Remembering Christmases Past

At the Meetings

John Stillman, Ben Bachert and Gary Keeney

John Dexheimer and Jackie Cooper

At the December 2nd meeting representatives from the Missouri Veterans History Project presented information about recording veterans experiences on a DVD for posterity.  

Denise Travis  and Kristy Bull of LSS  talk about the organization and its services.

Charles Martin

Vickie DiGregorio of USA Mortgage spoke to the Chapter on October 7th and provided information on mortgage discounts available to veterans

Member Carl Gordon (R.) celebrating Christmas in Danang 1969

The Chapter held its third annual Christmas party on December 19th.  The event was held at the Genesis Banquet Center on Telegraph Road in South County.  Thanks to Gregg and Kathy Follmer and everyone else who helped organize the party.  The venue was comfortable, the food great.   A good time was had by  all.

Rev. Dennis A. Wenholz  of LSS gives the opening prayer at the meeting.

At the November 4th monthly meeting representatives from the Lutheran Senior Services spoke about the opportunities and services provided by the Christian organization for senior Veterans.

Gary Hutchison Memorial Chapter 1028


Tom Brophy, Mike Cicchese, and Mile Lumma

Greeting from Hill 37 in Vietnam 1969, from member Gregg Follmer 

On November 14th the Chapter held a fundraiser at the Dierberg's store in Wildwood.  Thanks to all the members who volunteered their time.  As always we appreciate the cooperation of the store management for allowing us to use their facility.  The weather was great and the donations were generous.

Tom Brophy and Joe Shadduck

Merry Christmas

At the Meetings

Carl Sherman and Dan Oliver of MVHP explain the history project to members.  

Chapter 1028 Newsletter


Bill Groth in his SAR uniform.

VVA Chapter 1028 Christmas Party

On November 11th, members of Chapter 1028 attended a Veterans Day ceremony at the Delmar Gardens of Meramec Nursing Home.  The Chapter's Honor Guard presented the colors and conducted a flag retirement ceremony.  The event featured speakers from our Chapter.  Treasurer Tom Brophy gave the Missing Man Table  presentation.  Member Bill Groth representing the Sons of the American Revolution also spoke.

Gregg and Kathy Follmer

Vietnam Veterans of America

Mary Ann Meyer of Delmar Gardens and Kelly Guenther of American Eagle Credit Union provided information about the upcoming Veterans Day Celebration at the Delmar Gardens of Meramec Valley facility on November 11th.  Reservations are required to attend the breakfast.

Tom Brophy and Carl Gordon

Chapter 1028 Newsletter

Donna Robinson of Quilts of Valor attended the monthly meeting to receive a donation from the Chapter and also displayed one the quilts they are working on.

Bob Howard

Oct - Dec 2015 

Tom Brophy and the Missing Man Table