Vasatka-Goers WWII VFW Post #6690
The Vasatka-Goers WWII VFW Post #6690 was founded in April of 1946, and was named after the first soldier and airman from the area who lost their lives in World War II. The post's 312 members have served in a variety of overseas conflicts, including World War II, Vietnam, Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. The bar and activity room are open to members and their guests. The banquet rooms are available for rent, and buzz with activity during the Post's many events, including holiday parties, taco nights and fish frys. The American Legion, AMVETS and the Mendota City Council also hold their meetings at the VFW building. The post sponsors annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen scholarship contests for local students.
- Hours: Mon - Thu, 2pm - 11pm; Fri, 1pm - 1am; Sat, noon - 1am; Sun, noon - 10pm
- Handicap Accessible: The bar and activity room are on the same level as the parking lot, which does provide handicapped spots. The banquet rooms are both accessed by small staircases. There is no elevator.
- Founding Date: 1946
- Parking: Free lot
- Scope: Local
- Type: Veterans and military
- Mission: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
- Annual dues: $25
- Membership requirements: Members must have served overseas during a conflict or served in a support capacity for an overseas war.
- Meetings: Monthly