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Home Association Members
2018 dues can be paid from October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017.
NO EXCEPTIONS
Are you eligible to join the Auxiliary?  Consider upgrading your membership.
For more information, see any VFW or Auxiliary Member.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
OCTOBER 28TH
COSTUME HALLOWEEN PARTY
DONNIE VEE KARAOKE 830PM-1130PM
PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUMES
COME OUT AND JOIN IN THE FUN!!!!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
CALLING ALL VETERANS
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
BUS TRIP TO ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 730-830A
BUSES LEAVE YORK FAIRGROUNDS @830A
OPEN TO ALL VETERANS & GUEST AND GOLD STAR FAMILIES
LUNCH, DRINKS AND SNACKS PROVIDED
THIS TRIP IS FREE–NO COST!!!!!
TO REGISTER OR GET MORE INFO CALL
MELISSA BRUCK @717-578-8918

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
GROCERY BINGO
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH
DOORS OPEN @12:30 PM & BINGO STARTS @ 2:00 PM
$15.00 IN ADVANCE & $18.00 AT THE DOOR
20 GAMES OF REGULAR BINGO
GAME PRIZE=$50.00 GROCERY GIFT CARD
RAFFLES, DOOR PRIZES & SPECIAL GAMES
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE
CALL 292-4844 OR 259-0996 FOR TICKETS
BENEFITS THE AUXILIARY CANCER AID AND RESEARCH FUND

A NEW LINK HAS BEEN ADDED TO OUR “LINKS” ON THE
BOTTOM OF EACH PAGE-
IT IS “THE RECOVERY VILLAGE”
AN ORGANIZATION THAT IS DEDICATED TO HELPING THOSE
VETS STRUGGLING WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE
IF YOU OR ANYONE YOU KNOW WOULD BENEFIT FROM
THIS NATIONAL ORGANIZATION, PLEASE USE THEIR LINK.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR OWN DWIGHT FUHRMAN
INSTALLED AS THE DEPARTMENT OF PA COMMANDER
OF THE VFW!
Best wishes for a successful year.

NOTICE–ALL AUXILIARY LIFE MEMBERS WILL BE RECEIVING A NEW CARD FROM NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STARTING IN JULY.  THIS WILL REPLACE YOUR CURRENT LIFE MEMBER CARD. KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THIS!

8896 VFW Auxiliary received the following awards at State Convention:
Legislation–Having the most subscriptions of Auxiliary members to the VFW ACTION CORPS newsletter
Membership--FIRST PLACE IN THE STATE FOR OUR DIVISION (300+ MEMBERS)
for getting the most new members for 2016-2017
Scholarships--Recognition/Citation for participation in the Patriot’s Pen & Voice of Democracy Essay Contests
Youth Activities-LET’S TALK -Interview of a Veteran Contest-New this year
1st Place for the State age group 13-16 years-Madison Squires
2nd Place for the State age group 5-8 years-Dempsey Bodan
All State-To Treasurer Janey Kopp and President Lori Wonders
Award to VFW-Member who has recruited the most new members for the Auxiliary
Gary Kopp
A HUGE THANK YOU to Gary & Janey Kopp for their tireless work on our membership program.