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Home Depot Community Impact Grant

Home Depot Community Impact Grant

The Home Depot has started accepting applications for its 2021 Community Impact Grant now through Dec. 31, 2021. VFW members can receive up to $5,000 to fund repairs or construction projects at their Post building.

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John Smith Jr.

From Ron Scoville: Please have this posted to our members. John Smith Jr., 94 years young passed away August 21, 2020. There will be a virtual funeral Wednesday 8/26/2020 at 13:00 from Bennett Funeral Home. For more details follow this link to the online obituary.

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Andrew Schmitz Homecoming

VFW Riders from Post 9808 and American Legion Riders from Post 175, Ray Bassetti, Ron Scoville, Fred Kuester, Dan Ossa, Jack Barbour, Thomas Bynum, Tom and Faith Esker braved the rain to participate with other motorcycle groups from our area to pay final tribute to...

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Wreaths Across America 2019

  Visit the Gallery to see more photos. This was posted in FaceBook by Ray Bassetti Cold Harbor National Cemetery sunrise the day after. It's a beautiful sight. A job well done yesterday, by many members of our post and the community. Attaboys go out to the...

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December Auxiliary President Message

Auxiliary Dear Brothers and Sisters,   Our Post served a complimentary lunch on Veterans Day and transported Post and Auxiliary members to Hanover Wayside for a traditional Veterans Day Service. Tuesday, the 12th, our Veterans were celebrated at Stone-wall...

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December Commander Message

Comrades, December is upon us and the new year is just around the corner. Everyone will soon be running to and fro: errands, shopping, de-liveries, and pick-ups. Everyone is busy and running. If you find yourself in the Bell Creek shopping area (Wal-Mart, Target,...

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Next 10 Days Events

Oct
24
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
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Oct
25
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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Oct
26
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808
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Oct
27
Wed
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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10:00 am Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center ...
Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center ...
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am
Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center Leave Post at 9 AM
The members leave the post at 9:00 AM. Lonesome Dove   Share this:TwitterFacebookPrint
10:30 am Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am
Bingo - VFW Post 10657 @ VFW 9808
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808
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7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bingo - VFW Post 9808
Time:  Doors will Open at 5:00 pm Instant/Pull Tabs will be sold starting at 5:00 pm Bingo Calling  will begin at 7:00 pm Due to COVID-19 we have to abide by both state and Health[...]
Oct
28
Thu
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808
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6:00 pm Post 9808 Riders Dinner & Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Post 9808 Riders Dinner & Meeting @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm
Post 9808 Riders Dinner & Meeting @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
The Post 9808 Riders will start having fellowship and a meeting on the 4th Thursdays of the month. The fellowship starts at 6:00 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.  This is open to[...]
Oct
29
Fri
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808
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7:00 pm Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Bingo – VFW Post 9808
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bingo - VFW Post 9808
Time:  Doors will Open at 5:00 pm Instant/Pull Tabs will be sold starting at 5:00 pm Bingo Calling  will begin at 7:00 pm Due to COVID-19 we have to abide by both state and Health[...]
7:00 pm Corn Hole (Friday)
Corn Hole (Friday)
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm
Corn Hole (Friday)
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Oct
31
Sun
2:00 pm Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Bingo – VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm
Bingo - VFW 3rd District @ VFW 9808
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Nov
1
Mon
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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5:00 pm Color Guard Meeting
Color Guard Meeting
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Color Guard Meeting
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Nov
2
Tue
8:00 am Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Breakfast & Lunch (made to order) @ VFW POST 9808 | Mechanicsville | Virginia | United States
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4:00 pm Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Dinner – Dine in and Pickup – (4... @ VFW 9808
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner - Dine in and Pickup - (4:00 PM to 6:30 PM) - Call (804) 746-9808 @ VFW 9808
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VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 OCTOBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,Lots has been going on at the Post. If you have not been by, please take some time and check out what’shappening. You may see some changes in the appearance of things. Volunteers have been busy sprucing things up. It takes a lot to...

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VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 SEPTEMBER 2021 NEWSLETTER

COMMANDERS MESSAGE Comrades,Thank you to everyone that has stepped up in support of OUR Post. Your volunteering means this Post will continue to thrive. There are so many ways that you can volunteer and we can use more of you to help out. Of course, BINGO continues to...

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VFW POST 9808 AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,We have had a busy month and it doesn't look like things are letting up, but that is a good thing. The Post is almost back to conducting business like we have in the past. You no longer have to wear a mask if you have been fully...

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VFW POST 9808 JULY 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 JULY 2021 NEWSLETTER

Comrades,Thank you so much for your confidence in electing me as your Commander. I promise to do my best to make the right decisions for the Post and all its members. The new slate of Officers for 2021-2022 will have the best interest of the Post in mind as they...

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VFW POST 9808 JUNE 2021 NEWSLETTER

VFW POST 9808 JUNE 2021 NEWSLETTER

Commander’s Message Comrades,It is with some degree of sorrow that today I write my final newsletter as Commander of your post. I am honored that you elected me to serve this past year and I'm thankful for the great team of officers you elected to serve with me. We...

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VFW POST 9808 May 2021 Newsletter

VFW POST 9808 May 2021 Newsletter

Commander’s Message Comrades,When the yellow pollen starts falling all over your outdoor vehicles, you know it's almost time to get those tomato plants in the ground. Watch the moon, give it a few more days and then get to it. To all the Comrades who cast a ballot in...

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VFW Post 9808 April newsletter

VFW Post 9808 April newsletter

Comrades,Spring has sprung and with more and more citizens being vaccinated, Covid is fading. But, it’s not gone yet so we must continue to practice all the recommendations of our public health professionals. We kick off the month with our trip to Liberation Veterans...

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CPT James Ahn Memorial Scholarship

CPT James Ahn Memorial Scholarship

Former Special Forces Service Member
Full time student pursuing degree/certification completion at an accredited post secondary institution including graduate school, university, college, community college, or vocational/technical institution.
Applicants must complete the application in full by June 1, 2021

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Wreathes Across America 2021

Wreathes Across America 2021

Wreaths Across America The 2021 Wreaths Across America campaign is open.  The Post has a goal of filling the Cold Harbor National Cemetery with 900+ wreaths. For every two (2) wreaths ordered we get one (1) free. If you have questions, contact Paul Smith at...

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How to retire an old flag

How to retire an old flag

If you have a flag that needs to be retired, Post 9808 has a drop box just for that purpose. The drop box is located just to the  left of the front door. If you would like to learn more about flag etiquette follow this link. VFW FLAG ETIQUETTE

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