TOWNSEND — The VFW Auxiliary to Townsend Post No. 6538 will honor the winners in three of its youth contests at an Open House and Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 17, atthe Townsend VFW function hall, 491 Main St,, West Townsend.

The public is invited to attend.

The 45 Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest entries received from grades 6-8, the 12 Grade 5 Essay Contest entries, and some of the 89 Poster Contest entries in Grades 3 and 4 will be displayed in the function hall.

Awards will be presented to the winners starting at 6:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.