News: Colby – Two VFW Members Honored (1969)
Transcriber: Ellen Johnson
Surnames: Stange, Homan, Orth
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Jul 1969
Commander Harold Stange of the Colby VFW Post 2227 was chosen as one of twelve all-state commanders at the 48th annual VFW Convention banquet in Superior, Wisconsin, June 27, 1969.
National VFW commander, Richard Home of Sugar Grove, West Virginia, present Stange with a diamond lapel pin, a special cap and a check, as awards for his selection. The selection was based on the participation in activities and accomplishments of post commanders throughout the state.
Conrad Orth was awarded a ruby lapel pin for his selection as all-state quartermaster at the convention.
Mr. Harold Stange and Mrs. Conrad Orth attended the presentation of awards to their husbands.
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