Nestled between Armed Forces Week and Memorial Day is the perfect time to not only acknowledge those who protect and serve our country, but a major milestone event for a special area VFW.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars ( VFW) Flint Post 822 is celebrating their 100th anniversary. The post, located at 5065 S. Saginaw Street, has been serving veterans in the Genesee County area for all these years, and is marking the epic anniversary with a big giveaway!

Tickets are being sold for a chance to win the ultimate Harley Davidson motorcycle. The Grand Prize winner will take home a brand new 2021 Harley Davidson Softail, valued at $13,000. If you don't score the main prize, don't worry, there are several incredible cash prizes.  The following cash prizes will be awarded;  2nd Place- $5000, $2500 for 3rd, $1000 for 4th, and 5th through 8th place taking home $500 each.

Photo: David Dean

Tickets are just $10 and go on sale starting Wednesday, May 12th. Ticket sales will be held at the VFW Post 822 every Wednesday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, and Friday's 6:00pm-9:00pm. The drawing will be held September 4, 2021 from 6:00pm -7:00pm at the VFW post.

All proceeds will go to help keep VFW Post 822 providing services and camaraderie for those who have given of themselves for our country. The post consists of U.S. military veterans and their families ( auxiliary). The post is focused on veterans helping veterans.

For more information visit the Facebook page for VFW Post 822.

 

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