Does your Auxiliary need poppies?

Did you know that your Auxiliary can order Buddy Poppies? As we hope that you are working with your Post, but if not, you may order your own!

Click on the attachment to download the order form.

 BUDDY POPPIES are not just for your Buddy Poppy drive they are a great way to engage conversation about VFW and Auxiliary, you can use them for recruitment, working with the youth, promoting scholarship, Americanism, National Home and legislative information.

Don’t forget your Department Buddy Poppy Contests!  Below is the order form for poppies.




Buddy Poppy Contest Rules

Buddy Poppy/ National Home Reminders:


Fall Buddy Poppy Contest:

Entries must have the following

An envelope, on the outside of the envelope

# of poppies used

# of hours

# of people

On the inside of the envelope

Auxiliary # & District #

Name of person or persons that created it


National Home Trip:

Please turn in your Forms and Money for the trip!

Get your costumes ready

(Our Department doing a Wizard of Oz theme)

Feel free to bring a personal cooler for your preferred drink.

Let’s have Fun!

Call if you have questions Amy Jo 816-668-3164







3944 Black Out Bingo on September 13

Have you bought tickets to the Black Out Bingo put on by 3944?  All proceeds will go to help our National Home.  Come meet our honor guest that will be there, the Executive Director of the National Children’s Home, Fred Puffenberger and the Development Director Sue Alverson.  Also there will be National Home Trustee and Past National President Sissy Borel and Past National Commander Jim Mueller.

Do you have questions about our National Home?  Here is your chance to ask the people that know the most about our home.  So, please come for a fun time and support our National Home for Children.

New Schedule for the National President’s visit!!!!!

Our National President Peggy Haake is making her official visit to Missouri on Sept. 23 & 24.  Due to her needing to fly out of Lambert airport instead of Springfield, we have had to make some huge changes to her schedule.  Please download the following information and have it sent to Brenda Bryant, National President’s Visit Chairman by Sept. 15, 2019.  Anyone that wishing to come to St. James Veteran Home is welcome to stop in and visit with our Veterans with us.

National President’s Visit form