The Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, May 12 at the post home in Vandalia. President Norma Jean Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order. Opening ceremonies were observed.
The minutes were approved as read for the April meeting. The treasurer’s report showed the current balance with her report being filed for audit.
Correspondence was read from the Department of Missouri, from the National Home and from the USO of Missouri.
During the business meeting, Past Auxiliary President Victoria Shaw installed the 2016-2017 officers. They are President Norma Shaw, Senior Vice-President Val Galloway, Junior Vice-President Donna DeTienne, Secretary Joy Davis, Treasurer Judy Hull, Chaplain Mary Gramley, Conductress Ann Wasson, Guard Janet Armstrong, and Historian/Patriotic Instructor Vivian Davis.
Poppy sales will be Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21.
Closing ceremonies were observed.
The nine members attending 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, June 9, at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend.