The Robert M. Sterrett VFW Post 9063 awarded a Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Nursing Scholarship in July of this year. The scholarship stipulates that upon graduation the recipient work for at least one year at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is anticipated that the Post will fund future Nursing Scholarships.
Members of Post 9063 through theirs gifts of funds and products, support the troops in Afghanistan and Iraq through AnySoldier.com. To date we have been able to send two boxes per month to the troops, alternating through all service branches. One box contains snack foods and the other personal care items. All boxes contain at least one letter for the troops.
∑ Each year the Post provides monetary support to the Northwest Arkansas Childrenís Shelter.
∑ Post members conduct an annual Poppy sales program with proceeds going to Veterans charity programs.
∑ Each year VFW members of Post 9063 present a one-hour flag education program to fifth grade students in Benton County, Arkansas.
∑ The Post members are responsible for planning and executing a special Memorial Day event each year at the Bella Vista Memorial Cemetery. Members from the Marshall A. Sayner American Legion Post 341 in Bella Vista also participate in this special day.
∑ Members of the Robert M. Sterrett VFW Post 9063 also support American Legion 341members in a special Veteranís day program at the Veterans Wall of Honor in Bella Vista.
Many VFW Post 9063 members volunteer their time in support of various community and charity activities.