Auxiliary Newsletter April, 2019


Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519,


April has arrived, seems like it was just Christmas, how time flies. Hope this newsletter finds everyone doing well. No reports of anyone under the weather, let’s keep it that way! We have some important dates starting with Sunday April 7th. Mandy Patterson and her music students will present their annual recital at the VA Medical Center, Zablocki. This will take place in room B312, beginning at 2:00 P.M. All are invited to attend.


Our first Poppy Distribution at Miller Park will take place Monday, April 15th. We will meet at the post and head to Miller Park at 4:30, arriving by 5:00. Traffic can be heavy at that time. Game time is 6:40. Please consider helping out, see Commander John’s info in his newsletter.

April 22, monthly post and auxiliary meeting at 6:30. This is an important auxiliary meeting, time for nominations and elections. Please consider attending this all important auxiliary meeting. Interested in holding an office? Come join us at the April meeting and let your wishes be known. Installation will be held on Thursday, May 23rd, as mentioned in the post newsletter.


May 10th and 11th, come one come all for community poppy distribution. The post is extremely generous with their contribution to the auxiliary for our help. Sign up will take place at April’s meeting. Again see Commander Johns newsletter for more detailed information.

The Viet Nam Moving Wall will be at Konkel Park, 51st and Layton in Greenfield, from May 23, 2:00 P.M. through May 27th at 4:00 P.M. If you have never seen the wall, I encourage you to view the Moving Wall. Quite emotional!


Exciting news from our Veterans Day of Honor (Veterans Day Parade, Downtown Milwaukee). This year the parade will be honoring WWll Veterans and the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Post member Bill Pekrul, WWll and D-Day Veteran has been chosen to be the Grand Marshall. Very proud to have Bill as a member of VFW Post 10519. Congratulations!

Mark your calendars for all these important happenings. Look forward to seeing many members at the April 22 meeting, 6:30. The fourth Monday of the month.

Wishing you and your loved ones a Blessed Easter.


Nancy Ustruck

Auxiliary President

In: Monthly News Letter