Welcome to Post 10262, located in Plover, Wisconsin. Our Post has been an active part of the community since 1978. As our community has grown, so has our Post. Our membership currently exceeds 200 Veterans, along with over 140 members of the Auxiliary.
Honor the dead by helping the living
Those Who Fought Together – Belong Together
It’s not the price you pay for membership – it’s the price you pay to be eligible.
Post Commander - Norb Strasser
Sr. Vice Commander - Ken Anderson
Jr. Vice Commander - Tegan Griffith
Quartermaster - Darrell Berg
Chaplain - Frank Raschka
Adjutant - Barbara McCloy
Tues, Wed and Thu: 2pm to 11pm
Fri, Sat, and Sun:2pm to Closing Time
Tuesday - Thursday 3:00 - 6:00pm
Christmas Eve: TBP
Christmas Day: TBP
New Years Eve: TBP
New Years Day: TBP
@ The Plover VFW
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY NIGHT
PASTA and MORE
Open Seating in Dining hall
2nd Annual Plover VFW Car and Truck Show
Plover VFW attracted a variety of classic vehicles and enthusiasts at the
Annual Plover VFW Car and Truck show on September 18th.
More than 60 vehicles were on display in the Post's north parking lot. The event was held in conjunction with the first Rifle Squad Breakfast of the season; burgers, brats and hot dogs were available for lunch..
Live music was provided in the afternoon for listening and dancing enjoyment by the Cow Tippers."
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Recent Post Events and Activities
November 13th Turkey and 'Tater Giveaway
Plover VFW hosted a Turkey and 'Tater Giveaway for Veterans at the Post on Saturday, November 13th. Veterans with proper identification received a complimentary turkey and a 5# bag of potatoes. Veterans drove from as far as Merrill for the giveaway. One hundred turkeys and 'tater bags were distributed and every Veteran left with a smile.
This event was made possible through the generosity of the following organizations and individuals: Plover VFW Post 10262, Marine Corp League Central WI Detachment 350, Plover VFW 10262 Auxiliary, DAV Schumann Heink #30, Stevens Point Police Officers Organization, Amvets Post 1051, Stevens Point Elks, Worzella & Sons, Inc., Mark Wysocki, Sandra Kowalski and Larea Minta Kieliszewski.
Above (click pic to enlarge) - Some Veterans parked and stood in line for Turkey and 'Taters; Norb Strasser (Santa hat) checks Veteran identification before sending them through.
16 Dec 2021 - Pacelli Cardinals BB Game/Fundraiser
Post 10262's Rifle Squad and Honor Guard posted the colors for the Pacelli High School Basketball Team's December 16th against the Pittsville Panthers. The game was a fundraiser to assist the victims of the December 10th tornado that wreaked havoc and destruction in several towns in Kentucky. The event raised $550.
Plover VFW Honor Guard posts the colors and presents arms during the National Anthem Star-Spangled Banner.
5 Feb 2022 - UWSP Hockey Military Appreciation Day
Post 10262's Rifle Squad and Honor Guard posted the colors for the UWSP vs. UW-Stout Military Appreciation Hockey Game on Saturday night (Feb. 5th). Veterans and their families received complimentary passes to attend the evening's game. UWSP soundly defeated Stout by a score of 3-0.
Rifle Squad Presents Arms the singing of the National Anthem.
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June 2022 - Plover VFW 10262 Awards Scholarships
Photo Caption: Plover VFW Scholarship Chairman Mike Zynda (from left), scholarship recipients Bailey Maxwell, Allison Lange, Nathan Sankey and Plover VFW Post Commander Norb Strasser.
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21 May 22- VFW Day of Service Award
Plover VFW Post Commander Norb Strasser and Post Members Guy Jones, Larry Kinyon and Don Mugridge presented a $1000 check to Mike Thompson and Jim Campbell of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight. The donation was from the proceeds of the VFW/Auxiliary food tent at the O’so Brewery 5K Fun Run/Walk held in May as part of our VFW Day of Service.
Above: Plover Police Officer Jeremy Anderson (left in blue) and his K9 partner Karma visited the Plover VFW Post and Car Show - the Plover K9 unit will be receiving a donation of proceeds from the Car Show.
Below: The happy First Place Winners from the eight competitive car show categories.
And below are just a few of the 60+ Cars that turned out for the Show,
See YOU next year!
Plover VFW Halloween Party
Winners of the Costume Contest: Best Couple – Leaf Man “Jed” with Pickle Lady Katrina Shankland; Best Male Costume – Pirate Ron Fait; Best Female Costume – Red Devil Lady “Joyce.”
Plover VFW and Auxiliary Event Committee hosted a Halloween Party and Costume Contest at the Post on Saturday evening, October 29th. Attendees were treated to a hot dog and pot luck luncheon. Music and karaoke for the event was provided by D.J. Diva.