VFW Post 3137 and District 1 Teacher of the Year 2017
VFW District 1 Citizenship Education Teacher Awards Chairperson, Adjutant James "Smokey" Stover and Commander Gillam were very honored and proud to present Dr. Marguerite Platt with the Post 3137 Citizenship High School Teacher of the Year award for 2016-17. Dr. Platt was also chosen as the VFW District 1 (12 VFW Posts) Teacher of the Year for the same period.
Dr. Platt is an amazing teacher and was also selected by the school administration as the 2016-17 Ft. Dorchester High School Teacher of the Year. She is a veteran, having served 7 years in the US Air Force, and earned her Doctor of Education in 2013.
Here's to you Dr. Platt!
Steak Night...Every Week!
Sure it's Cinco de Mayo, but join us for Friday Night Steak Dinner. $15 per meal, includes Baked Potato and Salad. Season your own and grill to your liking. And of course you can get and enjoy your favorite beverages at the bar, Corona perhaps.
What better way to enjoy dinner with comrades and guests at the beach!
Next Fish Fry - Saturday May 20
Join us the for our next Fish Fry Saturday May 20th for our monthly Fish Fry.
$10 per meal, includes Fresh Fried Fish, Tater Tots, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans, and Close Slaw. And of course you can get and enjoy your favorite beverages at the bar.
The Fish Fry is held the 3rd Saturday of the Month @ 6pm through October, so mark your calendars.
Volunteers make this happen, old crew and any new Volunteers, contact Bo @ (843) 224-8704. Fry crew, Serving crew, Kitchen crew, Trash crew...it's what we do.
What better way to enjoy time at the beach! Open to the Public.
VFW "Buddy®" Poppy Program
VFW Magazine May 2017 edition Cover -
Hollywood Stars Glamourized Buddy Poppies -
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Opportunities for Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 4th of July and Veterans Day Saturday, November 11. Let's continue this long tradition for awareness, support and raising money to support our veterans and their families.
If you work at an office, know a retail space or other location willing to display a bowl of Poppy's for donations, please contact Sr. Vice Commander: Rex Brown so he can plan on having everything available to help our cause!
Among all the flowers that evoke the memories and emotions of war is the red poppy, which became associated with war after the publication of a poem written by Col. John McCrae of Canada. The poem, "In Flander's Field," describes blowing red fields among the battleground of the fallen.
For more than 75 years, the VFW's Buddy Poppy program has raised millions of dollars in support of veterans' welfare and the well being of their dependents.
The VFW conducted its first poppy distribution before Memorial Day in 1922, becoming the first veterans' organization to organize a nationwide distribution. The poppy soon was adopted as the official memorial flower of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
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