FEBRUARY 9, 2018 - 8pm VFW POST9486 MEETING

VFW Post 9486 meetings are at 8PM the 2nd Friday of each month.

Annual Meeting/Election of Officers is Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7PM

''Voice of Democracy'' winners receive VFW Post 9486 award.

Note VOD applications closed November 1, 2017


V.F.W. Post 9486 Officers 2017-2018

Alexander A. DeFrancis - Commander

Nicolas Colon - Sr. Vice Commander

John A. Mauro - Jr. Vice Commander

Andres E. Veiga - Quartermaster

Ronald J. Dandrea - Adjutant

Len Ott - Chaplain

John A. Mauro - Surgeon

Walter Rudzikewycz - 1 Year Trustee

Timothy Lenihan - 2 Year Trustee

John Quinn - 3 Year Trustee

John A. Mauro - Service Officer


Memorial Day May 28, 2018

Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

Parade Coordination AMVETS Post 48

Event Time Notes

Preliminary Information

(Times are approximate)

Wreath Laying Ceremonies

6:30AM

Viet Nam Veterans Memorial, Grundy Ave., Holbrook

7:00AM

5 Corners Cemetery, Hawkins Ave., Lake Ronkonkoma – (Behind United Methodist Church)

TBD

AMVETS may lay wreath at their Post on Hawkins, if so, the following times will be adjusted accordingly.

7:20AM

Hawkins Road Cemetery (Across from AMVETS Post 48)

7:40AM

Lake Ronkonkoma, Fire Department Memorial, Portion Road

8:00AM

Lakeland, Fire Department Memorial, Johnson Ave., Ronkonkoma

8:20AM

VFW Post 9486 Memorial, Lake Shore Rd. Lake Ronkonkoma. VFW Chaplain to read Prayer

8:30AM

LT Michael P. Murphy Memorial Park, Lake Shore Rd., Lake Ronkonkoma, (Brookhaven Town Beach)

8:40AM

Viet Nam Veterans Memorial, St Joseph Catholic Church, Church Street, Lake Ronkonkoma

9:00AM

American Legion Post Memorial, Church St., Lake Ronkonkoma

Parade

9:45AM

Line Up on Church Street (close to Hawkins Ave.) Veteran Post’s will lead parade.

10:00AM

Parade Starts North on Hawkins Ave., West on Portion Rd., South on Ronkonkoma Ave. to Raynor Beach, Suffolk County Park. (Need 3 Flag Bearers & 2 Banner Carriers)

11:00AM

Veterans Memorial Ceremony at Raynor Beach Suffolk County Park. (Approximately 45 Minutes)

12:00PM

Retire to Post 9486.

Memorial Day Ceremonies

1:00PM

National Cemetery, Middle Country Road, (NY 25) Calverton, NY

4:30PM

Viet Nam Memorial Park, Bald Hill, Patchogue-Mt Sinai Road (County Rd. 83) Farmingville, NY

UPCOMING 2018 POST EVENTS

Event dates have not been established

TRADITIONALLY

July 2018

Still Crusin Car Show & Chinese Auction (July 2018 - has 5 Sunday's)(TBD)

August 2018

Clambake - Generally, 5PM on 3rd Saturday in August


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