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Jack Benander, All American Post Commander and Duane Cronn, All American Post Quartermaster received the following certificate at the Department of Kansas Convention banquet on June 13, 2009.  “Post 6240 Department of Kansas VFW is awarded this certificate for the outstanding work accomplished in the VFW Programs and Community Service by Post 6240, and therefore being declared an All American Post for 2008 – 2009”.   

Jeffrey Vonlehe was selected as the outstanding law enforcement officer of the year by the Russell VFW Post 6240.  Jeffrey is employed by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department.  He was presented with a framed citation and jacket by Commander Jack Benander at the Russell County Court House on April 13, 2009. 

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L – R – Jim Young, Sheriff John Fletcher, Penny Vonlehe (wife), Jeffrey Vonlehe (Outstanding law enforcement officer of the year), County Commissioner Bill Hickert, Commander Jack Benander, Lance Waymaster, Joan Weigel, Mayor Carol Dawson and Marge Mighell. 

Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy Banquet

February 4, 2009

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Luray-Lucas 1st place Patriots Pen winner Marissa Bland with her parents Greg and Frankie Bland of Lucas, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Natoma 1st place Patriots Pen winner Danica Casey with her parents Jay and Valerie Casey of Natoma, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Russell 1st place Patriots Pen winner Spencer Towery with his Mother Ronda.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Luray-Lucas 2nd place Patriots Pen winner Kerrick Kuder with his Mother Cindy Brozek, Lucas, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Natoma 2nd place Patriots Pen winner Christopher Glenn with his parents Ken and Sherri.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Russell 2nd place Patriots Pen winner Kristen Lorenc with her parents Kyle and Susan Lorenc, Russell, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Natoma 1st place Voice of Democracy winner Jared Hachmeister with his parents Ken and Sheila Hachmeister, Natoma, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Lucas-Luray 1st place Voice of Democracy winner Jordan Seirer with his Mother Tammy of Lucas, KS.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Natoma 2nd place Voice of Democracy winner Sara Lanham with her Mother Donna.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Lucas-Luray 2nd place Voice of Democracy winner Charles Harp.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

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Mari Purdy was presented the Citizenship Education Award which honored Purdy as the Russell VFW’s 2008 Teacher of the Year.  With Purdy is her husband Larry.  Jack Benander, Russell VFW Post Commander, and Rebecca Partridge, President of the Russell VFW Ladies Auxiliary made the award presentation. 

Bingo

January 12, 2009

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Marjorie Mighell and Joan Weigel are getting the snacks ready for Bingo on Monday, January 12, 2009

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Ready for Bingo on January 12, 2009.

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Ladies Auxilary Snacks for Bingo

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