The first chapter of Bluebills,
organized in 1995, is called the Heritage Chapter.
We offer volunteer and social opportunities to retirees throughout Seattle, South King County, East King County and Pierce County.
As the largest chapter, we have a
wide range of activities going on all the time.
In 2012, our members contributed more than
56,000 hours to community causes.
To find out what's
going on, we invite you to read our newsletter.
Come Join Us!
We invite Boeing retirees and their spouses to pay us a visit and find out for themselves how personally rich and satisfying retirement can be.
Chapter meetings are normally held on the fourth Friday of each month
VFW Post 1263, 416 Burnett Ave S, Renton, WA 98057
Check the latest chapter newsletter
for current Schedule & Program
Offices are located at: Boeing - South Park Complex
Building 15-35, door E3
BLUEBILLS Heritage Chapter
P.O. Box 3707, MC 1K-B02
Seattle, WA 98124
Click on the
following link to view the Annual BLUEBILLS
Slideshow put together by Micki Brown for
the Annual Heritage Chapter Christmas
2014-12-19 Annual Slideshow
The following are
examples of member volunteer
Bluebill volunteers collect some of the Christmas presents that will be given to brighten the holidays of needy children in the area.
Wellspring family services Volunteering
Wellspring is a non-profit multi-service agency servicing low income and vulnerable individuals. It provides support to Baby Boutique, Domestic Violence Intervention,
Early Learning and Parent Child Services. The clothing has been donated to
Wellspring for sorting and bundling for delivery to Baby Boutique.
Here BLUEBILL Volunteers are sorting and bundling clothing. Each article of
clothing is examined for size and gender and verified that it is clean and does not
have any inappropriate symbols or written messages. The article is then placed
into the appropriate container for delivery.
One of the ongoing Heritage Chapter activities is a hardworking group called the Busy B's,
We are a sewing group that meets once a week to make quilts for various organizations such as the Seattle Veterans Hospital, the Washington State Soldiers Home in Orting, the Auburn Child Haven and Seattle Children’s Hospital. We also do special projects such as making medical dolls for Children’s Hospital and some of our women crochet baby hats and afghans. The hats go to the Pediatric Interim Center in Kent, Children’s Hospital, and Valley Medical Center. We donate the afghans to nursing homes.
All year long we collect stuffed animals and at the end of the year give them to area food banks for their Christmas distribution along with crocheted hats and scarves.
All of our quilting fabrics are donated from generous Bluebills, as is the yarn for the crocheted projects.
Volunteers shown working on one of many quilts they produce.
volunteers welcomed submariners of the
who were flying in from Japan
greeted with flowers, hugs, smiles,
beverage, and info at the baggage
claim area of their
Busy B's make "Cartridge Bags" for Tohoma National Cemetary.
These bags are
the spent cartridges after the gun salute. They are then given to the family.
Bluebills have a proud tradition of being
involved in hunger relief, volunteering at
Food Banks, fund raising, donating food and
supplies and many other activities.
Fred Hutch School and Cancer Care Alliance
Marry Ulibarri and Karen Baker are preparing baskets to be delivered
to Fred Hutch school and Cancer Care Alliance. Every Easter and
Christmas 60 baskets containing a stuffed animal, candy, a book
and other small gifts are given to kids undergoing treatment at Cancer
Care and those going to school at Fred Hutch while a relative is in