VFW Post 9741 Update – Mar 2017

1. New Name – We are now the Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741
2. We swore in 2 new members last meeting and we are in the top 5 in Colorado in growth of our post
3. Our new Veteran Transport Van update

a. We’ve operated just in 2017
b. Transported 13 times
c. 1,201 miles so far
d. Need more drivers

*No special license needed

4. Our post approved the new Carbon Valley VFW Post 9741 Auxiliary and turned in our application last Tuesday night. Now we wait!
5. We are seeking sponsors for our monthly Community Breakfast, only $450 for the month

a. Notice on our web site
b. Notice on our Facebook page
c. Banner at the breakfast
d. Flyers and or cards at the breakfast

6. February Community Breakfast tomorrow from 8 to 11 am
7. March 18 is our Community Breakfast
8. We need a couple of Grant Writers
9. Supporting Veterans cost money and our post is completely focused on Support Veterans which is why we continue to grow. If you can, please go to www.VFWPost9741.org and click on the DONATE button at the top of the page, then select how you would like your money spent and donate what you can. It all helps!
10. We fixed plumbing in an Army Veterans house
11. We helped get an Army Veteran out of living in his car
12. Mark Down May 13 from 11 to 1:30. For a Vietnam Veteran Pinning Ceremony here in SW Weld County
13. Stand Down for homeless Veterans, April 28 and the support Armory on the I-25 east frontage road across from Swingle Tree
14. See us at the Firestone PD Meet and Greet on March 23
15. August 19 – Veteran Music Festival to support Local Veterans and Active Military
16. We are close to launching another AR-15 Raffle, this time for a custom built unit, with scope and American flag on it

Website is www.VFWPost9741.org
Phone is 720-552-6191

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