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Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post #9249
2018

2121 Grand Island Blvd.

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VFW Annual Picnic Sponsorship Opportunities - May 2018

    On July 4th 2018, the Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 and auxiliary are teaming up once again to bring to Grand Island our annual picnic. The Post will have food trucks and auxiliary will be serving corn-on-the-cob, clams, pop, water and legal beverages throughout the day. Somewhere between 3,000 and 4,000 people will come to our grounds and enjoy the festivities we have planned.
    The picnic will begin, following the Town's parade along Grand Island Blvd. and continue throughout the afternoon until 5:00 p.m. Friends, relatives, alumni and visitors to Grand Island will be participating. There are several games and events for the youth attending our great day. There will be a sound system for your listening and dancing pleasure.
    This event is the Post's largest annual fund raising event. During the year we use the money raised to support needy Veterans and their families in and around Grand Island. Money has supported the "Van for Vets" Program, food pantries and various Veterans Hospital Volunteer programs. We continually support many community programs such as scholarships to graduating seniors, Patriot's Pen, Voice of Democracy, the Grand Island Hockey Club program, Neighbors Foundation and adult softball.
    Many hours and days of planning go into making this event a success and the costs associated with our day are rising. As the Post Commander and event Chairman, I am asking for your financial support to offset some of these costs. Or Volunteer support, The Post has established 4 levels of sponsorship:
    Platinum Level - $1500.00
    Gold Level - $1000.00
    Silver Level - $500.00
    Kid Games Sponsor - $500.00 and volunteers
    Platinum & Gold Level sponsors have the opportunity to put their own display on the Grounds. Multiple sponsors, will chose spots according to level. Silver Level will have their sponsorship on the back sides of our venue tickets. We Sell 45 - 50 thousand tickets. Multiple sponsors will be split up among the tickets. We will use the sponsors’ names in our press releases and signs will be posted at the entrance gates to the grounds listing sponsors and sponsorship levels.
Thank you,
Daniel B. McMahon - Commander, Post 9249
Givfw9249@yahoo.com - Post: 773-6343




Thank A Vet Program Visits VFW - May 2018


From left: VFW Jr. Vice Commander Paul Coughlin, Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns and Post Commander Dan McMahon.

    Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns was at the VFW on Thursday, May 17th to sign up participants in the "Thank A Vet" program. The program offers didcount cards veterans with significant benefits from over 1,400 Erie County Businesses.




Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ - May 2018

    The VFW Post 9249, 2121 Grand Island Blvd., is hosting a Chiavetta's Chicken BBQ on Wednesday, May 2, 16 & 30th, from 4:00 p.m. till gone. Take-Out or Dine-In. Pre-sale tickets are available and encouraged. Dinner price is $10.00 and includes chicken, cole slaw, potato salad, dinner roll and butter.




VFW Auxiliary Lenten Fish Fry - March 2018

    The VFW Auxiliary is hosting a Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, March 23 & 30, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinners are $10.00 per person and include baked or fried fish, french fries, cole slaw, macaroni salad, bread & butter and coffee. Desserts are available for purchase. Chicken finger basket $10 adult/$5 kids. Raffles and 50/50 also available.




Auxiliary Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner - March 2018

    15th Annual VFW Post 9249 Auxiliary Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner is on Saturday, March 17th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at 2121 Grand Island Blvd. Tickets ar $10 and include corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots and dessert. There is an early bird from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at $9. There will be a 50/50 and lottery tree raffles. Public is welcome.




VFW Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner - February 2018

   The VFW Post 9249 Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner is Saturday, February 10th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., or sold out. All you can eat spaghetti, with meatballs, salad and bread is $7.00. Early birds from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. is $6.00. Raffle, 50-50, everyone welcome.




VFW Auxiliary Annual Soup Night - January 2018

   The VFW Post 9249 Auxiliary Annual Soup Night is Saturday, January 20th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., or sold out. All you can eat soup, and bread is $7.00. Lots of soups to choose from. Dessert table available. Take out available after 6:00 p.m., $6 per quart. Raffle, lottery tree, everyone welcome.



Newsletter - January 2018

   The VFW Post 9429 Newsletter.