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      Post Members, please continue to renew your dues bye either mailing them to National or dropping them off at the Post for the Quartermaster to relay to Natinal.

     For those you have paid their 2022 dues, thank you.  If you wish to mail your dues ($40.00)for the Quartermaster to sent in electronically, mail them to:

Post Quartermaster, Gurtler Bros VFW Post 420, PO Box 209, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.






     Any Annual Post member who converts their annual post membershi to a Life Membership will receive a 20% discount of their life membership once the Life Membership is paid.


     The Life Membership can be paid in full or on the Installment Plan by credit card.  One payment of $45.00 and 11 payments for the balance automatically deducted from your card by VFW National Membership.


     Contact Post Quartermaster Gene Ratigliano at 518-885-9666 or e-mail at for more details.






The Post will have modified hours until further notice.  If you are visiting the post please call ahead to make sure we are open.  






The Post is in dire need of bartenders so that we may remain open on a regular schedule.  If you have the time to help, please contact Tim Herbert at 518-232-2752 or email at





Closing times may vary based on bar occupancy and bartender availability.  Sorry for

the inconvenience.













APRIL 2022


13       Board of Directors Meeting 6:00 PM; Post &

           Auxiliary Meeting 7:00 PM

15       Good Friday

17       Easter Sunday

14       Valentine's Day

24       Hudson Mohawk Counties Council Meeting 1:00 PM

                Ballston Spa VFW Post 420 - Nomination and Elections              



May 2022


7      VFW Day of Action in the Community

8       Mother's Day

11     Board of Directors Meeting 6:00 PM; Post &

         Auxiliary Meeting 7:00 PM

14     District 3 Convention - Hilton Garden Inn, Clifton

         Park, 9:00 AM  

20     Dept of NY VFW Golf Tournament to Support Homeless

         Veterans - Colonie NY Golf Course 9:00 AM

21     Armed Forces Day 

30     Memorial Day


Jun 2022

8        Board of Directors Meeting 6:00 PM; Post & Auxiliary Meeting

          7:00 PM

10-12 Dept of NY VFW State Convention, Marriott Hotel, Wolf Road,

           Colonie NY

19       Father's Day

25       Korean War Began


Post Social Calendar


Apr 13  Trivia at the Post

Apr 14  Completely Different Appeal

Apr 21  Open Mic

Apr 27  Trivia at the Post

May 5   Open Mic

May 12 K & D Show

May 19 Open Mic







   Stay up to date on what the VFW is doing to support our veterans and the legislation that is being acted on in Congress.  You can receive the Washington Weekly e-newsletter and All VFW Action Alerts to fill you in on up to date legislation.  Sign up today at  If you do sign up, please e-mail Gene Ratigliano, National Legislative Committee Member at so he can include those receiving the weekly updates in his legislative monthly report


100th Anniversary Cameo Pin Available for Sale.  $10.00 if picked up at the post.  $13.00 which includes mailing cost.  Call 518-885-9666 to request a pin.