To qualify for any of the following Awards, the following criteria MUST be met:

1. The combination donation of Two Dollars and Sixty Cents ($2.60) per member, per year, may be sent as early as September 1st of each year

     and must be received by Department Headquarters by no later than December 31st.

2. The Mid-Year and Annual Service Reports required each year for the Service Programs (Child Welfare, Community Service, Americanism,

     Hospital and Scholarship) must be in the hands of the corresponding Department Officer by the established deadlines.

​3. Each Award requiring an entry form must be on the most current form and received by the correct person designated on the application.


Awards Qualifications

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Ohio Department

A Honor and Awards Chairman shall be appointed each year by the Auxiliary President. The Chairman’s duties are to purchase plaques, trophies, certificates, etc., to be presented at the awards program at the Department Convention. The list of award winners will be given to

her by the President. 

The Honors and Awards Chairman shall make updates to the procedures and award roster and hand it in to the President at the end of her term so that the necessary changes are included in the guidebook. 

The Awards Chairman is in the charge of the Award Ceremony at Department Convention; the theme is chosen by the President. She shall hand out printed programs with spaces for the members to write in the winner’s names. 

The program order shall follow the Award Roster in the guidebook. The Awards Chairman receives three (3) days per diem at Mid-Winter Conference and Department Convention, if she attends all required meetings including the Honors and Awards judging meeting. ​



 


AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Ohio Department

1. Department Membership Pins to:

     a. Green pin to Auxiliary members signing up 10 new, renew or combined members.

     b. White pin to Auxiliary members signing up 11 or more new, renew or combined members

Download Application for both Green and White Pin Awards

2. Plaques to:

 a. PDP Betty Welsh Memorial Award Class A, for the Auxiliary (with total membership (70-114) signing up the most new

          members,  donated by PDP Barbara McCrory.

     b. PDP Lynn Hurtt Barbarotta Award Class B, for the Auxiliary (with total membership 45-69) signing up the most new

         members.

     c. PDP Marlene Morris Award Class C, for the Auxiliary (with total membership 30-44) signing up the most new members.

     d. PDP Dianatha Oliver Award Class D, for the Auxiliary (with total membership 115 & over) signing up the most new

         members. 

     e. PDP Linda Clark Class E Membership Award for the Auxiliary with total membership 10-29 signing up the most new

         members, 

3. Certificates to:

     a. The Department of Ohio Award for the Ladies Auxiliary (ies) having 100% renewal and gain in membership.

     b. The Department of Ohio Award for the Ladies Auxiliary (ies) having the greatest percentage of increase in membership.

     c. The Department of Ohio Award for the member(s) signing up the most new members 


Child Welfare Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a. Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Child Welfare Program to an Auxiliary with 150

         or more Members.*

     b. Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Child Welfare Program to an Auxiliary with less

         than 150 Members.*

     c. PDP Barbara Valley with less than 150 members who has the most Creative Single Child Welfare Project. 

         mail application to:  Barbara Valley, 25681 Orange Hill Rd, Danville, OH   43014  Download Application

     d. PDP Theresa Servitelli Memorial Award to the Ladies Auxiliary for the Most Creative Single Child Welfare Project to an

         Auxiliary with more than150 members. Download Application

Child Welfare Junior AMVET Awards

1. Plaques to: a.Department of Ohio Award to the Junior AMVET Unit with the most outstanding work for the John Tracey Clinic.*

*Signifies Awards that are judged by ballot as they do not have application criteria

 

Community Service Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a. Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Community Service Program for an

         Auxiliary with 150 members or more.*

     b. Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Community Service Program for an

         Auxiliary with less than 150 members.*

     c. PDP Fran Ganda Award to the Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Community Service Project. Download Application

*Signifies Awards that are judged by ballot as they do not have application criteria.


Americanism Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a.  Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Americanism Program for an Auxiliary with 150 or more

          members.* 

     b.  Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Americanism Program for an Auxiliary with less than 150

          members.*

     c.  PDP Lillian Jackson SOS (Serving Our Service People) Award to the Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding SOS Program. -

 Download Application

     d.  PDP Mollie D. Eusey Memorial Award for the member showing the Most Outstanding work in Americanism.  (sponsored by PDP Fran Ganda

          and application mailed to 13205 Liberty Ave., Cleveland, OH 44135. - Download Application

*Signifies Awards that are judged by ballot as they do not have application criteria


 

Hospital Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a. Department of Ohio Memorial Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding work at a VA Medical Center.*

     b. Department of Ohio Award to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Hospital Program.*

     c. Department of Ohio Individual Nursing Home or Hospital Award is presented to the member(s) with the best program benefiting Non-VA Nursing Home or Hospitalized Veterans.

         (Veterans only; not patients)

     d. PDP Lila Longworth Memorial Award is presented to the Auxiliary with the most hours served in a Non-VA Medical Center. Sponsored by Kay Gibbons. Download Application

     e. PDP Marlene Klinefelter Award is presented to the Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding work in a VA-contracted nursing home. Download Application 


 

Scholarship Awards

1. Plaque to:

     a.  PDP Betty Turk Award is presented to the Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding Scholarship Program. Download Application

     b. PDP Barbara McCrory Award is presented to the Auxiliary member performing the Most Outstanding work for Scholarship. Download Application

Scholarships Available by Department of Ohio

1. PDP Betty J. and  PNC, PDC Paul C.  Welsh and Department of Ohio Ladies Auxiliary  Scholarship.  This scholarship has been established to recognize and reward need, academic achievement      and potential of studens, to stimulate recruitment of well qualified candidates for careers in our society today; and to reflect the interest and involvement of AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary,Department of Ohio, and its members. 

​2. Department of Ohio Career Start Scholarship awarded to an Auxiliary member who is a non-traditional student, re-entering the work force, starting a new career or changing careers later in

     life. This does not include Master’s Degree studies.

Download Department of Ohio Ladies Auxiliary Scholarships Application 


 

Pro-Historian Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a. The Department of Ohio Award presented to the Ladies Auxiliary with the Most Outstanding History/Scrapbook.

     b. PNP Beverly Box award for the District with the Most Outstanding History/Scrapbook.

     c. PDP Edith Mills Award for the PRO/Historian of the Year. Download Application 


 

Additional Awards

1. Plaques to:

     a. The Gavelier’s Award is presented to the Auxiliary of the Year. This award is presented at the Banquet on Saturday night at Department Convention.

     b. PNP Patty Piening Leadership Award presented to a Local President of an Auxiliary  who has displayed Outstanding Leadership skills.  Mail application to Patty Pieing 6075 Shore Blvd                   S #211, Gulfport, FL 33707 . Download Application

     c. PDP Mary Stanton Memorial Award is presented to the Auxiliary member of the year. Donated by Gaveliers. Mail application to Marlene Klinefelter, 932 Conner Ct, Harrison, OH 45030.Download Application

     d. The Bob Hurtt Sr. Memorial Leadership Award is presented to the Junior AMVET demonstrating outstanding leadership skills. Donated by Lynn Hurtt Barbarotta. Download Application