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Hunters Bake Sale Nets Unit 66 $773
Issue Date: January 15, 2014
The Athelstane/Silver Cliff Legion Unit 66 held its regular meeting on Saturday, Jan. 4th at the Silver Cliff Town Hall. The meeting was called to order by President Ann Wender.
Chaplain Lois Haase offered the opening prayer and secretary Karen Ladd and treasurer Priscilla Maeder gave their respective reports which were accepted as read.
Membership Chair Lois Haase reported on the total members. An updated unit mailing list is being developed complete with e-mail addresses.
The unit approved a check for a $200 gas card to be given to a resident who has been hospitalized and a check for $239 for the Iron Mountain Veterans Facility to purchase wheelchair covers. A report was given on the success of the Dec 6th annual Christmas Party. The Badger Boy and Badger Girl each gave a speech on the session they attended last June. Post member Vicki Delaski had pictures of the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Proceeds from the November Deer Hunters Bake Sale was a record $773. Members of Legion Auxiliary Unit 66 express thanks to area people for helping to make the sale a success.
The Nimrod Inn allowed use of their facility and the money raised will purchase Christmas gifts for residents at the Iron Mountain Veterans Facility. The Unit 66 members who regularly volunteer at Iron Mountain are working in collaboration with other units to present a magic show for the residents sometime in March. A Unit 66 Sunshine Committee may be developed to visit members unable to attend meetings due to poor health.
In other business, a discussion was held on the pros and cons of moving the monthly meeting time to 10 AM on Saturday. At the Feb. 1st meeting, President Wender will present the information at a joint meeting of Legion Post 66 and Unit 66. There will be a ballot vote taken to determine if the meeting time will be changed or remain the same. All members are encouraged to attend.