GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY…DON’T DELAY!!!
Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendrick.
Be sure to drop off your new unwrapped toy at Post 9662. We will be sure to get it to the Marines so that it can be delivered to a deserving child this holiday season!!
November 30th (Saturday) There will be a holiday Tea at the Post from 10 am to 12 pm hosted by the Auxiliary! All Auxiliary members are invited and encouraged to attend and bring a friend or two.
Checkout all of these great places that offer discounts to Veteran’s on Monday, 11/11/2019 on the blog on the VA’s website. Be sure to share information with your less technology savvy Vets. Or better yet, plan a lunch date and take them out to thank them for their service!!
November 11th (Monday) Post and Auxiliary Poppy Distribution Project at Hy-Vee North (7am) and Sam’s Club (10am). 2 hour shifts. Sign-up sheets are at the Post or call Commander Jim!
November 9th (Saturday) there will be a Veteran’s Day Program at 11:00 at the Post with lunch to follow. Elaine Podnar will be presenting the Program. Stop into the Post to join in the fellowship! Thanks to all of our Veterans for their service.
During the October monthly Auxiliary meeting, there was a Dues Increase Topic for Annual Auxiliary members (for the 2020-2021 Auxiliary year). It was voted on and approved! Dues for next year (starting July 1, 2020) will be $15.00. They will remain at $12.00 for 2019-2020.
Join in on the festivities with the grand opening of the new USO at Camp Dodge. See the link below for more information:
VFW Auxiliary 9662 honored the Post members on their 70th Anniversary with a dinner, program and recognition certificates from Governor Reynolds and National Commander William J Schmitz organized by Elaine Podnar and her committee.