THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Crivitz Legion Auxiliary Scholarships are Available
The Crivitz American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 413 November meeting was called to order by President Marian Wankowski. Chaplain Helen Franzen lead in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble to the Constitution of the ALA and American Legion Auxiliary Mission Statement were said. God Bless America was sung and the minutes of the last meeting were approved as read. Nine members were present.
The treasurers report showed General fund of $1640.88, poppy fund of $343.24, $2.42 in petty cash.
Badger Girl chair Helen Franzen reported tinfo for 2014 has arrived and will be taken care of in January. Membership chair Mary Samsa reported 50 senior and 18 junior members have paid their dues for a total of 68. There are 37 members who have not yet paid.
Thank you notes were received from Oscar G. Johnson Hospital, King Hospital and the M. Louise Wilson Educational Loan Fund for donations.
The Marinette County Council sent a $40 check to retain nontaxable status. The Marinette County Council Christmas Party is Dec. 21 at the Drees Community Center in Peshtigo. The next Council meeting is Jan. 18 in Wausaukee.
A $50 donation was sent to homeless female veterans and $25 to Trees from Home Inc. for Christmas trees and gifts to deployed service personnel. The president distributed the flyer for ALA Greatly Expands Member Benefits. She also read a true and false quiz about the Poppy program.
There was discussion on the collection of Campbell labels, box tops, etc. for the school.
Scholarships are now available for any student of a veteran who wishes to apply. Thousands of dollars are available. Dorothy Franzen asked for cards for the VA at Iron Mountain.
The Crivitz Christmas party is Dec. 18 at the clubhouse and those attending should bring a dish to pass. Meat will be provided by the post.
The meeting was closed with prayer for peace and the 50-50 was won by Helen Franzen.