List of Events for September and October

Every Friday, fish fry, 3-p-8p, 344-7195

The second and fourth Sunday of every month: Dance sponsored by “MUSIC”.
Starts at 5p, lessons are available, 314-865-2500.


25, Quarter raffle 6:30pm to ?, contact is Tracy Lemp at 409-0551
26, Cosmic bingo sponsored by the VFW, doors open at 6p (Please see further information listed below.)

1, Board meeting 7PM
1, Member’s meeting 8PM
4, VFW member’s picnic, noon – 4p
5, Charity Auction to benefit Collinsville’s History Museum, Miner’s Theater and the D.D. Collins House, contact is Lavanda at 410-0288
17, Trivia by Greek Orthodox Church, doors open at 6p, contact is Eva at 314-602-2999
18, Cosmic Bingo sponsored by the Troy Titans, contact is Cindy at 301-0477
19, Quarter Auction sponsored by the Collinsville Women’s Club, contact is Janet at 317-1149
25, Washington Park reunion, contact is Linda at 887-4057

21 A Night at the mouse races!!! Maryville Redbirds Baseball 2015 Team Fundraiser. 618-531-5827

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COSMIC BINGO Friday Sept. 26th Main Hall VFW

1234 Vandalia St.
Collinsville, IL 62234
Friday Sept. 26th.

$20.00 Per person
Includes 6 Paper Cards-Glow Dauber-Glow Hat ($5.00 per additional 6 Cards)
Doors open at 6:00 Bingo starts at 7:00

Fish Fry starts at 4:40

This is not your Grandma’s Bingo


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Auction Benefit for Miner’s Foundation , Collinsville Historical Museum , and D.D. Collins House.

Auction October 5 ,2014

Sales Benefit the Miner’s Institute Foundation, Friends of the Collinsville Historical Museum and Friends of the D.D. Collins House.

VFW Highway 159, 1234 Vandalia St. Collinsville, IL

Doors open @ 10
Auction Begins @ 11

Visit or to view photo gallery of items

Furniture, Collectibles, Ceramics, Glass, Books, Textiles, Art, Antiques, Jewelry, Toys, Children’s Items, Sports Memorabilia & More!

TO Donate Art, Antiques or Collectibles to the auction. Call 618-420-0288 or drop off at the VFW by 9am on October 5th.

Auction Collinsville History 001

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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. $8.25 Plate $6.25 Sandwich $1.25 Sides

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 noon to close every day.

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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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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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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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