FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VFW Honors Local Post Commander KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July [date], 2020)
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Current Post 12186 Fundraisers1. Annual Holiday Cash Raffle. Look for tickets coming out soon for a chance to win every day in the month of December.
2. Gift basket with cutting board and wine donated by L&L Designs. Tickets are available at VFW&Aux meetings or events.
2. Quilt raffle - Handmade quilt donated by local women's group. Tickets are available at VFW&Aux meetings or events._______________________________________________________________________________FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEVFW Honors Local Post Commander KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July [date], 2020) â€”The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is pleased to announced David Bear has achieved All-American status as a Post commander. To achieve this honor, Post commanders must meet strict requirements in their role to include exceptional leadership, authentic accomplishment in membership growth and strong support of VFW core programs.Commander Bear, a Gold Legacy Life member and commander of Post 12186 in Oldsmar, Florida, is one of 251 VFW Post commanders worldwide to earn the title of All-American Commander. His hard work played an integral role helping the organization successfully remain focused on its service to veterans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "Commanders like David Bear are a fine example of VFW leadership, and itâ€™s their hard work and dedication to the mission and values of our organization that has rightly earned them this great honor,â€ť said VFW Membership Director Rick Butler.The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation's largest and oldest major war veterans organization. Founded in 1899, the congressionally chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. With more than 1.5 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in 6,000 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim "NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANSâ€ť than the VFW, which is dedicated to veteransâ€™ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at vfw.org.-vfw Media contact: Rick Butler, membership director, firstname.lastname@example.org.______________________________________________________________________________