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 160 members of the Ladies 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 - Al Tessmann
Sr. Vice Commander - Mark Wysocki
Jr. Vice Commander - Brandon Taylor
Quartermaster - Darrell Berg
Chaplain - Frank Raschka
Surgeon - Mike Worzalla
Judge Advocate - Mike McKenna
Three Yr. Trustee - David Verhage
Two Yr. Trustee - Scott Halverson
One Yr. Trustee - Andrew Suchon
Officer of the Day - Cal Neigbauer
Service Officer - Bernard Yelkin
Adjutant - Norb Strasser
Three Yr. House - Cmty Steve Ransbottom
Two Yr. House - Cmty Perry Engel
One Yr. House - Cmty Mike Zynda
Tues, Wed and Thu: 2pm to 11pm
Fri, Sat, and Sun:2pm to Closing Time
Expanded Limited seating
Tuesday - Thursday 3:00 - 6:00pm
Christmas Eve: Closed
Christmas Day: Closed
New Years Eve: Closed
New Years Day: 3:00 Party
FRIDAY FISH FRY
Limited inside seating in dining hall
by reservation ONLY
Plover VFW Post 10262 Rifle Squad Supports Memorial Day and Korean War Memorial Ceremonies
Plover VFW Post 10262 Rifle Squad, State of Wisconsin VFW Honor Guard, American Legion Post 543 and AMVETS Post 1051 formed a combined Color Guard in preparation for the 2021 Wisconsin Korean War Memorial Ceremony in Plover. The ceremony is conducted annually to honor and pay tribute to Korean War Veterans.
Skyward Team Wins Plover VFW Golf Scramble
The winning Skyward team prepares to play Hole No. 17 at the Wisconsin River Golf Club. Members (from L - R) include Nick Cappotto, Rick King, Ben Lind and Jerry Lind.
Skyward dominated the course to win the 16th Annual Plover Veterans of Foreign Wars Golf Scramble on September 11th.
The winning team was awarded an artillery shell-styled traveling trophy in a ceremony at the Post. Team members’ names will be engraved upon the trophy and include Nick Cappotto, Rick King, Ben Lind and Jerry Lind.
The team also received a round of golf for four with carts from Wisconsin River Golf Club and each member received a dozen golf balls.
Twenty-five teams participated in the fundraising scramble at the Wisconsin River Golf Club, which kicked off at noon. The event featured special hole challenges, a banquet dinner and basket raffles.
Inaugural VFW Car and Truck Show
Plover VFW attracted a variety of classic vehicles and enthusiasts at its first-ever Car and Truck show on September 19th.
More than 50 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, which sold out before noon.
Live music was provided in the afternoon for listening and dancing enjoyment by the Gray Catz
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Recent 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) - Cars lined the street at the VFW Post more than 30 minutes before the start of the giveaway.
Below (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.
Above Left - Post member Perry Engel hands turkey and 'taters to a Veteran.
Above Right - Post members Larry Kinyon (left) and Mike Zynda organize turkeys and 'taters on the back of the semi trailer.
Above Left - Post member Gary Jay presents turkey and 'taters to Veteran Bill Hoffmann.
Above Right - Young volunteer "Izzy" hands a VFW poppy to a Veteran waiting in line.
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.
Rifle Squad/Honor Guard members Tony Carpenter, Mike Zynda, Guy Jones, Perry Engel and John Herek await the start of the Pacelli vs. Pittsville game.
Rifle Squad Commander Norb Strasser gives last-minute instructions to the Honor Guard.
Plover VFW Honor Guard steps off to present the colors.
Plover VFW Honor Guard posts the colors and presents arms during the National Anthem Star-Spangled Banner.