VFW Post 9116 ladies auxiliary of Columbus receives state awards

Published 9:00 am Monday, July 18, 2011

Members of the Polk County Memorial VFW Post #9116 Ladies Auxiliary in Columbus show off some of the awards they received at the 81st Annual N.C. VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Convention held in Raleigh, N.C. recently. Shown here, left to right, are president Joyce Preston, conductress Ruth Foster, treasurer Ann Camp, senior vice-president Margaret Ballew, secretary Agnes Jolley and patriotic instructor Joane Betty Sutton. The Columbus organization received a special award from the National Ladies Auxiliary for health and happiness for assistance at the National Home for Children. The state awards were for veterans and family support, Americanism, cancer aid and research, legislation, youth activities, hospital/ VAVS, Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen. (photo submitted by Joyce B. Preston)

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