May Social Feeds 65 Comrades and Family Members

With the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order, we have continued to serve our regular third Thursday social night dinner for take out. Chef Kay Seelig and Linda Stokke prepared a belated Cinco de Mayo meal for 65 members May 21 (which is a much higher number than our regular monthly socials)! We’ve also collected more donations and are starting to break even on socials, which is a plus. We…

Thank You to the Guardsmen at Ballard Food Bank

The post donated pizzas to the Washington National Guard soldiers and volunteers working at the Ballard Food Bank April 20, 2020. Thank you so much to the Guardsmen and volunteers for their service! To find out more about the Washington National Guard service at food banks, see https://mil.wa.gov/news/washington-national-guard-helps-food-banks-statewide.

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!