Newsletter October, 2015

OCTOBER 2015 NEWSLETTER Greetings Members and Friends of Greendale VFW Post 10519, I would like to start this newsletter by offering best wishes and a speedy recovery for Bob Kennedy and Ralph Steffens who are both still recuperating from health issues. On a brighter note, I would like to welcome new member Mark Tabbert to the VFW and the Greendale Post. Mark is an Army-Viet Nam veteran. Welcome Mark. We had our two allotted Poppy distribution games at Miller Park on October 2nd and the 4th against the Chicago Cubs. I am happy to report it was very successful in spite of the cool windy conditions. Two things made it successful, one is the generosity of the many Cubs fans in attendance (there were not many Brewer’s fan ) and secondly and most important was the excellent turn out of volunteers. 18 people answered the call for this very important fund raiser, including five Auxiliary members and two Veterans not members of the Post, ages ranged from the twenties to the nineties. The donations exceeded our expectations. If you want … Continue reading

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Auxiliary Newsletter – October, 2015

Dear Sisters,   Another month has flown by, we need to keep our auxiliary members in thoughts and prayers. Well wishes going out to Linda Kirschling, Shirley Anderson, Anne Kuligowski, and Annette Kuligowski, all struggling with health issues.   September meeting was our yearly inspection conducted by Thelma Alston, 4th District Sr. Vice. Also in attendance was 4th District Jr. Vice LaVerne Trautman. It was a pleasure to have both auxiliary sisters with us.   Poppy distribution at Miller Park was a huge success. Thank you for donating hours distributing poppies and counting money. So rewarding to know we will be able to continue helping veterans and their families along with numerous veteran projects with monetary contributions. Team work, takes us all working together to continue ‘FLYING HIGH FOR OUR VETERANS-NOW & FOREVER’   Raffle Calendars are still available, $20.00, please consider showing your support and purchasing one.   If you would like to receive the VFW News, now is the time to sign up. The subscription is $3.00 for a year. This is a onetime offer through the auxiliary. … Continue reading

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