VFW Post 11517 of Waukee participated in the VFW Convention June 6-9 in Red Oak.
The VFW Post 11517 of Waukee and the Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW Junior Girls Unit received the following awards.
VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary:
• Patriot’s Pen Award for Youth Essay Contest,
• Voice of Democracy Award for Youth Essay Contest,
Ladies Auxiliary Awards:
• Auxiliary of the Year for our membership group,
• Best Promotion of Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Contest,
• Runner-up for Best Overall Americanism Program,
• Best Promotion of activities in support, assistance and promoting our Veterans,
Junior Girls Unit received the following awards:
• Best Promotion for the Veterans in the USA,
• Best Participation & Promoting the Junior Girls Unit.
Beverly A. White was installed as the President for the Department of Iowa Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. This is a one year term.
White will hold a reception on July 13 at the Waukee Maple Street Community Center, 445 Maple Street, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event will be hosted by the VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary.