Happy Birthday, America! The VFW remembers the service and sacrifice of all patriots. Green Bay, WI. – July 4 marks the birth of our nation and with that a responsibility to remember that America’s first patriots risked everything to fight our War of Independence. July Fourth VFWOf the estimated 217,000 Americans who served during the eight-year war, more than 4,400 died in combat and almost 6,200 were wounded. Had they lost, all would have faced execution as traitors, and seized properties would have left their families destitute. On this 242nd Independence Day, the 1.7 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliary asks that all Americans remember the service and sacrifice of those who have gone before, as well as those servicemen and women who continue to protect every freedom and right our nation enjoys today. Happy birthday, America! VFW National Authors.
Memorial Day Parade is held in De Pere every year on the 4th Monday of May every year. Every year thousands of people line the streets to remember those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Every Wednesday from 3-8 our VFW gathers to serve adult beverages to patrons that attend the On Broadways Farmers Market which is on Broadway on the West side of Green Bay.
The red poppy has connected generations of veterans, service members and their families with civilians in remembering all those who have fallen. And for more than 75 years, the VFW's "Buddy"® Poppy program has honored those who have sacrificed by raising millions of dollars to support veterans' well-being.
Coming home doesn't mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!! If you or someone you know is suffering from PTSD, we have people that have shared a similar experience and are ready to help. Contact your Local CVSO today. 920-448-4450
Our programs support our service members 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.
2018 CHRISTMAS PARTY ANDUPDATE FOR GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITYTHIS is the FRIST time we have EVER opened our Christmas party to the public! Please, come out and join us for dinner and cash bar, this will be a buffet style dinner. Go ahead and bring the family out for a nice dinner! Bring and ugly sweater too if you want.
Cost: $20/plate (person) Paid the day of.
We will have dinner ready by 6 pm if you can come early to chat at the cash bar, by all means, do so.
PLEASE email us @ GreenBayVFW@gmail.com to pre-register, this will help to know the amount of food to order. Use the subject line Christmas Party and tell us how many people with the correct spelling of names too!
Any questions please let us know! :) Thank you
Volunteering: JUL- AUG –SEPT-OCT-NOV
4th Hooah Car Show
4thHooah Scuba Diving
Be the light walk
Beer Miles x2
September / October / November
VFW Beer Mile 40hrs
Craft Beer Night 30hrs
Bens Wish 15hrs
Unity Hospice 12hrs
Feed My Starving Children Food Pack 5hrs
Nursing Home Visits 6hrs
Bought 5 Bikes nonprofit shop to provide bikes for veterans
$ for care packages to be allocated for the 127 Bravo Company for care packages
$Bravo Co. mentor program
$ for WDVA for general veterans assistance
$ / Grant for November Benefits Fair at UWGB
$ for Camp American Legion
$ Ben’s Wish
$ For Veteran Flying home for father’s funeral
$ For Milwaukee’s hostel for veterans
$ On Veteran Filing for Bankruptcy
Donation of $ for Veterans for Christmas Will be Spending $2500
Spent in the community
AVERAGING 20 MEMBERS PER MEETING!
110.0% 7 New Life Members this year 121 Total Numbers
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - President Abraham Lincoln
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
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