VFW Post 8867 members and guests attended the New Member Initiation Ceremony February 23rd followed by the Post’s 65th Birthday Celebration. Members stating the Obligation and receiving the Cross of Malta were: John Kirwan, Joe Lamb, Louis MacDonald, Robert Michalki and Charles Stout.
At the conclusion of the Initiation Ceremony, Past State Commander Pierre Lameraux thanked the Post for supporting the District at every opportunity. Pierre presented a 65th Anniversary Citation from William A. Thien, VFW Commander-in-Chief, congratulating the Post on 65 years of service to the nation, community and veterans of all wars. The Commander-in-Chief thanked each veteran and auxiliary member for contributing to success of programs and purposes of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8867.
Past State Commander Walter Merklin presented a plaque to Post 8867 for sixty-five years of service to veterans and the community. Dinner was prepared by Mulberry Street with entertainment by DJ Reggie.
Jack C. Russell, Commander