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 Brigantine Memorial Post No. 6964 News

 

October 21, 2021

 

Hello from Base Camp V!

 

Well the weather has been outstanding these last few weeks.  Hopefully it remains until after Halloween so that the Trick or Treaters can enjoy making the rounds and filling their candy bags. Also, we want to remind all drivers to pay special attention that evening.  
 
 
We would like to thank all of the friends of Charles "Bussy" Newkirk, who were able to attend his Memorial Service this past Saturday. The weather cooperated, and the Last Salute Military Funeral Honor Guard, who performed an Outstanding service for Bussy and his Family. 
 
 
The VFW is still accepting entries for its 2021-22 Patriot’s Pen Youth Scholarship competition open to
6th, 7th, and 8th. Grade Students.  Ask a teacher to get started or contact Brigantine’s Post Commander Mario Perrucci at 609-442-3564 if you are interested in participating.  Student entries, accompanied with a completed entry form, must be submitted to Brigantine Memorial VFW Post 6964, before the contest deadline of October 31, 2021.
 

This years Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony will take place on Sunday, November 7th (rain date Nov 14.)  The Parade will commence at 10:30 AM., at 15th. Street and W. Brigantine Ave., and proceed down W. Brigantine Ave.  to Brigantine Memorial Park, where the Ceremony will commence at 11:00 AM.  Organizations that would like to participate in the parade or the wreath laying ceremony, are asked to contact Julie Brouse, at the VFW Post at 609-266-9813.   We are still in need of four more classic cars for parade participation.  

 

VFW Members, our next Post Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 4, 2021, starting at 7 PMPost 6964 Auxiliary Members, will meet at 4:30 PM, on Tuesday, November 9th. Please Make Every Effort To Attend.  Remember, This is Your Post and Auxiliary! 

 

The Post is Open Daily at 12 PM.  Dining is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC on Friday Evenings at 5:30 PM, and on Saturdays from 4-8 PM. Scroll down and follow the link to see both Friday and Saturday Menu's. Feel free to contact the Post to place a Take-Out Order at 609-266-9813.

 

If you would like to keep current with the Post's News & Activities you can go Online at VFW6964.org or Brigantine VFW Memorial Post 6964 Official Page on Facebook.

 

Are You Ready for Some Football! Get together with family and friends at the V on Saturday Afternoon for College Games, and Thursday Night, Sunday Afternoon and Monday Night, for the NFL Games.  To Make it even better, Big Joe will be preparing Sunday Game Day Menu's and $12 for a bucket of six domestic beers.  

 

The Post’s Hall is Available To The PUBLIC to Rent, for any Occasion.  Just call the Post at 609-266-9813 to speak with a Hall Rental Representative. We want to assist you in planning Your Special Event.

   
For assistance with VA Benefits, Compensation or other items, a VA Certified and Accredited Service Officer, is available to answer your questions at 862-588-6130.  
 
 
On behalf of the Officers and Members of Post 6964 and Auxiliary, We Would Like to Thank Our Brigantine City Officials, Our Community and Businesses, for Your Continued Support.
 
 
Please Continue to Keep the Brave Men and Women, Defending Our Great Nation, and Their Families, in Your Thoughts and Prayers.
 
 
That's All for this week, so Stay Safe and God Bless America!
 

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