VFW Post 9170 Auxiliary President Teresa Holland attended the VFW Auxiliary Department of Texas State Convention in Addison/Dallas Texas on June 13-17. She attended the opening ceremonies, memorial services and general auxiliary sessions, as well as the annual awards banquet. Awards and recognitions were made by all department chairmen. Local awards will be presented at the next VFW Auxiliary District 6 meeting. The local Auxiliary to Post 9170 welcomes new members interested in promoting Americanism, helping to support our veterans and their families, and protecting our civil rights. Pictured (from left) are Larry Velasquez, incoming VFW state commander; Judy Thompson, outgoing District 6 president; Pat Velasquez; and Holland, VFW Post 9170 Auxiliary president.