General Order January 2021

- 1/12/2021

Post News

Important Info for Post1669 Members

2019 Lifetime membership drive

$50 discount for all members that sign up for lifetime membership and a chance to win a free lifetime membership.

District News

Important Info for District 5 Members

VOD, PP and TOY reports

Comrades: The following information is how the All American Dashboard works. The Post Adjutant is responsible for putting the VOD, PP and TOY reports on the All American Dashboard. Then the Post Adjutant will send me a copy of their reports and I verify them on the Dashboard. I can NOT do the reports for you! Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me. .Yours in Comradeship, Bob Lutz 5th District Adjutant 2020-2021 (586)924-4591 rjlutz@wowway.com

FREE FLU SHOTS

The Meijers Corporation is giving free flu shots to veterans and their families. A medical team from Meijers will come to your Post to give the flu shots. If your Post is interested, please contact Lee Crawford at 1-269-503-0280.

Statewide News

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General Order January 2021

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VFW HQ LAUNCHES EMERGENCY POST GRANT PROGRAM

Any Post that is in need of these funds, please start your application process now. Do not wait until the last date. The program start date is October 1st 2020. Sent from Mail for Windows 10 From: Derek Blumke Sent: Friday, September 4, 2020 11:48 AM To: Derek Blumke Subject: VFW HQ LAUNCHES EMERGENCY POST GRANT PROGRAM Comrades and District Commanders, VFW National Headquarters is launching an emergency financial grant program for posts impacted by Covid-19. The program is titled the "Post Program Relief Grants, or PPRG". Please share to all Posts! These grants are targeted for Posts who own or lease properties, but we'd like to share this as widely as possible. If Posts are in need of these funds they should get their applications started and ready for submission. As you'll read below, the program formally launches on October 1st, but it states that Posts can begin their applications now. If you have any questions, the contact information for Jason Couch at VFW HQ is listed below. Sincerely, -Derek -- Derek Blumke State Adjutant & Quartermaster Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Michigan o: 517-485-9456 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ To all VFW State Departments Commanders, Senior Vice Commanders, Junior Vice Commanders, Adjutants and Quartermasters, The VFW Foundation is shifting its grant making focus for the 2021 fiscal year to provide urgently needed financial relief to VFW Posts affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The VFW Foundation Post Pandemic Relief Grant (PPRG) is an opportunity for VFW Posts that own or lease their buildings to receive up to $2,500 in support toward expenses such as mortgage/rent, utility bills and property taxes. Posts will need to meet certain requirements to be eligible to receive funding from this program. PPRG applications will be accepted beginning 10/1/2020

National News

Important info from National VFW

Post of the Month Launches to Showcase How Posts Are #StillServing

The VFW is proud to honor all veterans who are #StillServing, and it's especially meaningful to see the ways Posts have provided much needed assist...

VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is now accepting submissions for its 2021 National Publications Contest. VFW...

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