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Vietnam Veterans DAY 2022

SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 IS POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY, PLEASE REMEBER ALL THOSE WHO TODAY ARE STILL MISSING IN ACTION OR ARE STILL PRISONERS OF WAR . MEMBERS OF THE BEVERLY VETERANS COUNCIL AND BEVERLY VIETNAM VETERANS WILL ALWAYS HAVE YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AS WE DO AT EACH MEETING.

The Beverly Vietnam Veterans Post held our last cookout at Cory and MaryJane’s home Saturday August 27, 2022. A few members Bob Gilbert and ®Richie Moulton came from Florida. Great food and some of the best home made pizza from there outside brick oven. A variety of burgers, salads, snacks and many treats made for a great cookout. As usual was great to see all the gang for the end of year cookout.

With Fall on the way the Beverly Vietnam Veterans, VFW and Veterans Council will be working on doing more for our veterans. If you like to join us send us an e-mail at either beverlyvietnamvets@gmail.com for ( Beverly Vietnam Veterans) or vfw545@gmail.com ( Fortunato VFW 545 Beverly) You can also contact the City of Beverly… Continue Reading →

A summer of heat and dry weather

Now the we are slowly coming to the end of the summer prof 2022, the Beverly Vietnam Veterans will be hosting an end of year cookout for all it’s members and family. It has been a good summer with many activities, major fund raisers and monthly gathering’s. We are still waiting on the walk way… Continue Reading →

Placing of Flag for Memorial Day May 28, 2022 Thanks to all who turned out today to place flags at N. Beverly Cemetery.

Memorial Day 2022

The Parade and Program this year were held on May 22rd, 2022 with placing of the wreaths , firing the Cannon, and Music by the Italian National Band . Flags were placed all week at the cemetery’s. Programs and Parade were held in Beverly Farms at 9:00 AM and Downtown at 2:00 PM. A thanks… Continue Reading →

VIETNAM VETERANS DAY MARCH 29, 2022

The Beverly Vietnam Veterans Post # 1 will be hosting the Vietnam Veterans Day, we will celebrate this on MARCH 27th ( SUNDAY ) starting at 10:00 AM at he Memorial at Beverly Hospital. Followed by a program at Vietnam Veterans Memorial at One Ellis Square at 11:00. All are welcome to attend, see the… Continue Reading →

ELEMENTS CARE FOR PEOPLE OVER 55

Elements Care provides complete Medical Care and social supports for people age 55+ who have healthcare needs. in Beverly and surrounding North Shore area. . The Beverly location is located in the 100 building of Cummings Center # 166D it can be accessed from the New Batch Street Entrance. See the attached flyer and contact… Continue Reading →

BEVERLY SANTA PARADE PHOTOS 2021

A Big crowd turned out to watch the Santa/Holiday Parade, and along with the Elks and Elks Veterans Committee, Patriot Riders, Beverly Vietnam Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 545, American Legion Post 331 and American Legion Post 46 Beverly Farms, and Vittori Rocci Post participated this year not only on motorcycles, but a Trolly… Continue Reading →

Veterans Day City of Beverly 2021

The Beverly Veterans Council, along with Veterans Agent David Perinchief will be hosting this years Veterans Day Program at Vietnam Veterans Memorial at One Ellis Square on Thursday November 11th at 11:00 SHARP. All are invited to attend this honor we pay to all of out veterans.

MEDAL OF HONOR VISIT TO BEVERLY HIGH SCHOOL

This past week September 8, 2021 Beverly High School with the work of ROTC instructors Ken Oswald and Derrick Wise hosted Meal of Honor recipient Thomas Norris a Navy Seal and retired FBI agent. Norris spoke to the members of Beverly High School and many veterans at the school auditorium. Arriving by Blackhawk Helicopter was… Continue Reading →

Endicott College Veterans Club

A special thanks go out to the Endicott College Veterans Club for there donation to the Fortunato Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 545. The presentation was give on July 22nd, 2021 at Vietnam Veterans Memorial at One Ellis Square by the students and school advisor. Members of the Fortunato Post 545 were present for the… Continue Reading →

The Members of the Beverly Vietnam Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 545 here in Beverly lost a fellow brother and friend this last week.

Harvey L. Calichman Harvey L. Calichman, grew up in Revere, and attended Revere High School, After graduation he enlisted into the U.S. Navy, he was a Vietnam Veteran and after receiving his honorable discharge he received his bachelors from North East University and his masters from Maria College. He was a Sgt in the Boston… Continue Reading →

NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS DAY

Today March 29, 2021 we honor and remember all the Veterans of the Vietnam War. March 29 is a fitting choice for a day honoring Vietnam veterans. It was chosen to be observed in perpetuity as March 29, 1973 was the day United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam was disestablished and also the day the last… Continue Reading →

Sneakers Drive

Organized by Beverly residents, especially Jan Pierce and Terry Mailous. On a cold Sunday Beverly residents collected well over 45 new pairs of sneakers to be delivered to Chelsea Soldiers Home this past Sunday March 14th Below are some of the photos taken from that collection day A big thanks to Texas Roadhouse, Jay Lahey… Continue Reading →

PATRIOTS PEN CONTEST FOR 2020-2021

PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED APPLICATION AND RULES FOR THE PATRIOT PEN CONTEST. THIS IS FOR GRADES 6 THROUGH 8, BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE ELLIGIBLE. THE FORTUNATO VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 545 IN BEVERLY, WILL AWARD THE LOCAL WINNER $ 100.00 AND SEND HIS OR HER NAME AND ESSAY OFF TO THE STATE… Continue Reading →

Veterans Day 2019

Please plan on attending this years Veterans Day Program which will be held at Vietnam Veterans Memorial at One Ellis Square. As always the program will start on November 11th at 11:00 AM. The day known as Armistice Day is commemorated every year on the 11th of November to mark the armicise signed between the… Continue Reading →

Monsoon Party 2019

We named all our parties as Monsoon, due to most everyone of them having major rain storms. But this year is a perfect end of summer day, with temperatures in the 80’s, with. bright sun shine. Our host Cory and Maryjane Paulette and Chuck Clark put out a variety of food, Burgers, Dogs, Chicken, Steaks… Continue Reading →

HARBOR FEST 2019

On Saturday September 7, 2019, which started out as a cool, and overcast day for the Annual Harbor Fest at Glover Wharf in Beverly. The sun came out just in time for a great afternoon. Many vendors, music and magic show for the kids, Beverly Dive Team, Coast Guard of the Beverly Vietnam Veterans. Many… Continue Reading →

Memorial Day in the Beverly 2019

  Memorial Day is May 27th, with a morning Parade in the Farms at 9:00 AM and then again in the afternoon Parade at 2:00 PM. Again with the assistance of David Perinchief, the City’s Veterans agent, local Veterans Organizations, Scouts, ROTC, Elks and Citizens a day in which we remembered all those who gave… Continue Reading →

Annual Scholarship Dinner & Dance 2018

Join  us for this years Scholarship Dinner Dance,Please come out and support our annual scholarship dinner dance!! Great food, music, and awards to local students. When: Saturday, May 4th 2019 Where: Italian Community Center, 300 Rantoul Street, Beverly, MA 01915 SCHEDULE: 6:00pm – Coctails & getting to know one another 7:00pm – Hot and cold… Continue Reading →