Celebration of Life for George Bowers
Wednesday April 17, 2019 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
We will be having a Celebration of Life for George Bowers on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm. Please plan to join us to share your stories and pictures of George!
Hope to see everyone there.
Fish Fry Cancelled - to be Rescheduled
Saturday April 20 Cancelled in Observance of Easter Weekend
A second monthly Fish Fry makeup will be scheduled on another date.
$10 per meal, includes Fresh Fried Fish, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans, Close Slaw and desserts. And of course you can get and enjoy your favorite beverages at the bar.
CPR Instruction & Certification Training
1st Training Class Complete and a 2nd to Be Scheduled
The IOP Fire Department will be conducting CPR Instruction & Certification classes at the post.
The second of 2 classes will be scheduled to accommodate the overflow and conflicts on the first date. We have more people currently signed up.
VFW "Buddy®" Poppy Program
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.
The Annual Fundraiser for the VFW Post 3137 Isle of Palms
Drawing will be held Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30pm
2 Tickets for $5.00 or 5 Tickets for $10
Put your name and phone number on back of tickets, you do not have to be present to win!!!
Rentals - Downstairs at VFW Post 3137
Why not hold your next event right on the beach. Rental space is available below the post for
Rent the downstairs of VFW Post 3137 for any type of celebration! Birthdays, Wedding Receptions, Graduations and Retirements!
For more details visit: http://www.vfwpost3137.org/rentals/
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