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Welcome to VFW Post 454

Welcome to the John H. Kraus Post in Bloomington, Illinois. We have a proud history of servicemen & women that have helped build and maintain this post and we remain active in and around our community. Our post is home to and a participant in many regular activities in the city of Bloomington and the surrounding area. With this website, we aim to provide a greater service to the community by providing information and local news for your benefit.
 
 
Everyone Is Invited To Our Events
Be Our Guest
Come Meet The Veterans
Who Support Our Community
 
 
 
See How Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 454 Supports Veterans, Their Families and Our Community
 

HOT NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

 
  

 

Paint Nite 

"Harvest Moon Reflection"
 
Monday
September 16h
7 PM – 9 PM
at VFW Post 454
 
FLASH SALE
 
$25 with code "CRAFTLOCAL"
 

 

  

SCHOLARSHIPS
  HIGH SCHOOL  (GRADES  9 - 12)           VOICE OF DEMOCRACY
  
  MIDDLE SCHOOL  (GRADES  6 - 8)          PATRIOT'S PEN
 
 
SCOUT OF THE YEAR
  OPEN TO BOTH BOY AND GIRL SCOUTS 
 
 
TEACHER AWARD
  OPEN TO GRADES:       K - 5       6 - 8       9 - 12
 
 
PUBLIC SERVANT AWARD
  OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING:
                              EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS
                              LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL
                              FIREFIGHTERS
 
 
 
THESE PROGRAMS ARE FREE!
 
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE VFW
 TO APPLY OR SUBMIT
FOR
A SCHOLARSHIP OR AWARD
 
THESE PROGRAMS ARE NATION WIDE
PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL VFW ORGANIZATION
 
PLEASE PRINT THE FORMS AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS
DO NOT MISS THE DEADLINE SUBMISSION DATES
TO THE LOCAL VFW POST
 
 

  

REAL ID

Do You Know About "Real ID"?
 
What Is It?
 
Effective October 1st, 2020, you will need a "Real ID License" to fly on domestic aircraft within the United States.
 
 If you haven't heard then please click the link below.
 
 
 
 
   
          
 
    
 VFW Dart Tournament
Friday & Saturday Nights!
Sign-Up at 7:00 pm
Tournament Starts at 8:00 pm
Blind Draw
$10 per person entry fee
VFW puts in $10 per person  --  NO LIMIT!
   
  
 
 
 
 Bob Michel VA Outpatient Clinic
7717 N. Orange Prairie Road
Peoria, IL
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Entertainment Schedule
Everyone Is Invited To Be Our Guest
 
Captain Ron Band
 
 
 
Luke & The Drifters
 
Old Smoke
 
 
 
Porkbellies
 
               
 
 

 

HAPPY EASTER 2019

Thank A Veteran!
As We Remember
Our Fallen
Commrades
 
 
 
Purchase Or Redeem Lottery Tickets
Here!
Lotto
Lucky Day Lotto
Mega
Power Ball
Scratch Offs
 
 

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