AMVETS (American Veterans) is the Nations most inclusive Congressionally-Chartered Veterans Organization, representing the interests of 20 million Veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States Military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,000 members nationwide, we are Veterans serving Veterans.
AMVETS Mission Statement: To enhance and
As your current Commander, I welcome and invite you to visit our Post. If you are already a member, I thank you, and welcome aboard. If you are not a member yet, please consider joining us in our dedication and support of our Veterans. I will try my best to meet everyone, join in the fellowship, friendship and fun. Our Post needs your support in order to continue to grow. Please patronize our
Post Commander Bill Bond, proudly displays our latest award. Presented by the AMVETS Department of Florida for the Outstanding Post Award Category A.
Post 777 First Vice Commander Terry Corson and Ladies Auxiliary President Tina Bond present the donation of 68 pair of shoes to the Veterans Home.
Ruth Castaldo, age 103 joined the U.S. Army in 1942. She had 4 brothers who joined the Service and she decided that she should follow in their footsteps. She was a clerk doing clerical work and whatever she was asked to do. She was a great soldier. She has 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, 13 grand children and 15 great grand children. They will have tough footsteps to follow keeping up with gr
Pauleni Brosseau, age 104 served 4 years in the Marine Corps during the war as a secretary. She met her husband in the service. Pauleni recalled that the Marines served great food. Wow, we have talked to a lot of Marines and not too many had much to say about the food. That is just the kind of Soldier that Pauleni was.
Anna "Rockstar" Wojtalik, 100 years old joined the Navy in 1941 at 20 years old. She was successful on her 4th attempt to join. You see she is a small lady and even at 20 years old and at 96 pounds could not meet the weight requirement. According to Anna, on her third attempt the doctor told her to eat a lot of bananas and drink a lot of water before her 4th attempt. She followed the instructi
On Veterans Day morning Post 777 Ladies Auxiliary President Tina Bond and Post Commander Bill Bond paid a visit to the Maris Pointe Memory Care Facility in Venice Florida to present Certificates of Appreciation and and Caps to each of the nine resident Veterans designating each of their respective Branches of Service.
Thanks to Post 777 Ladies Auxiliary member Dale McDonough, who is Head of Nursing at the facility, for arranging the event. The Veterans not only were surprised with the presentation but so appreciated the recognition.
On Veterans Day our Post Family (Amvets, Sons, Ladies auxiliary and Riders) presented a check for $600 to the Douglas T. Jacobson Resident Fund. We also presented each Resident with a baseball cap and plaque designating each of their respective branch of service.
Post Commander Bill Bond proudly presents the check to Board Member Dennis Knaub. Also present was Jocene Henderson of the Human Services Department of the Board of County Commissioners. We are planning similar presentations for Pearl Harbor Day and Christmas.
We had a good turn out of the Post Family members representing the Amvets, Sons, Ladies Auxiliary and Riders.
We were also fortunate to have one of the Veteran Residents available for the presentation of his cap and plaque. Thank you Marshall Cleveland for your Service.
A special thank you to these two hard working Squadron 777 Sons. On the left is Tim Orchard, Sons 2nd Vice, and right is Sons Commander Ric Malloy. Tim got the ball rolling for the check and Ric for the caps and plaques.
Squadron 777 Commander Ric Malloy on the left and 1st Vice Commander Irv Hopkins in the middle, are presenting 90 pocket size Gideon Bibles to Pam Fisher, Activities Coordinator for the Veterans Home.
Post Commander Bill Bond, 1st Vice Commander Terry Corson and Ladies Auxiliary President Tina Bond are welcoming a Leadership Training Group from the Englewood Chamber of Commerce. Our Post hosted a group of 23 local business people on their bus tour of community non profit organizations to learn what each has to offer.
The group of community business leaders had many questions about our Amvets Post as to what we do and how we are devoted to helping our Veterans and Community.
Post 777 1st Vice Commander Terry Corson is showing several posters depicting some of the events the Post is involved in and explained how the Amvets came to be and their purpose in supporting our Veterans and Community. Most everyone had no idea that the Amvets even existed. After a lengthy question and answer session the group expressed their appreciation for the Amvets. Although there were
Squadron 777 Sons of AMVETS Commander Ric Malloy pictured top left and 2nd Vice Commander Tim Orchard, third from the left, present their donation of cleaning supplies and paper goods to Nancy Ortiz, Program Specialist, on the far right and two of the resident Veterans of the Punta Gorda Veterans Village. Total donation amounted to $150.00.
The Punta Gorda Veterans Village program provides transitional housing and supportive services to homeless Veterans in order to stabilize and prepare them for a life of independence. Volunteers of America with results-driven programing which are measured through Outcomes. This program continuously has 100% of its participants involved in meaningful activity and volunteer activity, which is a mea
On December 17, 2021 Ric Malloy, Dave Dawson, Irv Hopkins, and Tim Orchard delivered another donation from the Post 777 Sons of $300 worth of paper goods and cleaning supplies to the Punta Gorda Veterans Village.
AMVETS Post 777 continues to make National News as it has been one of the fastest growing in the United States for the past few years. In August, its Riders Chapter 777 was presented the Quality Chapter Membership Award for the largest membership increase in 2020-2021 by AMVETS National. AMVETS Riders pictured here are from left to right: Riders President Ron Berthold, Road Captain Gerald Lawson in the top hat, Post Commander and Riders Chaplain Bill Bond, Riders 1st Vice President and Ladies Auxiliaty President Tina Bond, Riders 2nd Vice President and Sons of AMVETS President Ric Malloy, and new member Bob Vickery.
AMVETS Post 777 welcomes All Veterans who have a Honorable discharge to Join US. Please bring copy of DD214
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3386 North Access Road, Englewood, Florida 34224, United States
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