Job fair for veterans this Wednesday 5-4-16

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – More than 80 employers are scheduled to attend the Hero2Hired career fair for veterans Wednesday in Lincoln.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center at North 84th Street and David Murdock Trail. It’s free and open to active-duty service members, National Guard and reserve members, veterans, their spouses and working-age dependents.

The Nebraska Department of Labor will provide resume assistance at an employment workshop scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Attendees are encouraged to upload their resumes in before the event.

Veterans and employers can register online through Walk-ins are welcome.


The Patriots Pen 2015-2016 winners at St. Wenceslas School, Omaha, NE, VFW Post 1581

The Patriots Pen  2015-2016 winners at St. Wenceslas School in Omaha, NE were given awards and money 4-5-16 from VFW Post 1581 .

Picture below, left to right, front row, Ann Thieman-VFW Post 1581 chaplain, Patriots Pen, Voice of Democracy, Teacher of the Year chairman-Patriots Pen winners Cole A Pecha, Clint T. Piozay, Macy Lakeman, Michael Barrett—Dr. Steven Youngberg-Adjutant/Quartermaster VFW Post 1581, Back row, left to right, St. Wenceslas School teacher-Steve Broszko, (center back) Mrs. Joan Ertz-Teacher of the Year, St. Wenceslas School principal, William Huben.

Patriots Pen 2015-2016-1

District 10 award event March 13, 2016

District 10 award event March 13, 2016. Nebraska District 10 Picture top right column, left to right, Teacher of the Year, VFW Post 1581 entry, Mrs. Joan Ertz, St. Wenceslas School, District 10 Commander-Ronald Sibal , Nebraska District 10 Auxiliary  District 10 President-Bonnie Gerlt .

Teacher of the Year entry, has been forwarded to the VFW Nebraska State organization for competition. If Mrs. Joan Ertz would  win the state Teacher of the Year, her entry would be forwarded to the VFW National organization for competition.



2016-2017 VOD and Patriots Pen information

Start working with your school in April 2016. They can plan due summer break and they will be ready in the fall to start. 2016/2017 brochures/entry forms should be ready March 1, 2016

Voice of Democracy:


VFW VOD 2016-2017 program CLICK HERE


Patriots Pen

The 2016-2017 Theme is:  THE AMERICA I BELIEVE IN

VFW Patriots Pen 2016-2017 program CLICK HERE