On Aug. 10, VFW District 7 Auxiliary held their School of Instruction (SOI). The SOI reviews changes and informs members of the Auxiliaries many programs that help veterans, active duty military, youth and communities. Established in 1914, the VFW Auxiliary is one of the oldest veterans service organizations, and members are the relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. The VFW Auxiliary has nearly 470,000 members in more than 4,000 Auxiliaries nationwide who volunteer millions of hours and fund raise millions of dollars for charitable projects. For more information on how to join, visit www.vfwauxflorida.org. Pictured from left are district officers and program chairs Venita Hughes, Eileen Razinha, Jennie Parks, Nancy Hertherington, Roger Ingall, Jayne Thompson, Mike Yates, Priscilla Reisinger, Missy Goetz, Sharon Fairbanks, Beth Wear and Sharon Hertz.