The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, March 13, 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 for the February meeting. The treasurer’s report for March was read by the president and filed. Correspondence read included General Orders No. 7 for March and April; thank you note from Missouri Veterans Home for the donated clothing protectors made by Judy Hull; and an announcement concerning the National Meeting in St. Louis for July 2014.
Several bills were allowed for supplies and services of the auxiliary.
Community Service Chairman Ann Wasson collecting hours of service. The local scholarship applications are being received at the high school.
Under unfinished business a donation was made to the Missouri Veterans Home Improvement Project.
Under new business a donation was made to the Missouri Hospitality Room at the National Convention in St. Louis.
Closing ceremonies were observed. Members in attendance were Joy Davis, Vivian Davis, Val Galloway, Norma Shaw, Victoria Shaw, and Ann Wasson. The next auxiliary meeting is Thursday, April 10, at the post home.