Hillman VFW Post announces upcoming events

Hillman VFW Post 2356 met recently with 14 members in attendance. Installation of new officers was completed.

The post picked up trash in April on a section of M-32. It was announced Hillman’s large American flag now is up and flying. The Little Little Parade was set for May 10.

On May 17, the blessing of the bikes will be held along with Armed Forces Day. Members will be out with VFW poppy donations and wrist band donations for fireworks.

Memorial Day will be celebrated May 25 starting at 11 a.m at the post, then proceeding to the river for a service. Afterwards, participants will head to the cemetery.

A few veterans needing VA medical advice have been contacting the statewide VA representative with good results. He can be reached at 231-735-2641. A related seminar will be held at the post in the future.

The 69th annual V-J Day celebration is set for Aug. 9. A fireworks donation drive has started. The next regular meeting is June 5 at 6 p.m.

Medical supplies still are available for loan at 742-2010, 742-4131 or 733-0838.