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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.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE VFW & AUXIIARY
FOR ATTAINING 100% IN MEMBERSHIP BEFORE 12/31/2017.
GREAT JOB!

CONGRATULATIONS TO BERMUDIAN SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL
PATRIOT’S PEN ESSAY WINNERS:
Madison Wellan, Lillian Frazer,  Taylor Kuhn, Isabella Bode, Rebekah Gerringer, Linda  Hermansen VFW Post 8896 Representative, Ryan Durbin, Emily Ensor, Hannah Burns, & Samuel Youker

CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW OXFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL 
PATRIOT’S PEN ESSAY WINNERS:
Lauren Robinson, Ilaiza Vargas, Linda Hermansen VFW Post 8896 Representative, Haley Glover, Emily Flesch,  Daliah Garibay, Jacob Lavisone, Peter Brown, Edna Ibisevis, and Jayden Pohlman

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.

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.