Laurie Sparwasser, Chairman

I am attaching some new Continuing Education information pages that auxiliaries can distribute to prospective applicants.

I am also attaching the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen Chairman’s Manual.  All the information you need for these programs is noted in this attachment.

Also, it has been announced that the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest will accept new forms of art! Beginning this Program Year (2018-2019), two and three dimensional art will be accepted!

  • Two-dimensional art must be on canvas or paper. Watercolor, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen, ink, oil, marker or other media taught may be used.

  • Three dimensional art can be paper, papier-mâché, pottery, clay, metal work, fabric, etc.

Digital art, photography and jewelry are NOT ACCEPTED.

Please call me at 618-593-4376 or email me at for any questions you may have.

The 2018-19 Voice of Democracy theme is:
“Why My Vote Matters”

The 2018 – 19 Patriots Pen theme
Why I Honor the American Flag


We have provided a place here for you to download all of the information that we distribute to you through our Program Book and Bi-Monthly Chairmen’s Bulletins.  You will need Adobe Reader, it is a Free program and can be downloaded here  Get Adobe