Dept. of MO needs 332 members to be 100% in membership. If your Auxiliary reaches 100% in membership they will be entered into a drawing for the month of January for $100. IF you have 100% plus we will double that to $200 if your Auxiliary is drawn. LET’S GET THIS 100% BY FEBRUARY 1! WHOSE GOING TO SEND IN DUES TO HELP US REACH THAT 100%?
If you are thinking about buying your life membership after December 30, 2016, you will need the new membership form below.
If you are attending the VOD banquet and Winter Conference, below is the agenda. 1 Agenda for Feb 2016 Meeting
Read the letter below on purchasing pages for the program books that will be used at each Department function. Promote you Post/Auxiliary or a candidate for an office.
At our Department Winter Conference in February:
We will have our first two drawings for Auxiliaries that reach their 100% by December 20, 2016 and February 1, 2017. Every Auxiliary that is 100% will go into this drawing and we will draw out one Auxiliary for December 20 and one Auxiliary for February 1. The winning Auxiliaries will receive $100. Remember: Dues must be in our Dept. Treasurer Jeri’s hands by the above dates. So, if you are mailing, you must mail early so they are not late.
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If the winning Auxiliaries are 100% plus (at least one member over
100%) We will double the money! You will receive $200 instead of $100!
If you win the first drawing, your Auxiliary goes back in for the next drawing, so you could come home with $400. So, the sooner you get your 100% plus the better chance you have at getting big money.
If you plan on attending the Voice of Democracy Banquet, February 4, 2017, download the form below for you ticket and send in to the VFW Dept of Missouri.
On November 13, 2016, Auxiliary 3404 in Springfield is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for the public. Cost will be $7 per person for a Turkey meal with all the fixings. Proceeds will go to support the Honor Flight of the Ozarks. The location of this even is: 1136 East Atlantic Street, Springfield, MO. Come on out and help support this wonderful event.
ATTENTION AUXILIARY TREASURERS AT ALL LEVELS: Your 990 tax return filing is due November 15. Please make sure you have everything you need to complete this important MUST DO job. Time is running out. Thank you treasurers everywhere for all you do!
Dept. President Hazel Linneberger
|BURGER KING Restaurants Launch Annual VFW Fundraiser Funds raised to support the VFW’s Unmet Needs troop assistance program
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – November 1, 2016 – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is pleased to announce that for the tenth consecutive year, participating BURGER KING ® restaurants will raise funds for the VFW Unmet Needs program throughout the month of November. Patrons are encouraged to donate $1 or more to the program upon checkout. The fundraising campaign officially begins November 1.
Established in 2004, the Unmet Needs program assists service members and military families during times of financial hardship by providing monetary assistance toward basic life necessities such as rent, mortgage and utility payments, vehicle repair, medical expenses and food. Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded, and to date, the Unmet Needs program has provided more than $5.8 million in aid to struggling service members, veterans and their families.
Since 2007, participating BURGER KING franchised restaurants have raised more than $3.84 million in support of the program. Over 900 locations nationwide participated in last year’s fundraising campaign with even higher participation expected this year.
“For nearly a decade, BURGER KING restaurants and their loyal patrons have demonstrated a very impressive amount of support for the members of our armed forces,” said VFW National Commander Brian Duffy. “BURGER KING franchisees’ generosity enables the VFW to assist our nation’s military families when they need it most, and we are so appreciative of their continued support and dedication. I’m encouraging VFW members, and all Americans to stop into your local BURGER KING restaurant and help those who are working to support this vital campaign.”
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