Loechner: Outstanding Patriotic Instructor Award
Congratulations and bravo to Anne Loechner, winner of the 2011-2012
Pa Outstanding Patriotic Instructor Award. This annual award goes to
only one auxiliary
patriotic instructor in the Department of PA….and our Anne won
it! About time!
The award was announced at the Department of PA Ladies Auxiliary convention
PA on June 15. Auxiliary president Susan Ellis accepted the award for
wasn’t aware that she had won, and was shocked and surprised when
the award was
presented to her at the Post 1463 breakfast on June 17.
Anne has been the recipient of other awards. Her auxiliary sisters presented
to her in 2010 in appreciation of her dedication as patriotic instructor
over the past 20
years. She also received The Freedom and American Award; in 2008 the
Anne a Citation of Merit for Patriotic Instructor - Most Outstanding
Report; and an award
in recognition of her work in the Sertoma Club of Lancaster.
Anne prepares and presents our patriotic events at the Post, local schools,
communities and nursing homes. By herself or with the assistance of the
VFW and her
sisters in the auxiliary, Anne always conveys the true meaning of patriotism
respect for our veterans. She reminds us of our history and that we need
to love our
country and all our freedoms.
Congratulations and thank you, Anne, for all you do.