Newsletter

September 2018

Vets Views

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VFW National Home for Children

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There are two types of Membership:

1) VFW and VFW Auxiliary  members and organizations are eligible to become Life Members. Life Members may vote for the trustees who represent their National Home District and approve any proposed changes to our bylaws and articles of incorporation.  2) Any individual or organization wishing to support the National Home’s mission can become an Associate Life Member. Associate Life Members do not have voting privileges.    

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 * Please note that effective January 1, 2019, the cost to purchase a membership is increasing to $50 and will include a Life Member pin. 

From the Chaplain’s Pen ……………………………………...……...........… Chaplain Al Lowe

The year changes quickly from summer to fall and winter.  It has been a hot summer and I suppose it to be a rather “warm” fall.  But soon it will be cold, the rain may be in the form of ice, and we will once again pine for the hot days of summer.

The fall also carries with it many activities and events for the VFW individual.  First would be our endeavor to solicit more veterans to join our organization as we seek to provide assistance to the veteran.  There will be several District & Post Meetings through the next few months.  One in particular has my interest.  On September in Rockport Tx, Post 3904 Rockport is having a fund raiser, “Rebuild the Building.”  I am planning on going to Rockport for that event and a plate of Spaghetti and Meatball’s and learn what a “Live and Chinese Raffle” happens to be.

Fun aside, we also have several events which we should now be in preparation.  Specifically, I think of November 11, Veteran’s Day.  This is not something we do once a year to get our ticket punched, but a day of remembrance of the many who paid the ultimate price for our nation.  For me, Veteran’s Day is not simply a day in November, but every time I salute the flag, I thank God for those Veterans (and never forget family members) who made it possible.

Lot’s of things happening.  Take advantage of all you can. And in all things, give thanks.

We can do this!

Blessings,

Chaplain,

Al Lowe

 Al Lowe 

Bible Verse Of The Month

Habakkuk - Chapter 2 - Verse 4

 "Behold, hid soul which is lifted up is not upright in

him: but the just shall live by his faith."

 

Prayer List

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Continue to be respectful to all.  This is our Post and many have worked long and hard to ensure the enjoyment of all.  Continue to help and take care of the Canteen workers and show your Generosity to them.   Follow the rules and enforce them for the betterment of all. Thanks for the article on the next page. Please put your articles in the RED folder in the Canteen and I will pick them up weekly. This month's article is out of the VA Newsletter and a letter from a member.

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