by Charles M. PickettPublic Relations VFWNewHaven.org looked dated. Built using legacy Adobe GoLive software, it made a good postcard site and had a good amount of content (photos, PDFs, events). It did the trick during the start-up phase but it was time to step it up. In this visual age, presentation is increasingly important in … Continue reading VFWNewHaven.org 2.0 and Internet Applications
by Charles M. Pickett I fully realize many VFW posts do not do email. This blog post is not for them. I wish them well. For those who do, you can step up your game by using an email program (FREE) such as MailChimp. This blog post will talk about mail lists, OMS, and sanitation. … Continue reading Email list sanitation, OMS, and MailChimp
UPDATE: The criteria for the VFW All-American Leadership Program has changed over the years but the motivation remains the same (20190210) by Charles M. PickettPublic Relations In the wake of founding our new post, the members of VFW New Haven have been busy learning their jobs and discovering the VFW traditions and rituals. However, it … Continue reading VFW All-American Leadership Program: What is a good post?
By Charles M. Pickett In retrospect, forming and chartering a new Veterans of Foreign Wars post was not that difficult. However, it would have been much more difficult if I wasn’t well versed in marketing techniques that I acquired when I promoted indie-rock bands in Boston before I joined the Army. Here are some thoughts … Continue reading VFW New Post Review and Random Thoughts
NEW HAVEN, CONN (January 26, 2016) – Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 volunteered for the 2016 Connecticut Point-In-Time homeless count on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The statewide annual count is part of a national survey which measures the extent and nature of homelessness in America. The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness … Continue reading VFW NEW HAVEN VETERANS JOIN HOMELESS SURVEY
Published in VFW Checkpoint Magazine New Canaan, Conn. YMCA sponsored the Family Warrior Mud Run on Oct. 18, to benefit Little Warriors, a project of the Brian Bill Foundation. Little Warriors is an organization committed to supporting the children of active-duty and fallen Navy SEALs. VFW New Haven Members Mike and Stas joined camarades from the … Continue reading VFW Members Participate in Mud Run to Benefit Navy SEAL Children