[12/11/18] Reminder: Aux meeting Wednesday night, 7PM. Bri g goodies to share. See you there!
[11/29/18] DONT’T FORGET : Make plans for your children to attend the Youth Christmas party, Sat, Dec 1, at 1PM. Sleigh rides, games, prizes, treats and SANTA to appear at 2PM. At the Red River Event Center, (former VFW building). Feel free to share. 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻
[11/27/18] REMINDER:: Hey, wrapping tonight for Aux for youth party! Only 5 people here. We really need some help!
[11/13/18] Reminder: Auxiliary meeting Wednesday night, 11/14, 7PM. PLEASE ATTEND.
[11/07/18] VETERAN’s supper: Sat, 11/10, 5PM-8PM or until gone @ the Red River Event Center. Turkey & ham supper. Veterans & spouse free, Aux member & spouse free. Non-veterans $10, children 10 & under $5. Sponsored by the VFW Post & Auxiliary.
[11/07/18] PLEASE NOTE: There is no Post meeting this month, November. Next regular Post meeting Dec 19, 6PM.
[10/27/18] The EHCFD Auxiliary and Akeley VFW Auxiliary want to say Thank you to everyone who came out to our Annual Kid's Halloween party. Thank you to the Red River Event Center for letting us hold the party there. A fun time was had by all.
[10/27/18] Don’t forget the Youth Halloween Party at the Red River Event Center today 1-3. Candy bags, games, treats. Costume contest.
[10/21/18] FLAGS: 3x5-$25, 5x8-$32, POW 3x5-$27.
[10/21/18] FLAGS: If you need your flag replaced, need a new one, or need to dispose of a retired flag, Post member Curt Ferrie has volunteered to have flags on hand. Call 218-652-3495. Please leave a message if he is not available. Call for prices if interested. Ok to share this message.
[10/07/18] ALSO, a reminder, Auxiliary making blankets for Vets, today at 2, at St. John’s Church. Bring your own scissors and pins.
[10/07/18] Don’t forget, AUXILIARY meeting Wednesday, Oct 10, 7PM. Trustees and officers, come at 6 for qrtrly audit, also have our yearly inspection. If you are a member, please come. We need you!
[08/21/18] Join the VFW Post and Auxiliary this Sat, Aug 25, starting at 4PM, for all you can eat fresh sweet corn, plus sloppy joes, potato salad and beans. We will be having a money hat and a bake sale. Taking place at the Red River Event Center. Please share. THANK YOU!
[07/03/18] VFW AUXILIARY Post 8508, cooking burgers Thursday night, 7/5, 5-7 PM, Red River Event Center, the former VFW building. Portion of our proceeds go to local Veteran and Community projects. THANK YOU for your support!
[07/03/18] The Akeley VFW Post 8508 still exists and meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 6PM, at the Red River Event Center, formerly the VFW Club/building. The Auxiliary is still active and meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month, 7PM, at the Red River Event Center. Both are looking for NEW MEMBERS!
[05/02/18] REMINDER: The VFW Auxiliary are cooking burgers this Thursday night, May 3, 5-7. Please come and join us. Our mission is giving a portion of proceeds earned at every event to local Veterans! We are so excited and happy to be doing this. Thank you all for your support and THANK YOU RREC for supporting community groups! You are an asset to our community!
[05/01/18] Join us this Thursday May 3rd at the Red River Event Center for Burgers & Fries. A portions of our proceeds will be going to local veterans project.
[04/20/18] Attn BINGO PLAYERS: Bingo is being DISCONTINUED—NO MORE BINGO ON MONDAY NIGHTS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, at the Red River Event Center.
[03/26/18] BINGO CANCELLED: Due to the weather, we have cancelled Bingo tonight. Please share.
[03/15/18] Reminder: VFW Aux serving CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE Saturday, March 17. Serving starts at 5PM until gone. Adults $10, children under 10 $5. Portion of proceeds to be donated to Veterans projects in Hubbard County. Held at Red River Event Center. The Event Center will be having drink specials, a DJ, dress-up prizes, etc. See their site. We appreciate your support!
[03/05/18] ATTENTION BINGO PLAYERS: NO BINGO tonight due to the inclement weather. Please share and help get the word out. This is just for this week. Thank you!
[02/26/18] Don’t forget, BINGO tonight!
[02/26/18] Burger night this Thursday night, March 1, 5-7PM.
[02/26/18] Mark the date: March 17, starting at 5PM, at the Red River Event Center, CORN BEEF AND CABBAGE. Cooking by the VFW Auxiliary. Portion of proceeds to go to local Veterans projects. Adults $10: children 10 and under $5. See Red River Event Center page for more details to help celebrate St Patrick’s Day. DJ, green beer, dress up in your Irish garb, etc.
[02/20/18] BURGER NIGHT IS RETURNING! The first one will be Thursday, March 1, at the Red River Event Center, serving 5-7PM. The VFW Auxiliary will be cooking the 1st event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local Veterans Projects. We are working with the Hubbard County VSO for projects. Burgers $2.50, cheeseburgers $3.00 and fries $1.50. We look forward to seeing all of you. Feel free to share. Thank you.
[02/14/18] REMINDER: Auxiliary meeting tonight, 7PM. Hope to see you there!
[01/11/18] CORRECTION: Bingo start date has been moved back to Feb 12. The new owners are remodeling and will finish in time for APD. Please share.
[01/09/18] Attn: BINGO LOVERS-Bingo will be held again, starting February 5, 2018, at 7PM, at the former VFW building. Sponsored by Harold Harris Post 8508, which holds the gambling license. Thank you and please feel free to share.
[01/06/18] The Auxiliary regular monthly meeting will be this Wed, 1/10/18, at the old VFW building at 7 PM. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE. Please feel free to share.
[12/11/17] REMINDER TO THE AUXILIARY: There will NOT be a meeting this month. Please pass on and remind other members. Thank you.
[11/30/17] Attn: LADIES AUXILIARY. There will be NO regular monthly meeting for December. Happy Holidays everyone.
[11/18/17] The YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY will be at the VFW HALL Saturday, 12/2, starting at 1PM. More details to follow. Please share.
[11/18/17] Ladies Auxiliary take note: CHRISTMAS DECORATING for the Club will be Monday, 11/27, starting at 1PM. Wrapping gifts for the youth Christmas party will follow. Potluck and BYOB. Come on out for a good cause and share some fun.
[10/12/17] Even though the VFW is closed for business, the VFW Auxiliary and the Firemen’s Auxiliary together, are hosting their annual Halloween Children’s Party, on Sat, Oct 28, starting at 2PM. Games, treat bags and refreshments for children.
[10/05/17] Come join us tonight for our last burger night from 5pm to 7pm and the Meat raffle starting at 5:30pm.
Save the date: August 26, 2017!
Sloppy Joes and all you can eat corn feed, $8, 4PM until gone. Bake Sale, Horseshoe Tournament.
Tournament registration now until 12:30, 8/26/17. Tournament starts at 1PM.
COME JOIN THE FUN, GAMES, FOOD, AND GOODIES FROM THE BAKE SALE!
[07/19/17] Attention Auxiliary members: your monthly meeting is being changed to the 2nd Wednesday of each month, starting August 9th, 7PM.
The monthly newsletter is no longer being sent to everyone's email. To catch up with the Club, Post and Auxiliary happenings, please see the Akeley VFW web page: go to akeleyvfw.com. Paper copies are available at the Club. Thank you!
akeleyvfw.com HAROLD HARRIS VFW POST 8508, Akeley MN
[07/13/17] Please join us Thursday nights, 5-7, for burger night. $2 burgers. Meat raffle starts at 5:30.
[07/13/17] The Akeley VFW will now be closed on Tuesdays until further notice. Thank you for your patronage.
[06/25/17] Please join us Sunday, June 25, 8-11:30 AM, for our annual Hot Cake Breakfast, part of Paul Bunyan Days in Akeley.
[06/15/17] Come out for Burger Night tonight from 5-7 and the Meat raffle starts at 5:30! Hope to see ya there!!!
Just down from the Paul Bunyan statue in Akeley, MN. On Sale/Off Sale... 4 tv's, pizza and other food, drink specials, pool tables and dart machines.