VFW Posts throughout the state have involved themselves in a variety of Safety Programs, which cover virtually every possible activity. The VFW is actively conducting and participating in six major categories under which any drug or safety activity will fall. Virtually any drug or safety activity conducted by a Post can be reported within the six categories. Credit is given only once for each activity.
The Program Reporting period is May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020
Samples of the activities are listed below:
Drug Awareness           This covers a wide spectrum of events such as:
                                    D.A.R.E.   Contact your local State Police or County Sheriff and set up a seminar at your Post
                                    PTA          Attend your local meeting and present your program
                                    A/A          Invite your local spokesperson to your post to speak
                                    Scouting   Present your program to all levels of the Scouting Program
Highway Safety             Click it or Ticket
                                     State approved Driving Course
Pedestrian Safety           Lite-a-Tike, Bicycle Safety, Lite-a-Bike, Halloween Safety Bags
Recreational Safety        Hunter Safety, Water Safety, Outdoor Safety (camping, etc.)
                                     Roller Safety (skateboards, roller blades)
                                     Winter Sports (Snowmobiles, Snowboards, Ice Skating, etc.)
Home & Fire Safety      Home protection (outdoor and indoor)
                                     Fire protection (outdoor and indoor)
Recognition/Other          Life Saving Awards, Firefighter Awards, Police Awards, and the distribution of various safety related materials
If you have done any of these items as a community service please let the Commander or Quartermaster know so that they may record it on the monthly community service report.