Newsletter Places Third in National Contest

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) announced the winners of the 2021 National Publications Contest April 30, 2021.

Covering the 2020 calendar year, this year’s Publications Contest garnered 56 entries, surpassing last year’s 39 submissions.

Entries for the contest derived from 35 Posts/Districts and 10 Departments. There were four submissions for the “Best Magazine” category and 12 submissions for “Best Feature Article.” Of the 56 entries, 16 placed.

Two non-VFW-affiliated journalism professionals served as judges for the competition. This is designed to guarantee impartiality and objectivity in the judging.

The VFW congratulates all entrants for their hard work and service to their respective members. The pool of entries this year proved to be very competitive. Awards will be mailed in June to each Department for distribution.

The winning publications for District/Post Publications, Small Frequency (printed 1-4 times per year):

Grand Award:
Veterans of Mount Prospect (Post 1337)
John DeGroot, Editor
Department of Illinois

Silver Award:
VFW Post 2016 News
Ski Iworsky, Editor
Department of Massachusetts

Bronze Award:
Ballard Eagleson Patriot (Post 3063)
Alyson Teeter, Editor
Department of Washington