Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 12093
John Lukac

Post Meetings
2nd Thursday 6:30 PM Centennial Hills YMCA 6601 N. Buffalo DR Las Vegas, NV 89131

Honor the Dead by Helping the Living

-- Upcoming Events --

Home Depot Kids' Workshop

July 7, 2014 by "Good Time"

Home Depot puts on workshops for "Do It Yourself" (DIY) people each weekend. They also put on workshops for kids (5-12) the first weekend of the month. The John Lukac VFW Post 12093 has been invited to participate in the Saturday August 2, 2014 Kids' Workshop at the Centennial Hills Home Depot at 7881 West Tropical Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89149. map The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. If you wish to assist children learn basic woodworking skills and make a project please join us.

Nevada District 5 Meeting

July 26, 2014 by "Good Time"

The VFW Department of Nevada District 5 holds an annual convention and three other (Quarterly) meetings. This Quarterly meeting will be on August 2, 2014 beginning at 1:00 PM at VFW Post 6826 Forrest H. Hansen Memorial located at 1835 White Sands in Amargosa Valley, Nevada 89020. (The map looks screwy to us city folk but the Post is there and there is a road to it. You can see the Huey out front from the highway.) All District Officers, Post Commanders and Post Delegates to District or their alternates should attend. This meeting is scheduled to vote on the annual district budget and conduct such other business as might come before it.

A meal is usually served by the hosting post before the meeting. This is a fund raiser for the hosting post so come early and bring money.

Jim Foley, Lisa Nash, Randy Shields and Linda Sposito are the John Lukac VFW Post 12093 Delegates to District 5 for 2014-15. Currently, the Post has no alternates. Fred Herr is an ex officio "member of convention" or "member of district" (the parliamentary term for those with votes such as delegates) as Post Commander. Dave Ryals, Mike Carter and Tom Lisa are also ex officio members due to their District offices as Quartermaster, Adjutant and Trustee respectively. Ex officio members are ineligible to be delegates or alternates.

-- Recent Events --

Home Depot Kids' Workshop

July 7, 2014 by "Good Time"

Home Depot puts on workshops for "Do It Yourself" (DIY) people each weekend. They also put on workshops for kids (5-12) the first weekend of the month. VFW Post 12093 John Lukac was invited to participate in the Saturday July 5, 2014 Kids' Workshop at the Centennial Hills Home Depot at 7881 West Tropical Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89149. map The workshop began at 9:00 AM.

Fireworks Booth

Fireworks
July 7, 2014 by "Good Time"

The John Lukac VFW Post 12093 had a fireworks booth in the parking lot of the Albertsons store at 7075 W Ann Rd, Las Vegas, NV map. Our Senior Vice Commander Jim Foley is took the lead on scheduling volunteers to work the booth. You can see the schedule here.

John Lukac Post Awarded 2017 Nevada Convention

June 28, 2014 by "Good Time"

As authorized by the Post, Dave Ryals prepared and presented bids for the VFW Department of Nevada 2017 Convention. The Convention chose one of the 12093 bids over several competing bids. The 2017 Convention will be held here in Las Vegas.

Congratulations and good luck, Dave.

New Post Officers Terms Begin

June 21, 2014 by "Good Time"

VFW Post 12093 John Lukac officers for the service year 2014-15 are:

Sergeants and Committee Chair are:

Post Birthday Picnic

June 17, 2014 by "Good Time"

The John Lukac VFW Post 12093 was Instituted (officially started) on June 10, 2010. On a weekend near our "birthday," this Post hosts a picnic and public meeting for our members, our Auxiliary, family and friends. This year the picnic/meeting was held on June 14, 2014. The Post 12093 holds a public meeting quarterly to initiate new members and publicly recognize members of the Post. These meetings are open to all members, family and friends as well as the interested public.

The event began at 11:00 AM at Lone Mountain Discovery Park (4445 N Jensen St, Las Vegas, NV 89129) Area A map. This park is at the west end of Craig Road.