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West Fargo VFW, Ladies Auxiliary presented awards

The West Fargo VFW and Ladies Auxiliary recently attended the VFW State Convention in Wahpeton. At the annual awards luncheon, the Post and individuals received many awards, including citations for Community Service, Voice of Democracy, Teacher Awards, Buddy Poppy, Patriot's Pen, Military Assistance Programs, and 100 Percent Membership.

Individual awards were presented to Russell Berg, All State Post Commander; Bill Tuff, All State Quartermaster; Bill Tuff, District Commander of the Year; Patti Tuff, District Auxiliary President of the Year; Mary Ann Hudson, National VFW Citation for Buddy Poppy program; Patti Tuff, First Place in Buddy Poppy promotion category; and Charlie Weible was presented a special award for his outstanding project, ROSS, "Remembering Our Serving Soldiers".

In addition, Cheney Middle School's Jennifer McKenzie, West Fargo, was recognized with a Teacher of the Year Award. She was one of three teachers recognized statewide with an educator award from the State VFW.