Free Flu shots for Vets! JOBS! Plus List of Events for May, 2016!!

Please see below about hometown heroes advertising!!!! (Please see flyer further below.)

Attention Free Flu shots for Veterans! Please see the Manager (Tom) for a voucher.

free flu shots

If you need a free certified copy of your DD214. Amy Meyer (Madison County Recorder) has provided a link with more information about that if needed.


Illinois Governor Rauner signs a bill helping veterans with a service related disability.

Please see link below for more information….

Every Friday, Fish fry, 3p-8p, 344-7195 PLEASE NOTE PRICE CHANGES!!!!!

Friday, May 20, fish fry, 3 – 8p
Saturday, May 21 Pro wrestling, doors open at 6:30pm
Friday, May 27, fish fry, 3 -8 p
Monday, May 30, Memorial Day. We will be hosting a parade. The parade will step off at 10:30 am from the intersection of Wickliffe and Vandalia. The parade will end at the VFW . After the parade there will be a brief ceremony inside followed by a light lunch. Organizations are welcome to participate in the parade. Everyone is encouraged to watch the parade. Any questions, call Tom at 344-7195.

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Hometown heroes advertising !!!

Please click on flyer for more information!!!!

inside of flyer

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Veterans Senate Bill 107 – helps service-related disability veterans.

Illinois Governor Rauner signs a bill helping veterans with a service related disability.

Senate Bill 107 provides a multi-tiered set of exemptions from local property taxes for homeowners who have a service-connected injury, with a disability of at least 30 percent.

To see if you qualify, call the East St. Louis Vet Center at 618-397-6602 or 877-927-8387 between the hours of 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

FYI Senate Bill 107

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VFW Fish Fry Post 5691 – Every Friday !!!!!

VFW Post 5691 VFW Fish Fry – Friday
Where 1234 Vandalia St. Collinsville, IL
When From 3:00PM to 8:00PM.

Eat in or Carry out

Food Tilapia , Catfish, Cod , Shrimp, Chicken Strips. Sides Hush Puppies, French Fries, Onion Rings, Stewed Tomatoes, Mac & Cheese, and Baked Beans.

Any other questions please call 6183447195 or Email to (Please note: Menu Items and/or prices may change without notice.)

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Video Gaming is HERE!!

We now have Video Gaming at the VFW. Available from 9am to close Monday thru Saturday. noon to close every Sunday.


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OUR MISSION:To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


  • Always put the interests of our members first
  • Treat donors as partners in our cause
  • Promote patriotism
  • Honor military service
  • Ensure the care of veterans and their families
  • Serve our communities
  • Promote a positive image of the VFW
  • Respect the diversity of veteran opinions
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Hall Rentals

We have 2 halls available for rent.

The small hall holds 100 people.
Great for business meetings, family events and other occasions.
Private entrance
Private restroom’s
Handicapped accessible.

The large hall holds 300 people.
Large wood floor dance floor.
Private Bar
Rental rates
Call for quote

Please contact our manager from 8am-noon daily for availability. We can customize a package to make your event truly memorable.


Members may be eligible to receive discounted rates.

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FYI Maritime Industry Jobs for Veterans be Aware of the Dangers.

The maritime industry has recently started looking to military Veterans to fill certain job positions, given the skills and strong work ethic that many Veterans posses. However, maritime jobs come with some potential dangers.

The article on this site aimed at making Veterans aware of the dangers involved in maritime jobs. The maritime industry can provide some great opportunities for Veterans, but make sure they are aware of the risks.

Please check out the article here:

VFW Post 5691
Judge Advocate Rich Spiker

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