Current List of Events for June, July, August and Sept. 2016.

Please see below about hometown heroes advertising!!!! (Please see flyer further below.)

Attention Free Flu shots for Veterans! Please see the Manager (Tom) for a voucher.
free flu shots

If you need a free certified copy of your DD214. Amy Meyer (Madison County Recorder) has provided a link with more information about that if needed.
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Illinois Governor Rauner signs a bill helping veterans with a service related disability.
Please see link below for more information….

IDES Need help finding a job? DATE OF EVENT: June 21st, 2016 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Southwestern Illinois Worknet Center
101 E. Edwardsville Rd, Wood River, IL (See link for more information.)
job fair
OR American Legion Post 565 July 6th, 2016. Please see link for more information. job fair (1)

Veterans & Supporters – Special Cardinals Game $69 FIELD LEVEL Seats ONLY $29 – DEADLINE 23 June – Call or email TODAY!!! Please click on link further below for more information.!!

Every Friday, Fish fry, 3p-8p, 344-7195 PLEASE NOTE PRICE CHANGES!!!!!

June
24 – fish fry

July
1 fish fry
4 Closed
6 VFW 7PM Committee Meetings
VFW 7:30PM Board Meeting
VFW 8PM Members’ Meeting
8 fish fry
9 Pro wrestling (Please see flyer or link further below for more information).
15 – fish fry
22 – fish fry
22 – Faith in Action dinner/auction at Gateway Center, 799-9085 (Please Reserve your slot by July 9th!) Please see flyer or link further below for more information.
23 – Holy Cross Lutheran Alumni Reunion, 345-3145 (Please see flyer or link further below for more information.)
29 – fish fry

August
3 VFW 7PM Committee Meetings
VFW 7:30PM Board Meeting
VFW 8PM Members’ Meeting
5 – fish fry
6 – Bird Fair, 9a – 4p 541-9890 or 217-422-2092
12 – fish fry
19 – fish fry
26 – fish fry
27 – Cosmic Bingo sponsored by Granite City APA, Patty at 558-0581

September
2 – Post card show, 9a – 6p, Tom at 566-7156
3 – Post card show, 9a – 4p, Tom at 566-7156
4 – VFW Car Show
7 VFW 7PM Committee Meetings
VFW 7:30PM Board Meeting
VFW 8PM Members’ Meeting

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Veterans & Supporters – Special Cardinals Game $69 FIELD LEVEL Seats ONLY $29 – DEADLINE 23 June – Call or email TODAY!!!

Veterans & Supporters – Special Cardinals Game $69 FIELD LEVEL Seats ONLY $29 – DEADLINE 23 June – Call or email TODAY!!!

VETERANS & Civilians POW-MIA Salute
Busch Stadium – 6 July 7:15 Game vs. Pirates

Cardinals Giving $63 Field Level Seats for ONLY $29
Pre-Game Salute on Field with MASSIVE American Flag

Military/VETS: National Guard, Reserves, Prior, Retired
Your Family, Friends, Supporters and ALL are Eligible.
FORWARD to Your Family & Friends Networks

Sections 128 &129 Right Field Corner (Gates 6 & 1)
Short Walk from Broadway – (NO UPPER DECKS)

(FIRST COME – FIRST SERVED) www.jbPOW-MIA.org
Tickets sent Register Mail – ADD $5 Per Order to cover Cost
Cardinals are Honoring Actor John Goodman
(From Arnold) also before The Game
Need to Arrive by 6:30 for Ceremony
Hurry as Tickets are Limited – This Game Will Sell Out!!
This is a Fund Raiser for Museum – NOT on Cardinals Web-Site www.jbPOW-MIA.org
Bill Kiefer, Marine Corps League Board Member to Museum
Junior Vice Commander VFW Post 1300
POW- MIA Museum at Historic Jefferson Barracks
314/363-8707 KieferVVA794@yahoo.com 395-2788
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND – NO ONE FORGOTTEN

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July 9, 2016 WPW Wrestling Doors Open 6PM Bell Time 7PM

Please click on flyer or link for more information.

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July 22 – Faith in Action dinner/auction at Gateway Center, 799-9085

Please click on flyer or link for more information.

faith in action

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July 23 Holy Cross Alumni Dinner (Please reserve by July 9th!)

Please click on Flyer or Link for more Information….

Alumni reunion

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Hometown heroes advertising !!!

Please click on flyer for more information!!!!

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Veterans Senate Bill 107 – helps service-related disability veterans.

Illinois Governor Rauner signs a bill helping veterans with a service related disability.

Senate Bill 107 provides a multi-tiered set of exemptions from local property taxes for homeowners who have a service-connected injury, with a disability of at least 30 percent.

To see if you qualify, call the East St. Louis Vet Center at 618-397-6602 or 877-927-8387 between the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

FYI Senate Bill 107

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VFW Fish Fry Post 5691 – Every Friday !!!!!

VFW Post 5691 VFW Fish Fry – Friday
Where 1234 Vandalia St. Collinsville, IL
When From 3:00PM to 8:00PM.

Eat in or Carry out

Food Tilapia , Catfish, Cod , Shrimp, Chicken Strips. Sides Hush Puppies, French Fries, Onion Rings, Stewed Tomatoes, Mac & Cheese, and Baked Beans.

Any other questions please call 6183447195 or Email to manager@collinsvillevfw.org (Please note: Menu Items and/or prices may change without notice.)

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Video Gaming is HERE!!

We now have Video Gaming at the VFW. Available from 9am to close Monday thru Saturday. noon to close every Sunday.

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The VFW

OUR MISSION:To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.

OUR CORE VALUES:

  • Always put the interests of our members first
  • Treat donors as partners in our cause
  • Promote patriotism
  • Honor military service
  • Ensure the care of veterans and their families
  • Serve our communities
  • Promote a positive image of the VFW
  • Respect the diversity of veteran opinions
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