A W A R D S

To the victors go the spoils...

FIELD COMPETITIONS / EXHIBITIONS

    

American Legion National Convention--1st place Open Class Color Guard, 2004 (Nashville, TN) Score: 88.7

American Legion National Convention--1st place Open Class Color Guard, 2003 (St. Louis, MO) Score: 85.6

American Legion National Convention--3rd place Open Class Color Guard, 2002 (Charlotte, NC) Score: 86.5

American Legion State Convention--1st place Women's Color Guard, 1998 (Cincinnati, OH) Score: 92.3

American Legion National Convention--1st place Open Class Color Guard (Men's AND Women's!), 1995 (Indianapolis, IN) Score: 90.15*

Tears of joy

PARADES

American Legion Christmas Parade, 2004 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 2004 (Toledo, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion Christmas Parade, 2003 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 2003 (Toledo, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion Christmas Parade, 2002 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion Christmas Parade, 2001 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 2001 (Cincinnati, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 2000 (Cleveland, OH) - 2nd place Color Guard (Way to go, Women of Post 91!)

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1999 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 1999 (Toledo, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1998 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 1998 (Cincinnati, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1997 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade, 1997 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1996 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1995 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1994 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

That's 469's terrific Roughriders men's drill team marching behind us.

WJW TV8/American Legion Christmas Parade, 1993 (Cleveland, OH) - 1st place Color Guard

American Legion State Convention Parade (Dayton, OH), 1991 - 2nd place Women's Auxiliary Color Guard

American Legion State Convention--1st place Women's Color Guard, 1995 (Columbus, OH) Score: 91.2
(Egads! No wonder half of us are so fat...! All that victory cake...)

American Legion State Convention--Exhibition (No other women's guards competing), 1994 (Cleveland, OH) Score: 93.7 (The Spirit of 469's non-competition score beat all judged units that day, including the men's color guards...)

OTHER

2004 Certificate of Excellence presented to the American Legion Theodore Roosevelt Post 469's Women's Auxiliary for the Spirit of 469's web site, for positive reporting of an Auxiliary unit's activities, bestowed by the National Office of the American Legion Auxiliary's Public Relations Committee.

Some 2003 and 2004 proclamations and awards from Ohio political leaders:

Our thanks to our local supporters who brought news of our accomplishments to these government leaders, making these awards possible. The personal care, moral support and financial backing of these wonderful fans helps us know that our efforts are both noticed and appreciated. It is they with whom we share our success.


Invited to post colors for the 2005 Department of Ohio Convention in Cleveland, OH.

After we posted colors for the 2004 Fall Meeting of District 13, we went out to breakfast at a local Bob Evans. We found some great food and a GREAT waiter!!. (For photos of our all-time best waiters, click here!) In this photo, Jenny, Stepho and Vikki play "Pirate"..."Arrrrgghhh!"

Invited to make a guest appearance and exhibition at the 1996 Warriors' Day (Independence Day) Parade and Festival in Ontario, Canada.

Invited to post colors for the 1993 Department of Ohio Convention in Toledo, OH.

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*The National parade is not a judged parade.