M.U.S.I.C. Dance Club September 24 – Want dance lessons?

Let’s Celebrate!  M.U.S.I.C. Dance Club will be at the VFW on Sunday, Septemer 24 –  you too can join them!

Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.
Lessons – 5:30 p.m.
Open Dancing 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
$5.00 – Members and Sister Clubs
$10.00 for Non-Members

Dance to the tunes of D.J.’s…

M.U.S.I.C. Dance Club will continue to meet every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at the Collinsville VFW…



43rd Annual St. Louis Gateway Postcard Show – Sept 1 & 2

43rd Annual St. Louis Gateway Postcard Annual Show

Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 2

Friday: Club Members 9 AM-6 PM. Public 10 AM-6 PM.
Saturday: 9 AM-4 PM.

25+ dealers with approx. one million postcards

Free Parking
Free Appraisals
Food available on site

Drawings for $10 shopping vouchers.

web postcard 12Whether you collect picture postcards from your vacations or home town or have albums of rare postcards from all over the world, or you have an accumulation of postcards that you would like to sell or have appraised, you will want to drop in at this fantastic show.

The premiere collecting event is sponsored by the St. Louis web postcard 22Gateway Post Card Club, which meets monthly in Kirkwood, MO. the show is one of the two largest shows of its type in the St. Louis area and admission is free.

For information by email Tom Snyder or by phone: (618) 531-4189


Collinsville VFW Post 5691 Car Show Sun., Sep. 3, 2017

Date: September 3, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM4:00 PM CDT

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  • Music – 50/50 Drawing – Drinks – Goodie Bags – Food – Attendance Prizes
  • $15.OO Entry fee per vehicle
  • Registration will be 8:30 till noon.  Judging will begin at noon
  • Award presentation will begin at 4:00pm
  • For a list of classes prior to the show, stop by the VFW
  • First, second and third place trophies awarded for each class.
  • Dash plaques provided for the first 100 participants
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Kahokian Memorial Post 5691 Men’s Auxiliary
1234 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL  62234
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Registration begins at 8:30 am
Awards presented at 4:00 pm
Contact Information:

100% of the proceeds go to Veterans and charitable organizations.

If rained out, the car show will be held the following Sunday on September 10.  

Jobs Plus ‘17 JOB FAIR – Wed, Sep. 13 – 1-5pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Employers will be accepting resumes and interviewing during fair hours! Wi-Fi will be available for online applications.

Free interpretation services for the hearing impaired population. Free interpretation services for the Spanish speaking population. Copying services available


  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Lewis & Clark Community College
  • Madison-Bond Workforce Innovation Board
  • Madison County Employment & Training Department
  • Mid America Workforce Investment Board
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Southwestern Illinois College
  • St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department, Employment & Training

Madison County Employment & Training Department (618) 296-4445 or (618) 296-4596
Or visit our website at www.co.madison.il.us

Jobs Plus ‘17 Participating Companies

Agency for Community Transit (ACT) Ambit Energy
Ameren TheBANK of Edwardsville
Caritas Family Solutions Chaifetz Arena _ Spectra bb Comcast Spectacor
Double Tree by Hilton East County Transport
Enterprise Fleet Management/Enterprise Holdings Express Employment Professionals
Faith Countryside Homes Geodis
H&R Block Hirelevel
Illinois Central School Bus Co. Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)
Lewis & Clark Community College Lewis & Clark Community College – Career and Veteran Services
Lindenwood University – Collinsville Mac Medical, Inc.
Madison County Employment & Training Department Menards
Rummy, Inc. People Ready
Priority Professional Group Professional Employment Group
Senior Services Plus Southern Illinois Carpenters Training Center
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southwestern Illinois workNet Center
T-J Transport Tiger Plumbing Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical Services
Touchstone Crystals WIS International
Funding provided through the Workforce Investment Act.
In compliance with EEO, ADA and Jobs for Veterans Act.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to
individuals with disabilities. A Proud Partner of Illinois workNet

Quarter Auction Benefitting Hope for Heroes – Thursday, Sept 14

MECDS Quarter Auction Fundraiser Benefiting Hope for Heroes
Doors Open @ 6:00PM, Auction starts at 7pm

Presented by Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Collinsville VFW
1234 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

50/50 will be sold throughout the evening!
2-Shopping Spree Raffles
Shop/Book with Vendors Drawing

$20.00 All-in-Paddles
$5.00 BID Paddles (You will need Quarters to bid)

Bring an item or two from wish list get an additional Bid Paddle
(Up to 4 additional Bid paddles)
Personal hygiene, candy, snacks, notepads, shampoos, razors, toothpaste, tooth brushes, dental floss, deodorant, shaving cream, female hygiene., white socks, popcorn, books

For More Information Contact: dee 618-741-9893

Numerous direct sales vendors, local businesses and crafters will be on hand offering specials to attendees!!!

  • New & discontinued items will be auctioned for 1 – 4 quarters!!
  • Spend $50 with vendors and be entered into a special prize drawing!!
  • Food and Drinks will be available for purchase. **NO OUTSIDE DRINKS or FOOD may be brought into the VFW

Thank you!

Click here for a printable flyer.  Bring this flyer with you to be entered into a special drawing!


Trivia Night – SIUE School of Pharmacy APhA-ASP – September 22

Why stay at home alone and play Trivia Crack, when you can defeat peers and strangers face to face with abundant useless knowledge?

SIUE School of RX Trivia Night 20162017 Annual Trivia Night – SIUE School of Pharmacy APhA-ASP

  • Friday September 22, 2016
    Collinsville VFW, 1234 Vandalia St. (IL 159), Collinsville, IL
  • Doors open at 6:00
  • Silent Auction begins at 6:30 and goes until Round 7
  • Trivia Competition begins at 7:00
  • Participants may bring their own table snacks or enjoy the VFW fish fry.

Teams of 6‐8 are welcome! $120 per table

Hope to see past graduates and family members attend. Open to the public!!!

If you cannot play but would like to donate as a round sponsor, please contact Jessica Kerr

Reserve your table ahead of time by contacting Jessica Kerr or mail a check to:

ATTN: Student Advisor/TRIVIA
200 University Park Drive, Suite 220
Edwardsville, IL 62025

If payment is made in advance we will be able to reserve your table. If you do not show up for this event, we are not able to reimburse you. A receipt may be given upon request.

All proceeds will help families during the holiday season, fund ASP scholarships,
patient care projects, community patient education, and allow travel to regional and national APhA‐ASP meetings.


Trivia Night – The Nicol Foundation Sat., Sept 23, 2017

Trivia Night – Supporting Faith-Based American Exceptionalism

The Nicol Foundation (TNF) provides sponsorships, scholarships, mentoring, and educational-support programs to High School CEO programs, schools and organization.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Doors Open at 6PM – Trivia starts at 7PM sharp!

Cash prize awarded to the top table!  You are welcome to bring your own snacks, however ALL drinks MUST be purchased from the bar.

$120 per table (up to 8 people) or $15 per person
trivia-nightTables MUST be paid for in advance – Please register by Friday, Sept 15, 2017

Raffle items, 50/50, Round Sponsorships and other opportunities to support TNF are available.

Make checks payable to and return reservation (below) to:
The Nicol Foundation
#1 Executive Park,
P. O. Box 907
Granite City. IL 62040-0907

For any questions, contact the Foundation office at: (618) 931-2333 or Dale Bohn at: (618) 980-0119

Please print out the registration form and send to address listed on flyer.

If you would like to donate, please print out the donation form and return with donation.


Inaugural Mouse Race Fundraiser – Friday, Oct 20

The Mice Are Ready…Are You? Join the Troy Spartans Organization

Inaugural Mouse Race Fundraiser

Friday, October 20, 2017

Collinsville VFW
1234 Vandalia Street, Collinsville, IL 62234
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

* 50/50 Raffle * Booze Barrel
* Silent Auction * Lottery Tree
* Mouse Races * Gift Card Tree
* Mouse Roulette * Fun, Fun, Fun

$15 per ticket

Bring your own snacks!
Cocktails, soda and water available for purchase at the VFW bar