Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Annual Fundraiser Celebrates Chartering of Post and Solemnizes Patriot Day—9/11 Never Forget
VFW VETERAN RECEPTION: All military veterans and their guests are invited to the 2018 VFW New Haven Founders Day Reception with proceeds going to the VFW National Veterans & Military Support Services program. The free event with hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and a cash bar is from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14, Elks Lodge #25, 524 State St., RSVP at vfwnhv.eventbrite.com or 203-443-1643.
NEW HAVEN—The Veterans of Foreign Wars New Haven Post 12150 will hold their annual Founders Day Reception on Friday, September 14, 2017 from 5 .m. to 8 p.m. at the New Haven Elks Lodge #25, (524 State St., New Haven, CT 06510). Proceeds from the event will go to the VFW National Veterans & Military Support Services program.
Chartered in 2015, the “new generation” post of mostly Post-9/11 veterans will solemnize Patriot Day—the National Day of Service and Remembrance—when Americans observe the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Additionally, this year the reception will commemorate the centennial of World War I.
RSVP for the informal and free event with hors d’oeuvres, raffles, a brief speaking program and cash bar online (https://vfwnhv.eventbrite.com).
The VFW is largest, oldest, and most powerful war veterans service organization in America. Interested veterans can learn more about the local VFW New Haven post online (VFWNewHaven.org) or on Facebook (@VFWNewHaven).
- What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is metered street parking on Wall and State Street. Do not park in the Wall Street lot or behind building.
- What can I bring into the event? A desire to meet fellow veterans, have fun, and learn more about the VFW and the Elks.
- How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact Social Committee Chairperson Allahna Torres at veterans @ vfwnewhaven.org.