The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post 2173 met on Tuesday, February 12, at the post home in Vandalia.
President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order.
Opening ceremonies were lead by Chaplain Mary Gramley and Patriotic Instructor Vivian Davis.
The minutes were approved as corrected. The treasurer’s report was filed. Correspondence was read from The Salvation Army offering a program presentation. Community Service Chairman Ann Wasson collected hours from members present.
The Auxiliary Scholarship Application has been updated for 2013 and added to the Van-Far website. A donation was made to the Department Hospital Fund. Prospective members are Sherry Phillips, Cindy Pirch, and Jean Fowler.
It was announced that Dean Andrews is a resident of the Missouri Veterans’ Home in Mexico, MO.
Members in attendance were Joy Davis, Vivian Davis, Judy Hull, Mary Gramley, Norma Shaw, Victoria Shaw and Ann Wasson.
The next auxiliary meeting is Thursday, March 14, at the post home.