Chamber Breakfast

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”

Flag Retirement Ceremony

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”

Vietnam Stone at Swan Lake

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”

Deteriorating Civil War monument in Patchogue to get face-lift

By Deon J. Hampton deon.hampton@newsday.com  @deonjhampton Updated February 23, 2018 1:27 PM Article from Newsday, here is the link for the story on News 12 Long Island: http://newjersey.news12.com/clip/14151903/patchogue-seeks-fundraising-help-to-fix-civil-war-monument The statue of an armed uniformed soldier has gradually decayed, but efforts are underway to save a piece of history. The Civil War monument on Baker StreetContinue reading “Deteriorating Civil War monument in Patchogue to get face-lift”