Pictures of 2007 State Convention

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VFW Post 7589 & Ladies Auxiliary at the 2007 State Convention in Richmond VA


Thursday evening -- Awards Presentation Ceremony

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1st Place Ladies Auxiliary patriotic art contest

Scout of the Year Scott Yarborough with Stan Hunter and Ron Knowles

Nancy Dazzo

Hal Roesch and Big John Miska 

2nd Place Ladies Auxiliary patriotic art contest

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Hal Roesch and Sam Nealey 

Sam Nealey & Rick Raskin

Doc Crouch, Rick Raskin, Sam Nealey and John Gwizdak

Friday & Saturday  -- Convention Business Meetings
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Past National Commander John Gwizdak

 Commissioner of Veteran's Services Vince Burgess

    Lt. Governor     Bill Bolling

Attorney General Bob McDonnell

Saturday afternoon -- Big John surrenders his beard for donations to MAP
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Before a large crowd... ...Big John prepares... have his 30 year beard trimmed. Doc takes a whack ...before the final tally.  $5000.00    collected for  MAP
Saturday Evening Banquet
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The result... Big John and  Joe Dazzo (R)

Big John presents a cake to Joe Dazzo... ...on occasion of Joe's 88th birthday.  Congratulations Joe! Paul Sutton & Steve Meade Janet Raskin, Nancy Dazzo, Valerie Nealey & Yvonne Sutton
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Valerie Nealey, Steve Meade, Janet & Rick Raskin

Ron Knowles, Rick & Janet Raskin Sam Nealey --   Check out the Vietnam Service Ribbon tie.

Sunday Morning -- Installation of 2007-2008 Officers

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Past National Commander John Gwizdak relieves outgoing State Commander Doc Crouch of his duties Installation of Department and District officers Incoming State Commander Jimmie Lee Wallace receives the oath of office from Past National Commander John Gwizdak

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