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Sep 07 2017

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Town of Occoquan Recognizes VFW Post 7916 in Achieving 2016-17 “All American Post”

Mayor Quist, Vice Mayor Sivigny, Post Commander Lett

September 5, 2017, Town Hall, Occoquan, VA.  At the September Town Meeting Tuesday evening, The historic town of Occoquan Virginia, recognized Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7916 for its Community Service and Americanism activities and programs that led up to achieving “All American” Post for 2016-2017.   

VFW Post 7916 far exceeded the standards for Americanism and leading patriotic events, Community Service and Programs, Youth Activities and Programs, Safety Programs, Hospital service programs, Post Administration, Finance, By-Laws, and regulations, and membership Programs; and made positive contribution that VFW Post 7916 to not only the Occoquan Community, but also to the veterans and their families within the region. Before a well attended Town Hall, with an estimated 90 people present, including District 10 Commander Chuck Wilson, The Occoquan Town Council put forth a resolution with the specifics to be voted on:  “I move to adopt a resolution of congratulations and appreciation to VFW Post 7916 for achieving the designation and All American Post, and authorize the Mayor to sign.”

 Mayor Elizabeth Quist read, and then presented, the formal Resolution to Post Commander Jeff Lett who accepted on behalf of the Post 7916 membership. 

 

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