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Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post #9249
2016

2121 Grand Island Blvd.

Previous VFW News




Volunteer Opportunity - Help the Veterans - June 2017

   Please join us Monday, June 27th at 6:00 p.m. at the VFW Post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd., for a planning meeting for 4th of July at the VFW on Grand Island. We are reformatting the management of the event and welcome the public to the mandatory planning meeting to find out how you can help our event be successful. We will feed you light dinner and help you find the best venue to work. The day of the event we will feed you and offer refreshments. It's a lot of fun and helps a good cause.




Memorial Day Cemetery Schedule - May 2017


    The Honor Guard of the Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Post 9249 Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct gravesite services at the following locations on May 29, 2017 - times approximate:
  • Whitehaven Cemetery - East River Rd. (near Holiday Inn) 7:40-7:50 a.m.
  • Maple Grove Cemetery - (resting place of C. N. DeGlopper) near Whitehaven Rd. 7:55-8:05 a.m.
  • Staley Cemetery - West River Rd near Staley - 8:15-8:25 a.m.:
  • Assumption Cemetery - Whitehaven Rd, near 4th St. - 8:30-8:40 a.m.
  • Trinity Cemetery - Whitehaven Rd. next to Old Trinity Church 8:45-8:55 a.m.
  • St. Stephen's Cemetery - Baseline Rd, next to Old St. Stephen's Church - 9-9:10 a.m.




    VFW Flags on the Boulevard 2017 Sponsors - May 2017


       For several years the VFW Post #9249 has collected donations from individuals and businesses for the Flags on the Boulevard. Each Memorial Day, the flags are displayed with the sponsors names. One half of the proceeds will go to the DeGlopper Park expansion.
       This years sponsors are: Business sponsors $100 - Aceti's Wine & Spirits, Adam's Door Company Inc, Certified AutoBrokers Inc., Christine Learman, CPA, P.C., Cross Controls & Electric, Daigler Engineering, Inc., Double D Construction, ElderWood at Grand Island, Flower A Day Florist, Grand Island Central School District, GI Moose Family Center #180, Grand Island Waste Management, Health Wear of WNY, Jack's Lawn Mower Service, John's Pizza & Subs, Mallwitz's Island Lanes, McMahon's Family Restaurant, River Oaks Golf Club /Ellden's Grill & Banquet, Robert M. Ratajczak, Jr. P.C., Rockwood Brothers Collision, Wayside Nursery, Inc., Wheelfind Auto Repairs & Towing, Woodchuck Tree Service, Erie County Legislator Hardwick (District 4), Town Councilman Chris Aronica, JB Landscaping & Snowplowing, Buffalo DogHouse, B. Pariso Transport, Niagara River Station Fishing Club, Fuccillo Automotive Group. Individual donors - $50, Metro Town Center Realty, Inc., Laurance C. Wright, Compu-Mail.




    VFW Cinco De Mayo Party - May 2017

        VFW Post #9249 is hosting a Cinco De Mayo Party on Friday, May 5th, at the Post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. All members and public are welcome to attend. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. There will be a fiesta menu and margarita, tequilla and Mexican beer available. See flyer.




    VFW Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ - April 2017

        VFW Post #9249 is hosting a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ as a fundraiser on Wednesday, May 3, 17 and 31. Take-out or dine-in, 4:00 p.m. - gone. Dinner is $10 and includes Chicken, cole slaw, potato salad, dinner roll and butter. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. and encouraged! See flyer.




    VFW Auxiliary Fish Dinner - March 2017

       The VFW Post 9249 is hosting a Lenten Fish Dinner on Friday, March 31st from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and April 14th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. Dinner includes fish, French fries, cole slaw, macaroni salad, bread, butter, and coffee. See flyer. Public welcome.




    VFW Auxiliary Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner - March 2017

       The 14th Annual VFW Auxiliary Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner will be held on Saturday, March 18th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. Dinner includes corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots and dessert. The cost is $10, early birds 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., $9. 50/50 and lottery tree raffles. Public welcome.



    VFW Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner - January 2017

        The VFW Auxiliary Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd. All you can eat spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread & butter, coffee or tea. Desserts available for purchase. Cost is $7, Early Bird (4pm-5pm) $6. There will be a raffle and 50/50 split.




    VFW Auxiliary Annual Soup Night - January 2017

       The VFW Post 9249 Auxiliary 13th Annual Soup Night is Saturday, January 21st from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., or sold out. All you can eat soup, salad and bread is $7.00. Lot's of soups to choose from. Dessert table available. Take out available after 6:00 p.m., $6 per quart. Raffle, lottery tree, everyone welcome.