VFW Lorraine Post 29 petitioned the Haverhill City Council to request the Mayor declare the City of Haverhill as a Purple Heart Community. The City Council unanimously agreed to make the request to the Mayor's office. More details to follow. If you are, or if you know of a Purple Heart recipient, please reach out to us at 978-373-1900 or Cmd@vfw29.org.
VFW Lorraine Post 29 Year
in Review – 2020
Veteran Chicken dinners to 300 local Veterans
Veteran yard cleanup
cases given to family of deceased Veterans
placement assistance and sharing
local Sport Clips contact for Help a Hero Veteran College scholarships
- 2 Handicapped Ramp disassembled and shipped to Ohio for Operation Ramp It Up
Retirement Ceremony with Amvets Post 147 and the Sea Scouts of Haverhill
- 56thAnnual VFW Santa Parade, Toy and Food Drives
bulk items donated to Betsy Conti Food Drive
Vietnam Veteran Memorial completed at Mill Brook Park
Claim Assistance continue
Day house decorating encouragement, in lieu of the canceled annual city parade
Day Tribute video, turned out to be 7 minutes long, copies sent to 20+
Across America, prep work and planning still ongoing for 19 Dec
Cemetery Gravestone Marker cleaning
Day Chicken Dinner to 500 local Veterans
the planning to make Haverhill a Purple Heart Community
Video for over 170 Veterans who died in Haverhill during 2020
The above items are just some of the things our VFW Post 29 members helped make happen this year! We are gearing up to make 2021 just as impactful for our local community.
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The Lorraine Post 29 was First Mustered In 25 January 1917. Over the past 100+ years we have been at the fore front of serving Veterans in our Community while also keeping their families close to heart. We are accepting new members who want to help continue this tradition for the next 100 years in Haverhill. Join Today! We meet monthly on the LAST Sunday of the month at 10am.
We strive to help our local Veterans and their families in accordance with Post regulations. Consider joining our ranks, find that comradeship you once had while on Active Duty. Looking to have someone's six? Need someone to watch yours? Find them here in our membership roster.
News Update: Our Post Building, located at 64 Kenoza Ave, has been sold.We have been invited by our friends at the AMVETS Post 147 hall to join them in their building on Primrose St. Stay tuned on our FACEBOOK Page for any updates as we get them.
We have been in Haverhill for over 100 years now, and we do not plan on going away. Join today
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