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

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Auxiliary News

  • Memorial Day Ceremony in Tualatin We prayed for the rain to stop and it did today during our annual Memorial Day Ceremony held at Winona Cemetery from 11AM to Noon. We had many speakers today: Monty Montague, survivor of Pearl Harbor George Mager, bugler and WW II veteran. Tualatin Mayor, Lou Ogden U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici State Senator, Richard Devlin State Representative, Julie Parrish Tualatin City Councilor, ...
  • Buddy Poppies Buddy PoppiesThis weekend we have volunteers from the Post, Men’s Auxiliary and Ladies Auxiliary out in the community offering Buddy Poppies. The VFW conducted its first poppy distribution before Memorial Day in 1922, becoming the first veterans’ organization to organize a nationwide distribution. The poppy soon was adopted as the official memorial flower of the Veterans of ...
  • Camp Withycombe – Clackamas, Oregon 17th Annual Armed Forces Day / Living History Day Free Public Event! Directions: Camp Withycombe is located in Clackamas, just off I-205. Take Highway 212/224 exit off I-205 (exit #12 if headed northbound, exit #12A if headed southbound). Head east about a half mile, turn left onto SE 102nd Ave at stoplight. Proceed about half a mile. ...
  • ODVA Veterans Summitt – May 29, 2013 SALEM CONVENTION CENTER – 9:00 a.m. to Noon The Veterans Summit, hosted by the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs, is an opportunity to connect veteran service partners across Oregon. The event will be held on Wednesday May 29th from 9 a.m. until noon in the Santiam Ballroom in the Salem Convention Center.  Please take time to fill out the Oregon ...
  • Honor Flight for WWII Veterans South Willamette Valley Honor Flight is taking 25 local WWII veterans on their Honor Flight April 25-28.  The return to PDX is on Sunday, APril 28th.  We arrive on SWA # 348 at 4:35 PM.  A HUGE welcome home would be deeply appreciated for these men returning from their Honor Flight.  The welcome home caps ...
  • Cruising for a Cause: U.S. Veterans Carolyn Horne – Time to Travel Tours Presents Help Princess Cruises honor and give thanks to the courageous men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces as they set sail on their first ever fundraising cruise expected to generate $1 million for two charities committed to U.S. veterans — the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc. and ...

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.