Newsletter July, 2019

JULY- 2019- NEWSLETTER Greetings Members and Friends of Greendale VFW Post 10519; I hope all our members are having a healthy and enjoyable summer. Seems like we missed spring this year and went from furnace to air conditioning in a very short time. I don’t know of any hospitalizations at this time. For those dealing with health issues we wish you the best, get well soon. The last newsletter was in May, we normally don’t do a newsletter in June or January. May was a busy month. Number one was the POPPY fund raisers. Our main event was the Community Poppy Drive on May 10th and the 11th. We didn’t set any records but we did well. As always, I report the numbers at our monthly meeting. Thanks to all that participated and especially those who did multiple shifts. I would also like to thank those who were unable to volunteer time and labor but gave donations to the Poppy Fund to support our veteran programs. All money from Poppy donations goes directly to Veterans and local Veteran organizations. We … Continue reading

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Auxiliary Newspaper July, 2019

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519, Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable 4th of July. Our VFW color guard looked awesome in the Greendale Village Parade. Thank you to Sandy Kieck for representing our auxiliary proudly carrying our new nylon flag donated by Jane Mlenar. The original auxiliary embroidered cloth flag states we are VFW Auxiliary! (No longer Ladies VFW). As you know males are now eligible to join. ALL are welcome! Thank you to Joan Winkleski for taking on this project, and to her husband Jim for being the financial backer. The new auxiliary year has begun, which means time to renew your annual membership. Watch for Treasurer Julie Pipkes’ renewal notice. Consider be coming a life member. Info will be in the mailing. The VFWA has been working to Recruit, Rejoin and Retain. Let’s imagine changing these words to INVITE, INCLUDE AND INVEST. As we invite others to join and include all members, we invest in our membership and the future of our organization. A hearty welcome to our new life member Margaret Warner, eligible through … Continue reading

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