List of Events for August

Every Friday, fish fry, 3-p-8p, 344-7195

The second and fourth Sunday of every month: Dance sponsored by “MUSIC”.
Starts at 5p, lessons are available, 314-865-2500.

During the Month of August Karaoke Contest!!!
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday!!!

August 2, Bird Fair, 9a-4p, 541-9890
August 6, Board Meeting 7PM.
August 6, Member meeting 8PM.
August 23 Country Music Legends Show (Please see further information listed below.)
August 31 Collinsville VFW CAR SHOW. (Please see further information listed below.)

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Tribute to the Country Music Legends Show

Traditional Country Music Foundation Inc. Proudly presents

Tribute to the Country Music Legends Show….

Mathieu Ethington (Johnny Cash)
Jerry Stevenson (George Jones)
Shanna Jean Frederick (Patsy Cline)
Rudy Grant (Charlie Prife)
Diane Brown (Loretta Lynn)
Duke Brown (Hank Williams Sr.)


$15 per person

Children Under 12 Free
Country Music Legends

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Collinsville VFW CAR SHOW Sunday , August 31, 2004.

When: Collinsville VFW Car Show Sunday, August 31st, 2014.
Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars/ Kahokian Memorial Post 5691 Men’s Auxiliary
1234 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL 62234

MUSIC 50/50 Drawing Drinks Goodie Bags Food Attendance Prizes

$15.00 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 Post 5691.
First, second, and third place trophies awarded for each class.
Dash plaques provided for the first 100 participants.

If we are rained out, the show will be held the following week, on Sunday, September 7.

All proceeds go to Veterans and charitable organizations.

Any questions, please feel free to contact the Collinsville VFW, 1234 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL, 618-344-7195 or

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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. $8.25 Plate $6.25 Sandwich $1.25 Sides

Any other questions please call 6183447195 or Email to (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 noon to close every day.

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Hall Rentals

We have 2 halls available for rent.

The small hall holds 100 people.
Great for business meetings, family events and other occasions.
Private entrance
Private restroom’s
Handicapped accessible.

The large hall holds 300 people.
Large wood floor dance floor.
Private Bar
Rental rates
Call for quote

Please contact our manager from 8am-noon daily for availability. We can customize a package to make your event truly memorable.


Members may be eligible to receive discounted rates.

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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.


  • 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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FYI Maritime Industry Jobs for Veterans be Aware of the Dangers.

The maritime industry has recently started looking to military Veterans to fill certain job positions, given the skills and strong work ethic that many Veterans posses. However, maritime jobs come with some potential dangers.

The article on this site aimed at making Veterans aware of the dangers involved in maritime jobs. The maritime industry can provide some great opportunities for Veterans, but make sure they are aware of the risks.

Please check out the article here:

VFW Post 5691
Judge Advocate Rich Spiker

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