Lake City VFW Auxiliary

Lots of stüff and things to do

Feb 1, 2023
Whether you like to ice golf, go around in circles, dance, snow shoe, ski, hike, play bingo, or play euchre, the Lake City area is a pretty happening place to be this weekend. The weather looks promising as well, with highs in the low-to-mid 30s on both Saturday and Sunday. The Lake City Chamber...

VFW Auxiliary announces youth national anthem singing contest

Jan 25, 2023
VFW Auxiliary 8729 in Lake City has announced the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue! Youth in grades kindergarten through 12 can “showcase their talent, display their patriotism and express their creativity while competing for...

Bingo continues at VFW

Jan 18, 2023
The Lake City VFW reported lots of Bingo players Sunday, Jan. 15. Audrey Watson (left) was the caller and Judy Burfeind (center) and Betsy White were the auditors. Bingo will be held again this Saturday, Jan. 21. Lunch starts at noon, followed by Bingo at 1 p.m. It’s organized by the VFW Auxiliary...

VFW and Legion Auxiliaries mark Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Jan 11, 2023
Lake City’s American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary join together to show appreciation to local law enforcement on Jan. 9, Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The groups sewed reusable bags and filled them with goodies and gift cards as well as cards of thanks for our local law enforcement....

Miller wins Voice of Democracy essay contest

Nov 23, 2022
The Lake City VFW Post 8729 and its Auxiliary have announced that Caleb Miller is the winner of its Voice of Democracy Scholarship. Miller, a 10th grader at Lincoln High School, was awarded $200 for his entry at the local level. “The Voice of Democracy competition provides high school students...

Tighe wins local Patriot’s Pen essay contest

Nov 23, 2022
Lake City VFW 8729 and its auxiliary have announced the winners of its Patriot’s Pen essay contest at St. John’s Lutheran School. Kylie Tighe won first place and $125, Anthony Gonzalez won second place and $100, Leah Harteneck won third place and $75, and in fourth place was Cassidy Tomforde, who...

VFW, Auxiliary announce scholarship competition

Aug 31, 2022
Commander Joe Kehren of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 8729 Lake City has announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have the opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to...

Corrected: Local veterans organizations fund Gold Star Mothers Park renovation

Jun 29, 2022
Lake City VFW Post 8729 and its Auxiliary and Lake City American Legion Post 110 Auxiliary provided over $30,000 to fund paving, flag poles, flags and other improvements to Lake City’s Gold Star Mothers Park. Along with the American Flag and POW flag, there are flags for every service branch of...

Armed Forces Day observed under the new service flags at Gold Star Mothers Park

May 25, 2022
Armed Forces Day was acknowledged at Gold Star Mother’s Park on Saturday, May 21, with a commemoration for deceased veterans that have given their lives for our country from WWI to present day conflicts. The Lake City streets and parks department had just installed the flags representing the Air...

VFW Auxiliary announces Armed Forces Day event

May 11, 2022
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 8729 in Lake City will present a program on Armed Forces Day, May 21, at Gold Star Mothers Park at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Park Street. A presentation will honor deceased veterans from the Lake City area that served in all branches of the...


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