Darlington Raceway Cookout Southern 500

VFWSC - 4/21/2024

The VFW is honored to participate in the NASCAR Cup Series, Cook Out Southern 500
• Our Comrades, Auxiliary and family members will be unfurling the American Flag
• This is a nationally televised race and VFW National representatives will be on hand
• VFWSC is looking for 70-100 Comrades, Auxiliary and/or family members to participate and attend the race.
• VFW and special guests will get tickets for only $45 / person
• Ticket includes special parking
• T-Shirt for the ceremony generously provided by Cook Out
• Attire will be Khaki slacks, Cook Out T-Shirt* and VFW cover. (No ball caps for the unfurling)
• Please arrive and check in no later than 4:30 PM and pick up shirt
• Prepaid purchases only; must pay upon registration.
• No tickets will be reserved or held.
• Tickets purchased must include name, title, address, email, phone number and VFW Post #.
• Ticket purchase are available now through the Convention in June (June 21-23).
• Remaining seats will be sold, first come first served, however, deadline to purchase tickets is June 30th, or until all tickets are sold. DO NOT WAIT to reserve your spot!
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Free Pool Fridays
 Memorial Brick purchase for VFW Post 8738 Memorial Walk 
Please click the link below for online order placement 
VFW's Day of Service
04 May 2024
(Helping a Comrade with repairs to his house)
The VFW Post 8738 Celebrates Birthdays for the Month
on the 1st Sunday of each month starting at 2p

Darlington Race Goodyear 500
10-12 May 2024
$45/per ticket (Special VFW Rate) 
Steak Night
17 May 2024 5:30-7:30p
(8 oz ribeye, baked potato, side salad & dessert) 
Adopt A Highway/Flag Retirement Ceremony
18 May 2024 8:00a

Buddy Poppy Drives
25 May 2024 8a-12p
Ace Hardware in Chapin
3 Fountains Ace Hardware
Tractor Supply Red Bank

Flag Placement on Graves
Celestrial Memorial Gardens (Delree Street)
26 May 2024 9a
Memorial Day Celebration
Monday 27 May 2024
10a Program at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home (Lexington)
12p Observance at Veteran Memorial on S. Lake Drive (Lexington)
1p Lunch will be provided at the Post
3p TAPS Across America at O'Hara's Public House on Main Street (Lexington) 

VFWSC State Convention
June 21-23
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
2100 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
Information on how to register can be found on vfwsc.org 




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