Commander Beth Rowley receives the Post’s All American Award at the 2016 VFW National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
We joined forces with the American Legion to become Vietnam War Commemoration Partners. First event was on Memorial Day at Walton Park! We visited Louisa Rehab and presented pins and certificates to the Veterans in residence.
VFW Meeting – Thursday, Jul 28 , at 6PM (Post elections and installation of officers)
Venture Crew 1776 -, summer break
Bingo – Third Wednesdays, doors open at 6PM
American Legion – Third Thursdays, 7PM
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 87 – Third Mondays, 7PM
Paladin Firearms Training, LLC, teaches gun safety and concealed weapons classes at our Post. Go to the website for classes and registration. www.paladinfirearmstrainingllc.com Apr 9 – Gun Safety April 10 – Advanced Skills
Our building is now non-smoking!
We are active in the Louisa County community, supporting the Boy Scouts; placing flags along Mineral Avenue on patriotic holidays, and conducting the VFW writing competitions for middle and high school students. In addition, we assist with classes for the Armed Forces Career Club at the Louisa County High School. We are forming a Venture Crew for high school boys and girls.
We are teaming up with Louisa County American Legion Post 116 and Goochland County American Legion Post 215 to form an Honor Guard for parades, funerals and ceremonies. If you are interested in joining the honor guard, leave a message at the Post or come to the next meeting and speak to Scott or Andy.
If you are a veteran and would like to join the VFW, we invite you to fill out our Join the VFW form. If you are already a member of the VFW, use the links below to find what you need quickly:
VFW Post 8947 has an active Auxiliary. As of August 2015, the name changed from the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Auxiliary and is open to male spouses, fathers, sons and grandsons of VFW members.