December is always a busy month for VFW Post 1454 beginning with our Wreaths Across America participation. We had a wonderful turnout for this special event. Click HERE to see our 2019 Wreaths Across America photos.
The Post Auxiliary sponsored a local family for Christmas this year and received a wonderful thank you note from the family. Thank you Char & Jeanne for heading up this project!
Our Auxiliary also shipped 8 boxes of goodies to our Troops overseas. Char received a text from Benjamin that all of the boxes had arrived in time for Christmas.
Deck the Halls, VFW Post 1454's hall that is. Club Manager Ellen has been busy decorating the hall for our New Year's Eve celebration. It's been a busy month for hall rentals too. Private parties, wedding receptions, family gatherings & more. Keep us in mind for your next event!
Shout out to Juan & Steve the Volunteer Floor Cleaning Crew! Thank you for your hard work. The floors look great! Perfect for dancing in the New Year. FYI - Our New Year's Eve Party is SOLD OUT!
New chairs for the New Year! New chairs for the Post have arrived. Huge thanks to James & our Post Auxiliary for handling the order, purchasing the chairs & finding a home for our old chairs, and to Char & Jeanne for helping unwrap all the new chairs.
Yes, December has been a busy month but we always have plenty of fun too. We celebrated the holidays and December birthdays for two special members of our VFW Family. Happy Birthday Commander Vic and Club Manager Ellen!
Wreaths Across America 2019
Remember - Honor - Teach
Remember our fallen U.S. Veterans. Honor those who serve.
Teach your children the value of Freedom.
Our thanks to all who joined us to honor our Nation's Heroes on Wreaths Across America Day. Special thanks to the generous Wreaths Across America sponsors that help make this event possible each year.
ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
PRIME RIB DINNER, DANCING & FUN
LIMITED TICKETS $16 EACH
MSU v UM Tailgate Party
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Thank you Alma Panthers Football Team!
The Alma Panthers High School Football Team donated $2,500 from their annual Lift-A-Thon to purchase wreaths for this year's Wreaths Across America program. Thank you Alma Panthers for your continued support!
Annual Kid's Halloween Party Pictures
This year's Kid's Halloween Party (an annual event made possible by our Post's awesome Auxiliary) was a spooktacularly fun event filled with lots of games, face-painting, yummy treats & free pumpkins for the kids to decorate.
Go Fund Me Campaign Update
As of 10/13/19 we have received $1,540.00 on our GoFundMe account and private donation of $800.00 which brings our total donations to $2,340.00. We are $326 away from meeting our project goal. Thank you all for your support.
Thank You Alma City Police Department!
The Alma City Police Department began a "No Shave November" Fundraising Campaign with proceeds supporting our Post's building project. Every Alma City Police Officer contributed and the Alma PD delivered a check to our Post for $300! Thank you Alma PD!
Reminder Auxiliary Pastie Orders Due Oct. 21st!
Next Fish Fry October 25th - Public Welcome!
Attention Euchre Players - Coming in November
There's something to be said about a man with a plan. When Post Member Jeff Humphrey's plan to repair the kitchen roof at our Post didn't go quite as planned, he came up with an alternative. A Go Fund Me Campaign to obtain the funding for the building materials needed to repair our kitchen roof.
Jeff created the Go Fund Me Campaign and published it to our Post's Facebook page to get the ball rolling. Through the powers of social media, Jeff's Go Fund Me Campaign caught the attention of the Alma City Police Department. They pledged their support with a "No Shave November" fundraiser with proceeds supporting our Post's roofing repairs.
Our Go Fund Me Campaign also caught the attention of the local news, WMEN Channel 5. They sent a crew out to interview Jeff. If you missed the broadcast, you can read the article & watch the news story by clicking HERE.
Donations Are Also Accepted At VFW Post 1454 In Person Or By Mailing:
VFW Post 1454
1302 Wright Ave.
Alma, MI 48801
Thank you for supporting your local Veterans!
Attention All VFW Post 1454 Members & Auxiliary:
Thank You Linda J. Baracy Memorial Charity!
Please join us in thanks to the Linda J. Baracy Memorial Charity for their generous contribution to our Post. Funds will be used for building materials to complete many Post improvement projects. Thank you for your continued support of our Post, Auxiliary and our local Veterans!
VFW Post 1454 Honor Guard
See the video on our Post's Facebook page by clicking the link below.
We are very proud of all of our Honor Guard Members. They do a fantastic job carrying out their duties and representing our Post. Most importantly, they are always present to honor their Comrades. Thank you Honor Guard!
Thank You Alma Panthers Football & Athletics!
Alma Panthers Football & Alma Panthers Athletics have been great supporters of our Post and our local Veterans. Let's show them the awesome support they have shown us. Support Panther Athletics! Go Alma Panthers!
Auxiliary Steak Fry Closes For 2019 Season
Congratulations Jamie & Diana!
Blood Drive Monday, September 16th
Reminder to Post & Auxiliary Members
Friday Night Fish Fry - PUBLIC WELCOME!
Fall Fun - September Events!
LAST STEAK FRY OF THE SEASON!
SUNDAY, SEPT. 15TH FROM NOON TO 4 PM
POST & AUXILIARY MEMBERS PRIVATE EVENT
WET BURRITO NIGHT!
FRIDAY NIGHT FISH FRY
SEPTEMBER 27TH FROM 5 TO 7 PM
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Leslie C. McLean