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Local teacher could be a winner

Commander Bud Truchon of the Concord Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1631 announces the 15th annual VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary Smart/Maher VFW Citizenship Education Teacher Award contest. Teachers that teach in K-5, 6-8 and 9-12 can be nominated by fellow teachers, students, supervisors or other interested individuals and can win $1,000 for their professional development and $1,000 for their school, plus an all expenses paid trip to the VFW’s National Convention in July. Teachers are nominated and sent to the local VFW Post competition, and the deadline for entering is Nov. 1. Post winners advance to district. District winners compete in the state competition. State winners compete in the national competition.

If you are interested in nominating a teacher for this contest, you should contact the Citizenship Education Chairman at Concord VFW Post 1631 by phone at 228-8907 or email For more information, visit

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