Wisconsin "Safer at Home" is still in effect!
Camp American Legion - 2020 Season - CANCELLED
American Legion Baseball Bulldogs - 2020 Season - CANCELLED
Removing Flags at Restlawn - May 27 - ON SCHEDULE
Executive Meeting - June 9th - ON SCHEDULE
Man of Honor - June 12/14 - ON SCHEDULE - See article below
Membership Meeting - June 16th - ON SCHEDULE
Patriot Day Nominations Due
The Annual Patriot Day Award nominations are open to the public. Winners will be selected and announced in early September at the annual banquet held at Bunkers. The event is held in conjunction with the annual Patriots Day Golf Outing on the Tribute Golf Course. Actual date for event is TBD.
Nominations can be made in the following areas:
Youth; Protective Services; Legionnaire; Business; Citizen of the Year
The nomination is relativity simple, requiring only the name of nominee, address, city, state, ZIP, and a narrative why nominee should receive Patriot Day Award. The form is then sent/delivered to Post 10 Adjutant Dennis Borchardt. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, September 4th. Any questions concerning the event, please contact 1st Vice Commander, Bob Weller at 715-842-1755.
To obtain a form, simply click on the link below:
(must have Microsoft Word to open and print)
(must have a .pdf app to open and print)
Man Of Honor Annual Fundraiser
Man of Honor Society will hold their 16th annual fundraiser as scheduled in June with safety precautions in place to continue supporting Veterans and their families, many of whom need more help than ever before amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
The event will run from June 12 through June 14 outdoors behind the Wausau Eagle’s Club, 1703 S. Third Ave, Wausau, with music, raffles, food and drinks. An Honor Ride and fireworks show are planned for Saturday, June 13.
Meals for Veterans program results!
Week #1 32 Meals delivered
Week #2 58 Meals delivered
Week #3 75 Meals delivered
Week #4 93 Meals delivered
Week #5 113 Meals Delivered
Week #6 107 Meals Delivered
Week #7 107 Meals Delivered
Week #8 106 Meals Delivered
Total - 691 Meals delivered to date!
The meals for Veterans In Need delivers to
these ZIP code areas: 54401, 54403, 54474, 54476
Call 715-509-1010 for meals or to volunteer
Veterans supporting the "Fight for Those that Fought for Us" meal program work.
Thanks to the 20+ delivery crew, Bunkers for meal preparations,
and the Passow family for coordination of the details.
“Fighting For Those Who Fought For Us”
Project: Delivering Comfort Meals to Veterans
Sponsored by: Bunkers & Wausau American Legion Post 10
What: Providing free of charge “COMFORT MEALS” prepared by Bunkers Restaurant @ Tribute GC, 1001 Golf Club Rd. to ALL Veterans, not just Legion members, who request a meal by calling our RSVP Hotline at 715-509-1010 by 4PM each Tuesday.
Who: Volunteers - 6 to 8 per week - are needed to deliver a donated comfort meal for two older people (Veterans) in the Wausau area once per week who need to Shelter-In-Place. Each volunteer would have up to 8 meals to deliver. The volunteers would drop the meal packages at the designated location at each home.
PLEASE NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WOULD NOT HAVE DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE MEAL RECIPIENTS
When:: Starting Wednesday April 1 Start Time: 4:00 PM - These dates and times may change.
- Volunteers would pick up their assigned deliveries @ Bunkers with a supplied list of their drops which would include: name, address and phone numbers of the “Customers”
- Organize “customers” into delivery zones. Number of zones is determined by the number of volunteers. Zones would be determined to maximize efficiency. Greater Wausau Area only for the initial week.
- Sticker will be on container “thanking them for their service”, any prep or heating instructions, sponsor logos and short appropriate message acknowledging their service to America.
Funding: Initial funding of $1,000.00 provided by Acacia Philanthropy Foundation. Additional funding provided by Post 10, along with donations accepted via PayPal or cash receipts.
How to: IF YOU CAN VOLUNTEER FOR THIS PROJECT, PLEASE CONTACT THOM PASSOW via E-mail thomFl130@gmail.com as soon as possible. Thom will need your name, e-mail address, and phone contact information. Thom will confirm and advise if needed for Wednesday. We need 6-8 volunteers for this Wednesday. Depending up response, there may be a need for more the following Wednesday.
Thank you for any consideration you mat be able to give to this project.
Thank you Thom Passow - 715-571-7368
The April - May Newsletter is available.
Click the "Newsletter" button on the left side
and select the current issue.
Notice to All Legion, Auxiliary, and SAL
Checking the Wellbeing of Post Veterans
Due to mandates from State and National Public Officials, our group legion meetings and activities have been canceled or postponed.
During these difficult times, with social isolation being mandated, we do want to keep in touch with our Legion Family Members, especially our members that are seniors and may be at higher risk.
Please check in with your family members regularly. At this time, we do not really know how long these mandates will be kept in effect. If you or other members may be in need, please contact the Post.
We have started working on developing a team and creating a response plan for how we can best assist our members. We will post this information as soon as possible. Until then please reach out to the Post if you or a family member is in need of immediate assistance.
Call: 715-581-5210 (leave a message and we will contact you)
Texas Roadhouse Donates Gift Cards for Veterans
Photo (L to R) Adam Danick - Managing Partner, Dennis Borchardt, Gil Holcomb, George Mosher,
Sarah Flatter-Lardinois, Legendary Store Marketer
Texas Roadhouse Donates Gift Cards for Veterans
On March 31, 2020 the Texas Roadhouse provided 38 Gift Cards for the Wausau American Legion Post 10 to distribute to area Veterans. This is the 3rd year Post 10 has received the cards.
Funding for the Gift Cards is provided by their customers. The Texas Roadhouse in turn provides the cards for the Post to distribute to Veterans as needed.
With the uncertainty of travel and health concerns Veterans can call ahead for meals thanks to the Texas Roadhouse meals to go program.
Photo courtesy of Mike Heilmann
For a list of area Veteran events, cancellations,
or postponements, click the
"Events - Area Veteran Activities" button on your left.
Bunkers is open serving "to go food"
We encourage Post members to patronize Bunkers during this time, if at all possible to support them for the support they give us throughout the years.
They have curb side or front door pick-up available Wednesday thru Saturday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Call 715-675-3663. Additional info on Bunkers Facebook for menu.
Check out our Post 10 Wausau Senior American Legion Baseball Schedule for 2020.
All dates and times for each game is now on our Events Calendar.
Please support the team's Pancake Breakfast at Bunkers
Sunday - May 2nd - 8 to Noon.
Introducing Marathon County's New Veterans Service Officer
To all Veterans and Their Families,
I am extremely excited to join the Marathon County team as the Veterans Service Officer. I’d like to take this opportunity to share a little bit about myself, both professionally and personally. I look forward to learning my new position and meeting the people I will be working with throughout the county and state in my new capacity.
My 22-year career as a State of Wisconsin employee includes working for the Department of Veterans Affair and Department of Transportation. My most recent position was as the Adjutant (Institution Manager Services Director) at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, where over 900 staff work to support the 500 plus Veterans who live there. I managed all service support functions for our 270-acre campus. My responsibilities included annual operating budget, policy and procedure design and implementation, leadership and long-term planning for future projects, as well as daily operational oversight for Food and Dining Services, Power Plant/ Water Operations, Grounds and Building Maintenance, Emergency Services, Housekeeping and Laundry Services, Resident Transportation and Activities/Events.
I received my commission in the U.S. Army in 1991 and retired at the rank of Major in 2013. Throughout my military career I served in various positions to include Aeromedical Evacuation Pilot, Platoon Leader, Unit Commander, Safety Officer, and Aviation Liaison Officer.
I hold a Bachelor’s Degree from UW-LaCrosse and a Master’s Degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. I’m married to my husband, Alan, who is on his 34th year of service in the U.S. Army. He is the Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor at the Wisconsin Army Aviation Support Facility in West Bend, WI. Combined we have four children and two grandchildren. We are very active and enjoy hunting, hiking and training our two dogs. We live in Eagle River, WI on the chain of lakes and enjoy spending our weekends with family and friends boating, fishing and kayaking.
I’m truly honored to be able to serve our citizens as the Veterans Service Officer. My goal is to improve the quality of life for all Veterans and their families who live in Marathon County through exceptional customer service and connecting them with support and services for which they are eligible to receive.
I will be starting on Monday, March 23rd. My office is located at 212 River Drive, Suite 1 in Wausau and I can be reached at email@example.com,wi.us or 715.261.1141
All Honorably Discharged US Veterans
with a DD214 can NOW join us.
For details, click on "Veterans Support Updates"
then click "Legion Act"
Your dues are now payable for 2019 -2020
Please provide your updated information
when submitting your dues!
By providing your Email address we can send you the Newsletter and monthly updates without the costly expense of postage, allowing us to put our $$$ towards veterans that need our support rather than the Post Office
PRINT ALL INFORMATION CLEARLY
Please note: A signifiant number of our members have experienced address changes due to the Marathcon County street naming project. Please provide the updates for not only your address, but your email address, branch of service, era of service, and what ever else is on the form. Every bit of information collected helps us to administer our Post functions at a higher level with your support.
If you have questions, feel free to call our Post Operations line at 715-581-5210 or email Dennis, our Adjutant, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dennis Borchardt, Post 10 Adjutant
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The celebrations are over but our work to support the Veteran's in need of
health care, housing, financial assistance, counseling, and a social contact
with other Veterans continues to be there.
Be a part of helping others... be an active part of Post 10
See You at the Next Meeting
May 19th, 6:00 Social - 7:00 Meeting
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Memorial Wall - All Marathon County Veterans Killed in Action since 1917
Memorial is located on Tribute Golf Course - Hole #1 Tee Box, behind Bunkers.
From the time our Post was chartered July 12, 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of the Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.
To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Wausau area, please consider joining our Post as a Booster or Sponsor. (Click the SPONSORS link for details). 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue to sponsor Scholarships for our children and aid and assist our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects. You can contact us at:
1001 Golf Club Road
Wausau, WI 54403