Quartermaster’s Update (October 2020)

By Harold Rodenberger What a summer it’s been! Pestilence, fire, smoke, it seems almost Biblical. No swarms of locusts or floods yet, but the year’s not over. The fires and smoke have gone, but the pestilence remains, and will for who knows how long. Mask up, wash up and space out. Best practices for you and your fellow humans. The highlight of the summer quarter was our fundraiser. As of…

Quartermaster Update for the ‘New Year’

By Harold Rodenberger  The first month of our new VFW year has passed under the same virus cloud as the preceding three months. Nonetheless our new officers are functioning well in their new positions and Post 3063 is becoming more familiar with conducting business remotely.  For access to our business meetings click on one of the Zoom links in the email sent out by our Adjutant. You will go to…

Congrats to our super volunteer!

Jessica Chacko came to the VFW on June 18, 2020, to help prepare and package up the meals for our monthly social. She was surprised with a small, socially distanced graduation party and award presentation. Chef Kay Seelig put together the graduation party featuring special cupcakes. Commander Joe Fitzgerald and Kay presented Jessica with a plaque expressing appreciation from Ballard Eagleson Post for the more than 500 hours that Jessica…

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…

From the Commander (October 2019)

Comrades,   Since becoming Commander, we have had a busy start to the “VFW year.”   Our time has been occupied by the  Department (State) Convention in Vancouver, WA, the National Convention in Orlando, Florida, District Two (our district) meetings, and last but not least, the amazing fifth annual Spaghetti Fundraiser co-chaired by Russ and Kay Seelig.   The conventions are an amazing way to learn about the VFW and…