Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016

Christmas dinner at the VFW
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer There are some things you just know when you’re going to the VFW Christmas party every year. The food will be good. The fellowship will be sweet. And the Dirty Santa game will be fun. But it was a little different this year – still good, sweet and fun – but different. There was an empty chair at the VFW Christmas dinner Monday night,…
VFW Auxiliary kicks off Annual Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest
Special to Atmore News Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post #7016 announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to compete for $29,500 in national scholarships. This year new categories, two- and three-dimensional art, have been added to the contest. Students must submit an original two- or three-dimensional piece of artwork. Previously the contest accepted only two-dimensional…
The Quilt of Valor
Raising awareness, raising funds Special to Atmore News Valor means great acts of courage in the face of danger, especially in battle. Medals are awarded for acts of valor. Awards of valor signify bravery, courage, nerve, daring, fearlessness, audacity, boldness, heroism and spirit. In Judges 6:12 God calls and empowers men to be mighty men of valor. By doing so, they are invited to become one of God’s choice warriors.…
Honoring Vietnam veterans
Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 is hosting the fifth Annual Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration Saturday, March 31, 4 p.m., in the Atmore YMCA, 501 S. Pensacola Avenue, Atmore. The following are scheduled to participate in the program: * Alabama Representative Alan Baker * VFW State Commander Dennis Doherty * VFW Auxiliary State President Donna Howell * Zachary Thomas Diedrich – special music All Vietnam veterans and their families…