CRANFORD — Cranford VFW Post Commander Col. Andrew Burns (Ret) has announced that the Post will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year.  

According to the release, a gala event to commemorate the occasion will be held at the Westwood in Garwood on April 25, 2020, featuring special guest speakers, entertainment, dinner and open bar. Tickets for the event will go on sale after February 1st and can be obtained at the Post Home at 479 South Avenue, Cranford or by emailing event chairman Jim D’Arcy at  Tickets are priced at $65.00 per person.

“This is truly an historic event for our Post”, said Burns. “Since February of 1920, just after the men & women came home from World War I, the VFW was formed and has been caring for Cranford’s veteran community ever since. We certainly hope that the citizens of our town will join us for this wonderful celebration”.

The VFW is also selling commemorative T-shirts and souvenir “challenge” coins to celebrate the event as well. Those can be purchased at the Post home. Additionally, a souvenir brochure is being printed for the event. Business and personal ads up to a full page are respectfully invited. Additional information on the brochure ads or on the event may be obtained by calling the Post at 908-276-9730 or emailing