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2017-2018 National Program Book

Your source for National initiatives and Program awards.

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Quickly reference the VFW Auxiliary’s rules and procedures with the 2018 Auxiliary Podium Edition. Available in both print and eBook versions, the 2018 Podium Edition contains the Auxiliary’s Bylaws, Booklet of Instruction and Ritual.

Published annually following the National Convention, this must have go-to reference book contains the organization’s most up-to-date rules and regulations. In it you will find the answers to all your questions, from how to run a meeting to guidelines for Auxiliaries, Districts and Departments. Don’t go to a meeting without it!

Changes made from the 2017 Auxiliary Podium Edition are noted by a double underline. Not sure how the changes were made? View and download results of proposed resolutions and revisions from our website here: https://vfwauxiliary.org/national-convention/

2017 National Convention Book

Download the the 2017 National Convention Book. 2017-Convention-Book-Cover-for-web
In it you’ll find:

  • Financial Statements
  • Reports of National Officers
  • National Program Highlights
  • National Program Awards (Includes a list of all the winners announced at Convention!)
  • And More!

2017-2018 National Ambassador Presentations

Presented at the 104th National Convention in New Orleans

Chief of Staff/Extension

Extension Materials

Mentoring

Healthy Auxiliary Toolkit

Good Job Awards

2017-2018 Chief of Staff/Extension Award Nomination Forms

  • Extension Award for Members No. 1: Catch the Dream for Our Veterans Keepsake to one member in each Department who assists in revitalizing his/her Auxiliary and who uses the Healthy Auxiliary materials.
  • Extension Award for Members No. 2: Special National President’s Coin to one member in each Department who demonstrates the best mentoring in his/her Auxiliary and/or Department.
  • Extension Award for Auxiliaries No. 1: Catch the Dream for Our Veterans Citation to one Auxiliary in each Department that best used publicity, i.e. radio/TV/social media, in forming their Auxiliary or revitalizing their Auxiliary.
  • Extension Award for Auxiliaries No. 2: Catch the Dream for Our Veterans Citation to one Auxiliary in each Department that implements the CARE Mentoring Program or some other mentoring program.

Membership & Leadership

Membership Forms and Applications

Membership Program Award Forms

Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools

Click here for Membership Recruitment & Retention Tools, including:

  • Membership Engagement Packet – NEW for 2017-2018!
  • Membership Moments (A collection of tips, tools and techniques that can be used to recruit, retain and engage Auxiliary members. Please share these handouts at your Auxiliary meetings and trainings.)
  • VFW Auxiliary Eligibility Wheel Graphic
  • Just One Card
  • Strengthening Auxiliaries Calendar
  • Local Talking Points
  • National Talking Points
  • VFW Auxiliary Brochure Order Form (Fillable)
  • VFW Auxiliary Facts Leaflet (updated 7/2016)
  • Recruitment Booth Pointers
  • 8 Ways You Can Help Veterans Card
  • Member Benefits One-Sheeter
  • “Join Us” Poster (17 x 11)
  • Press Releases
  • Door Hangers
  • Social Media Shareables

Veterans & Family Support

VFW Auxiliary Resource Rack Card

VFW’s National Veterans Service

NVS consists of a nationwide network of service officers who are experts in dealing with the claims process and help thousands of veterans cut through the bureaucratic red tape every year. They are the key to success, recovering approximately $1 billion in earned benefits and compensation for veterans each year.

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VFW’s Veterans & Military Support Program

Publicity Tools, Websites & Social Media
and Sample Speeches