Buddy Poppies

Buddy Poppy Queen Honored

Miss Haley Ipock of Newport, NC, was honored as the 2013 North Carolina Buddy Poppy Queen in Greensboro today. Miss Ipock was sponsored by VFWPost 9960, Swansboro. Haley read her essay “Why It Is Important ToPromote The Buddy Poppy.” A cash award of $100 was presented to Miss Ipock.

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Buddy Poppy King and Queen Contest

Veterans of Foreign War programs generate public awareness about the VFW, generate local news, and show local veterans that we are a vibrant, active veterans’ organization in their community. The VFW Buddy Poppy Program is just one of our many community programs.

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VFW NC Store

Need a Veterans of Foreign Wars cap, hat, booklet, decal, pen, shirt or other item? How about pamphlets, handouts, VFW Bylaws, Buddy Poppies, Veterans Service Officer Manual or other publication? Did you know that you can now order them on-line and directly from the Department?

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Tractor Supply Company’s Salute The Troops

An important news bulletin from National about Memorial Day and Buddy Poppies! Many of our Posts are complaining that they cannot get local retail businesses to let them distribute poppies. Now, we have a large retailer that is reaching out to us. If you have Tractor Supply Company (TSC) stores in your near your Post, this story is for you.

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