District 10 Spring Convention – 2017

District 10 Spring Meeting will be held at the St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake Event Center on Saturday April 29, 2017 in Turtle Lake, Wi. 54889. This will be sponsored by Amery VFW Post 7929. 08:00 – 09:00 hrs – Registration with Coffee & Donuts 09:00 – 12:00 hrs meeting (nominations and elections) Buffet $14.99 – includes 2 entrée: Roasted Pork Loin, or Chicken St. Croix (tender chicken breast topped with ham, bacon &swiss cheese), Baked Potato, Corn, salad bar, dessert bar, and dinner rolls.  We need at least 50 people to eat and meeting room is free.  Please RSVP to Eldon Sanders – cell: 612-419-5969, or email sanderseldon4@gmail.com there will be a Cootie Scratch We will also be having our spring election for 2017-2018 year.  Please bring your nominations for all positions! If the comrade being nominated can not attend this meeting he must send a letter so stating that he will take the position and sign it to the District Commander. Please plan on your  Post attending!! District Commander:  Steve Rhodes – phone: 715-617-7406 MOTELS: Full – St. Croix Casino Turtle Lake,  777 U.S. Highway … Continue reading

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Special Message – Memorial

A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO ALL VFW POST 10519 MEMBERS April, 2017 For the past several months, articles in the local post newsletters have explained the proposed veteran’s memorial to be built at the corner of Southway and Broad Street in Greendale. Brochures and visual displays in the Post lobby are available to provide more details about this memorial. A special committee of veterans and civilian supporters has been set up to promote fund raising for this very worthwhile memorial. Their mission statement is as follows: “The memorial will honor past, present and future veterans who have sacrificed so much in the defense of our country.” Veterans deserve this memorial to commemorate their service and Greendale needs this memorial to honor the military service of all our veterans. Committee members have held several fund raisers to begin the process of funding this memorial. Thank you to those veterans who have already donated. Now we are appealing to those veterans who have not yet donated. Since no government money will be involved in constructing this memorial, we are appealing to veterans, and … Continue reading

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Newsletter April, 2017

APRIL- 2017- NEWSLETTER   Greetings Members and Friends of Greendale VFW Post 10519,   Hello spring, good-bye winter. As of this writing I am not aware of any Post members that are hospitalized. However I do know we have many that are dealing with health issues and many who are rehabbing at home. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers   Last month welcomed new member Jeremy Anders. At our March meeting Jeremy was voted in followed by our swearing in ceremony. New members are the future of our Post and the VFW, do what you can to recruit.   At our March meeting we had the nomination of Officers for the 2017-2018 VFW year. The election and additional nominations will take place at the April meeting. We currently have a nominee for each elected office. Any member in good standing can run for a position. There is no pressure to run for any position but any member wishing to get more involved has the opportunity. If you are interested or have any questions give me a call, again no … Continue reading

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Auxiliary Newsletter April, 2017

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519,    With our Auxiliary year quickly coming to the end, we have much to report. I am very excited to share with you that we are sponsoring an entry in the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards. Kayla Juds, a Junior from New Berlin, entered an oil painting approximately  20″ X16″ entitled “Man’s Best Friend”. Quite a talented young lady.  I will be delivering the entry to our Department Chairman Donna Kleinmaus for judging. In my eyes WE HAVE A WINNER!  Good Luck to Kayla!   At our April 24th meeting, we will hold nominations and elections of officers for the 2017-2018 auxiliary year. No pressure to hold an office, the opportunity is there if you wish.   Loyalty Day will be held April 29th in West Bend. Parade begins at 9:30. Parade route can be found on line, either West Bend web site or VFW site under Loyalty Day.   May 6th will be Spring District Convention, 10:00 AM, at the Brass Key Restaurant, 4952 W. Forest Home Ave.   Poppies, Poppies, … Continue reading

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