Memorial Day – May 27, 2019

Our community showed up in a big way on May 27th for both the Memorial Day Observance at Winona Cemetery, plus the Community Picnic at Tualatin Community Park.

Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance
community picnic
Community Picnic

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Auxiliary News

  • Spaghetti Dinner at Tualatin VFW POST 3452 The Tualatin Post 3452 is having a spaghetti dinner to raise money for the Scholarship Fund of VFW District 16 for VOICE OF DEMOCRACY AND PATRIOT’S PEN Awards. Each year the Veterans of Foreign Wars sponsors scholarships for programs titled VOICE OF DEMOCRACY and PATRIOT’S PEN.   Students in grades 9 – 12 will produce a voice ...
  • Yoga for Veterans Yoga for Veterans Yoga for veterans is a class where veterans can come together to build community and learn gentle stretches to help ease suffering from combat and post traumatic stress.  Students will be guided to move and breath to bring healing to the whole warrior. Instructor:  Kat Dessommes, Young Warrior Certified Instructor Cost: $30 for a six week session. Ages:  ...
  • Salsa Fund Raiser Salsa Fund RaiserThe Men’s Auxiliary participated in the annual Salsa Wars fund raiser, an event organized by Ramsey Zawideh of Baja Fresh in Lake Oswego. Several charities participated this year and each one served up their favorite salsa, then visitors would buy tickets, taste the different salsa’s and vote for their favorite salsa and charity. Jonathan Crane ...
  • Certificate Presentations for Buddy Poppy Drive On June 18, 2013 new Post Commander Tony Rizzutto and Buddy Poppy Drive Chairman, John Soliz, visited several stores who provided space for distribution of Poppies for Relief Fund donations.  The stores were Albertsons, Tigard; Fred Meyer, Tualatin; Fred Meyer, Tigard; and Lambs Thriftway in Wilsonville.  All stores indicated that they would welcome another Poppy ...
  • Winona Cemetery 2013 I’ve visited the Winona Cemetery on Memorial Day for several years now, and have heard about the military veterans that are buried here. Today, I walked the cemetery to locate each tombstone with an American flag, then snapped a photo of each veteran’s final resting place to honor their memory. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitter
  • First Annual Memorial Day BBQ The Men’s Auxiliary, Women’s Auxiliary and Post 3452 partnered together to make a very memorable, and successful BBQ today, held at Tualatin Community Park. A special thanks to Chef Perry Perkins and Chef Terry for cooking up delicious burgers with a special sauce, and tasty hot dogs. We served some 160 people today from Noon ...

Memorial Day Picnic Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2019 picnic banner sponsors to make our annual event the best ever

Banner BankGraphic ExpressionsColumbia Bank
Rayborn's PlumbingFred Meyer, Tualatin
Complete Threat PreparednessOregon Eye SpecialistsIntegrity Staffing
Bob's Auto CafeFranz BakeryTualatin Historical Society
Tualatin Auto BodyPacific West RoofingPepiot Painting
Tualatin Chamber of CommerceCenter Street Gold & SIlverMountainwood Homes
Dalton's Northwest CateringFuze7 MarketingTualatin Web
Tualatin Life

Our Mission

Established 1914, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. We have unwavering support for uncommon heroes.