The Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen student essay competition deadlines are approaching fast. Make sure to get your essays in by October 31.
VFW's Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Competition - for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, essay topic is "What is Patriotism to Me?". Top National prize is $5,000.
VFW's Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition - for students in the grades 9-12 audio essay topic is "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?". Top National prize is $30,000.
Information on the competitions may be found on our website at www.uptonvfw.org/patriots-pen and www.uptonvfw.org/voice-of-democracy.
George L. Wood Post 5594 was chartered on February 16, 1946. Today, the Post welcomes a new generation of combat veterans returning from overseas conflicts.