Posted By Post 9808

May 3, 2023

Category - Post 9808 NEWS

Commander’s Message

For a few days I thought summer had arrived, but we are back to cooler days and nights.Of course, we still have yard work to do. The grass is growing, flowers blooming andweeds are certainly taking over the flower beds if you don’t stay on top of them. Paceyourselves as you tackle this ongoing task.
The Post had a wonderful Easter luncheon. The food was delicious, we played a fewgames and even had a visit from the Easter Bunny. If you did not join us, you missed out.It was an amazing event.
Plans are being made to have a Mother’s Day luncheon and also to have a Memorial DayProgram and luncheon. RSVP for both events. Information is provided on the followingpages of this Newsletter.
We continue to support Liberation and Lonesome Dove. Bingo is still played twice a week
on Wednesday and Friday. Your support is needed to continue these and other programs.Your Point of Contact for Liberation is Ron Scoville, Lonesome Dove is Ray Dawson andBingo is Coretta Langford. Let them know your availability. Help your Post continue toassist other Veterans.
Elections were held on 13 April at the Post. The following individualswere elected/appointed to the below

positions for 2023-2024.

  • Commander – Doris Wollett
  • Sr Vice – Paul Smith
  • Jr Vice – Phil Hudson
  • Quartermaster – Joanne Smith
  • Chaplain – Thomas Bynum
  • Judge Advocate – Boyd Burnett
  • Surgeon – Phil Hudson
  • 1 Year Trustee – Ray Dawson
  • 2 Year Trustee – Ron Scoville
  • 3 Year Trustee – Paul Kelley
  • Adjutant – Will Purcell
  • Service Officer – Eddie Hinton

We continue to work towards making All American and All State. All requirements havebeen met except Membership. If you are an Annual Member, please renew your dues andalso consider converting to Life. If you are already a Life Member, consider becoming aLegacy Life Member.
Please remember to contact the office if any of your contact information has changed sothat the database will be current.
Thank you all so much for voting for me to continue as Commander of Post 9808. It is anhonor and privilege to serve you. I will continue to do all I can to make our Post the best ofthe best. Thank you for your votes for the other positions. We will be an awesome Team9808! We will have Installation of Officers at the next meeting which is on 11 May at 7:30pm. Hope to see you there.
Team Veterans,
Doris Wollett, Commander

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VFW 9808 Auxiliary hosted a Tea Party & Fashion Show.