West Townsend, MA

Post adopts the Veteran Homestead, Inc

Veteran Homestead Inc., is an independent, non-profit organization that provides housing and care to U.S. Armed Services Veterans who are elderly, disabled or diagnosed with a terminal illness.
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Donation to Veteran Homestead

The Post membership voted at the July 8th meeting to donate $1000.00 to the Veteran Homestead Inc. in Fitchbrug, MA.




VFW Ice Skate Party

The annual Ice Skate party was a big hit this year. There were many children, teens and adults who enjoyed the nice day , warm bon fire and hot cocoa and of course skating.
Thanks to everyone who helped make this years event the best in many years.

Our local Post winners for VOD & Patriot's Pen 2015

Joint Post 3291 & 6538 VOD Winners:
1st place VOD - Jennifer McGrath
2nd place VOD - William Hitchins
3rd place VOD - Jillian Folger

Post 6538 Patriot's Pen Winners:
1st place Patriot's Pen - Sophia Adami-Sampson
2nd place Patriot's Pen - Megan LaCreta
3rd place Patriot's Pen - Molly McFague

Because the Post received 71 entries for Patriot's Pen and the rules of the Patriot's Pen competition allow the submission of one entry for each 15 entries received, we were able to submit our top 5 entries to the next level of judging (District 15).

District 15 Patriot's Pen Winners:
1st place District Patriot's Pen - Molly McFague
3rd place District Patriot's Pen - Megan LaCreta



Put aside Petty Jealousies or Trivial Personalities and don't let them influence our deliberations.

Make it to a meeting and Make A Difference


Bedford VA needs the following items - Socks and Under Garments for Men & Women

Many of the veterans at the VA hospital are under the age of 40 and many are female.  The Bedford VA is asking for help with sock and under garments for both.  Men! Don't be afraid to ask for help at the store if you do not know what to purchase for ladies.
Please bring your contributions by the Post and drop off in the bin in the lounge. 

Thanks for Helping!


Community Supper

The First Baptist Church of West Townsend hold a free Community Supper every fourth Wednesday of the month from 5-7pm in the fellowship hall.  This supper is open to anyone who could use a warm meal or just want someone to talk to or both.  If you know of someone like this then make sure they get there.
Post News
VFW Tote Bags

These bags are 15"x13"x10" in size and will last for many years.  Get yours before they are gone. 
$5 Donation.
The Townsend VFW is a Smoke Free facility
Search The Wall and support the Vietnam Veterans memorial Fund
                                        A Place For Worn Flags

A Place For Worn Flags
We now have a drop box located in the Post parking lot for Worn Flags. If you have an American, POW/MIA or State flag that is no longer appropriate to display due to wear - Drop it Here.