Post 3063 Office Closed Indefinitely

Effective immediately, and until further notice, VFW Post 3063 open office hours on Thursdays and Saturdays are temporarily suspended. Our regular monthly business meeting on 4/2/20 will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions for using Zoom will be furnished later. In case of emergency, members are invited to contact the Quartermaster, Harold Rodenberger, at 206-972-2135 or [email protected]

VFW Washington State Middle School Teacher of the Year

Last month during our Department of Washington Mid-Winter Conference in Yakima, Dan Waldschmidt, our Ballard Eagleson middle school teacher of the year, was announced as the VFW Washington State Middle School Teacher of the Year.   Dan teaches Social Studies and History at Hamilton International Middle School. He received a $1,000 check and is now competing for the VFW National Middle School Teacher of the Year.   Good Luck at…

Highlights From the Mid-Winter Convention

By Alyson Teeter   Members of Post 3063 traveled in the snow to attend the annual VFW Department of Washington Mid-Winter convention in Yakima Jan. 17-18, 2020.   Commander Joe Tiffany, Sr. Vice Commander Joe Fitzgerald, Quartermaster Harold Rodenberger and Adjutant Aly Teeter were in attendance and sat in on business meetings, breakout sessions, and a banquet that recognized the department-level essay winners and teacher and first responder award recipients….

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…

Annual Fundraiser Yet Again an Outstanding Success

By Alyson Teeter   VFW Post 3063 hosted its Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser and Raffle Sept. 14, 2019. The annual tradition, which has been held at the post hall for a number of years, brought in $6,264.20: an increase of nearly $500 from 2018! The net proceeds will be deposited in the Post Relief Fund, which benefits a variety of causes, from local veterans in need — including those at the…