2018 VETERAN'S BREAKFAST


Pledge to Humanity and the San Ramon Valley Varsity Basketball team served up a great pancake breakfast for some 40 of our Danville veterans on Saturday, 13 January.   It was a great meal and great conversation with the 15 team members, coaches and parents that put on the event.  If you missed it you missing a great function.  We hope to do it again.  

Past Events

BOYS AND GIRLS STATE LUNCHEON

On Sunday 1 Oct, we held a special luncheon meeting to recognize and honor our Boys State delegates and Girls State ambassadors.   As in past years, it is always inspiring to hear about the experiences of these young adults.   If you did not attend, you really did miss a most enjoyable event.  Please see our website for pictures of the event.  I know Melvin DeMello, Ron Lowe, Ron and Evelyn Roe, Gary Soto, John Rowe, Ron Farrell, Alan Scharlach, Michelle Lee, Randy Reid, and Eric and Mary Ardell all enjoyed the event.

WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR


27-29 May: Wings of Freedom Tour of World War II aircraft at Livermore Regional Airport.  Go to www.cfdn.org for more information.

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE


27 May, Saturday 10:30 AM  Oak Hill Park, Danville with Gary Villalba, the former Contra Costa County Veteran Service Officer as the featured guest speaker for Memorial Day 2018.

After the one-hour remembrance program, the All Wars Memorial Foundation will have a professional actor playing Teddy Roosevelt as part of the education mission of the AWM.

VMB FUNDRAISER AT GIANNI'S RESTAURANT

District 9, including Post 246, hosted its annual BBQ for the Martinez VA Clinic in-patients and staff on Sunday, 8 Oct.  It was a great opportunity to step up the American Legion slogan of "continuing to serve".   Special thanks go out to our members Mark Heinemann, Bob Sada, Henry Miguel, Randy and Carol Reid, and Eric and Mary Ardell who help bring a little joy to these in-patient veterans.  Check out the event pictures on our website.  

A special big thank you to Mike Mundle and Dan O'Connor who represented our post as waiters for this event.

EAST BAY STAND DOWN


Tentative EBSD dates are September 20-23, 2018 (subject to change) at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton.

If you are interested in volunteering for the many different functions, we suggest you attend one of the community meetings indicated below to get more information.

Community Meetings will be held at the Veterans Memorial Building, 115 E Prospect Ave, Danville, CA 94526 starting at 6:00 PM, except April.

March 13
April 10 - Location to be determined
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 21

Upcoming Events



INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE


4 July - Kiwanis Independence Day parade.  We will again join the parade with a color guard (hopefully), vehicles, Boy Scouts, and our Boys and Girls Staters.  We will also have a contingent of Cub Scouts dressed in costume related the theme of the parade this year.  Join us, ride in a military vehicle and show our American Legion spirit!

DISTRICT 9 BBQ AT VA CLINIC MARTINEZ

District 9, including Post 246, hosted its annual BBQ for the Martinez VA Clinic in-patients and staff on Sunday, 8 Oct.  It was a great opportunity to step up the American Legion slogan of "continuing to serve".   Special thanks go out to our members Mark Heinemann, Bob Sada, Henry Miguel, Randy and Carol Reid, and Eric and Mary Ardell who help bring a little joy to these in-patient veterans.  Check out the event pictures on our website.  


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