Antioch VFW Post 4551

  • Civic Groups
75 North Avenue
Antioch, IL 60002
(847) 395-5393
Hours:
Lounge open daily - Public Welcome!
Tues to Sat 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun 1 to 8 p.m.
Mon 10 to 1
  • About

    VFWPublic is always welcome at our lounge, Drink Specials, $2 bottles of Beer, Bingo Tuesdays, Fish Fry, Good Times - Great People - Video Gaming

    Mission
    From providing over $3 million in college scholarships and savings bonds to students every year, to encouraging elevation of the Department of Veterans Affairs to the president's cabinet, the VFW is there.

    The VFW traces its roots back to 1899 when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service: Many arrived home wounded or sick. There was no medical care or veterans' pension for them,and they were left to care for themselves.

    In their misery, some of these veterans banded together ...

    Annually, the 2.1 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary contribute more than 11 million hours of volunteerism in the community, including participation in Make A Difference Day and National Volunteer Week.

    The VFW also has fought for improving VA medical centers services for women veterans.