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Ugly Christmas Sweater Party! Dec. 5th 7:00 - 11:30 pm.  Wear your Ugliest Christmas Sweater and you could win!  One woman and one man winner.  D.J., snacks, 50/50, door prizes!  $5.00 cover non-member, free to Post members.

Those interested in attending PTSD meetings may do so at 10am each Thursday (barring holidays or coinflicting Post activities) in the Conference room at the Post.  Contact Jim Stroman (949) 510-7888 for more info.

Veterans' Day Celebration Photos ~ sponsored by VFW Post 3838 and the Cape Girardeau County Board of Realtors.

Chili Day is Saturday, December 5th.  $8.00 includes chili, hotdog and drink.  Carry outs available.


The canteen has new hours starting August 1st.  Monday - Friday 10 a.m. til closing. Saturday 8 a.m. til closing and Sunday Noon til closing.

We have a Facebook site.  VFW Post 3838.  Watch there for some more updates on Post functions.

The Commander and President will be in their respective offices every Monday night.  Come by for a visit or with a question or concern.

The Avenue of Flags is raising funds to improve Cape County Park with adding more flags.  Ask what you can do to help. 

Discounts for Members!!!

· Ryan’s - Every Monday Veterans and Active Duty military and their families eat lunch for $5.99 and dinner for only $8.99 and kids eat for $1.99 · Eden Spa – 10% off for Veterans · Pizza Hut – 15% Discount          · Jaycee Golf Course - $6.00 off weekdays from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday after 2.  Lowes 10% off for Veterans with military ID card such as retired or active.  VFW membership, DD-214 or other military card is not allowed for discount.

Ryan’s Steakhouse has put up a Military Veterans Wall at the local facility and are looking for pictures and memorabilia to include from local veterans. If you have any to donate please contact the restaurant.

November 2015 Newsletter

  Commanders Comments    Posted on November 03, 2015

Comrades and Families,

As I look at the activities planned for the months ahead, I wonder how we will have the ability to staff these things.  Without the few members we have who give of themselves, many of these opportunities would not happen.  In this time of thankfulness, I am extremely proud of those who give of themselves to the organization in which they belong.  We have many other things scheduled and hopefully some new volunteers will step up and enjoy the feeling of unselfish service to others and enjoy the satisfaction of making more possible, the mission of the VFW.  I know that this newsletter is coming to you late and I know information in the monthly newsletter is important.  Look for more info coming out after this newsletter goes to the publisher. We have a Facebook site VFW POST 3838 and a website too.  New Year celebrations reservations can be made the day after Thanksgiving.  Post Christmas Party details will be out soon so keep an ear out to get more info.  Chili Day is Dec. 5th and volunteers are needed for set up, take down and service during the day.  I hope that more and more members will come and enjoy these activities and make this Post once again the biggest and best Post in the State.

Yours in Service,

Joe Wolsey, Commander Post #3838   

My Dearest Auxiliary Members,

What a fun October we have had at the Post!  Watching baseball, watching Karaoke contests, Halloween!!!  The Warrior Paddlers came in and paddled off on October 19th.  November will be just as fun.  Please do not forget the Antique & Collectible Show November 8th, Buddy Poppy Days the 13th and 14th.  Both need volunteers, look for sign-up sheets in the canteen.  If you are a continuous member (pay yearly) please get you dues in as soon as possible for 2016.  To be in GOOD STANDING, all dues must be submitted BEFORE December 31st. The yearly fee is $25.00 and you may drop off or send to the Post:  VFW 3838 Auxiliary, Attn: LaDonna Hengst, 1049 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO  63701. Remember to sign up at least one new member to help our Auxiliary grow!  Not listed but accepted are step-children.  Click on the Auxiliary link above for more information.

Thank you, Sandy Prichard, President

If you or someone you know are in need of medical equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc...the Post has equipment available to loan for no charge. 

We have members who have volunteered to visit with members who are hospitalized.  If you know of someone or you yourself are hospitalized please let us know.

New Members VFW - None Posted;  Transfers - James Colyer

Auxiliary VFW New Members – None posted

Please make these new members feel welcome!

VFW - Don Issac, Elmer Perr, E W Robbison

VFW Auxiliary - Della Strop

 "Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, from the hill, From the sky, All is well, safely rest, God is nigh"

If you are aware of a member who has passed away or is ill, please let us know.

Arthur W. Adams, James A. Allen, Martin G. Bierschwal, William Brandon, Charles F. Bridges, Clarence R. Brown, Silas E. Campbell, Frank R. Chandler, Bennett J. Crites, Robert A. Faust, Willard F. Fisher, Grover L. Goebel, Daniel F. Hagerty, George L. Hampton, John Hancock, Robert D. Harrison, Emil H. Henneke, Ollie M. Jacobs, W. C. Kaempfer, Ray Kain, Albert D. Knight, Jesse F. Lawler, Peter A. McGuerty, H. G. Miller, Russell H. Miller, Champ C. Neavill, Frank M. Pulliam, Clyde D. R. Randol, William Schmittzehe, Frank Schoen,Tivus J. Seabaugh, Otto B. Shepard, V. S. Sitze, Roy L. Smith, Ben W. Snider, William A. Tackett, Joseph P. Tarr, Irl E. Trickey, Authur C. Vogelsang, Elmer E. Vosburgh, John D. Walley, Jesse J. Watkins, Walter W. Wedekind, John H. Young

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