Ladies Auxiliary to the
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Dept. of California
Dept. of California Places 2nd in National Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest. Congratulations to Jaycie Schenone who won a $16,000 scholarship.  To view all winners / finalists ... click here
Calendar Drawing Winners ..click here  (updated 2/23/15).
It was voted at the Council of Administration that the cut-off date to sell calendars should be February 15th.  Calendars can still be purchased as all numbers are in the drawing everyday, but previously pulled numbers will not be paid for the dates January 1 - February 15. Should you have any questions, please contact Dept. Secretary/Treasurer Sherl Ann Daverio.  Good luck!!!!
1st Place Winner - Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest - Jaycie Schenone - sponsored by VFW Post and Aux. 6604, District 17. Pictured with Jaycie are her very proud parents.  Click here to read Jaycie's winning speech.  Jaycie will continue on with the National Competition in Washington DC March 1st.  We wish her the best.
Finalists in Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest - Kaylee Bosse (11388-1), Courtney Gregoire (1961-4), Jaycie Schenone (1st place - 6604-17), Marissa Regaio (1051-13) and Carissa Tereba (5689-15).  Pictured with students VOD Chmn Steve Milano, State Cmdr. Howard Hagen, State Pres. Marilyn Peck, LAVFW Chmn Oneita Billings.
1st Place Patriot Pen Award Winner - Allison Ohara - sponsored by Post and Aux. 1508, District 3.  Pictured with Allison is VFW Chmn Steve Milano, State Cmdr. Howard Hagen, Allison, State Pres. Marilyn Peck and LAVFW Chmn Oneita Billings.
Teacher of the Year Award - 1st Place, K-5 - Jeffrey LeMoyne Roberson - sponsored by District 17.  Pictured with Mr. Roberson is VFW Chmn Steve Milano, State Cmdr. Howard Hagen, Mr. Roberson, State Pres. Marilyn Peck and LAVFW Chmn Oneita Billings.
Teacher of the Year Award - Grades 9-12 - awarded to Diana Marie Kulhanek - sponsored by District 1.  Pictured with Ms. Kulhanek is VFW Chmn Steve Milano, State Cmdr. Howard Hagen, State Pres. Marilyn Peck and LAVFW Chmn Oneita Billings.