“Come join us in a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the Veterans of the U.S. military,” says Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #224, Commander Jim Daly. “The Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #224 will be hosting a ceremony to honor veterans at 11:00, on November 11th at the post home, 105 E. Heron, Aberdeen.”
“We honor and serve veterans, and offer this short ceremony for the public to share. At the conclusion of the approximately 20 minute ceremony, we will begin serving burger or hot dog baskets with and fries and a pop, as a fund raiser to help pay for the over $300,000 in building repairs completed this year.”
The Fundraising Event, Tuesday, Veteran’s Day, November 11, from Noon – 6 pm. We welcome the public to join us for food and information. We will have people there to answer your questions about membership.
“Please come support our local Veterans. There will hamburgers, fries, and pop, for $8 or substitute a hotdog and it will be $7.” said Nell Todd, Auxiliary President. “We will also hold a 50/50 raffle.”
Commander Daly said: “This will also be an opportunity to renew your membership or to join at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, if you are qualified. Our Service Officer, Commander, and other members will be present for much of the day to speak with Veterans about benefits and the benefit of joining the VFW. To become a member of the VFW a veteran must have been in a direct support role of combat operations of the U.S. military.
The Auxiliary President, Nell Todd and many of her members will also be present to speak with ladies who are qualified, about membership as well. To become a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a lady must have an immediate family member (father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, daughter, or son) qualified to be a VFW member.
“The Post and Auxiliary are back in full swing. We host Bingo at the post on Wednesday’s, with doors opening at 4:00pm. We serve Burgers and chicken baskets on Wednesday’s. We also serve full dinner menus on
Thursday and Friday from 4:30 – 7:00pm, and breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am – 1:00pm. And our lounge is fully operational for members;” said Terry Holderman, Post Quartermaster.
If you would like to support the Aberdeen VFW for their building repairs, donations may also be made to the special donation account at Anchor Bank or dropped off or mailed to VFW Post 224, 105 East Heron, Aberdeen, WA 98520.
Show You Stand FOR VETERANS!
Our veterans and service members sacrifice so greatly and ask for little in return. Today you can honor and help them by making a generous donation to the VFW. Our programs support our troops while they are on the front line, as they are being discharged and long after they return.
Your tax-deductible donation will be immediately directed to the VFW programs where your support is most urgently needed. The VFW is on the front line in the fight for health care, jobs, education and justice FOR VETERANS!