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Wivfwd8 VFW Dept. of WI District 8 is located in Brown, Door, Kewanee, Outagamie, Oconto, Shawano, and Marinette counties.

We are made up of 29 VFW Posts and have greater than 2000 members.

10/14/2023
Way to take care of the special project for the commander of Wisconsin VFW for equine therapy.  As a VFW member attendin...
06/09/2023

Way to take care of the special project for the commander of Wisconsin VFW for equine therapy. As a VFW member attending the Wisconsin VFW State Conference, it's important to remember that your contribution and relevance to the organization is crucial. You are part of a legacy of veterans who have fought for our country's freedom and continue to serve their communities through the VFW. Your dedication and commitment to the organization can make a difference in the lives of fellow veterans, families, and communities. So, let's gather together, share our experiences and ideas, and continue to be a positive force for change. Let's show the world that the VFW is here to stay and make a difference for generations to come! Denmark VFW Post 6705 Florence County, WI VFW #3635

So awesome to run into this program and the amazing work they are doing to look at the future for our veterans.
01/06/2023

So awesome to run into this program and the amazing work they are doing to look at the future for our veterans.

Some pictures from the State Convention.  More to follow.  🙂
06/11/2022

Some pictures from the State Convention. More to follow. 🙂

06/08/2022

Want to get your children involved in our Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen School Scholarship? Here is your chance. Please feel free to share get your school involved. If you want to do this please let us know. Thank you so much and we love you all for continuing to serve us. https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships

Voice of Democracy: 9th-12th Graders / Why is the Veteran Important?

Patriots Pen: 6th - 8th Graders / My Pledge to Our Veterans.

Voice of Democracy:
Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 25,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins at least a scholarship of $1,000. Before submitting your essay, read the rules and eligibility requirements, and find your sponsoring local VFW Post as applications must be turned in by midnight, Oct. 31. Download and complete the 2022-2023 Voice of Democracy entry form here.

https://vfworg-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Voice-of-Democracy-Entry-Form-Fillable.pdf?v=1&d=20220408T154506Z&la=en

The 2022-23 theme is:
"Why is the Veteran Important?"

About the 2021-2022 winner ...

Daniela Mare, a junior at Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, was named the 2021-2022 Voice of Democracy first place winner. Daniela's speech on the theme, "America: Where Do We Go from Here?" won her a $30,000 college scholarship. Daniela VFW Post 9486 and its Auxiliary in Centereach, New York. Watch as Daniela delivered her speech during the VFW's virtual Parade of Winners award ceremony.

Want to catch up on everything that happened this year? You can watch the full virtual Parade of Winners ceremony which was streamed live on Facebook, or see this year's complete list of winners.

Patriot's Pen:
Each year, nearly 68,800 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest for a chance to win their share of more than $1.4 million in state and national awards. Each first place state winner receives a minimum of $500 at the national level, and the national first place winner wins $5,000!

The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief. Before submitting your essay, read the rules and eligibility requirements, and find your sponsoring local VFW Post as applications must be turned in by midnight, Oct. 31. Download and complete the 2022-2023 entry form here.

The 2022-23 theme is:
"My Pledge to Our Veterans."

About the 2021-2022 winner ...

Syed Ali, an eighth grade student from Lafayette, Louisiana, was named the 2021-2022 Patriot's Pen first place winner. His essay on the theme, "How Can I Be a Good American?" won him a $5,000 award. Syed was sponsored by New Iberia, Louisiana, VFW Post 1982.

Watch as Syed delivered his winning essay, during the VFW's virtual Parade of Winners streamed live on Facebook, or see the complete list of 2022 national winners.

https://vfworg-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Patriots-Pen-Entry-Form-Fillable.pdf?v=1&d=20220408T154335Z&la=en

05/19/2022

If you want to come and see what we are all about please do!!! Look forward to seeing you there!!!!

Such an amazing night! VFW National Commander is in town as Denmark VFW Post 6705 is hosting Loyalty days tomorrow as we...
04/30/2022

Such an amazing night! VFW National Commander is in town as Denmark VFW Post 6705 is hosting Loyalty days tomorrow as well as our State Commander of the Wisconsin VFW. So many good people on the room getting ready for tomorrow.

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander Fritz Mihelcic is in Denmark, Wisconsin for tomorrow’s Loyalty Day celebration. Wisconsin is one of 2 VFW Departments of 52 that recognize and celebrate Loyalty Day. A day to affirm our loyalty to the United States of America.

At the Grand Convention for Military Order of The Cooties. :)
04/09/2022

At the Grand Convention for Military Order of The Cooties. :)

Today, the more than 1.5 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary want to say happy 246th birthday and ‘thank you’ t...
11/10/2021

Today, the more than 1.5 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary want to say happy 246th birthday and ‘thank you’ to every U.S. Marine, both past and present, knowing full well there is no such thing as a former Marine. Semper Fi!

10/08/2021

VFW supporting American Warrior Initiative giving back to the men and women of the US military. This event was held for the gifting of 5 service dogs October 7th hosted by Custom Canines in Madison. Sean Parnell (Captain US Army- Retired) and Louise Thaxton both with AWI pictured up front with Jon Dyreson of Homefinity. In the middle, Host Nicole Meadowcroft of Custom Canines, Kerry Mc Allen Wis VFW District 2 Commander with State Adjutant David Green and the rest Fairway Mortgage or Homefinity (sponsors that fund AWI).

Today is National Veterans of Foreign Wars Day. Take a moment to show our VFW family how much we appreciate the path the...
09/30/2021

Today is National Veterans of Foreign Wars Day. Take a moment to show our VFW family how much we appreciate the path they chose to continue serving their country and fellow Veterans even after their military service.

"We do More for Veterans"
Get some!

09/28/2021

On behalf of the Brown County Veterans Recognition Subcommittee and Brown County Registration of Deeds we would like to thank the military veterans and active military members for their service. Here is a list of events and offers from area businesses to honor them.

Veterans Day week 2021 events

Attractions/ Fun Things to Do:

VVA 224 will still hold the vigil, behind the Neville Museum at Veterans Park.

Green Bay Elks Lodge #259 Will have "soup for vets" the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-2.

Brown County and the United Patriot Society will hold a Veterans Day Celebration at the Resch Expo, from 9:00 am to 12 pm. Ceremony starts at 10:00 am. Free coffee and donuts from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. Free meal gift certificate to the first 50 veterans from Texas Roadhouse restaurant.

VFW post 7534 in Howard be hosting Veterans Day Breakfast, ensure you stop out and support the VFW. They are also doing a give away so stop out. 8am to 11am.

Green Bay Yacht Club will hold a Veteran’s Day Commemoration Ceremony, from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m., refreshments and snacks served. Ceremony will be held at 11:00 am.

Pearly Gates Veterans Lunch, November 13, 2021, 11 am to 5 pm.

Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley: 3 free games of bowling and shoe rental on Tuesday November 10th from 10:00 am-9:00 pm and Wednesday November 11th from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

The Automobile Gallery – ($2.00 off the adult rate. Free for active military)

Brown County Parks Department is honoring all veterans and active-duty military members with free gun and archery site-in at the Brown County Rifle Range on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 8am to 3:45pm.

De Pere Cinema – ($1 Off Admission. Inform staff that you are a veteran and would like to use your discount)

Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame will be offering free admission to veterans with a ID on Veterans Day (Discounted Admission for Hall of Fame and Stadium Tour Admission. Discount varies depending on tickets purchased during the year)

National Railroad Museum – (Free for active military or retired veterans. Half price for spouse and children. We also offer free family admission for active military from Memorial Day through Veteran’s Day through Blue Star Museums)

Neville Public Museum – Free Admission for Active Duty or Retire Veteran. Half Price Admission for Spouse and/or Children. They will offer free coffee and cookies to veterans.

Segway the Fox Tours – (10% off Any Segway Tour in Green Bay or Door County)

The NEW Zoo, we are honoring all veteran and active-duty military members and their immediate families with free admission on Wednesday, November 11th.

Dining/Restaurants/Spirits

A&W Restaurants: Would be honored to offer a free combo meal offer for active duty and Veterans again this year. it’s at all restaurants in Green Bay, Fox Valley, Oshkosh, Manitowoc and Winneconne.

1919 Kitchen & Tap – (1919 Kitchen & Tap proudly offers veterans a 10% discount on their meal (food & non-alcoholic beverages). Proper ID required. During the year)

The Abbey Bar – (15% Off Your Lunch or Dinner Purchase. Not Good with Other Coupons, Discounts, or Specials. During the year)

Alpha Delights European Bakery & Café – (10% Off All Purchases Except Catering Orders, and Wedding and Custom Cakes)

The Bar Green Bay - Lime Kiln
The Bar Green Bay - Holmgren
The Bar Appleton - Lynndale
The Bar Appleton - Avenue
The Bar Oshkosh
The Bar Wausau
Veteran's or current service members with a valid military ID that come to
The Bar on Wednesday, November 11th can enjoy a FREE Entrée or Sandwich with Side!
Big Apple Bagel - 15% off on Veterans Day.
Black Stone Family Restaurant – Free coffee on Veterans Day.
Buffalo Wild Wings Free 10 boneless wings with fries for Veterans. On Veterans Day only.
Captain’s Walk Winery – (Complimentary Tasting for you and a guest on your first visit. $6 Value. Receive 10% discount on regular priced retail wine, cider, accessories, and décor purchases.)

Chili's: Free meal from Veterans menu; dine-in only.

The Dairy Queen-Pulaski and Dairy Queen-Brillion will be offering a free medium Blizzard Treat all day long to all veterans.

Denny's Free Meal BYO slam this year from 5am to 12pm on Nov 11th. This is a Dine in only offer

Dunkin' Donuts: Every Sunday one free hot coffee for Veterans on veterans Day and during the year Free Medium Coffee between 1 and 4 p.m. on Sundays – Refills 50% Off

Famous Daves: Free chopped pork sandwich with choice of side dish, all day on Veterans Day.

Fox Harbor Pub and Grill – ($5 off $25)

From Above Youth Center and Bakery – (Every Monday All Veterans will receive a 10% Discount on Their Purchase)

Gallagher’s Pizza – (10% Off to Veterans at All Times)

Gyro Kabobs – (20% Off entire order. Dine In or Carryout. Proper ID required.)
Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor –Free 7” Little Joe Pizza (specialty or up to 3 toppings) and a fountain beverage. Dine-in or carry-out. On Veterans Day 11:00am to 2:00pm with VA card, military ID, or discharge papers. 15% discount year round.
iHop –Free short stack of strawberry, blueberry and whipped cream topped pancakes. All day on Veterans Day for Veterans.
Julie’s café All locations$2.00 off breakfast from 5AM-2PM and $4.00 off dinners from 2PM to close

Little Caesars: Free single/lunch portion of deep dish pizza with 20 oz. soda. All day on Veterans Day at E. Mason, W. Mason and S. Webster locations in Green Bay.

Long Horn Steakhouse: Free Appetizer on Veterans Day.

Olive Garden: Free entrée choice from menu of 5 entrees on Veterans Day.

Outback Steakhouse: Grand Chute; Free Bloomin’ Onion. 10% discount all year.

The Pancake Place – (10% Off Meal for All Military Members. On Veteran’s Day, Veterans Eat and Drink For FREE)

Perkin’s – Perkins: Free Magnificent Seven breakfast for Veterans with ID, all day on Veterans Day. (Also 10% Discount Offered to All Military Members during the year)

Pizza Ranch – (We offer 15% off for any veteran or Military personnel with valid ID.)

Pub333 – (10% Off to All Veterans/Military Personnel (Food Only)

Red Lobster: Free Appetizer or Dessert; dine-in or walk-in take out only.

Red Robin Free “tavern double” with bottomless fries on Veterans Day.

Replay Sports Bar & Grill. A free meal off a select menu. They are having a raffle to help purchase a new van for the DAV. Great prizes

Seroogy’s will again be handing out a free candy bar for Veterans on Veterans Day

Texas Roadhouse: On Veterans Day vouchers given in drive-thru distribution for a free meal for future dine-in or to-go.

Beauty/Barber/Hair/Skin

Cyndi’s Rejuvenation – (10% Discount On Services For All Military Members)

Empire Beauty School – (Free Haircut Service)

Mint Salon – (15% Off All Services)

Salon West – (20% Off Any Service)

Shear Sports – ($10 Hair Cut to Any Military Member)

Sports Clips Free Haircut: Free haircut with MVP (shampoo and neck and shoulder massage) on Veterans Day.

Tattoos by Rick – (Various Discounts Offered for Military Members. Inquire at Business)
Tri Essence Salon & Spa, Inc. – (15% Off Services. Restrictions may apply.)

Health/Fitness/Wellness

9th Street Wellness Center & 9th Street Farmhouse. The week of Nov.11th through the 18th ."Book Any 1hour Service of your choice for just $40.00!"

Green Bay Chiropractic – (Cash Discounts are offered to military members- see office for details)

Matzke Chiropractic – ($25 New Patient Special, Includes consultation, exam, and digital x-rays for the first visit)

Western Racquet & Fitness Club – (Receive our Lowest Club Membership Rate at $52/Month when you sign up for a 12 Month Membership, Plus get a $100 Gift Card for Signing Up)

XO Fitness – (Introductory 5 Personal Trainings for $99 and Ongoing 10% Discount On All Personal and Small Group Training Services Thereafter. Not Valid with Any Other Discounts or Offers)

Home/Improvement/Supplies

AmeriGas – ($0.05 per gallon military appreciation price discount on personal propane purchases for home heating, garages, cabins, pool tanks, etc.)

Fritz and Sparrow – (10% Off Any Regular Priced Item)

Health Home Heating and Cooling – ($200 Off a New Furnace, Boiler or Air Conditioner and $20.00 Off a Furnace, Boiler, or Air Conditioner once a year)

H.J. Martin & Son, Inc., – (10% off standard floor care services at Green Bay location only. 10% off front counter sundry items such as cleaners, floor protectors, etc. at both the Green Bay and Fox Valley locations. 10% off material purchases at Green Bay and Fox Valley locations. Not valid with any other offers. This offer is valid to all military members with valid ID.)
J & R Excavating – (10% off)
Kersten Realty – (First Month Free on 12 Month Lease for Military Members)

Kwaterski Construction – (Discount Given on Remodeling, Repair, and New Construction residential jobs. Call for Details)

Patriot Partners Removal LLC. (All veterans and spouses receive a 10% discount on all services. -Patriot Partners Removal LLC. is a local, independent veteran owned company taking junk removal to the next level. We provide removal, estate clean-outs, demolition and senior transition services (removal, auctions and moving)

Tile Techniques LLC – (10% Off Total On Qualified Purchases)

Hotels/Lodging

Aloft Green Bay – (Thank You for your service! Enjoy Aloft accommodations at the federal government rate (based on availability and current per diem pricing applies) PLUS receive an exclusive Appreciation Gift upon check-in including a signature sip in our W XYZ lounge, snack, and morning breakfast bag.)

AmericInn Lodge & Suites – (10% Off Room Accommodations with military ID or Honor Rewards card.)

Country Inn & Suites – Stadium District –(Enjoy everything this Country has to offer for just $89! Based on availability, choose from one of our traditional rooms with two queen beds, or an executive room with a king bed. Includes a full hot breakfast buffet daily, free in-room Wi-Fi, and access to pool whirlpool.)

Tundra Lodge Resort – Waterpark & Conference Center – (Tundra Lodge Resort would like to honor the men and women of our Armed Forces with a special room rate! Available for all active and retired military personnel with military ID. Receive 15% OFF your stay in a Double Queen Suite with 4 Waterpark Passes daily. Subject to availability.)

Legal Services/Financial/Taxes

DeLeers Legal – (25% off estate planning and family law services for veterans, including legal separations, divorces, and restraining orders)

Hinkfuss, Sickel, Petitjean & Wieting – (25% off legal services for all Veterans)

Hooper Law Office – (Complimentary consultation with attorney and 10% discount on planning services)

Jerry Ganz Financial Planning – (25% Off Cost Of A Financial Plan)

Landmark Mortgage – (Free Appraisal for all veterans)

Liberty Tax – (50% Off)

Wanezek, Jaekels, Daul, & Babcock, S.C. – (25% Off Of Legal Services for all Veterans)

Pets/Care/Supplies

Parkside Animal Care Center – (10% Discount to All Military Members)

Miscellaneous

American Antiques & Jewelry will offer one free watch battery replacement Nov 9th –Nov 14th

Appleton Highland Memorial Park – (20% Discount On Property and Merchandise When Pre-Planning Cemetery Arrangements in advance – Also an exclusive Employer Affinity/Alliance Cemetery & Funeral Employee benefit is available at NO charge to the business, which provides additional discounts not normally available to the public)

Book Stop – (10% Discount with valid Military ID)

Bring It! Errands & Delivery – ($5.00 Off Any Errand)

Cabela’s – (5% Off Your Total Purchase)

Concordia University ~ Green Bay – (Concordia thanks you for and values your service! Concordia accepts up to 63 credits from your military service training.
Email [email protected] for an application fee waiver ($60 value). Stop in for an appreciation gift or call 920-498-2551 for information on how your Military Education benefits can be used for Concordia’s Adult Accelerated Degree Programs. )

Expressions Photography Studio – (10% Off All Portrait Prints)

Family Video: We will offer any movie rental FREE to veterans with ID on Veterans Day.

Fly Me Flag – (10% off All Flags)

The Glass Haus Stained Glass Studio
Glass Monkey – (20% Of Entire Purchase if you are military member)

Green Bay Stamp Shop – (20% Off)

Green Bay Vacuums and Sewing Express – (Case-by-Case Offers. Inquire at Business for Military Discount)

iSupply Wireless – ($20 Off Any Smartphone or Tablet Screen Repair. Apple, Samsung, LG, etc. 20% off All Accessories)

Lake View Memorial Park – (20% Discount On Property and Merchandise When Pre-Planning Cemetery Arrangements in advance – Also an exclusive Employer Affinity/Alliance Cemetery & Funeral Employee benefit is available at NO charge to the business, which provides additional discounts not normally available to the public.)

Martin Photography – (25% Discount)

Martinizing Dry Cleaning Service – (Military Discounts on Dress Uniforms)

Nicolet Memorial Gardens – (20% Discount On Property and Merchandise When Pre-Planning Cemetery Arrangements in advance – Also an exclusive Employer Affinity/Alliance Cemetery & Funeral Employee benefit is available at NO charge to the business, which provides additional discounts not normally available to the public.)

Office Depot and OfficeMax stores only for all Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel, Retirees, Reservists, and their dependents. 25% off coupon: Must present a valid Military ID, Military Dependent ID, or form of Veteran ID at the time of purchase. This discount is on limited items. See store for details. Offer valid 11/11/2020 through 11/13/2020.

Olde 41, LLC – (10% Off Banquet Room Rental for Weddings)

Once Upon A Child – (15% Discount to All Military Members)

Packers Pro Shop – (10% off regular priced merchandise. Some exclusions may apply)

On November 11, 2020 PDQ Car Wash will be offering veterans and active duty military personnel a free full-service wash or a free ultimate exterior wash as a small token of our appreciation. This offer will be available at all 8 of our locations in Northeast Wisconsin.

Tie the Knot Bridal Boutique – (5% Discount to Military Members on Bridal Gown and Accessories)

Vandervest Harley-Davidson – (10% Off Harley-Davidson Licensed Products)

Zabel Monuments – (10% Discount on a Cemetery Memorial of your Choosing and if Applicable, Mounting of the Bronze VA Marker on the Backside of the Stone)

09/28/2021
Make sure you get registered and give back to local veterans.  Your help goes a long way.  Thank you
09/28/2021

Make sure you get registered and give back to local veterans. Your help goes a long way. Thank you

Have you registered for the 9th Annual Ruck March??

Use the link below to sign up
https://hooahinc.org/event/2021-march/

Make sure you get your tickets for this event and keep up the great work Pulaski!
09/28/2021

Make sure you get your tickets for this event and keep up the great work Pulaski!

VFW Post 9719 will be holding their annual fundraiser on November 1st at Romy's in Kelly Lake. With covid, we missed out on last year. Hoping to make this year's event the best yet!

As always, Veterans are still serving Veterans ~ every single day. ❤ This banquet is held each year to raise money for all local Veterans (and their families) in need.

We are currently seeking donations. If you or someone you know is interested in donating, please contact us! If you'd like to attend the banquet, you can print this and send in your reservation to the address listed. We would love to see you there!!

Thank you for your support of the Pulaski area Veterans.

Great work Oconto.  Keep it up!
09/28/2021

Great work Oconto. Keep it up!

Oconto WI. VFW Post 3071 Commander Jim Aerts on the right and American Legion Posy 74 Clyde Bridger giving donations to the convoy to help them on their travel.

Great work Green Bay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2037 for the work you have been doing along with all the other post o...
09/28/2021

Great work Green Bay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2037 for the work you have been doing along with all the other post out there.

Way to be there for the Veterans Denmark! Keep up the great work!
09/28/2021

Way to be there for the Veterans Denmark! Keep up the great work!

09/28/2021

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