Bakeless Bake Sale for Building Fund - ongoing
The Ladies Auxiliary is running a bake-less bake sale to benefit the Post building fund. During February,
letters are being sent to all members asking for any donation you can make. All proceeds will be put in
the Post Building fund, toward the acquisition of a new home for our Post family. Mail in whatever you can
afford to give to the Ladies Auxiliary Treasurer, Gerri Griggs.
VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" - Deadline March 31, 2014
VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. Read more.
Ladies Auxiliary Cancer Insurance due - Ongoing
The National Ladies Auxiliary offers a grant to each paid member who is stricken with cancer. Our own Ladies Auxiliary also matches the National grant, but only if the premimum is paid on this cancer insurance. Annual members dues covers this premimum, but Life Members must pay $10 per year to be covered. It is now time for Life Members to pay this premimum. Give (or mail) your $10 to our Treasurer, Gerri Griggs.
Discounts offered at Sears Optical - Ongoing
The Sears Optical store in Garner, located at 2668 Timber Drive (in the Kroger shopping center) is offering a 10% discount to all veterans and their families. This offer is not just for the Veterans Day holiday, but is an ongoing discount. Just show your membership card, or a military retiree card, and you and your family can get the discount. Thanks to Sears!
Veterans Upward Bound Program - ongoing
The Veterans Upward Bound program is looking for participants for their program, which is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other skills. Their services include education or counseling services, instruction in reading, writing, study skills and other subjects, personal counseling, tutorial services, mentoring, assistance on completing college entrance and financial applications, and much more. For more information, see their website or call (919) 718-7463 for more information.
Thanks to our many volunteers - Ongoing
Each month, many of our members work at the Post and in the community to support our veterans. To thank them all in each edition of the Post Newsletter, takes a lot of room - due to the number of people to thank. So we are now listing them here, with a big Thank You, so we don't miss anyone. Check out who we thanked this month.
Supporting our Military
View this inspiring presentation from the third graders of Tussing Elementary, Colonial Heights, Virginia. At the end of the song you can order the sheet music.
Our Post has several family members serving in the War on Terror. Also, the Post has adopted three Military units in the area. Please read the latest information from each.
Post and family members deployed
US Army 210th Unit
US Army 535th MP Unit - Deploying now
US Army 805th MP Unit
25 members deployed
See an Armed Forces Tribute
Click here or on the yellow ribbon at the top of every page, to see how you can support our service personnel and their families.
Watch this excellent video specially made to thank all Vietnam veterans.