Congratulations to Sydney Ziatek as she won 3rd place in the state of Pennsylvania for the Voice of Democracy essay competition. Sydney first won the post-level competition for Cranberry Township VFW Post 879, as well as the district-level competition. Sydney was presented her 3rd place award at the 2014 Mid-Winter State Conference in Lancaster, PA.
Seneca Valley students Sydney Ziatek and Nathan Weinell won a local essay contest sponsored by VFW Post 879 of Cranberry Township. Sydney won first place in the Voice of Democracy contest, and Nathan won for the Patriots Pen. They were honored at an award dinner in Mars, PA during the April 2014 VFW District Testimonial.
A friendly reminder to all participants in the Memorial Day ceremony.
Please meet at Veterans Memorial in North Boundary Park at on Friday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm
The rehearsal should take less than an hour, and it will greatly help ensure we execute a worthy tribute to our fallen veterans.
Join us on 21 May and help us prepare for Memorial Day 2014. It is a time of fellowship and an opportunity to honor our country’s veterans by placing American flags at their grave markers.
The post poppy drive will start next week Saturday May 3rd . For those who have not signed up, we need help! The following slots have vacancies. Remember that stopping by for even 15 minutes would provide relief to the personnel on post.
If you know any veterans that live north of Pittsburgh, please pass along this important information.
The coming year’s committees are forming, and we need your help. If you have any input or wish to help on a particular committee, call or email the Commander to be considered. Of special consideration is the Color Guard Committee.
We are pleased to announce this years post winners of the Voice of Democracy audio essay contest.
This year the topic was: “Why I’m Optimistic about Our Nations Future”
We are pleased to announce that members of VFW Post 879 will be at the Cranberry Senior Expo. The expo will be held on April 25th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Cranberry Twp Municipal Ctr. We will have a table next to the VA table giving out info about our post & making membership applications available.
Announcing the Veterans Luncheon at the ELKS. We will be helping out at the disabled veteran’s luncheon at the ELKS on April 9th, 2014 11 AM. This is for veterans from the Butler Veterans Hospital. If you are interested in helping call or email the Commander.