VFW Post 6785 had the opportunity to give back to the community with a donation to the Chinook District of Garden Clubs.
The Chinook District of Garden Clubs volunteers their time to help maintain the Blue Star Memorial and plans are underway to refurbish the memorial in 2023 at the Tahoma National Cemetery. From Walt Tanimoto the post commander, “. . . as part of our mission to serve our veterans, the military and our communities we work with organizations like the Chinook District of Garden Clubs to further advocate for veterans and their families . . . “
About the Chinook District of Garden Clubs. “THE CHINOOK DISTRICT OF GARDEN CLUBS was federated in 1964 with the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs (WSFGC), which belongs to the Pacific Region of National Garden Clubs, Inc., the largest volunteer gardening organization in the world.” Learn more about this organization at their website: http://www.chinookgc.org/
About the VFW: The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation’s largest and oldest major war veterans organization. Founded in 1899, the congressionally chartered VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. With more than 1.5 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in nearly 6,000 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our national website at vfw.org