The Safety Programs of the Veteran of Foreign Wars continues to provide and promote programs designed to safeguard our communities. This long-standing commitment to safety has grown through the years to include every possible program or event associated with safeguarding people. The six basic categories in the National Program are as follows:
1. HIGHWAY SAFETY: Any activity intended to improve individual driving skills and awareness or activities associated with improving safety in our vehicles and on our roadways.
2. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY: Any worthwhile activity intended to improve individual awareness and visibility or non-motorized vehicle riding skills, awareness and responsibility
3. RECREATIONAL SAFETY: Any organized activity associated with improving the skills and responsibilities of those individuals engaged in recreational activities with children and adults.
4. HOME/FIRE SAFETY: Activities designed to promote and inform individuals within the community about protecting their homes, possessions and lives are reportable.
5. DRUG AWARENESS: Any program designed to inform and protect your community from the influence of substance abuse including prescription drugs.
6. RECOGNITION/OTHER: A program to bring public recognition to the people of the community who spend their work day protecting the lives and property. Recognizing the heroism/or safety achievements of individuals
in the community.
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, selfappointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.”
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, I would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank Dr. Richard Stone for the outs...