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VFW Post 4174: Make it memorable!

Monday, May 31, is Memorial Day. In honor of those who have fallen, we fly our flags at half staff until noon in accordance with the rest of the nation. We also find many different ways to acknowledge this day. For some, it is a time to remember a son, daughter, sister, brother or parent who ...

VFW Post 4174: Hump Days

Back in the early 1960s a gentleman named Roy Mann coined the phrase “Hump Day” around a water cooler at a Dupont Plant. In 1975, J.J.Cale wrote a song “Friday” where the lyrics included the words Hump Day. Somehow, I missed learning and hearing about all that until a veteran told me ...

VFW Post 4174: 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 ...

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 ...