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  • Help a Hero October 16, 2018 help a heroGreat opportunity! Now through Veterans Day, November 11, you can “Help A Hero” take the next step toward a civilian career through education when you get a haircut at one of the more than 1,700 Sport Clips Haircuts locations across the U.S.  The VFW and Sport Clips established the “Help A Hero” scholarship program in 2014, but ...
  • Veterans Recognition Breakfast October 5, 2018 Tualatin Veterans RecognitionHonor and salute veterans at this annual event. Come enjoy a delicious catered breakfast celebrating veterans and all they’ve done for our country. Guest speakers will present and prizes will be raffled off during the event. Pre-registration is required, and veterans plus one guest will be given priority registration until September 30th by calling 503.691.3061. Starting ...
  • 2018-2019 Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest September 13, 2018 Patriot's Pen Essay ContestEach year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $55,000, with each first-place state winner receiving a minimum of $500 at the national level.  The essay contest encourages ...
  • $10,000.00 Scholarship Winner Announced August 16, 2018 Life and Memories of a Patriot2018 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest First Place $10,000 Scholarship Kayla Juds | 12th Grade “Life and Memories of a Patriot” | Medium: Oil Paint Sponsored by VFW Auxiliary 10519 | Greendale, Wisconsin “This painting of my grandfather is a historic reflection of a patriot who, in decades past, proudly went to battle. The memories of serving his country honorably ...
  • $10,000 Home Repair Grants to Veterans July 24, 2018 Washington County, OregonThe Washington County Office of Community Development was recently awarded funds from Oregon Housing and Community Services to help low-income elderly or disabled Veterans with repairs to their homes. The Veterans Home Improvement Program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to perform these repairs. Please call 503 846 8897 for more information. PDF Flyer Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterGoogle
  • Photos from Memorial Day Observance and Picnic May 28, 2018 What a powerful way to honor our fallen veterans by attending the annual Memorial Day Observance and Picnic on May 28th, 2018.    Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterGoogle
  • Memorial Day 2018 May 21, 2018 You’re invited to our annual Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 28th at the Winona Cemetery, 10:45AM, followed by a Memorial Day Picnic at the Tualatin Community Park at 11:45AM – 1:30PM. PROGRAM Opening of Ceremony 10:45 am Emcee: Dale Potts, Vietnam War Veteran Missing Man Maneuver Flyover Narrator: Norb Murray, Vietnam War Veteran National Anthem and Posting of ...
  • March 29 is Vietnam War Veterans Day March 29, 2018 Vietnam War Veterans Day National Vietnam War Veterans Day honors a generation of men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in U.S. history. March 29 marks the anniversary of when combat forces departed South Vietnam in 1973, even though some troops remained until their final departure in 1975.   In 2017, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and ...
  • VFW Names Youth Scholarship Winners March 6, 2018 VFW Names Youth Scholarship Winner Maryland student takes 1st place $30,000 scholarship  WASHINGTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the national winners of its 2017-18 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The winners were announced live during last night’s Parade of Winners at the 2018 VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The Voice of Democracy ...
  • VFW Legislative Conference March 1, 2018 VFW Legislative Conference More than 500 VFW and Auxiliary members will attend next week’s 2018 VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The annual conference amplifies the voices of the 1.7 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliary, reminding lawmakers of the promises they’ve made to America’s service members and their families. The conference begins on March 4 ...
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