May 21, Place Flags at Cemeteries
To honor our military dead, VFW Post 845 will be placing American Flags on veteran grave sites at six local cemeteries. War Veteran markers (WWI, WWII, Korea, etc) are available and will be placed where needed.
May 26, Honor Guard to Participate in Lionville Event.
On Thursday, May 26, members of the Post 845 Honor Guard will participate in a flag ceremony and a rifle salute to the Fallen at the Lionville Middle School. The event is closed to the public.
May 29, Annual Cemetery Ceremonies
On Sunday, May 29th, VFW Post 845 will conduct Memorial Services to honor Armed Forces Veterans who are buried at St Paul's United Church of Christ in Lionville; Fairview Presbyterian Church and United Methodist Church in Glenmoore; All Souls Roman Catholic Church and Forks of the Brandywine Presbyterian Church of West Brandywine; and Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery of East Brandywine. Approximate times to be announced. Please come out and show your respect for the fallen.
May 30, Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th at 8:00 am, members of VFW Post 845 will hold a ceremony at Northwood Cemetery and at 9:00 am, at St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. Both locations are in Downingtown.
At 10:00 am, the Borough of Downingtown will hold a parade starting at Beaver Creek Elementary School and march to Kerr Park for the formal ceremony. The ceremony should kick off at approximately 11:00 am. VFW Post 845 Commander Marty Peterson is Chairman of the Downingtown Parade Committee this year.
June 13, 2022 Post Golf Outing
The annual VFW Post 845 golf outing will be held at Honeybrook Golf Course. Signup will be in the canteen with the cost being $55 for veterans and BHA members. The cost for non-members is $110 that includes on-course beverages and a lunch after the event. For more information and a registration form click here.