Tag Archives: VFW

Judge Webber to Speak at 70th Annual Memorial Day Services

A familiar face will take the podium on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts its 70th annual Memorial Day Services on the Scotland County Courthouse lawn. Judge E. Richard Webber will be the featured speaker for the event. Webber, the Senior United States District Judge […]

VFW Auxiliary Expands Membership Opportunities

With more and more women serving in the United States military, one of the nation’s largest support groups has announced it will be expanding its membership opportunities to allow more family members the chance to back their heroes. Earlier this year the VFW Ladies Auxiliary officially dropped Ladies from the title, as the enrollment opportunities […]

VFW to Host 69th Annual Memorial Day Services

The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post 4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold the 69th annual Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 25, 2015.  The morning’s events will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the Memphis Courthouse lawn. Post Commander Larry Curry will welcome the guests prior to the traditional placing of the memorial wreath and […]

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Host June Meeting

Annual poppy sales reached $200 this year. This was a significant increase thanks to the participation of the Girl Scout Troops #9085 and #9086 and their leaders Trinity Davis and Nancy Hite. The Memorial Day Parade Appreciation Dinner was held Wednesday, June 6th. This month’s co-ed dinner will feature pork chops and be on Thursday, June 21st […]

John Eggleston to Address 66th Annual Memorial Day Services

Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars will host its 66th Annual Memorial Day Services beginning at 10 a.m. on the Scotland County Courthouse lawn on Monday, May 28th. John Eggleston of Memphis, will be the featured speaker at the event coordinated by VFW program chairman Donnie Middleton. Guests will witness a […]

Memorial to Soldiers of World Wars at Center of 65 Years of Community’s Remembrances

Senators and representatives, officers and gentlemen, judges, dentists, preachers, teachers and so many other walks of life have graced the podium over the past 65 years of Memorial Day services held in Memphis. While the guest speakers have varied in the more than half-century that the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans […]

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Plans for Memorial Day

The ladies of the Memphis V.F.W. Auxiliary are looking into getting new shirts to wear in the Memorial Day Parade. If you are interested in buying a new shirt, contact Kim Martin or Lin Stephenson ASAP. Any ladies helping to place flags at the cemetery can meet at the post on Wednesday, May 16th at […]