Ben Kaufman Award
This award is awarded to the Post doing the most for hospitalized veterans during the year.
To be eligible, a statement showing the activities in connection with veterans’ hospitalization and veterans’ hospitals in which Post has participated should be submitted by a Commander of any echelon or any appropriate committee. The number of members in the Post must be included in your submission. For the elements to be contained in the entry see #1-Feureisen Award. All Post entries must have a cover page with the following:
- Total Post membership;
- Total number of visits;
- Total hours;
- Total number of patients served;
- Total amount of money spent on visits reported within; and
- List of any items presented.
National Headquarters Awards
The Post having the most outstanding record on community relations is the recipient of this award.
To be eligible, entries should be submitted by Commander of any echelon or appropriate committees outlining the extend of the community relations program, with supporting evidence, where available. For criteria to be used in entry, see #2- Wolfson Award.
National Commander’s Award
This award is presented to the Post which has performed outstanding service in any general or specific endeavor above and beyond the line of duty.
To be eligible, the Commander of any echelon or appropriate committees should submit a statement describing the endeavor in full detail. As follows:
- All persons involved;
- Any evidence showing extend of effort;
- Newspaper publicizing, radio or TV announcements direct mailing promotions, etc.,
This award is to be given to the Post which, during the previous year, has contributed the most to fostering the concept of Brotherhood.
To be eligible, entries should consist of statements submitted by Post Commander or Chairman of an appropriate committee, outlining the extent of the post’s Brotherhood Program, with supporting evidence, where available. The entry should show:
- Kinds of Brotherhood Programs;
- Number of people involved;
- Newspaper publicity, direct mail promotions, etc; and
- Testimonial letter from public officials, other organizations, etc
Scouting Certificates of Appreciation
JWV will present to the Posts Sponsoring Scouting troops, Cub Scout packs, Explorer units, etc., Certificates of Appreciation. To receive these, you must return your Scouting questionnaire to: Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., National Headquarters 1811 R Street, NW Washington, DC 20009. Attention: National Scouting Chairman.
Post Membership Increase Awards
Plaques are awarded to the Posts showing greatest numerical increases.
In order for a post to be eligible for an award, a form must be filled out and signed by the Department Commander certifying accuracy and that per capita has been received by National Headquarters.
Isadore Heiman — Al Berger
The entry should contain the same information as itemized in the Blood Donor Program Award except that the information submitted should pertain to Post, instead of Department. This award to the Post doing the most outstanding blood work for the year.
Brenner — Jaffee Memorial Award
Awarded to the Post with the most outstanding newsletter/ bulletin. All Post are eligible for this award and must submit to National Headquarter, one copy of each issue for the entire year of their Post’s publication from September of the previous year to the present. The award will consist of a plaque for first place. Eligibility will considered based on, among other factors, the inclusion in publications of National, Department, County and Post functions, events, activities and notices, etc.