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Local VFW Auxiliary member earns national position

Libby Dallatezza - Original Credit: Courtesy Photo
Libby Dallatezza - Original Credit: Courtesy Photo (HANDOUT)

Libby Dallatezza, of Keymar, a member of Emmitsburg Memorial Auxiliary #6658, participated in the 104th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary held July 22-26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The convention marked the beginning of her 2017-2018 term as national historian.

During the convention, National President Colette Bishop commended the 2,000 attendees for all their hard work in honoring veterans and supporting deployed military personnel and their families, including volunteering nearly one million hours in the nation's hospitals, and donating $300,000 to VFW Veterans and Military Support Programs, which includes Operation UplinkTM to provide long-distance calling opportunities to deployed soldiers and hospitalized veterans.

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