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Are you ready to lead?

Are you the type of person who is reliable, have good communication skills, are patient, open minded and willing to learn things as well as teach them? Do you like to run meetings? If so, you might want to consider becoming an Officer of your local VFW Auxiliary Chapter. While leadership ...

VFW: Anticipating April’s acceleration

While there’s still some time left in the month, a lot of activity is still going on. April 23 was burgers and to help one enjoy the meal, Veronica will be doing Karaokee and entertainment. Today, April 28 is when Kasey will do her famous stuffed peppers and James Prather is heading the ...

VFW Post 4174: The Family Circle

Many people have been wondering just who is eligible to become a member of the VFW Auxiliary. What is not known is the fact so many family members are actually able to join. The Auxiliary is not just for spouses of veterans of veterans and service members. The Family Circle of possible ...

General Women’s Club of Lehigh Acres Upcoming Events

Next monthly meeting to be held April 16 The General Women's Club of Lehigh Acres will have its monthly meeting on Friday, April 16 at 1 p.m.  Melissa Barry, Fire Commissioner of Lehigh Acres, will be the speaker. The meeting will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in the Sweatlock Hall, 705 ...

VFW Post 4174: VFW’s priority goals

Since the 20th Century, the VFW has had a hand in many pieces of legislation which has been passed, and continues to work on keeping that hand in to provide for the well being of Veterans. Since there are more than 1.5 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary, Capitol Hill can hear us ...

American Legion: The ‘Long and Short’ of it

Have you ever noticed that when one receives a long document or a manual of some sort that it is briefly skimmed over, then put in a drawer, only to be taken out in the event there is a serious question needing an answer? And of course, when that happens, it’s a mad scramble to find what you ...

American Legion Unit 323: Did you know?………

Even though many of the programs at the American Legion have been suspended or cut short in 2020 because of the pandemic, the American Legion Legacy Scholarship program progressed because of the dedication of members of the American Legion Riders. The children of U.S. Military personnel who ...

American Legion Unit 323: The ‘Way We Were’

As we all are aware, the coronavirus has shown us that the modern world is actually stoppable. It became a severe test of our society, economy, all businesses and every person on earth. The actual test is still going on and will continue to the future. We need to understand we will never ...

American Legion Unit 323: Texts, tweets or talks

Today’s youth feel so important because they are able to text, tweet or talk in a special language not understood by their parents. Here at the American Legion, we know this is something which has been around for many years and we celebrate those who were using secret codes to help win wars. ...

American Legion Unit 323: Happy birthday!

Submitted by Pat Whitehall Tuesday, Aug. 4 saw the 230th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard. It was created by Alexander Hamilton as the Revenue Marine and is the oldest continuous seagoing service of the United States. The original purpose was to collect customs duties at U.S. seaports. Its ...