Welcome to the Department of Arkansas VFW
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air."
-- W. T. Ellis
Wade Beams Patrick Flenniken
Sr. Vice Commander Jr. Vice Commander
Rosalyn Cox Ashley Little
Judge Advocate State Surgeon
From the State Headquarters, Christine, Miranda and the State Officers would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a very Happy New Year!
Please remember the less fortunate and elderly during the holiday season!
The State Headquarters will be closed in observation of the Christmas Holiday from December 20 – January 3
Mid – Winter
Jan 31 – Feb 2
It is time to start planning for Mid – Winter Conference.
It will be here before you know it.
Deadline for Pre-Registration is Jan. 24, 2014 (No Exceptions) Deadline to reserve hotel room Jan 20, 2014
William A. Thien,
National Commander – in – Chief
Colette Bishop, National Chaplain
will be the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Representatives this year.
Please come and show your support!
Friday January 31, 2014
12 – 5pm (Both) Registration – Pan Am Room/
Country Store (Aux) – on the Terrace
6:30 – 11pm (Both) Camouflage Costume Contest (Prizes for the best over all) wear you best hunting gear (Camouflage), Casino Night and Band.
THE BEST OF THE BEST - Let’s see who has the best Deer Sausage and/or Hot Apple Pie (drink or dessert)! Prizes will be awarded!
Saturday February 1, 2014
7am (VFW) Commanders Call – Past Department Commanders, District Commanders, and Post Commanders – Breakfast (no stand in’s) – Lindburg
8 – 1pm (Both) Registration Pam – Am Room/ Country Store – on the Terrace
8:15 am (Both) Joint Opening – Kitty Hawk
9am (Both) – Hallway set up Buddy Poppy Displays. Buddy Poppy displays available for viewing. The theme this year is
“Category 1 – Public Promotion of Poppy Campaign”
9:30 am (VFW) – Council Of Administration – Kitty Hawk North
9:30 am (Aux) – Ladies Aux Council of Administration Meeting followed by the (Aux) Promotion of Programs – Kitty Hawk South
12 pm (Both) – Buddy Poppy Display Judging
2pm (Both) VOD & Patriot’s Pen Awards Reception
5pm – 5:30pm (Both) Buddy Poppy Dress up Competition – Dress in Buddy Poppies – Prizes to be award – State Hospitality Room
Schedule Subject to Change