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2019

December

Post 13 - AED Install

Because the safety and health of everyone who visits or attends meetings is important to us, an AED (automated external defibrillator) was installed at the Post 13 Clubhouse on Thursday December 27, 2019. This device will make it possible to quickly respond to a cardiac medical emergency

  • Photo Credit: Leon Rinke

Post 30 - Kim Craddock Veteran of the Year Award

AMVETS Post 30 and District 4 Adjutant Kim Craddock receives the prestigious Fox Valley Veteran of the Year Award for 2020 on December 19th.  Kim was chosen by her peers in the Fox Cities for her contributions to Veterans and Veterans Programs in and around the Fox Cities.  Congratulations!

  • Photo Credit: Myron Palmbach Post 30 AMVETS

Post 6440 Gift Baskets

The Bloomer AMVETS distributed 24 Christmas gift baskets to veterans in the three nursing homes in Bloomer and the one in Cornell.
The baskets held wool socks, toothbrush and toothpaste, oranges and apples, candy canes, and many sweets and bars.
Left to right : Paul McElroy, Julie Hamm, Cdr. Tom Vodáček, Charlie Rubenzer.

  • Photo Credit: Tom Vodacek

Post 30 Veteran Day Events

AMVETS Post 30 was busy from Nov 4 to Nov 11th at various Veterans Day Events.

On the 4th Kim Craddock was at James Madison Middle School for 4 classes as part of Kimberly Clark’s Salute Program educating students on her service and about Veterans Day History. She also provided the teachers with AMVETS Americanism packets. Kim then visited Bethlehem School in Hortonville  on the 7th.

Post 30 members  attended the BJ Prior Event at MVM and purchased BJ’s book “Behind my Wings”. 

Rick Vesperman and Kim Craddock held a Veterans Hour on Nov 10 at LivingTree Assisted Living Home( 3 Vets) and another Nov 11 at  Heritage Woods(16 Vets).

On Nov 11th they joined Post members Senator Roger Roth and Frank Billings for the Outagamie County Veterans Day Ceremony.

Here are a few pictures from that event!

  • Photo Credit: Kim Craddock

November

Post 30 Meeting

AMVETS Post 30 member Senator Roger Roth attended the AMVETS Post 30 Nov 20th Meeting and gave the Post an update on the UW MIA Recovery and Identification Project (UW MIA RIP) and the cosponsorship of LRB-4188/1 to locate and identify remains of Wisconsin veterans.  The goal being to retrieve and identify at least 3 a year.  Presently there are over 1500 veterans not yet home. 

Pictured here is 1st Vice Rick Vesperman, Senator Roger Roth, Adjutant/SEC Rep Kim Craddock, and Commander Joe Eiting.

  • Photo Credit: Kim Craddock

Post 30 Veteran Day Events

AMVETS Post 30 was busy from Nov 4 to Nov 11th at various Veterans Day Events.

On the 4th Kim Craddock was at James Madison Middle School for 4 classes as part of Kimberly Clark’s Salute Program educating students on her service and about Veterans Day History. She also provided the teachers with AMVETS Americanism packets. Kim then visited Bethlehem School in Hortonville  on the 7th.

Post 30 members  attended the BJ Prior Event at MVM and purchased BJ’s book “Behind my Wings”. 

Rick Vesperman and Kim Craddock held a Veterans Hour on Nov 10 at LivingTree Assisted Living Home( 3 Vets) and another Nov 11 at  Heritage Woods(16 Vets).

On Nov 11th they joined Post members Senator Roger Roth and Frank Billings for the Outagamie County Veterans Day Ceremony.

Here are a few pictures from that event!

  • Photo Credit: Kim Craddock

October

Iron Mountain VA Tour

  • Photo Credit: Sandy Conradt

September

Greenville Post 30 - Luminary Event

September 29, 2019

Greenville AMVETS Post 30 supporting the Gold Star Family Program put on by Blue Star Mothers Chapter 1 and American Legion Post 258. Despite the rain the event was held at the Little Chute Windmill. Post members included Commander Joe Eiting, 1st Vice Rick Vesperman, SEC Rep Kim Craddock, and newest Post 30 member Marty Huss, who happens to be the Commander of Post 258. Post 30 is planning to hold this event on September 29th in 2020.

  • Photo Credit: Rick Vesperman

Mary Woiak with a Service Dog at King

AUXILIARY Member Mary Woiak of AMVETS LADIES AUXILIARY of 13 Redgranite Wi. Mary Woiak was with a service dog at King which is a Keeshond from the Netherlands. 

Mary Woiak is also pictured with Cathy Tratz from Oshkosh AMVETS LADIES AUXILIARY of 7 

  • Photo Credit: Mary Woiak

Ecumenical Worship/Patriot Day - September 11, 2019

AMVETS LADIES AUXILIARY Members,of Post 13 of Redgranite,Mary Woiak and Ellen Caswell, helped serve beverages and Danish and muffins, while also Attending King the Ecumenical Worship/Patriot Service.

It was a beautiful service. Also two King members made a song changed words for America The Beautiful, to "America The Mighty". Just beautiful. Plus a solo "Battle Hymns of the Republic". Beautiful voice and beautiful song. Thank you Chaplain Team at King. 

  • Photo Credit: Mary Woiak

Golf Icecream Party and Awards & State Golf King Weekend

  • Photo Credit: Mary Woiak

AMVETS & Auxiliary King Weekend and Tour Photos

  • Photo Credit: Mary Woiak

AMVETS Riders Chapter 13 Presenting Checks from the 4th Annual Benefit Ride

First Picture

First Row L to R: Sgt-At-Arms Gary Hopkins, Gary Vanderperren, Waushara CVSO Officer, President Robert Rohde, Secretary Rose Fields, Spring Roberts

Second Row L to R: Brian Borgens, 2nd Vice Chris Salzer, Gary Rodencal, Todd Hughes, Dave Roberts, 1st Vice Larry Redmann, Judge Advocate Leon Rinke, Treasurer Jackie Rohde

  • Photo Credit: Stacy Kasper

AMVETS Post 13 Labor Day Parade in Redgranite

  • Photo Credit: Stacy Kasper and Rose Fields

Residents Birthday Party

Ellen Caswell,Mary Woiak from Auxiliary 13 of Redgranite,  and Mary Woiaks, Granddaughter Brielle Anderson, helping serve food to Residents for a birthday party. Ellen Caswell helped grill brats and hotdogs. Brielle also helped serve dessert to residents. 

  • Photo Credit: Mary Woiak

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