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Goodnow Fund Grant Awarded to VFW Post 399

The Joseph J. Clinton Veterans of Foreign of Wars (VFW) Post 399 is honored and extends our deepest appreciation to the Goodnow Fund for awarding a grant of $10,000 to VFW Post 399! In behalf of all our members, we sincerely appreciate the generosity of the Goodnow Fund in recognition of our unparalleled support to veterans and community during the past 100 years. The Goodnow Fund is a family foundation providing support to numerous organizations. The Fund provides approximately $1.4 ...

Special Thanks to Our Neighbors!

A special Memorial Day gift today for all veterans from Robbie and their beautiful family. In addition, Tracy Carothers and Anthony helped with installing new flags and spring weeding! Westport has a long and proud history of service to our nation since the founding of our country!

VFW Post 399 Recipient of Westport Young Women’s League 2020 Super Grant!

The Joseph J. Clinton Veterans of Foreign of Wars (VFW) Post 399 Westport is honored and extends our deepest appreciation to the Westport Young Women’s League (WYWL) for awarding this generous Super Grant of $20,000 to VFW Post 399! Throughout the past 100 years, VFW Post 399 has been the heart and soul of the veteran community and a Westport institution.Please be assured that the Super Grant will make a huge difference in helping with much needed roof repairs and ...

Cancelled - Connecticut Veterans Service Officer Visit for Thursday, April 2nd

The CT Veterans Service Officer visit scheduled for Thursday, April 2nd is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Westport Weston Health District (WWHD) has promulgated guidance for increased vigilance and protocol for self isolation in the area. Fairfield County is designated a “hot spot” for the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Connecticut. The mission of the CT Veteran Service Officer is to help you write and submit your benefits claim to the Veterans Administration.

Last Call — VFW Post 399 Closed Until Further Notice (Monday-March 16th)

“HARTFORD, Connecticut. (WTNH) Governor Ned Lamont has announced Connecticut bars and restaurants will be shut down beginning Monday night due to the coronavirus outbreak. Governor Lamont was joined by New York Andrew Governor Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to announce the closures. Officials say the establishments will close at 8 p.m. Monday and restaurants will only offer takeout service....”

VFW Post 399 Landscape Lights and Memorial Stones Move

A special thanks to Frank Veno, Dean Veno and Alexi Veno for spearheading the herculean effort to install/rewire our landscape lighting and relocating our memorial stones from the rear to the front of the building next to the historic Revolutionary War cannon (1775-83) in preparation for our 100th Year Anniversary. In addition, Frank and Alexi expertly installed our new Samsung 75” flat screen (donated by Gault Energy) for the main conference room. The Y’s Men Jazz folks said they were ...

Veteran’s Rowing & Kayaking Support Site

VFW Post 399 is a proud support site for Veteran's Rowing & Kayaking, a healing and wellness organization that helps military men and women suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other health related issues. With the generous support of donors, the organization improves quality of life for disabled Veterans through proven therapeutic fitness activities and creating unity and teamwork to reach their desired goals, growth and recovery. Free weekly, year-round indoor and outdoor rowing and ...

Westport Young Women’s League Super Grant Announcement

“We are thrilled to inform you that Westport’s VFW Post 399 has been chosen to receive a Super Grant from us this year based on the grant application that you submitted. Congratulations! .......following Super Grant presentations, WYWL members will vote to award your nonprofit either our $10,000 or $20,000 Super Grant. .....Again, our sincerest congratulations on being selected a 2020 WYWL Super Grant recipient.”

VFW Post 399 Phase 1 of 3 - Home Depot Foundation Grant Progress

Thanks to our maintenance crew, Dave and Anthony are making excellent progress each day in support of phase 1 to replace all ceiling tiles and LED light fixtures throughout VFW Post 399 (main level and downstairs banquet area). In addition, Frank Veno and Dean Veno spearheaded efforts to move 4 huge veteran memorial stones from our marina area to the front of VFW Post 399 in recognition of our 100th Year Anniversary. Craig Logan has graciously offered to landscape the ...

Charley With A Y Foundation - VFW Post 399 Red Cross Blood Drive

Charley With A Y Foundation is sponsoring a VFW Post 399 community blood drive to help patients in need. For planning, the Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Friday, May 27th between the hours of 1pm - 6pm in the VFW main floor conference room. After donating, please enjoy a free hot dog in our Sandbar Restaurant.