON LINE REPORTING: For On Line Reporting, go to http://nh.vfwportal.net/public/, your sign on is
your Post number and your password is abc123 all lower case, it will never change. Example: Sign On:
816 Password: abc123
Start reporting today!
5) REQUEST FOR DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE: Request for a Department Representative for a
special event, must be submitted in writing to the Department Adjutant, PO Box 955, Concord, NH 03302-
0955 or e-mail: email@example.com
6) Roster books will be available at the August Council Meeting
7) DEADLINE: The deadline for information going into the General Orders is the 20th of each month.
Send all requests to State Adjutant – Paul Lloyd, PO Box 955 Concord NH 03302-0955. Adjutant contact
info is: Phone: 603-715-5579, Fax: 603-715-2405, Cell: 603-496-1918 and E-mail:
The District 6 VOD Baquet was held on March 27th at the Alpine Club in Manchester NH. Here are Photos from the event. Photos taken by Andrew Seremeth.
Event started with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Master of Ceremonies
The table for the winners was graced by a beautiful Patriotic Place setting.
Ladies Auxiliary Soloist led the attendees in the National Anthem
The banquet was well attended.
The Department Commander, State Senior Vice Commander, and Past Department Commander also attended
Here is the winners table
The winners had an opportunity to have the photos taken with family members.
Here is 1st Place Voice of Democracy winner Sonia Iosim and family member.
Here is 2nd Place Voice of Democracy Winner Alexandra Conway and family members.
Here is 4th Place Voice of Democracy Winner Halley Moll and Family members.
Here is 4th Place Voice of Democracy Winner Jim Delahunty and family members.
Here is Patriot’s Pen 1st Place Winner Ciara Mann and Family Members.
Here is the Voice of Demoracy trophy which will be displayed at 1st Place winner Sonia Iosim high school for a year.
1st Place Winner Sonia Iosim receives here award from: District Commander Lewis Chipola, Post 8214 Ladies Auxiliary President Lorranie Sawyer, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frehette
District 6 2nd Place Vooice of Democracy Winner Alexandra Conway District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola and District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette
District 6 3rd Place Voice of Democracy Winner Rachel Bevill, Disrict 6 Commander Lewis Chipola, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette and Post 8641 Commander Max Quayle
District 6 4th Place winner Halley Moll, District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette and Post 8401 Commander John Koehler
4th Place Voice of Democracy Winner Jim Delahunty District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette and Post 8401 Commander John Koehler
District 6 1st Place Patriot’s Pen Winner Ciara Mann, District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette
District 6 Teacher of the Year award winner Patricia Lamontage, District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechett and Department of New Hampshire Commander Dave Ouellette representing the Pelham Post 10722
Citizen in Education Award Winner Selma Hoff, District 6 Commander Lewis Chipola, District 6 Ladies Auxiliary President Evelyn Frechette
District 6 1st Place VOD Winner Sonia Iosim reads her beautiful and meaning full essay.
District 6 Patriot’s Pen 1st Place Winner Ciana Mann reads here touching essay.
4. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans: The U.S. Senate declared March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” agreeing unanimously to a resolution introduced by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. On March 30, 1973, U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. The Senate is encouraging everyone this March 30 to recognize Vietnam veterans for their service and sacrifice. For the senator’s remarks, go to http://www.veterans.senate.gov/rankingmember/ranking-press-releases.cfm?action=release.display&release_id=5406b369-9d62-4ce8-9b33-217abc5ed373.