"NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS" Do you know what the VFW really does? email email@example.com and discover how you can join. We are the largest Veterans Organization for Combat and active duty veterans.
Noah Landau and Family at VFW Illinois Voice of Democracy Banquet
IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU WERE ARMY, NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE, COAST GUARD. IF YOU SERVED, YOU ARE A BROTHER IN ARMS,
MARCH 29TH MISSION BBQ IS PROVIDING FREE SANDWICHES FOR VIET NAM VETS ALL DAY TAKE OUT ONLY!
Ronald A Hill Memorial VFW Post 2245 received its Charter on December 12, 1972. Ron Hill was the first resident of Grayslake KIA in Viet Nam. Our Post honors his memory and service.
Our members range from age 23 as the youngest to 96 as the most "seasoned" Every branch of the military is represented in our Post except the Coast Guard. (We would welcome an eligible Coast Guard service member or veteran)
The VFW has been responsible for every quality of life program in this century and last for veterans, servicemembers and their families
VFW Service Officers have helped Veterans secure over $7.7 Billion in earned VA benefits, that includes over $1.2 BILLION in new claims in 2017.
VFW Posts contribute nearly 50 million dollars annually to support veterans community service projects.
VFW & Auxiliary members contribute nearly 9 million volunteer hours annually With the support of Burger King, over the past 13 years, nearly 7 1/2 million dollars has helped nearly 4300 service members and veterans UNMET NEEDS Grants.
Locally, VFW Posts in Northeastern Illinois for the last 50 years have provided Christmas Cheer to veterans and service members at James A Lovell FHCC. Many volunteer hours and over $12,000.00 in donations from VFW Posts, local business supplied needed items to bring Holiday Cheer to the patients at Lovell FHCC.
Does your son's or daughter's middle school, high school participate in Patriot's Pen Essay contest for middle school students grades 6-8, and Voice of Democracy Audio Speech Scholarship program? Each year, the VFW awards over 3.3 Million dollars to the 170,000 students. The National Voice of Democracy winner receives a $30,000.00 Scholarship.
There are many opportunities available to help veterans, military members and their families in the community.
If you are not a veteran, but wish to help, contact us, we can use volunteers for various programs we conduct in our Community.
NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS
Contact us! firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can be a part of us.
AnnouncementsDue to the current situation with COVID 19, VFW Post 2245 meetings are suspended until further notice. The April Post Election will be conducted via Electronic Mail (EMAIL). Please check your Email for inforegarding conduct of election.ALL officer positions are up for reelection as well as Post Trustees.The following positions are appointed, however, if you currently are appointed and wish to remain in that office, please notify Adjutant/Quartermaster and Commander via email:email@example.comCurrent Appointed offices are as follows:Chaplin: Dan DeValleJudge Advocate: Jay AdamsSurgeon:Recording Secretary Paul AhernService Officer: Tom Hillard/Sherrell Reed
VFW Post 2245 Meeting
IN-PERSON MEETINGS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEGrayslake Park District240 Commerce Dr
...we want to welcome today's military service members into our ranks to become part of our elite group.
WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Kosovo, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq, War on Global Terror and other Peace-Keeping Expeditionary Campaigns throughout the globe.
You were not alone over there. You are not alone now. There are 20 million veterans who would give their lives for you. Please don't take yours.