WI Teacher Wins National First Place!

Marla J. Morgan, WI VFW NEWS Editor - 4/26/2019

 
     Nominated by VFW Post and Auxiliary 2112 of Sparta,  Bobbie Schamens works tirelessly with Sparta area Veterans to teach her students civic responsibility, Patriotism and proper Flag Etiquette.  Special emphasis is placed on recognizing the services and sacrifices of Veterans and military families.
     
     Drawing on her own experiences as a military spouse, she organizes cards for military care packages and recognizes local Veterans with a military tribute case near her classroom as well as numerous other projects with Veterans.
     
     As the National First Place Elementary School Teacher of the Year, Bobbie receives a $1,000 award for professional development expenses; a $1,000 award for her school; award plaques for herself and her school and an all-expenses paid trip to a VFW Conference to receive the award.
     
     Congratulations Bobbie and thank you for all you continue to do for your students, Veterans and your community!

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LOYALTY DAY APRIL 25, 2020

and all associated events have been CANCELLED

LOYALTY DAY EVENTS.

 
  Your Post meeting
HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Tuesday APRIL 14, 2019 7:00 PM Hart Park
 
73RD AND CHESTNUT ENTER OFF OF STATE STREET south of athletic field
The VFW has been serving Veterans for over 119 years. You are a member of a truly elite group of comrades. Have you ever thought about how you will be remembered, or what will your Legacy be? As a life member of the V.F.W. we now have an opportunity to leave an indelible mark on our Post, State and the National Organization. Your pride in this organization and its many accomplishments can be secured along with the strengthening of the future for those who will surely need the help and advocacy that founded this, the greatest combat veterans organization in the world. To become a Legacy life member you must first be a Life member of the VFW. There are three levels of Legacy to choose from Gold, Silver and Bronze. The cost of each level is; Gold $1,200 - Silver $800 - Bronze $400. Your Post, Department and National will receive an endowment forever if you chose that option. The endowment would be Gold $18 annually Silver $12 annually Bronze $6 annually. More benefits are included with your Legacy Life Membership. You can go to the National VFW website atvfw.orgor call National Headquarters for more information at1-800-963-3180.
Tommy "T” Tradewell
Legacy Life Membership Chairman.