Welcome to the home of VFW Department of Illinois District 18.
Congratulations to Madison Haley, Illinois’ Voice of Democracy winner, for being selected as the National Voice of Democracy Champion. Haley was awarded the T.C. Selman Memorial Scholarship award in the amount of $30,000.
Join VFW Post 5917 on July 29 2012 for their motorcycle show. See attached flyer and registration for more info.
DISTRICT MEETING REMINDER:
The next district 18 meeting will be on Sunday 20 May 2012 at the Harry E. Anderson Post 9545 located at 323 Old Hickory Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451. We will have our Annual Memorial Service beginning at 1:00 PM with the Convention meeting to follow at 2:00 PM. At which we will Nominate and Elect the 18th District Officers for the year 2012-2013.
Created in 1947, the Voice of Democracy (VOD) scholarship program is an audio-essay contest for high school students in grades 9-12 that annually provides more than $3 million in scholarships. The first-place winner, who competes with all the first-place VFW Department (state) winners, receives a $30,000 scholarship that is paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school.
Comrades and Friends of the VFW,
After a long point of silence the 18th District Web Site is back up and being updated. It will take a few days to get everything re-posted and all correction made so please bare with us.
|Louis Vargas||Sr. Vice Commander|
|George F. Foy||Jr. Vice Commander|