VFW Announces Annual Publications Contest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The VFW Publications Department announced today that it is accepting submissions for VFW’s 2010 National Publications Contest. All publications will be categorized by the membership size of the Department, District or Post they represent.

For the contest, Departments will be defined as:
•large (25,000 or more members),
•medium (11,000-24,999) and
•small (10,999 or fewer).

Districts will be defined as:
•large (4,000 or more),
•medium (2,500-3,999) and
•small (2,499 or fewer).

Posts will be defined as:
•large (300 or more),
•medium (200-299) and
•small (199 or fewer).

All national entries must place first in Department-level contests. One copy of each winning Post and District publication—as well as only one issue of the Department newspaper—must be mailed by Department adjutants, quartermasters or Department editors, to Kelly Von Lunen in the Publications Department at the National Headquarters address by April 5, 2010. Issues published between Jan. 1, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2009, are eligible.