MAQUOKETA VFW MEETS AT 7 P.M.
THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
AT THE EAGLES CLUB IN MAQUOKETA
"VOICE OF DEMOCRACY" LOCAL WINNER, ERICA DRAKE. ERICA'S 4-MINUTE SPEECH IS NOW GOING ON THE DISTRICT COMPETITION. LAST NIGHT SHE WAS PRESENTED A CERTIFICATE BY ROGER SCHNOOR, POST QUARTERMASTER AND A CHECK FOR $150.00.
ERICA IS A JUNIOR AT BELLEVUE HIGH SCHOOL AND THE DAUGHTER OF MARK AND LINDA DRAKE OF RURAL MAQUOKETA.
THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW FOR HER TO BE THE WINNER.
SHOWN IN PHOTO, LEFT TO RIGHT: ROGER SCHNOOR...LINDA DRAKE...ERICA....HER FATHER MARK BEHIND HER AND TOM WATTERS, POST COMMANDER.
Post 3633 was awarded the distinction of being one of 14 Posts in the state of Iowa to achieve All State status for the 2010-2011 membership year. Post 3633 achieved 100%+ in membership and met all State VFW requirements to gain this award. Pictured below on the left is Post Quartermaster Rodger Schnoor with his 8th All State Quartermasters citation and on the right is Post Commander Tom Watters with the Post All State citation and his All State Commanders citation.
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