The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, June 12, 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 for the May meeting. A letter was read from the Missouri Veterans’ Home in Mexico concerning their 15th Annual Golf Tournament on August 9.
Community Service hours were reported to Chairman Ann Wasson.
The Buddy Poppy sales brought over $1,000 to the treasury for veterans’ use.
Ann Wasson installed the officers for 2014-2015.
Cindy McKee-Pirch was elected to membership upon the service of her first husband David McKee.
The Department of Missouri convention in Springfield was held June 12-14.
The National Convention in St. Louis is July 17–19.
Closing ceremonies were observed.
Members in attendance were Janet Armstrong, Joy Davis, Vivian Davis, Donna DeTienne, Val Galloway, Mary Gramley, Norma Shaw, Victoria Shaw, and Ann Wasson.
The next auxiliary meeting is Thursday, July 10, with the first meeting of the new LAVFW year. All members are encouraged to attend.