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Welcome to VFW Post 454

Welcome to the John H. Kraus Post in Bloomington, Illinois. We have a proud history of servicemen & women that have helped build and maintain this post and we remain active in and around our community. Our post is home to and a participant in many regular activities in the city of Bloomington and the surrounding area. With this website, we aim to provide a greater service to the community by providing information and local news for your benefit.
Everyone Is Invited To Our Events
Be Our Guest
Come Meet The Veterans
Who Support Our Community
See How Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 454 Supports Veterans, Their Families and Our Community



We regret to inform you that our Re-Scheduled St Patrick's Day Run on Sunday, Sep 20th, 2020, has been CANCELED for this year.  Due to the many restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is best we cancel this event.
Everyone that registered for the run can come by VFW Post 454 on Sunday, Sep 20th from 11 am - 3 pm and pick up their event T-Shirts.
We hope the 2021 St Patrick's Day event will be a much bigger and brighter one.  Thank You for your support and understanding during this trying time.




Do You Know About "Real ID"?
What Is It?
Effective October 1st, 2020, you will need a "Real ID License" to fly on domestic aircraft within the United States.
 If you haven't heard then please click the link below.
 VFW Dart Tournament
Friday & Saturday Nights!
Sign-Up at 7:00 pm
Tournament Starts at 8:00 pm
Blind Draw
$10 per person entry fee
VFW puts in $10 per person  --  NO LIMIT!
 Bloomington VA Outpatient Clinic
207 Hamilton Road
Bloomington, IL
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Entertainment Schedule
(Dependent On COVID-19 Restrictions)
Everyone Is Invited To Be Our Guest
Oct 24th
8 pm
Big On Blondes
Blue Hares
Sep 25th
7:30 pm
Captain Ron Band
Double Shot Duo
The Flatland Band  
Hillbilly High Rise Band
Lisa G and the Good Reasons Band
Luke & The Drifters
Old Smoke
Retrofit Band
Trio Grande Band
Velvet Groove Band
Oct 2nd
7:30 pm



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