Kahului woman elected vice president of the VFW Auxiliary

Peggy Haake

Peggy Haake of Kahului, a life member of Wilbert Wah Hu Tom Auxiliary 3850, was elected national senior vice president of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of the United States at the 105th National Convention July 21-25 at the Bartle Hall Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo.

Haake is now in the last of five offices leading to the national presidency, which she is expected to hold in 2019-20.

A highlight of the convention was the second annual Circle of Excellence Ceremony, where 21 department (state) presidents were honored for their leadership during the 2017-18 year.

During the convention, National President Dee Guilory commended the 2,000 attendees for their hard work in honoring veterans and supporting deployed military personnel and the families.