American Legion Anton Bokemper Post 81

American Legion Post 81 welcomes you to become a member of our Post.  Please call or email Ken Petit, Adjutant at (402) 287-2362 or email kpetit@abbnebraska.com to find out how you can be a member in Wakefield, Nebraska.  Come to Wakefield and see our beautiful Veterans Park.  We need you!

American Legion  Post 81 was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.  A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members- men and women in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.  These Posts are organized into 55 Departments-one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 81

To participate in and contribute to the accomplishments, aims and purpose of the American Legion.  Contact Liz Ekberg at (402)287-2653 for further information.

Boys Scouts of USA

All levels of Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are active in Wakefield.  Contact Scoutmaster Cheryl Roberts at 402-287-2054 for more information.

Corinthian Lodge #83

An organization of men which whom are on the level and equal.  Known for its charity.

Girls Scouts of USA

Girl Scouts of America is the largest organization for girls in the world.  Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  In Girl Scouts, girls develop their leadership potential through activities that enable them to discover their values, skills, and the world around them; connect with others in a multicultural environment; and take action to make a difference in the world.  Our local Girl Scout Troop meets every other week on Sunday evening at 6:15 p.m. 

Graves Park Forever

The Graves Park Forever Committee was formed to raise funds and work to preserve and improve Graves Park.

Lions Club

Our motto is “WE SERVE”.  Our local Lions Club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30pm at Sidelines Bar & Grille.  All new members are welcome.

Whenever a Lions Club gets together, problems get smaller, and communities get better. That’s because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.  The world’s largest service club organization.  Our 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world’s largest service club organization. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities.  Where ever we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.

Sons of the American Legion Squadron (SAL)

The Sons of American Legion was established in September of 1932.  They are a program with over 5,489 sons of the American Legion Squadrons located throughout the United States.  Their goal is to support our nation’s veterans and their families as well as support the American Legion.  The sons of the American Legion annually contribute over $2.4 million in cash and goods to our nation’s veterans in VA facilities with over 258,000 volunteer hours each year.

Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Unit 5765

To participate in and contribute to the accomplishments, aims and purpose of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

VFW Allen Keagle Post 5765

VFW is a patriotic, historical, and educational organization to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members.

Wakefield Community Club

The Wakefield Community Club is a voluntary organization of individuals and businesses working together to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Wakefield Community.  Membership dues are $75.00 a year for businesses and $40.00 for individual and couples.  Community Club meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month typically at the Gardner Senior Center.  Events sponsored by the Wakefield Community Club are 4th of July Fireworks, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Taste of Wakefield Christmas Promotion, community improvement projects, the community events calendar, and teacher appreciation meal.  If you would like to join the Community Club or would like more information call Val Bard at 402-287-2818.

Wakefield Firefighters Auxiliary

To be of service to the firefighters.

Wakefield Heritage Organization

Organized in 2000, Wakefield Heritage Organization is dedicated to preserving and maintaining the local history of Wakefield, Nebraska. Because much of Wakefield’s history and culture is contained in its older buildings, we currently maintain three heritage sites in and around Wakefield. These properties provide today’s Wakefield citizens with important links to the lives of previous generations.

http://www.wakefieldheritage.org