Tuesday, June 21, 2005
SunnyView VFW Post #3482 and Ladies Auxiliary received national and state honors at the annual VFW State Convention held in Yakima June 16-18.
SunnyView Post Commander Bill Ingram earned a white hat as an "All-State Team District Commander" for his service as the District 17 commander during the past year.
In addition, the Sunnyside post also received national VFW honors for its involvement in Americanism, community services and safety programs. The post also received state honors in those areas, according to Ingram.
The Post also received recognition for its participation in the Voice of Democracy essay program, Loyalty Day activities and Buddy Poppy efforts.
The Ladies Auxiliary, under the leadership of President Sharon Hallman, earned state awards for its membership, community service, Voice of Democracy, Buddy Poppies, Americanism and National Home program participation.