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Complimentary Ice Fishing Program For Kids and Vets!!

ice_fishing_logo_0WHO: Kids and Military Veterans

WHAT: Free Ice Fishing Events!

WHEN/WHERE: There are multiple events! Take a look at the events below and see the attachments for more details.

1- Camp Tanadoona on Lake Minnewashta: Saturday and Sunday, February 18th and 19th 2017, 2017; from 8am – 6pm
2- Lake Harriet in MPLS: Sunday, February 26th from 8am – 6pm
3- Medicine Lake: Saturday February 4th from 1pm – 4pm
4- White Bear Lake: Saturday February 11th from 1pm – 4pm

WHY: This is an opportunity to participate in a free complimentary ice fishing event while experiencing quality time with your children.

HOW: To register see the attachments included on this email which correspond to the event you are interested in.

ABOUT: Most events will have heated, portable ice houses that participants can fish out of. All of the holes will be drilled, houses set up, and bait/gear provided for. All you have to do is show up and catch some fish! **All participants must sign a waiver before participating, and those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult**

BFF Flyer.pdf






Child Youth and School Support Position Vacancy – Cottage Grove

job_vacancy-550x415Below and attached is a Child Youth and School Support (CYSS) job opportunity. This is a Full-Time civilian contracted position and we are looking for widest dissemination. Please share the attached information with Soldiers, Airmen and civilians.

JOB TITLE: Child and Youth Program Coordinator (CYPC)

EMPLOYER: Cognitive Professional Services

OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday 25 January 2017- Wednesday 8 February 2017



APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit resume via email

Point of contact for this position is: Ms Mary Orr at or 703-562-0553

Child Youth & School Support.2-8-2017.pdf

Maple Grove BTYR Steak Fry – February 26

steak-fryNeed a night out for a good cause? Please see below and attached for the Maple Grove Beyond the Yellow Ribbon’s Steak Fry night.

What: Steak Fry Fundraiser

When: Sunday, Feb. 26th 2017, 5:30 pm – 8:30pm

Where: Osseo/Maple Grove Legion * 260 4th Ave SE, Osseo MN

$10.00 for Steak, Walleye or Shrimp
$2 extra for Combo plates. Available at the door.




Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried Adapted for the stage by Jim Stowell

Based on the quintessential book about the Vietnam experience, Pearce Bunting (Radio Man) plays Tim O’Brien, whose personal journey took him from Macalester College to the jungles of Vietnam and back. The Things They Carried is a powerful, clever, and provocative story of loss and redemption.

Performances are 80 minutes with post-show Q&A.
*Offer subject to availability. Book today!


What: Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried Production

When: February 14-February 23, 2017

Where: 30 East 10th Street St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

How: SPECIAL $5 TICKETS! Call Craig, Group Sales, at 651-292-4320 for details

Free Drop-in Clinics Minneapolis/Anoka


Below please find the information for upcoming Veteran Drop-in Legal Clinics in the Metro area:

What: MAC V Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

When: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 9am  until 2pm

Where: VA Medical Center Flag Atrium Balcony Room 2S 114 (ask information desk for directions) 1 Veterans Drive Minneapolis, MN (FREE Parking at the VA Medical Center)

2017-02-07macv free legal clinic for veterans minneapolis.pdf


What: MAC V Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

When: March 2, 2017 from 9am until 3pm

Where: Anoka County Government Center 2100 3rd Avenue – Room 237, Anoka, MN 55303

2017-03-02-macv free legal clinic anoka.pdf

Wild Turkey Hunt for Youth April 22-23, 2017

Free Wild Turkey Hunt for Youth


Who: All military youth ages 11-18, who have a family member in the military currently serving or recently (within 2 years) retired.

When: April 22-23, 2017

Where: locations TBD

About: Free ($100 value) Wild Turkey Hunt for military youth is hosted by Child and Youth Services of the MN Army National Guard with sponsorship from MN Department of Natural Resources and National Wild Turkey Federation. Volunteers will be on staff to insure a safe and exciting hunt for our youth. Wear warm weather gear (i.e. boots, gloves, jacket, etc.) Hunting supplies will be provided, however please bring a hunting gun if you have one. Firearms Safety is required prior to participating in this hunt.

Information: MN DNR Registration is open!!

FAC position open in Rosemount


Job OpeningAttached is an announcement to fill a Family Assistance Center Position. There is a short deadline to apply and please note that while it will start in Rosemount, it has the potential to move to the Bloomington Armory. For more detailed information please see the PDF below. Let’s help gather some great candidates! Deadline to apply is 05 February 2017.

Specialist position advertisement-Rosemount MN.pdf

Arden Hills Family Assistance Center Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Monthly News

flagThe first edition of the Arden Hills Family Assistance Center Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Monthly news has been published and is available for your reading. You can find the January 2017 edition of the news by going to the Arden Hills FAC Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Monthly news page which can be found as a sub menu item under the Resources & PBYR Partners button on the left hand side of the page.

Check it out, it is fun read and will help keep you up to date with current and up-coming events. Yolanda Von Itter wants your help to make it even better so if you have any idea’s or suggestions drop her a line at:

FREE DENTAL CARE: Dentistry from the Heart – January 18th



What: This event provides free limited dental care for individuals in need.
* All treatments are on a first-come, first serviced basis
* New patients only
* No appointment is required
* Please bring a list of medications and health information

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 beginning at 7am

Where: 33 Tenth Ave S, Suite 250 Hopkins, MN 55343

How: Walk in Questions? or call 952-935-5599

Bowling Day Fundraiser for Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Quad Communities


Who: All

What: Bowling Fundraiser for area military families supported by Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Quad Communities

Where: Doyle’s Bowling and Lounge 5000 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55429

When: Sunday, Jan. 29 11 a.m.-1 p.m. After bowling, visit the Crystal VFW Post #494 for lunch and bowling performances prizes. Crystal VFW Post #494 5222 56th Ave. N. (Bass Lake Rd., in Crystal)

How: Sign up at Doyles at 10:30 a.m. Bowling at 11 a.m. $20 per person (includes three games, shoes and lunch)

Join the Quad Communities of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope and Robbinsdale as it supports local service members. Donations received through fundraising activities are given back to military personnel and families in need. Please see PDF Flyer below for more information.

bowling fund raiser.pdf

Coins tossed into Hennepin County Government Center pool aren’t just for wishes

coins-in-a-poolThere is a nice story in this mornings issue of the Star Tribune “Minnesota” section by Kelly Smith that might warm your heart on this cold Minnesota day. Many of us have thrown a coin or two in a pool and made a wish and never gave it a second thought. Little did we know that we were helping local charities.

In 2016 PBYR was one of those lucky enough to be a recipient. So next time that you wander by the Hennepin County Government Center pool, reach in your pocket or purse and drop in a coin or two as you make a wish, you are not the only one that will benefit. I am not going to spoil the rest of the story for you but you can read it here.

Let’s work together

Jeff Grates

I took this picture of Jeff Grates swabbing the floor at the VFW wearing his Packer jersey yesterday. The picture’s kinda funny, but telling. Jeff was an Army Command Sgt. Major for 28 years. He also spent over 40 years in law enforcement. On New Years Day 2017 Jeff is still doing what he can to serve veterans and his community. He could have been any place celebrating, but he had chores he wouldn’t let slide. Jeff’s not unique. Each of you have done the same thing . It’s this commitment that makes the American Legion, VFW, Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart so special. We’re family. We argue, fight, get peed off over operational differences and much more. However, we are family and that makes us strong.

Everyone needs help at some point. No one stands up and advocates for veterans and their families more than the Legion, VFW, Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart. No one!! Our family had some squabbles in 2016 for sure. I’m asking each of you to put that in the past and recommit to helping our fellow veterans. You’ve all heard me say it a hundred times. “If we don’t look out for us no one else will”. Many veterans were treated terribly when they came home from the service. Please, let’s stand together and never allow that to happen again.

I’m asking you to forward this e-mail to the other veterans in our Post’s and community. It’s important that our servicemen and women know they’re not alone. I have very few e-mail addresses in my book so I need your help. Thanks in advance. Together we can make 2017 a very good year!

God Bless,

Jim Heimerl – Heinzen-Ditter Commander