Wreaths Across America: Remember – Honor – Teach

One man’s annual tribute to our veterans inspired a legion of volunteers who gave rise to the Wreaths Across America of today.   By Joe Fitzgerald, Post 3063 Color/Honor Guard Captain    Merrill Worcester owner of Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington Maine was a 12 year old paper boy for the Bangor Daily News, when he won a trip to Washington, D.C and to Arlington National Cemetery, which left an indelible…

Post Reps Present Certificates to Essay Writers and Teacher of the Year

Quartermaster Rodenberger and Adjutant Teeter presented certificates and prizes yesterday to Hamilton International Middle School students who submitted essays for the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. We also presented the Teacher of the Year to Dan Waldschmidt, an 8th grade teacher at Hamilton.   Thank you to Dan and his students for participating and supporting the VFW!

Post Announces Annual Essay Winners

Congratulations to the following students who won the the annual VFW Youth Essay  contests for Post 3063! They received a cash prize and also went on to compete at the district level.   The winning essays are linked to their names below.   Voice of Democracy: Jessica Chacko (also placed 2nd in District #2)   Patriot’s Pen: Chloe Sow (also received honorable mention in District #2)   Youth Essay: Luce Hart…

Thank You to Our VAMC Volunteers

A small contingent of Post 3063 members volunteered on Veterans Day to hand out items and visit with veterans at the Seattle VA Medical Center. Thank you to Comrades Cavin and Hoglund for keeping things organized and visiting with patients. A special thanks goes to Comrade Mamallo for donating so many snacks and Liz Servey for rallying her Boy Scouts to volunteer. If you’re interested in volunteering, we always have…

Seattle Civic Band Partners with Post 3063

Bravo to the Seattle Civic Band for playing wonderful patriotic music at the post Nov. 10 in commemoration of Veterans Day. We appreciate their heartfelt thanks and donations to the Post 3063 Relief Fund.       The Seattle Civic Band is playing a holiday concert at the post Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. See the Facebook event for more details.