Solon VFW Post 1863
STRENGTH THROUGH SERVICE
AND SUPPORT TO OUR TROOPS

HALL RENTAL
If you're looking for high quality and personal service, you've come to the right place. At the Solon VFW Post 1863 we'll give you the attention and personal service you'll come to expect and enjoy. Wedding Receptions is our Specialty.  Seating for up to 150, Full Service Kitchen on site and Multiple Caterers are available at varying costs. Post also has in Hall a full service Bar facility.
  Call Dawne for Hall Rental Prices and Availability.
440-349-1863.
Make new and meet old friends in the Canteen where everyone will welcome you. Stop in and check out the bar area and tables for your group meetings and enjoy a cocktail together.
Price break on renting the main hall for members. Yearly membership fee is $40.00 for  ALL Veterans, stop in to canteen with your DD 214's. Bartenders have applications at bar.  Fill out and attach DD-214 with membership fee.  
6340 Melbury Ave. Solon, OH 44139
     Commander   
Tom Bulanda
(440)-477-0003
  tebulanda@ameritech.net
Cooties Meeting: 1st Tuesday of the Month @ 7:00PM
Staff Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 7:30PM
Ladies Auxiliary: 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 7:30PM
Post Meeting: 4th Tuesday of the Month @ 7:30PM
House Committee Meeting: Last Wednesday of month at @ 7:00PM.
 
 
 
  
 
                       Post  Email: solonvfwpost1863@yahoo.com
HOURS: Monday thru Friday open at 2:00pm till close, Saturday & Sunday Noon till close.  
Quartermaster/ Adjutant       
         Harry  Crawford
         (440)-796-9814    hcc1050@outlook.com


  (440)-349-1863
Solon VFW Post 1863
        Canteen/Hall Manager
                  Dawne M. Metz
      d.metz123@yahoo.com
           440)-349-1863 - Post
                                                                                POST 1863 TIDBITS AND STUFF
                                                                      November 2014

The "V" will Raffle off 2 Club Seat Tickets for the December 7, 2014 game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Each raffle entry for tickets will cost $20.00.  All revenue will go to the Post.  Take a chance to enjoy an exciting game in Luxury surroundings.  Enjoy the "B" Spot of Michael Symon, a new and exclusive restaurant from Chef Rocco Rohas, and finally Jonathan Sawyers new Papa Frites. And if the weather is too bad, just walk a few feet to the comfort of the clubhouse and their MANY big screen TV's and multiple bars.  The Drawing will be held at the Post on Wednesday November 12, 2014.  Winner is NOT required to be present.

Saturday is Music/Dance and Karaoke NIGHT at the "V".  With DJ "Dee" as requested by the membership from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.  So bring your dance shoes and leave your inhibitions at home and come and enjoy the fun. On Saturday November 1st, Marleen will be making Pulled Pork Sandwiches and sides from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Don't forget our regular Monday night Queens drawing at 8:30PM.  Purchase tickets throughout the week at bar.  Sale of tickets to be drawn on Monday closes at 7:30PM on Mondays.  There is Food served every week on Queens Monday between the hours of 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM. 

Queens Second Chance Drawing is every Thursday at 7:30PM. Members MUST be present to win.  Two $100.00 prizes will be awarded to the first two members tickets drawn that are present.

Welcome to our brothers and sisters in Arms. Active Duty Military, Active National Guard or Reserve members always are welcome at Post 1863.  The Post will pay their annual REGULAR Membership fee if they choose to join the VFW. Anyone presenting a Military ID card does NOT have to sign in as a guest. And should be treated as an honored guest.

Tuesday November 11th is Veterans Day.  The Post Honor Guard will begin the day early at Brady School in Orange to present the colors at 8:00 AM and then answer questions of the students pertaining to Military Service.  This will be followed by our traditional Veterans Day Ceremony at the Solon Veterans Memorial at Som Center Road and Bainbridge Road at 11:00 AM.  Immediately following that, a luncheon sponsored by the Solon Senior Center will be held at the Post.  And finally, the day will be finished by our biannual Flag Burning Ceremony at the Post at 7:00 PM.

To ALL our Members!!! Don't forget to Vote on November 4th!!!!!

On Wednesday, November 19th at @ 6:30 PM members of the Military Order of the Cooties will go to the VA Hospital at Wade Park on their monthly visit to the Veterans in the Spinal Ward of the Hospital. All members are welcome to accompany us for this very important meaningful monthly visit.

Again as requested by membership single serve pizza, nachos and pretzel dogs will be available at bar.

​Saturday, November 22nd we are having a rummage sale to be held in the hall. You can rent table space for $15.00 or donate your unwanted treasures to the VFW. Drop off at the party center during 10am-12p Mon thru Sat. If door is locked ring delivery bell.

Upcoming December 5th we are hosted The Singing Angels at the Solon Center for the Arts. There will be one performance at 7:30 PM. Tickets available presale only for $15.00 each. Hurry because seating is limited.