PLOVER VFW

Post #10262
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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
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2022-2023 POST OFFICERS​
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Post Commander - Norb Strasser
Sr. Vice Commander - Ken Anderson
Jr. Vice Commander - Tegan Griffith
Quartermaster - Darrell Berg
Chaplain - Frank Raschka
Adjutant - Barbara McCloy

Canteen Hours:
 Regular Hours

    Tues, Wed and Thu: 2pm to 11pm

Fri, Sat, and Sun:2pm to Closing Time

Mon: Closed

  Happy Hour
    Tuesday - Thursday  3:00 - 6:00pm

Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve: TBP
Christmas Day: TBP
New Years Eve: TBP
New Years Day: TBP

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@ The Plover VFW

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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 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.