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On February 18, 2017 VFW Post 11079 and The Auxiliary presented Chief Beck and the Blaney Fire Department a $3,000 check to help purchase tools for the Fire Department.  The VFW received a $1,000 grant from the VFW National and our Post and auxiliary matched the grant with a $1,000 each.  After the presentation of the check and plaque, our Comrades auxiliary enjoyed a meal from Ronnie’s Ribs with the fire department and Mayor Emmons.  Honoring our flag on June 14th We had a large crowd and was open to the public to attend. The post put on a low country boil open to the public. Families were present to pay respect to our great flag. The community helping homeless veterans with needed items. VFW members along side many other organizations to help set up for Memorial Day. Presentation to the Elgin Police Department by the VFW post 11079. Certificate of Appreciation to the Elgin Police Department from Post 11079.  Post 11079 in cooperation with Boy
Scout Troop 737 from Pontiac.  Post members, Auxiliary members, and Scouts
took turns dedicating a flag to a Service member important in their life.
We retired close to 100 flags in just under an hour.  The Scouts ran a very
dignified retirement ceremony of the flags Thank you to Outgoing commander and welcoming the new post commander Welcoming the new incoming post commander Members of the post honored the traveling Vietnam Wall as it traveled through Elgin on its way to Camden. Post Commander Fox Summer Sale at Post 11079 Local Elgin children enjoyed trick or treating with the local members. They had candy, snacks and special witches brew. Kevin and Liz won the best costume at the Halloween party at Post 11079 that held the function for the homeless vets of in the area.


Announcements

 VFW post 11079 is on a mission to help the many homeless Veterans in our great area by doing a "Back Pack Fill". Now through the third week of October 2019 the post will be collecting items and packs to fill. With the cold weather coming upon us and the holiday season please remember those that are not as fortunate as us.  Many of these Veterans have given not only of themselves but also of their families.  Let's do our part and show our support.
The items collected will be:
Medium to Large Back packs, Socks, hats, gloves, small tarps, warm blankets, long johns, hand warmers, rain gear, sleeping bags, personal hygiene items, non perishable items.  Remember the non perishable items need to be things that do not need the usage of hot water or microwaves. If you want to support monetary this is also accepted and can be dropped off at the Post.
Again, thank you for your support.
 
 
 
 
 
                             Hosted by VFW 11079 of Elgin, SC

                September 14, 2019

$20.00 entry  $10.00 passenger

Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Big Red Barn Retreat in Blythewood.

                                 KSU at 11:30 am          Rain or Shine

Last bike in at 4:30pm

Big Red Barn Retreat

Thunder Tower Harley Davidson

Gadgets of Lugoff

Gossips NE       

VFW 11079 in Elgin

                                                               

      Raffles/Silent Auction 

After ride dinner included in entry.

 $10.00 at door for non riders