The Department has just released General Order Number 9 (April 2013). It is available on-line and can be downloaded. Highlights include the State Convention, All State Teams, and other important information.Read More
We are adding new administrative forms all the time. Today, we added a spreadsheet version of the Trustee’s Audit Form. You can locate forms under TOOLS on the taskbar above.Read More
VFW Posts obtain post liability insurance from Lockton Insurance Group. Lockton Companies, Inc., is the world’s largest privately held insurance brokerage firm, providing insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions. In addition to its Kansas City, Missouri headquarters, Lockton operates 60 locations in 17 countries.Read More
District Commanders are visiting their posts for their annual inspection. Inspections are important to maintaining strong financial health of posts and ensure that posts maintain complete records.
Post Commanders and Quartermasters can prepare for a scheduled inspection by downloading and completing a Post Inspection Form. This form can be completed on-line.
A reminder to all District Commanders. All post inspections should now be scheduled and a copy of your schedule provided to the State Inspector. Have you thought about contacting posts before your visit to have them do a self check? They can then be prepared and the inspection will go smoother and you will have more time to learn more about what is happening in the post.Read More
Is this you? I can’t seem to generate interest in what we do at the Post? The local papers don’t report our post activities. Membership is down and there doesn’t seem to be interest in joining….Read More
The Home Depot, through The Home Depot Foundation, has opened their Community Impact Grants cycle which will be in effect from February 6, 2012 through August 13, 2012. VFW Posts can receive up to $5,000. Although, of course, there are no guarantees (so please be mindful of that), you are encouraged to enter your Post. Apply as soon as possible, if you desire to fix up your building. You will complete the application directly via the Internet.Read More
It seems like we have just started our Post year, but we are already at the halfway point. New officers will be taking their new positions concurrent with the 2012 Department of North Carolina Convention in June. It is now time to build your slate of new officers.Read More
If you have a well-worn National By-Laws and Manual of Procedures, it is time to get a new one. You can now order the new 2012 podium edition of the Nation By-Laws and Manual of Procedures (with a black cover and gold lettering) is now available at Department headquarters. The cost is $10.00, which includes shipping.Read More
We all know what an IRS Form 1040 is. We all know the consequences of not filing. If you don’t earn enough, you don’t have to file. However, this is not the case with non-profits. The IRS law changed and there are things we must now do. One is, each non-profit must file each year! This also applies if your income is less than $50,000.Read More