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Crivitz VFW Auxiliary Plans Booth at Co. Fair
The Crivitz VFW Post 2063 Auxiliary met Aug. 14 and prior to the meeting, Post Commander Jerry Swanson presented them a check for helping at their annual 4th of July fundraiser weekend.
The Crivitz VFW Auxiliary meeting was called to order by President Nora Swanson at 7 p.m. at the Crivitz Legion Hall with seven members present. After roll call, Carol Reichardt opened the meeting with a prayer, LaVerne Lundberg read a patriotic themed story and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read and general orders and other communications followed. No discussion was held.
At the next meeting donations will be brought up for distribution. Lundberg suggested to have a booth at the annual Fall Festival on Sept. 30 at Crivitz High School to promote the VFW Auxiliary. Persons should bring any material to the next meeting that would be of interest to encourage people to join the Auxiliary. Lundberg will man the booth.
Scholarships are available for Patriots Pen for grades 6-8 and Voice of Democracy for grades 9-12 plus also creative patriotic art contest.
Annual dues are payable for the fiscal year Aug. 1, 2017. Presently there are 15 life members paid up. Treasurer's report was provided and filed subject to audit. Members not receiving the VFW monthly newsletter or National VFW Magazine should contact Lundberg.
The meeting had closing prayers according to the ritual.
The Crivitz VFW Memorial Auxiliary then met on Sept. 11 and President Swanson presided at 7 p.m. at the Crivitz Legion Hall. Eight members were present and one guest, Audrey Dotzauer. There were no new applications for memberships.
Carol Reichardt opened the meeting with prayer and LaVerne Lundberg read a patriotic story with the Pledge of Allegiance said by all. Minutes of the last meeting were approved as read and it was noted the Auxiliary has a total of 25 members. General orders and communications were read with some discussion on disaster relief fund.
Dotzauer talked about VA Medical Center Services that are offered to veterans and needy children and families. The Treasurer's report was read and filed subject to audit.
Mary Samsa made a motion to make donations to needy children and families for Christmas. Dave Bentzler gave a second to the motion which carried.
In unfinished business the Fall Harvest at Crivitz High School had have small TV with video of different VFW activities. Shirley Hendricks helped Lundberg with the booth. They will have brochures and recruiting membership kits.
On Nov. 13 is inspection. Bentzler talked about having a table about the VFW at the Marinette County Fair next year.
The meeting adjourned with closing prayers according to the ritual.