Newsletter November, 2017

NOVEMBER -2017- NEWSLETTER Greetings Members and Friends of Greendale VFW Post 10519, I am happy to report that I have not been notified of any Post member hospitalized. I regrettably have no new members to report or transfers this month. The Milwaukee brewers organization had been contacted for dates for next year’s Poppy distribution. They have responded with two dates, August 7th and August 8th. They are not premium dates and they are mid week games. Not what we wanted but at least we have two dates, some Posts got turned down. More on this as we get near our Poppy season. On November 3rd the annual MILITARY AND VETERANS BALL was held at the Milwaukee Hilton. Post Jr. Vice commander Zach Mayo was involved in the preparation of the event. He invited as special guests two Post member, Bill Pekrul representing the World War II veterans and Harold Kuehnnel representing the Korean War veterans. Bill was accompanied by his daughter and Harold was accompanied by his wife Pauline. The feedback I got back was that it was an incredible … Continue reading

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Auxiliary Newsletter November, 2017

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519   Fall has arrived and with that well wishes go out to Annette Kuligowski and Virginia Roche-Orlowski as they struggle with health related issues. Also to those we are unaware of. Deepest Sympathy to Sandy Kieck on the passing of her Mother, Mary Smith.   I was informed AFTER our October meeting, the Greendale Library would have a display of Veterans Organizations in Greendale. Commander John and I worked together on a visual presentation with information on the purpose of our organization, accomplishments, membership and benefits.   Two opportunities to honor our Veterans will take place Friday the 10th, 6:00 P.M. at Greendale Library. A presentation ” Quilts of Honor”. Post members, Bob Birmingham and Frank Jennik will be the recipients, both comrades are World War II Veterans. Saturday, the 11th, a short Veterans Day parade will step off at 9:00A.M. See the post newsletter for detailed information.   Treasurer Julie Pipke was contacted by Associated Bank asking for a Veterans Display to be presented for the month of November. They also offered … Continue reading

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