The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) prides itself on being very active in the community. Check the menu item at the top of the page under Programs to see some of the ways your local VFW is involved.

These are progressive contest so, Cash Prizes are Awarded to Winners at the POST, DISTRICT, STATE and NATIONAL LEVELS.

For additional information about each program, check out the CLICK HERE links on each page.

Patriots Pen is open to Middle School Students in grades 6-8, by composing a 300 to 400 word patriotic themed essay.

Voice of Democracy is open to High School Students grades 9-12, by writing and record a 3-5 minute patriotic themed essay.

Teacher of the Year  Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award

Scout of the Year  Active members of the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts or Sea Scouts.

Public Safety Awards are given in each of 3 Categories. (1) Emergency Service (2) Law Enforcement (3) Firefighter.