VFW Century Post 503

Downers Grove, Illinois

                                                                          

2013

The post donated $1000.00 to the Blind Veterans Association of Hines V. A. Hospital.

(Left)  Bob Nimz - Sr. Vice (Center) Ron Schneteger - Cmdr (Right) Tom Brodie - QM

2012

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September 2012 - Post 503 receives National Community Service Award

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June 15, 2012 - Post 503 recognized for donations to Hines VA Hospital

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June 15, 2012 - Post 503 recognized for supporting the Nation Patriot's Pen Essay writing contest held for middle school students.

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August of 2012 Post 503 donated to the Hines Hosptial Blind Veterans Center. The check was presented at the Post picnic.

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May 0f 2012 - Post 503 supports disabled veterans on Poppy Days

 

2011

Post 503 is donating $200.00 for batteries (approved at the September meeting).  Please help Operation Support Our Troops.

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September 2011 - Post 503 receives National Community Service Award

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September 2011 - Post 503 recognized for donations to Hines VA Hospital

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June 2011 - Post 503 recognized for supporting Patriot's Pen with a $500 saving bond to Alexa M. Bowers

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Post 503 supports: Febuary 10, 2011 - Buona Benefit Day

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January 2011 - Post 503 donated $1000.00 to Hines VA Hospital (Blind Veterans)

On January 12, 2011, Century Post 503's donation to the Patient Recreation Fund was delivered to the Blind Rehabilitation Center at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital. Pictured (l to r) are Jerry Shutter, Center Director, Lonnie Bedwell, "Mayor" of the Center's patients, Rich Dahlman, Post Commander, and Dick Gualano, Post Veterans Assistance Chairman. Funds for donations of this type are raised through the distribution of Buddy Poppies each May. Other causes supported through donations include Honor Flight Chicago and the Veterans Textbook Scholarship at College of DuPage. 

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2010

On December 17, 2010 food donations were presented to the Downers Grove area FISH Food Pantry. Kevin Krause and John Meek (pictured l to r) delivered the food lined up on the floor. The boxes and bags filled three grocery carts.

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