The Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, August 10, at the post home in Vandalia. President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order. Opening ceremonies were observed.
The July minutes were approved as read. The Treasurer’s Report showed the current balance with her report being filed for audit.
Correspondence was read from the Department President. Community Service Chair Ann Wasson collected hours from the members present.
The business discussion included the POW-MIA display in September and a veteran’s grave on Housing Authority property.
Norma Shaw and Victoria Shaw gave a report on the District 17 meeting at the Palmyra VFW Post. President Shaw will be attending the VFW Aux program at Lake Ozark on October 6-8.
The 10 members attending were Joy Davis, Vivian Davis, Donna DeTienne, Val Galloway, Mary Gramley, Barbara Holman, Victoria Shaw, Norma Shaw, Ann Wasson, and Wanda Winders.
The next auxiliary meeting is Thursday, September 14 at the post home.
All members are encouraged to attend all meetings. Members are reminded that dues are payable now.