November 11, 2016, representatives from Church Mutual Insurance Company joined by representatives and command staff of area veterans and community groups, as well as Merrill Area Housing Authority Director Paul Russell, launched the “Raise The Flag Capital Campaign,” a fundraising campaign for the establishment of a new ‘Northwoods Veterans Post’ facility near the intersection of 6th and Johnson streets.
The effort’s ultimate goal is to raise an estimated $2.8 million for an all-new, 14,376-square-foot building for area veterans groups to call home.
2019 VFW WISCONSIN STATE LOYALTY DAY PARADE
THEME: LOYALTY, THE CORNERSTONE OF FREEDOM
APRIL 27, 2019 10:30am
The parade will step-off at 10:30 pm on April 27, 2019, starting at Freedom High School, followed by a celebration at VFW Memorial Park in Freedom. There will be a shuttle throughout town prior to the event to a meet and greet and stained glass exhibit at St. Nicholas Catholic Church and exhibits at the Freedom Area Historical Society. Everyone is invited to join in the festivities. If you would like to take part in the parade, entry forms are currently being accepted. There are also opportunities for sponsorships.
For more information on the parade and celebration contact the State Chairman of Loyalty Day: Rob Bonack at CMD@VFW7692.ORG or 309-530-0067, State Vice Chair Dennis Peters at 920-209-6997, State Vice Chair Jennifer Bonack 920-809-1972.
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