Free Flu shots for Vets! JOBS! Plus List of Events for February, March, and April for 2016!!

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.


Veterans JOBS listing with LOWE’s in Feburary. Take a look at the link belwo…


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!!!!!

12, Fish fry, 3 – 8pm
12, Hunter Safety seminar, reservations required, called to enroll after January 25
13, Hunter Safety, 8:30 – 5p
19, fish fry, 3 – 8pm
19, Mouse Race, sponsored by Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, 344-2884, doors open at 6pm (Please see flyer further below for more information.)
20, Trivia dedicated to Samantha Miller by Confluence Crush Roller Derby team
26, fish fry 3 – 8pm
February 27, pro wrestling, doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7:30, call 314-825-3358 for more information. Tickets available at the bar. (Please see flyer further below for more information.)

March 4, Trivia sponsored by the Greater gateway Association of Realtors, contact Doris for more information at 618-692-8300.
March 4, Fish fry, 3 – 8pm
March 5, Friends of the NRA banquet, call Katie at 791-5211
March 11, Fish Fry, 3 – 8p
March 12, Chicken and beer dance sponsored by the Troy Titans. For more information, call Cindy at 618-301-0477
March 18, Fish Fry 3 – 8pm
March 19, Bird Fair, buy and sell birds and bird equipment 9 to 4:00pm. Call Gail at 217-422-2092
March 25, Fish Fry, 3 – 8pm

April 1, Post card show, 9a – 6p, contact Tom at 618-531-4189
April 1, Fish Fry, 3 – 8m
April 2, Post card show, 9a – 4pm, contact Tom at 618-531-4189
April 8, Fish Fry, 3 – 8m
April 9, Trivia sponsored by the Maryville PTA. Contact Amy at 806-9816
April 14, Quarter auction by Butterfly Dreams, contact Pam at 667-2589
April 15, Fish Fry, 3 – 8m
April 15, Trivia by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, contact Linda at 667-6314
April 16, Glo Bingo sponsored by the Raider’s, contact Heather at 980-2172
April 22, Fish Fry, 3 – 8m
April 22, Trivia sponsored by Krietner School, contact Brenda at 346-6213
April 29, Fish Fry, 3 – 8m

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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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Feb 19th Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Mouse Races!!!!

Feb 19th, Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Mouse Races!!!!!

Please click on Link or Flyer below for more information.

mouse race

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Feb. 29th Live Pro Wrestling WPW Doors Open 6:30pm Bell 7:30pm



Saturday Feb. 29th, 2016

Doors Open 6:30pm Bell Time 7:30pm

Please see flyer for more information. Tickets on Sale at VFW.

Collinsville February 2016

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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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