The VFW Post 10147 of Apopka/Altamonte Springs will be kicking off the Veterans Day Weekend activities on Saturday November 9th at 11:30 AM at Long and Scott Farms located at 26216 County Road 448A in Mount Dora, this is located at the end of Jones Ave. and 448A, we will be doing the flag raising and a short speech. Then on Saturday night we will be hosting a Dinner Show featuring the Endless Summer band which is the number 1 tribute band to the Beach Boys. Dinner will consist of Wings; Potato Salad, Baked Beans and Desert. Tickets for the Dinner Show on Saturday are $15.00 and may be purchased online at vfwpost10147.org or you may purchase them at the door that evening. The last time this group was here we ran out of food, that will not happen this time as we are expecting a good crowd, but we have room for 600 so please come and enjoy. If you would care to sponsor a table for your employees, please call my cell number listed below.
On Sunday, our members will be attending their own church services and preparing for the activities that will be taking place on Monday the 11th.
On 11/11/19 at 10:00 AM we will open the doors of the Post and at 11:00 AM present the Veterans Day Ceremony, our guest speaker will be Retired Gunnery Master Sargent David Schorejs, who is also the Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Apopka. We will then be serving Hamburgers and Hot Dogs around 11:30.
At 5:00 PM our Post will take part in the Celebration that will be taking place on Purple Heart Trail between Park Ave. and Central Ave. which runs in front of our Post. We will be hosting 5 different tables showing the different branches of the service, also accepting membership applications to the VFW as well as taking applications for our newly formed Auxiliary, and Booster memberships also. We will have the Bar open inside the Post along with the newly renovated Military Museum. You do not have to be a member of the Post to come inside.