Thank you to all who supported the Chicken BBQ! The next BBQ will be August 8.
Attention students! It’s essay contest time!
The VFW Voice of Democracy, for 9th-12th graders this is an opportunity to win the grand prize of $30,000. and the VFW Patriot’s Pen, for 6th-8th graders, an opportunity to win the grand prize of $5,000. Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national levels. Click the links to the scholarships to get the application, themes and details. Applications and essays are due to your local VFW Post by October 31.
Two new designs available! Freedom Wasn’t Free and Honor The Fallen
“Freedom Wasn’t Free” indigo blue, short sleeve. Large Iwo Jima flag raising design on the back and VFW logo on front left chest – order by July 20. Pay at pick-up (approx. Aug. 21)
“American Veteran Honor the Fallen” red or navy blue, short sleeve. Large eagle design on the back and VFW logo on front left chest – order by July 27. Pay at pick-up (approx. Aug. 31)
In stock – limited quantities of t-shirts in variety of designs and sizes. Shirts are short sleeve, with large design on the back and VFW logo with Post 5265 on front left chest.
Order your shirt today! Click the T-Shirt Quick Link on the right side of the website or visit the “Merchandise” link on the phone app. Pay for shirts when you pick them up at the Post.
Canteen is open along with outdoor seating – please show your membership card when purchasing alcohol. Post opens daily at 11 am and last call is 11:30 pm.
Dining room is open Wednesday and Friday, 4:30 to 8 pm and is open to the public. Carry out is available 11 am – 7:30 pm, pick up by 8 pm. Menus available on website (right side, under Quick Links) and on our phone app.
Watch the Post calendar for Chicken BBQ’s and more.
Outdoor seating area open starting June 5, 11 am – 8 pm (last call at 7:30 pm)
Enter Main entrance to access patio. Current membership card required to purchase alcohol. Alcohol to be consumed in designated area only. Use of tobacco, including vaping, chewing tobacco and snuff, prohibited in Post and on Patio (designated areas are to the left of front main entrance and by the BBQ pit).
To order carry out please call ahead, 717-225-4010, 11 am – 7:30 pm and pick up before 8 pm via the main entrance. Do not need to be a member to purchase food.
Menus available on website (right side, under Quick Links) and on our phone app.
Since we can not hold our traditional Memorial Day program, we will be playing “Taps” on Monday, May 25, at 3 pm in front of the VFW.
Join us in this national effort to remember our fallen heroes. Please arrive early, so that you are in place and ready for “Taps” to be played at 3 pm. We ask that you are considerate and respect others and practice social distancing on the lawn or stay in/beside your vehicle. During “Taps”, please stand, face the music and place your hand over your heart.
We have a limited quantity of VFW Post 5265 t-shirts available in a variety of designs and sizes. Most shirts are short sleeve, with large design on the back and VFW logo with Post 5265 on front left chest. Visit the “Merchandise” link on our phone app for details. Shirts can be reserved through app and paid for when you pick them up at the Post.
May 23 Chicken BBQ Fundraiser! 10:30 am until sold out
– Preordering is recommended – use the link on right side of the website or on our phone app or call 717-225-4010
– Chicken BBQ dinners are boxed as carry out food ($8 / half chicken, baked potato, roll and butter)
– Drive-up service in our parking lot starting at 10:30 am until sold out, please stay in your vehicle
– Please have exact change, if possible, to help keep the line moving.
– Preorders not picked up by 12:30 pm may be sold to another customer
– Please do not come out if you are sick, feeling sick or have been in contact with someone who is sick.
Thank you for supporting the VFW!
The Scholarship Fund Feed scheduled for May 31 has been postponed, the date to be determined. If you purchased tickets for the May 31 Feed, the tickets will be honored at the next feed.