Deadline for scholarships looming
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies VFW have scholarship and award opportunities open for the 2013-14 school year. The following contests have a Nov. 1 deadline:
* Patriot's Pen, for sixth through eighth grade.
* Voice of Democracy, for ninth through 12th grade.
* Young American Creative Patriotic Art, for ninth through 12th grade.
For more information, visit www.ladiesauxvfw.org/programs-page/scholarships or www.vfw.org/Community/Programs.
For local information, contact Jodie Wear-Leiker, secretary of VFW Ladies Auxiliary, at (785) 639-3105.