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May 27th,2024 - Post 5789 Holds Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

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De Soto Veteran Honored by VFW for #StillServing

De Soto veteran Quincy Myrick is being honored for dedication to country and community in the VFW national #StillServing campaign. (Photo credit: Quincy Myrick)

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Next Post Meeting:

Wednesday June 12 at 7:00pm

  • The Post renovation committee is taking suggestions on what to include in a renovation of the spaces in the Post Home.  If you feel an area of the building needs a change, please let us know.  If you see a problem, let us know how you would address it.  We are doing primary studies as to what can be done to improve our Post. Send suggestions and solutions to
  •  Annual Members who have not yet renew their 2024 membership please do so by the renewal date on your membership card.  If your membership is due by June 30 go ahead and renew early, your renewal date for next year will remain the same.  If you need help with your renewal, please contact any of your Post officers.  We can help.  Consider going to an installment life membership plan.  Initial payment of $45.00 and then 11 monthly payments depending on age. There is strength in numbers.  Your membership in the VFW gives the Organization that much more of voice when advocating Veterans Concerns and Priorities in front of Congress at the National Level and with State Legislators. On the local Post level, we continue to help veterans with their issues and have an Honor Guard that salutes the veteran at funerals and help to make our community better. We Sponsor Scholarships for local High school students with a parent or grandparent who has served their nation. We conduct annual VFW Patriots Pen Essay writing contest for middle school age students and VFW Voice of Democracy Speech contest for students at High School age. Each of these contests come with a cash prize and a chance to compete at the State and National levels. If these items are of interest to you as a current or lapsed member, please, again, renew your membership today.
  • The Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial is presenting their 10th annual Flag Day Ceremony at The Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial located in Washington Square Park, Pershing and Main Streets in Kansas City, Missouri on June 14th at 10:00am.  This year's Keynote speaker is Lt Col. Wayne Wallingford USAF (Retired). Post members wishing to assist with setup and tear down, please contact Commander Phillips.

  • Congratulations to our newly elected and appointed officers.  As a reminder your terms of office will commence with the Installation of the Missouri State Commander at this year's Convention which will be held at the Oasis Resort in Springfield, Missouri June 6 through 9.
  •  On May 27th at 8:00am at the Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery VFW Post 5789 will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony.  It will be held at the Flag Pole at 3rd St. and Independence.  A breakfast will be held at the Post Home 329 SE Douglas, Lee's Summit following the ceremony.  Assistance in installing the nearly 200 flags on Friday May 24th at 6:00pm will be greatly appreciated.  The flags will be taken down on Monday evening at 6:00pm and assistance will be appreciated.