Photos from Various V.F.W. Activities

2016 Leclaire Parkfest Curly Fries

Curly Fries Sign

potato peeling

Hicks and Hartzel frier
Ron Hicks and Gary Hartzel man the friers

Steve Kaiser
Steve Kaiser waiting on customers

Quilts of Valor

3 Vets presented with quilts
Jan copeland,Joe Michalski, Mike Schonlau, Gary Hartzel,
Cindy Schrieber, Pat Criley From Three Rivers Quilts of Valor

Dave Noble
Dave Noble

Quilters with Commander
Cindy Schreiber, Pat Criley, Ron Hicks, Jan Copeland

Glen Carbon Scarcrow Contest

GI Scarecrow Jeep
VFW 2222 entry:
GI Scarecrow Jeep, first place winner

2016 Memorial Day at Glen Carbon Veterans Monument






2016 Memorial Day at Oaklawn Cemetary




2016 Memorial Day at Woodlawn Cemetary

Woodlawn Firing Squad
Firing Squad at Woodlawn

M1 Garand Rifle Raffle

WaltHarrisM1a
(L-R) Steve Kaiser, Raffle Winner Walt Harris, Ron Hicks

WaltHarrisM1b
(L-R) Raffle Winner Walt Harris, Steve Kaiser, Ron Hicks, Dave Noble

Flags Displayed for 74th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Flag Display for 74th Pearl Harbor

2015 Pre-Veterans Day March to the Honor Roll

Marching In
Color Guard marching in to the monument

Firing Squad
Firing Squad at attention

Kenny Hengehold
Kenny Hengehold at attention with an M4

Walt Harris
Walt Harris at attention with an M4

SAR

Colors
Presentation of Colors

Certificates
Glen Carbon Mayor Rob Jackstadt, State Senator William Haine,
VFW Commander Ron Hicks, Congressman Rodney Davis, and Gabe Hartzel

2015 Curly Fries Booth at LeClaire Park

Curly Fries 1
Kenny Hengehold (left) and Mike Schonlau making fries

Curly Fries 2
Ron Hicks and Gary Hartzel man the cookers

Glen Carbon Homecoming Parade

Color Guard
Color Guard

Truck and Flags
Branch Flags

Memorial Day Ceremony

Color Guard

Setting Flags at Monument

Flags flanked by soldiers

Presentation Group

Boy Scouts Placing wreath

21 Gun Salute

Retrieval of colors

Pre-Memorial Day Ceremony at Oaklawn

Overall of the ceremony

Sons of American Revolution members Marvin Meng, Jim DeGroff, and Chuck Dobias
Sons of American Revolution member Marvin Meng, Jim DeGroff, and Chuck Dobias

Audience watching the ceremony
Audience listening to Commander Hartzel

Honor Guard at Funeral for Will Shashack

Honor Guard at funeral for Will Shashack
DeConcini, Noble, Well, Hartzel, Moore (VFW1299), Gibson, Miller (VFW1299), Hicks

Honor Guard for Nick Hamilos

Honor Guard picture 1

SSG Williams, Hengehold, Well, McKeon, Thomas, Evens, DeConcici, Hicks, SGT 1st Cleass Smith

Honor Guard picture 2

Funeral Flag Display

Flag Display at the funeral
Dave Noble and Ron Hicks setup the Flag Display for a veterans funeral

2014 Curly Fries Booth at LeClaire Park

2014 Curly Fries
Ron Hicks and Commander Gary Hartzel.
(Image courtesy of Edwardsville Intelligencer)

2014 Curly Fries
Mike Schonlau,Kenny Hengehold, and Howard Creamer

2014 Curly Fries
Ron Hicks, Dave Noble, and Commander Gary Hartzel.

2014 Curly Fries
Ron Hicks, Dave Noble, and Commander Gary Hartzel.


Fourth of July, 2014

Flag Display at the Monument Nighttime 2
Flag Display at the Monument

Flag Display at the Monument Nighttime 1
Flag Display at the Monument Fourth of July Evening

Flag Display at the Monument Daytime
Flag Display at the Monument

Hard working Post Members after setup
Post members Ron Hicks, Ken Hengehold, Steve Kaiser, Joe Michalski, and Rob Meyers

Post members setting up around markers
Post members setting flags around the markers at the Monument

Post Members setting up, covered bridge in background
Post members setting up the Flag Display at the Monument

M1 Garand Rifle Raffle

M1 Garand Rifle Contest
(L-R)Chaplin Dave Noble, Quartermaster Steve Kaiser, Commander Ronnie Hicks
Raffle Winner Charles Korunka

M1 Garand Rifle Contest
Dave Noble, Charles Korunka, Steve Kaiser, Ronnie Hicks


Veterans Day 2013

Veterans Day 2013
Walter Harris, Ron Hicks, and Roger Blind


Spirit of '45

Hengehold Spirit of 45
Kenny Hengehold with a veteran at the
Spirit of '45 event at University Nursing And Rehab

Ron Hicks at Spirit of 45
Ron Hicks at the Spirit of '45 event

Adopt-A-Highway Road Side Clean-up

Adopt A Highway VFW Crew
Roger Blind, Ron Hicks, Jim Tosh, Steve Kaiser


2007 Curly Fry during October Feast in LeClaire Park

Adopt A Highway VFW Commander
Kitchen Staff:
Roger Blind, Steve Kaiser, J.J. Cunningham, Ron Hicks, Ed Tosh, Norval Gusewelle


From the Adopt-A-Highway road side clean-up on September 22.

Adopt A Highway VFW Commander
Ron Hicks cleaning along Meridian Road.

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