A great night was had by all that went to Rudi’s “Salute to Veterans” Thanks to Mike and the Staff there, the post was able to raise money for our upcoming annual programs, like student scholarship programs, support for veteran related programs, and post programs. Thanks to Past County Commander George Barrett, Past Commander ScottContinue reading “Fundraiser at Rudi’s”
Members of Post 2913 welcomed members of the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce to the Hall for their July Meeting and served Breakfast. Commander Rogers gave an introduction to the Post, explained our programs and what we had coming up, as well as what the post was in need of to continue running and movingContinue reading “Chamber Breakfast”
Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2913 along with some of our friends went to the Long Island Ducks Game on July 8th 2018, where besides seeing a good game; Commander Dave Rogers and Past Commander George Barrett were honored as Hero’s of the Game.
July’s Post meeting was started off with a talk from Mellisa Pandolf, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2913 member and Suffolk County Veterans Service Officer. Mellisa talked about what benefits mean and what kinds of illnesses veterans may not know are service related. Benefits are not a gift, and veterans who apply for benefits areContinue reading “Post Meeting”
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2913 together with American Legion Post 269 and AMVets Post 111 conducted our annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at Fireman’s Park in Patchogue. The Event was well attended with Rep. Dean Murray, Legislator Rob Calarco, Patchogue Mayor Paul Pontieri, Village Trustee Susan Brinkman, David Kennedy of the Chamber, and members ofContinue reading “Flag Retirement Ceremony”
Members of VFW Post 2913, American Legion Post 269, and AMVets Post 111 attended the photo for the 125th Anniversary for Patchogue.
Commander Dave Rogers attended the Dept of NY State Convention. During the convention he attended the Legislative Committee, where they talked about the legislative issues before VFW. VFW Veteran Service Officer Funding: The VFW has requested continued funding for the highly effective Veterans Service Officer program. In 2018 funding of up to 125,000.00 for theContinue reading “Dept of NY VFW State Convention”
On June 2nd, VFW Post 2913 gathered with County Legislator Rob Calarco, members of the Swan Lake Civic Association, American Legion Post 269 and Vietnam Veterans, to re-dedicate the Vietnam Stone at Swan Lake, thanks to the hard work and dedication of member and Guard for the Post Peter Palamidis. Peter saw that the stoneContinue reading “Vietnam Stone at Swan Lake”
VFW Post 2913 was pleased to be included as a backdrop for part of an upcoming film “Polybius” which is being filmed for entrance in the Sundance Film Festival.
Memorial Day is one of those days that the VFW does a lot in a short time, because we have so many to honor in just one day. Members of the Post and the Auxiliary gather together on this day to pay our respects to those that gave so much. VFW Post 2913 started it’sContinue reading “Memorial Day 2018”