September 2019 Newsletter Available

Ballard Eagleson VFW Post 3063’s September 2019 newsletter is available here. Highlights include: Raffle Donation Update; Buy Tickets NOW for Spaghetti Fundraiser Sept. 14; 2019 National Convention Recap; In Memoriam: Remembering Bob Drew; Youth Essay Deadline Approaching; and AARP Provides Anti-Fraud Info at Post Social.

Fundraiser update

By Russ Seelig   We are exactly 2 weeks from the Spaghetti Feed and Raffle and I wanted to give you all a quick update on where we are prior to our final meeting.  We currently have about 35 raffle prizes in hand with additional promised.  My experience has been that not all that are promised materialize and some that we never hear about beforehand show up at the event. …

In Memoriam: Remembering Bob Drew

By Harold Rodenberger   I never had a chance to speak with Bob Drew. He was an old man when he joined our post. Those who did meet him were impressed with his quiet demeanor and presence of mind. Many of those who knew Bob weren’t aware of his background. He was just another old man who didn’t ask for any special attention or help. He was part of The…

National Convention Wrap-up

By Harold Rodenberger   The Veterans of Foreign Wars held its 120th National Convention in Orlando, Florida this year. Elected representatives from posts and departments attend these national conventions each year and when in session, the convention is the governing body of our organization.   Three members from our post attended this year; Sr Vice Joe Tiffany, representing Commander Pete Krawitz; Jr Vice Joe Fitzgerald and Quartermaster Harold Rodenberger. We…