VFW

VFW National Home for Children offers chance to heal and grow
Special to Atmore News Members of the Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 support all veterans, active military, their families and our local community. Each year the Auxiliary strives to educate the local community on the national, state, and local programs and opportunities that are available through the VFW Auxiliary organization. One of these programs is the VFW National Home for Children / Military & Veterans Family Helpline. For…
New officers at VFW
VFW Post 7016 held installation of officers Monday evening, May 6, for the coming year. They are, from left, Commander Billy Gates, Senior Vice Commander Harold Madison, Junior Vice Commander Tony Gibbs, Quartermaster Abby Brooks, Chaplain Glenn Wardrop, Judge Advocate Jim Biggs, Surgeon Richard Keesler, Three-Year Trustee Marcus Stewart, Two-Year Trustee Shawn Rounsavall. Not pictured are One-Year Trustee Bobby Lanier and VA Service Officer Mike Hanks.
Deadline approaching in Patriotic Art Poster Contest
The deadline is less than two weeks away in the Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 Summer Patriotic Art Poster Contest. Children ages 4-15 have the opportunity to compete for prize money in four age categories: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. The winner in each age group will receive $25. This poster contest is a local follow-up to the National VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest…
VFW officers installed
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7016’s 2017-18 officers were installed Monday (May 1) by Past District 8 Commander Johnny Boyington. The new slate of officers are, from left, Bobby Lanier (Trustee), Mike Hanks (Veterans Service Officer), Richard Keesler (Surgeon), Jimmy Biggs (Judge Advocate), Glenn Wardrop (Chaplain), Abby Brooks (Quartermaster), Lloyd Albritton (Trustee), Jeff White (Jr. Vice Commander), Harold Madison (Sr. Vice Commander) and Billy Gates (Commander). Not pictured are Noah…