The July 2018 meeting will be Thursday, July 19th at the Elks, 1930 (7:30 PM). If you have anything to bring up let us know ahead of time, so things move faster. Click here for more information about the meeting location.
Color Guard Announcements
- Thank you to all that participated in the Cranberry Township Community Days color guard on 12 July
- We still need volunteers for a color guard for the Cranberry Cup on 4 Aug
- On 4 Aug (same day as Cranberry Cup)
November Poppy Drive
Do not forget about the Veterans Day Poppy Drive. Plan ahead. We start taking volunteers at the Sep Meeting.
- Saturday, Nov 3rd
- Sunday, Nov 4th
- Friday, Nov 9th
- Saturday, Nov 10th
- Sunday, Nov 11th
Hugh G. MacPherson
VFW POST 879
Please join VFW Post 879 on 27 May 2018 for our annual Memorial Day ceremony. It starts at 1:00 PM and will be held at the North Boundary Park in Cranberry Township. Events include:
- Presenting the colors
- The laying of wreaths
- A 21 gun salute
- The playing of Taps
- A short speech
- Sandwiches and drinks will be provided afterward.
North Boundary Park
1171 N Boundary Rd
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Note: The ceremony will take place at the veterans memorial. Drive past the soccer fields & swimming pool entrance.
We look forward to seeing you as we honor our fallen brothers and sisters.
The March 2016 meeting will be Thursday March 17th at the Elks, 1900 (7:00 PM). If you have anything to bring up let us know ahead of time, so things move faster. Click here for more information about the meeting location.
The video of VFW Post 879’s Memorial Day Ceremony from 2013 has been posted to YouTube. Please share it with friends and family as we remember those service members that have gone before us.
Thank you to all of the men and women that volunteered their time and efforts to make this a success. A special thank you to Phil Stebler, VFW Post 879 Chaplain, for his efforts in organizing this event.
Memorial Day Ceremony, 2013
Attention Post Color Guard Members. We have been asked to present the Colors at new playground dedication ceremony in Cranberry Township on 26 September, 2013. Please keep this date open, and we will go over the details at the August meeting.
VFW Post 879
The May 2013 VFW Post 879 meeting will be on 16 May at 7:30 PM At the Elks Lower level. Click here for more information about the meeting location.