Agent Orange Town Hall

Agent Orange Town Hall – August 27, 2016
1000 To 1500 Hours Missouri AND Illinois Area – VFW Post 3944

10515 Midland Blvd., Overland, Mo. 63114 (St. Louis County)

Sponsor: Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) National Headquarters

Lunch Provided – Please Pre-Register for Food & Refreshments Count

Town Hall Will Deal With the Diseases That Affects Not Only the Vietnam Veterans But Birth Defects, Rare Diseases, and Learning Disabilities Affecting Their Children, Grandchildren And Up To Six Future Generations.

Vietnam Veterans Also Were Exposed To Hepatitis and Hepatitis C from Blood Transfusions,  Vaccinations And Blood Exposure. Health Problems Also Came from Breathing Toxic Gas And Smoke.

Our Children Are Innocent Victims of Our Exposures And Need The Future Help Of Our Government to Cope With These Problems.  ‘We Worry About Our Future Generations And How They Will Be Taken Care Of After We Are Gone.

The Veteran’s Administration Regional Office Will Have People at This Event To Help With Claim Filings Or Assistance On Existing Claims.  Talk To a Live Person!

Forms and Process for Filing Claims To Protect Your Future Generations

The VVA National President, John Rowan Will Attend The Event/Game.

A VETERANS Night at St. Louis Cardinals August 27

2281VETERANS Night at Busch Stadium St. Louis vs. Oakland Saturday 6:15 Game, August 27

Civilians Supporters Join Veterans of All Eras with a Special Honor for Vietnam Veterans

Honor Guard and Pre-game salute on Field at 5:15
$63 Field Level Seats for ONLY $25!!!

Active Military/VETS: Active, Reserves, Prior, Retired  plus your family, friends, supporters and ALL VETS ARE ELIGIBLE.

Seat sections in Right Field & Left Field Line (No Upper Deck) 2016 Cardinals Hall of Fame Inductees Plaque given to first 30,000 Fans.

First Come First Serve for Best Seats – HURRY Tickets are Limited!! This event has sold out the last 3 years! Tickets are sent by Registered Mail – Please ADD $5 per Order to cover Cost of Mailing.

These Tickets sold by Vietnam Veterans of America – Chapter 794 of Florissant .  Please contact 314-395-2788 or email for more information.

Veterans Talk and Resource Fair at Lewis and Clark Community College

VFW Members are invited to Veterans Talk and Resource Fair at Lewis and Clark Community College.

This event will take place at the Hatheway Cultural Center located at 5800 Godfrey Rd., Godfrey, Illinois 62035, Saturday. August 13th. 2016. The first hour will consist of an informative presentation that allows attendees to ask important questions to panelist. Attendees can also take advantage of the resource fair, where they can receive information about active duty, veteran and military benefits.

This will be a community partnership that includes local, state, and federal government agencies as well as resource organizations whose aim is to provide services and support to our area veterans. There is no cost to attend this event.

For more information about the event please contact Congressman Rodney Davis’ office by phone at (618) 205-8660 or via email.

Current List of Events for July, August and September 2016

Attention Free Flu shots for Veterans! Please see the Manager (Tom) for a voucher. Click for more information 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.

Illinois Governor Rauner signs a bill helping veterans with a service related disability.
Please see link below for more information….

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


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

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

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

Faith in Action Dinner and Auction

You are invited to a dinner and auction benefitting Faith in Action of Collinsville on July 22 at Collinsville Gateway Center from 5pm to 10pm.

Auction Items include:

  • Walt Disney World Resort, 4 One-Day Park Hopper passes
  • St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets
  • Pregame field visit Busch Stadium plus 4 box seats
  • Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners, Saturday , August 27, 4 tickets with parking pass
  • St. Louis Blues items
  • Queen size handmade quilt

Terry “Bones” Allan, Auctioneer

Ticket Prices are Individual – $4O.OO, Table of 8 – $3OO.OO or Dessert Only – $1O.OO

For Reservations or information, call Nancy Kaprelian 618-799-9085

Please click on flyer or link for more information.

Faith in Action is a volunteer organization serving those in need due to age or disability in Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, and State Park, IL

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

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

Fish FryVFW 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 (Please note: Menu Items and/or prices may change without notice.)

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