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Testimonial Dinner for Department Auxiliary President April 8, 2018

Francis E. Vinyard Auxiliary Post will be hosting the Testimonial Dinner for Department Auxiliary President Jill Wilson on April 8, 2018.

Tickets will be available soon for this event. Look for more information at the Post.

January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Valentine’s Day Dinner- February 10, 2018

Great Prizes: (Need to be present to win)

Two $50 cash prizes
One Life Membership
Other great prizes

Watch for more information at the Post!

January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Treasure Hunt Game Coming in June

There’s a new game coming to Post 2749. The $10 monthly draw ends in May. We are starting Treasure Hunt in June.

We are currently looking to do the Number Tag Selections through the week and draw on Friday at 7 pm. This will be an unlimited pot.

Look for rules and other essentials at the Post […]

May 2nd, 2016|Post News|

2016-17 Post 2749 VFW & VFW Auxiliary Officers

VFW Post 2749 Officers 2016-17

Commander: Jim Cook
Sr. Vice Commander: Ron Coleman
Jr. Vice Commander: Denny Nester
Quartermaster: Dick Hamilton
Chaplain: Max Franklin
1st Yr. Trustee: Tom Seigel
2nd Yr. Trustee: Jerry Brady
3rd Yr. Trustee: George Klink
Judge Advocate: Richard Wiard
Surgeon: Len Wilson
Adjutant: Richard Wiard
Service Officer: Jim McClure


VFW Post 2749 Auxiliary Officers 2016-17

President: Sara Faulkner
Sr. Vice: Jill Wilson
Jr. Vice: Jill Wentworth
Treasurer: Sue Hamilton
Secretary: Dixie […]

May 2nd, 2016|Post News|

Veteran’s Day Ceremony November 11th

The Francis E. Vinyard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2749 will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday November 11th.

In attendance will be guest Veterans, Kendallville Mayor Handshoe and our Brothers and Sisters from Kendallville American Legion Post 82.

November 8th, 2015|Post News|

Your 2015-16 Francis E. Vinyard VFW Post 2749 Officers

Congratulations and good luck to our officers!
Post Officers


Jim Cook

Sr. Vice Commander:

Tom Mortimore

Jr. Vice Commander:

Denny Nester


Richard Hamilton


 Richard Wiard

Judge Advocate:

Rich Wiard


 Ron Coleman


 Lenard Wilson

Service Officer:

Jim McClure



1 yr:

George Klink

2 yr:

Tom Seigel

3 yr:

Jerry Brady

House Committee:

1 yr:

James Cook

2 yr:

Lewis Sloan (alternate)

3 yr:

Ladies Auxiliary Officers


Sarah Faulkner

Sr. Vice President:

Jill Wilson

Jr. Vice President:

Bonnie Hall


Carolyn Mortimore


Karen Bloom


Betty DeBolt


Becky Chatham Heidenreich


Janice Wright


1 yr:

Becky McClure

2 yr:

Rose Frick

3 […]

July 21st, 2015|Post News|

Have a photo to share?

We are looking for pictures of officers, events, members doing community service, etc.

We would like to post these on our website and maybe in our newsletter.

Please bring them to the Post!

July 21st, 2015|Post News|

12th Annual Armed Forces Day Candlelight Vigil

Saturday, May 16th – 7:30 pm
Inside VFW Post 2749
127 Veterans Way, Kendallville
Presented by Families for Freedom
Honoring nearly 100 active area military
Live music provided by the Howe Military Academy Choir
Open to the public

May 12th, 2015|Post News|

2014 Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts

November 7th, 2014|Post News|

VA Updates Disability Claims Application


September 24, 2014
 New Process Will Reduce Processing Times and Improve Quality
 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it is introducing a uniformed disability claims form to better serve Veterans, families and survivors. Standardizing the process by which Veterans file claims and initiate appeals will make it easier for Veterans and […]

September 24th, 2014|Post News|