Lillian Boyd, Dana Point Times
The Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9934 celebrates 25 years since its founding during the month of February.
The organization is devoted to conducting outreach to veterans, active duty military personnel and their families. It is now composed of more than 400 combat veterans.
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, members of the post were recognized by the office of Orange County Chairperson Lisa Bartlett, Assemblymember Bill Brough and Dana Point City Council.
On Feb. 28, Post members will travel to the USS IOWA Museum, which is berthed in San Pedro, for a special tour. Transportation will be provided, departing from Dana Point City Hall parking lot at 8:30 a.m. The return time will be from 3-4 p.m.
Admission to the museum will be provided by Post 9934 and will include a docent-guided tour and lunch.
All costs of this event will be paid by the Post for members of the Post and Auxiliary. There will be a charge of $50 per person for non-members to cover the costs of transportation, admission, tours and food. Reservations are required no later than Feb. 20 and may be sent to the Post 9934 office by calling 949.248.1419 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. To pay registrations for non-members, go to vfwpost9934.org.