Auxiliary Newsletter May, 2019

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519,   April was an important meeting for our auxiliary, nominations and elections were held so we will be ready to begin the new auxiliary year after department convention in June. Elected officers for the 2019-2020 year are as follows. President: Nancy Ustruck, Sr. Vice: Amanda Patterson, Jr. Vice: Carla Wright, Treasurer: Julie Pipke, Chaplain: Marilyn Volland, Conductress: Karen Janezic, Guard: Shirley Meyer and 3 Year Trustee Susan Koehler. Appointed positions include, Secretary: Kathi Schmeling, Historian: Julie Wetzel, Patriotic Instructor: Jill Woznicki . Thank you to all the members that accepted a chairmanship for the many VFWA programs. Installation will be held on Thursday, May 23rd. Please see Commander John’s newsletter along with the RSVP form which includes all the information pertaining to the installation dinner. Please RSVP by May 13th. Installation will take the place of our regular May meeting.   Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th gives us the opportunity for poppy distribution in the community. Signup sheets were available at the March meeting, there are quite a few open spots. … Continue reading

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Newsletter May, 2019

GREENDALE VFW POST 10519 MAY- 2019- NEWSLETTER Greetings Members and Friends of Greendale VFW Post 10519;   Welcome to Spring, I have been told it’s coming. Get well wishes go out Chuck Belendorf who was injured in auto accident and is convalescing at home. I don’t know of any hospitalizations but a lot of our older and some not so older members are dealing with health issues. Get well to all.   There are a lot of things going on in May. Number one is POPPIES which as you all know is our main source of funding for the Post. We had the first of two Miller Park Poppy opportunities on April 15th. It was cold and uncomfortable but Post members and Auxiliary members responded well to the call for help. We had 14 participants (8 Post members & 6 Auxiliary members). We did well for a cold Monday-THANKS TO ALL. Our next Poppy opportunity is our main event the Community Poppy Drive on May 10th and the 11th. We ask those who can to put in two to four … Continue reading

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THIS IS THE WEEK!

The big event is upon us! Join in the fun… take in one, two or all three days of this multi-faceted fundraiser-concert! Get your tickets now! Continue reading

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Oshkosh Airshow July 29 – August 4 & calendar of Events

Host to the world’s largest airshow AirVenture 2013 with calendr. Continue reading

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Commemorate the Korean War 60th with a “Pancakes for Patriots” breakfast July 27

All Korean War veterans are invited to attend the ceremony at the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Age and distance, unfortunately, will prevent most from attending, but you can still help commemorate their day by hosting a “Pancakes for Patriots”-type event at your VFW Post to honor and educate local communities about the service and sacrifices made by so many of our VFW members and their families. Continue reading

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Big 10 Conference Oct. 18 – 20, 2013

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Services for Vietnam – KIA – Merlin Allen whose remains identified from Crash 46 years ago

M. I. A. Merlin Raye Allen, To be buried on York Island in the Apostle Island, Wisconsin next to his parents graves and a marker his family installed in his memory. 46 years in Vietnam.

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Tractor Supply Company Offering there Stores to distribute Buddy Poppies!!

Spearheaded by the VFW Foundation, the Tractor Supply Company (TSC), the largest farm and ranch store chain in the United States with over 1,100 retail stores nationwide, is offering the VFW a special opportunity to distribute Buddy Poppies at each location during the Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading

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FREE TICKETS FOR ALL MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS!

2 Free tickets to every regular season Sunday home game in 2013 Continue reading

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VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for Veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective today, VA claims raters will make provisional decisions on the oldest claims in inventory, which will allow Veterans to begin collecting compensation benefits more quickly, if eligible. Veterans will be able to submit additional evidence for consideration a full year after the provisional rating, before VA issues a final decision. Continue reading

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