4th District Events

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Fearless Fourth I am sending this message out to update you on some very important items.
1)  Also for any of you who have not seen the Combined Veterans Museum of River Grove to do so.  I look forward to seeing whoever can make it there.
2)  Commander Emmer will also be presenting the Teacher of the Year Award to Scott Paith from All American Post 1337 in Mount Prospect while she is at the Dues Round Up as well.  This is the second year in a row All American Post 1337 has won the Teacher of the Year Award.  Outstanding job!!
3). Our District Service Officer Dutch DeGroot is a very busy man as you all know.  In addition to his work for the District, his Post 1337, Dutch is also involved at both the State and National levels in several initiatives.  As a result of this I am proud and honored to announce the appointment of Tom McMahon of Post 2202 as our new  Assistant District Service Officer. Tom is extremely qualified and will continue to work with Dutch on growing the Service Officer role in our District and Posts.  Thank you Tom for accepting this appointment.    I would recommend you take the time to  look at the VFW Supporter Quarterly and see what a great job Dutch is doing for veterans.  We need to keep this momentum going and Tom will assist Dutch in accomplishing that.
4)  Next District Meeting is scheduled for 2 2 May at 1300 hours at VFW Post 981 at the AM-VETS post in Wheeling Illinois.  More details in the next few weeks.

Commander Steve Mac
4th District Commander
Vietnam Veteran USAF 1966-73
*** Dist. SO Note: I’m extremely pleased Comrade McMahon is to work in partnership with me. He has the heart and drive needed for the job. In addition I’m proud of all our post service officers and their post who are putting a priority on service before self. Please sign up for the 1 May workshop it is vital to our VFW. Dutch

• 4th District Meeting 2 May 2021 13hr00 Host Arlington Heights Post 981 location

AMVETS Post 66 700 McHenry Rd. Wheeling, IL 60090  MAP/DIRECTIONS CLICK HERE

• 4th District 2020-2021 Roster download PDF file  Please note this is the latest version. 
• 1 May 2021 Date Change Saturday Veterans Benefits Workshop– Registration 0800-0900  VFW Post 1197 645 S. River St., Batavia, IL 60510. workshop website www.vetworkshop.org .

Dutch DeGroot 4th District VFW Dept. of Illinois Service Officer

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