The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, July 11, at the post home in Vandalia. President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order. Opening ceremonies were observed.
The minutes were approved as read. The treasurer’s report was filed. Correspondence read included General Orders No. 1 for the 2013-2014 year and thanks for the Dean Andrews memorial contribution to the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo. Community Service Chairman Ann Wasson collected hours from members present.
Three flags were added to the disposal request group. Several members had participated in Bingo at the Missouri Veterans Home.
The second quarter audit report was presented and approved. The installation of Janet Shaw as Guard and Judy Hull as Treasurer was completed by installing officer, Ann Wasson. Dues are now payable to the Treasurer. Money-making projects were discussed. Members were to help serve dinner to those attending the District No. 17 meeting at the post home on July 14.
Closing ceremonies were observed.
Members in attendance were Joy Davis, Donna DeTienne, Mary Gramley, Judy Hull, Sherry Phillips, Janet Shaw, Norma Shaw, Victoria Shaw, and Ann Wasson.
The next auxiliary meeting is Thursday, August 8, at the post home.