Outer Banks VFW Post 10950 Auxiliary

Leaders: Cyndy Portman  at cyndy.portman101@gmail.com or (724) 977-3103

              Kelli Harmon at kelli.harmon@edwardjones.com or (910) 286-1660

Join Info:  Complete the application form by selecting the NC Department Info button below, then selecting the Membership tab, and finally the Application for Membership hotspot.  Email it to obxvfwaux@gmail.com. You will be contacted to verify eligibility and membership.  

 

 

Meetings: The first regular meeting of the newly chartered VFW Auxiliary was conducted on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Colington Volunteer Fire Department.  The Auxiliary is very active in community veteran activities and Post support functions.  Come out and participate in shaping this organization!  The monthly meetings are conducted on the second Monday of each month (except July and February); the next meeting will be on August 12th.

High School Patriotic Art Contest:  The VFW Auxiliary sponsored the annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards contest, with annual prizes totaling almost $20,000.00.  Select the button above for contest rules.  There were entries submitted to the Auxiliary chapter by two area high schools.  A judging panel of three local professional artists evaluated the projects on the following factors:  Concept, Presentation, Patriotism Expressed, Clarity of Ideas, Elicitation of Emotion, Can It Stand on Its Own, Technique, Creativity, Contrast, and Total Impact of Work. The winning artist, Alyse Stewart of Manteo High School was awarded $150 and a certificate by the Auxiliary and the winning art was forwarded to the Department (State) competition.  Second place artist, Hunter Freeman of Currituck High School was awarded $75 and a certificate by the Auxiliary. 

Alyse's art was selected as the First Place Winner of the North Carolina Department competition and was forwarded to Orlando, Florida to compete at the VFW National Convention competition, where it was selected as SECOND PLACE NATIONAL WINNER ! Alyse will receive $7500 for her winning art. Congratulations Alyse!

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VFW Auxiliary Magazine:  Published six times per year, read about what Auxiliaries are doing to make a difference in their communities, the latest information on national programs, newest member benefits and much more!  The most recent digital copy of the magazine can be read by selecting the button below: