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Memorial Day – May 27, 2019

Our community showed up in a big way on May 27th for both the Memorial Day Observance at Winona Cemetery, plus the Community Picnic at Tualatin Community Park.

Pledge of Allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance
community picnic
Community Picnic

More photos and video.

Auxiliary News

  • Over 100,000 Northwest residents watched our honored vet retire his horn, from their living rooms Over 100,000 Northwest residents watched our honored vet retire his horn, from their living roomsBy Dale Potts (Tualatin Life, June 2016) Over 100,000 Northwest residents watched Tualatin retire our senior bugler from his horn at Winona Cemetery on Memorial Day. Two Portland network TV stations, KATU-TV and KGW-TV, brought our Memorial Day Observance into 57,000 Northwest living rooms. We honored George Hager, a 92 year old WWII Navy submariner who ...
  • Memorial Day – TV Coverage Memorial Day - TV CoverageOur local KATU station sent out a crew to cover the Memorial Day Ceremony held on May 30th at the Winona Cemetery. In the video coverage they tell the story of retired Navy veteran George Hager, our bugler at the ceremony for many years who has retired from playing taps on the bugle. Read the full ...
  • Memorial Day 2016 Memorial Day 2016Our annual Memorial Day Observance was attended by a record number of people, and we listened to several patriotic speakers talk about the importance of honoring the memories of all those fallen veterans. Thank you Dalton’s Northwest Catering and our many corporate sponsors for making the community picnic a success. Enjoy our photo essay. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitter
  • Tualatin Chamber Networking Tualatin Chamber NetworkingDaniel Payne is a member of both the VFW Auxiliary and Tualatin Chamber, so last Friday he attended the weekly Chamber networking event held at Findlay Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM in Wilsonville to let others know about Memorial Day events coming up on May 30th in Tualatin. Bruce Schneider, Managing Partner at Findlay talked about ...
  • Save the Date, Memorial Day is May 30th Save the Date, Memorial Day is May 30thYou’re invited to a Patriotic Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Winona Cemetery on Tualatin Road, located just West of the Tualatin Country Club. Bring your own chair, and enjoy the speakers we’ve arranged to share the meaning of this solemn day where we remember all of those veterans who served and are now departed. Missing ...
  • VFW and Auxiliary leaders participate in annual Legislative Conference VFW and Auxiliary leaders participate in annual Legislative Conference More than 500 VFW and Auxiliary members attended the 2016 VFW Legislative Conference February 28 – March 3 in Washington, D.C. The annual conference amplifies the voices of the nearly 1.7 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliaries, reminding lawmakers of the promises they’ve made to America’s service members. Notable events from the ...

Memorial Day Picnic Sponsors

Thank you to all of our 2019 picnic banner sponsors to make our annual event the best ever

Banner BankGraphic ExpressionsColumbia Bank
Rayborn's PlumbingFred Meyer, Tualatin
Complete Threat PreparednessOregon Eye SpecialistsIntegrity Staffing
Bob's Auto CafeFranz BakeryTualatin Historical Society
Tualatin Auto BodyPacific West RoofingPepiot Painting
Tualatin Chamber of CommerceCenter Street Gold & SIlverMountainwood Homes
Dalton's Northwest CateringFuze7 MarketingTualatin Web
Tualatin Life

Our Mission

Established 1914, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities in honor of the sacrifices and commitment of every man and woman who has served in uniform. We have unwavering support for uncommon heroes.