Welcome to the new website of Lakeside, CA's Post for the Veterans of Foreign Wa-rs of the United States.
Veterans are welcomed to be a member of Post 5867. We are here to support you. Also, join us for our weekend burgers & breakfast. Check our 2012 Calendar
Carter-Smith Post 5867
In honor of Howard Carter & Rowland Smith, both from Lakeside, CA and U.S. Navy, were killed in action on USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
Howard Carter 1917-1941, U.S. Navy
Rowland Smith 1921-1941, U.S. Navy
WHATS HAPPENING AT OUR POST:
March and April Breakfasts and Suppers both were huge successes. Thanks to all who attended and those who helped out. We are currently doing Friday Dinners 5-8pm (varying menu), Saturday 11-2 Burgers and Sunday 9-11 Breakfasts: (we will provide times for events listed)
Weekend #1: Omelets, Bacon, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Potatoes.
Weekend #2: Steak, Ham Steak, Biscuits & Gravy, Potatoes, Eggs to Order, Toast.
Weekend #3: Pancakes, Sausage, Bacon, Ham, Corned Beef Hash, Biscuits & Gravy, Potatoes, Eggs to Order.
Weekend #4: Chicken Fried Steak, Bacon, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Potatoes, Eggs to Order, fruit.
Weekend #5: Pancakes, Sausage, Bacon, Ham, Corned Beef Hash, Biscuits & Gravy, Potatoes, Eggs to Order.
Thirsty Thursday karaoke starts at 7pm! Get your groove on; you could be the next Lakeside Idol! If Thursday isn’t enough for ya’ll, we play it again on Friday starting at 8pm. These have quickly become our busiest “nightlife” nights with lots of new members trickling in.
Post Nominations and Elections: We held our elections at the April meeting and the following are your officers for the year 2013/2014: Paul Boston, Commander; Jason Basden, Senior Vice Commander; Joshua Erickson, Jr. Vice Commander; John Borchardt, Quartermaster; Ed Spring, Chaplain; Ron Bonnin, Judge Advocate; Surgeon, Victor Graverson and Service Officer, Anna Sanchez. Congratulations to the newly elected officers and good luck.
Poppy Drive: Our Post Poppy Drive is in full swing! We need everyone’s participation to make this a success! If you would like to volunteer to coordinate a local Poppy Drive, please let me know. The Post is selling Buddy Poppy Boards for $5 and Memorial Boards for $10. See any Bartender or Post Officer/Auxiliary Officer for purchase.
Do you have an e-mail Address? If you have an e-mail and would like to receive correspondence and updates via email, please give it to the Quartermaster by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you did not get this newsletter by e-mail then we do not have your e-mail address. We are trying to compile as complete a list as possible of all members who have e-mail address so we can send distribute the monthly newsletter and other information in a more efficient, expeditious and cost effective manner.
Lakeside VFW Ladies Auxiliary monthly meetings: 6:30pm the second Wednesday of each month
Lakeside VFW Ladies Auxiliary are serving dinners at the Post 5pm on the First and Third Fridays of each month $7- help needed or support us – come have dinner!
La Jolla VA Hospital can always use volunteers - contact Nancy for more details: 443-2930
Please cut and save your pink BOX TOP Education labels, and also Campbell Soup labels for our Auxiliary to send to the National VA Home (Widows and Children), bring to the Post or mail in: 12650 Lindo Lane, Lakeside, CA 92040
15 March Ladies AMVET St Patricks Day Dinner 5 - 8pm $7.00 Flyer
8 February Valentines Day Dinner and Dance 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Flyer
3 February Superbowl Sunday 3pm Potluck appetizers.
21 January, President's Meeting
December 29 Post Adult Christmas/New Year’s Party Flyer
November 22, Post Thanksgiving Potluck
September 15 Lakeside VFW Post Picnic
December 15 Post Children’s Christmas Party-Candy Cane Lane Flyer
July 19-26 National VFW Convention Reno
July 6, Friday. 5 - 8pm (Karaoke night), Corned Beef Brisket, Cabbage, Red Skinned Potatoes, Rolls & Cake.
July 4 Lakeside VFW Pig Roast by Sons of Am vets Happy Independence Day! *Flyer*
July 1, Ladies Auxilliary Breakfast, Pork loin and all the fixin's
June 20 VFW and Auxiliary Officers take new office
June 14-19 Department Convention in Sacramento
June 15 Karaoke and Ladies Auxiliary Dinner Enchilada Casserole, rice & beans
June 13 Lakeside VFW Auxiliary membership 6:30pm
June 12 Lakeside VFW Auxiliary Presidents Meeting 6pm
June 9 El Cap High School Football Team Fundraiser Spagetti Dinner VFW
June 3 District Auxiliary meeting Lakeside Post 5867 - 9am meeting (Post is doing Sunday breakfast at 9am)
May 28 Memorial day Celebration Flyer Starts at 11:00am
May 19 Car Wash 11am – 2pm by Lakeside Middle School 8th Grade
Friday, January 28th. VFW 1st District Official Visit Banquet. 5pm No Host bar, 6pm Dinner, 7pm Program. $15 pp. RSVP by 1/13/12. 619-443-0932. (assigned seating, sit with your friends) Casual Western attire