Assemble 100,000 Buddy Poppies in 60 days! That was the challenge accepted by VFW Post 5290 to help other Posts throughout the State of Georgia. Current Poppy Count is 60,000+ - in 40 days! Come help Us succeed!
VFW Post 5290 will be closed for Thanksgiving Weekend on Friday, November 28, 2020, so there will be NO Bingo on that date. Come join the fun starting at 6:30 p.m. for the Early Bird games and 7:30 p.m. for Regular Bingo!
The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting is December 10, 2020 at 6:30 PM. House Committee Meeting begins at 5:30p, followed by a joint meeting with the VFW Auxiliary at 6:00p, and the regularly scheduled monthly business meeting at 6:30p. Zoom video-teleconferencing to the Business meeting is available. See the Agenda under Members Only.
VFW Post 5290 is located on 19 beautiful acres with a lake - an ideal venue for company picnics, parties, conferences, weddings, showers, and lots more! Call 770.483.7443 or email us at Info@vfw5290.org
Post 5290 Lounge is Temporarily Closed so we can provide an enhanced customer experience in the future.
'TIS THE BINGO SEASON!
November Bingo will bring out the turkeys! Staff will be dressed in their turkey headdress to give away 5 turkeys!! Winners will be picked at random during the Bingo session on Friday, November 20th. So, come win a turkey and cash prizes. Then, December Bingo will deliver gifts from Santa and his elves! Staff will be dressed in their finest North Pole attire and special gifts will be given to our Bingo "children". Come help us enjoy the holiday season. Have fun with us throughout December!
NEXT BUSINESS MEETINGDecember 10 2020 @ 6:30pm*In person or virtually via Zoom*For additional meeting information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORGZoom details are highlighted at the top of the Meeting Agenda in the Members Only section.
ACTIVE POST PROJECTSI. Buddy Poppy Assembly UpdateAs of November 13, 2020, our commitment to produce 100,000 Buddy Poppies in 60 days stands at 50,000+!! We have had excellent support from our local friends and families. Now, we need Member volunteers to "bring it home!"
For additional information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG
II. Care Package AssemblyMaterials have arrived and are ready for VFW Post 5290 to begin assembling "Care Packages" for 200 Veterans and Veteran families this month. This Post project is in conjunction with a District-wide effort to assist Veterans through the holiday season. Come...Help us make a difference this year in a Veteran's life.
UPDATE: Packages were assembled and delivered to members of the Georgia VietNam Veterans Association and to the VFW members. We are also delivering packages to local law enforcement, EMS, and fire & rescue personnel.For additional information e-mail us at info@VFW5290.ORG+++++++++