Win the patriot’s pen essay contest you could earn thousands in us savings bonds who can enter: the patriot’s pen program is open to students in grades 6-8, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the united states and its territories. The auxiliary emergency fund is available to assist members who have been a member of the american legion auxiliary for the immediate past two (2) consecutive years and whose current membership dues are paid. Salisbury american legion auxiliary unit 459 annually holds an americanism essay contest among the students of the salisbury-elk lick school districtthis year’s winners of the essay contest. American legion essay contest roach august 02, 2016 sons of pennsylvania state americanism essay contest pdf 5th grade essay contest these things to study preliminary literature review service ellwood city school essay no more of foreign wars vfw voice of the detachment -----2017 essay questions download and a patriotic contest. Each year the american legion auxiliary sponsors an americanism essay contest for students in grades 3-12 grades are divided into six classes and locally prizes are given to 1st and 2nd place winners in each of the six classes.
Page 2 april 2011 a look at a local strasburg business american legion auxiliary americanism the winners of the strasburg american legion auxiliary unit 289's americanism essay contest were honored at a dinner held march 20 following a potluck meal, the winners read their essays and received their monetary awards from the strasburg. The american legion indianapolis, indiana october 12-13, 2011 on october 12-13, 2011, that the following resolutions be and they are being rescinded by reason for (1) being obsolete, (2) accomplishment of purpose, (3) being superseded 31 1938 spring commend the american legion auxiliary on essay contest 2 accomplished. The american legion programs the american legion, department of california offers many outstanding programs through its posts the commissioners from each area are available to advise and assist the posts in implementing and maintaining the programs.
The americanism essay contest awards three savings bonds of $200, $100 and $50 this year, we sponsored a 'thank you' bear to be placed in hero packs for children in military families the packs are given to the children of men and women serving overseas. Did you know: in 1921, at the first national convention of the american legion auxiliary in kansas city, mo, the poppy of flanders field became the memorial flower of the auxiliary the poppy program is the oldest and most widely recognized auxiliary program. 10 /18: american legion renames national endowment fund, and kick-offs fundraising drive 10 /14: detachment commander jim coates presented a check from ny for $22,500 to national commander doc gibbs for cwf. Since the inception of the department of pennsylvania state essay contest in 1935, the american legion has awarded well over $500,000 in scholarships, while local american legion posts, counties, districts and sections have also offered suitable awards and prizes for their respective best essay winners.
The attachment below has the essays written by le-win high school students, on various area veterans which were submitted to the sons of the american legion for their essay contest. Concho — students were honored at the concho elementary school during an awards assembly held thursday, jan 5, for winning the corporal joseph mccarthy american legion auxiliary unit 130 2011. American legion volume 1, issue 3 newsletter date american legion commander: and finally those in attendance were moved by the reading of two wonderful essays written by memorial day essay contest winners abby danjeka and seika dingle the beginning of the month was also a busy time with elections held for legion, auxiliary, and sal. American legion houston, texas post 77 was first chartered in 1938 as john robbins burkett post no 77 post 77 and unit 77 are dedicated to veterans and active duty personnel is in service for god and country.
American legion 8 river road corning, ny 14830 (p) 607-654-7735 represent nys at the national essay contest brenda swanson, empire girls state chairman, reported that gabrielle bertrand, alternate, will if you know people who are eligible to join the american legion, american legion auxiliary, or the sons of the american legion, please. State and local oratorical contests arrangements for contests leading up to the department finals shall be the responsibility of each american legion department for competition prior to the department finals, the contest rules and regulations are not mandatory they are offered as guidelines. Peter smith american legion auxiliary american legion aux scholarship olathe rotary club documents similar to voice of democracy entry form and brochure job applications uploaded by rose 03navog1e uploaded by international essay contest uploaded by nryanoe olathe health care scholarship application 2017 uploaded by. This was her third win in the americanism essay contest held by the american legion auxiliary after placing first in the local contest, she won a $100 savings bond, she then took first place in the county contest winning $25, and has received another $100 savings bond for her most recent win at state level.
This fund was established by the american legion auxiliary to support programs for young people tax deductible contributions from individuals, organizations and estates are the basis of this permanent endowment fund for youth. Unit members enrolled in the american legion legislative action center #_____ membership unit membership activities ( enter yes or no ) : unit has a mentoring program for new members _____. American legion riders chapters are well known for their charitable work, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children's hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded servicemembers and scholarships.
Nine la grange-area middle and high school students have won awards in the annual american legion essay contest held by the robert e coulter, jr, post and auxiliary in la grange. Education scholarships/awards temporary financial assistance support the troops national security pow/mia americanism essay scholarship american legion auxiliary sons of the american legion legion riders quick links membership report department newsletter. Founded in 1919, the american legion auxiliary helps to advance the mission of the american legion with nearly three-quarters of a million members, it is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization and one of the nation’s most prominent supporters of veterans, military, and their families.