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Crivitz Auxiliary Asks Members to Pay Dues
Crivitz--The Crivitz American Legion Auxiliary Unit 413 meeting in May was called to order by President Marian Wankowski. Chaplain Helen Franzen lead in prayer followed by the usual ceremonies. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as read.
Membership Committee chair Mary Samsa reported 62 seniors and 22 juniors have paid their dues. Because 11 are left to pay the Unit will not reach 100% before the convention July 18th. Margaret Gruszynski is a new member.
Helen Franzen reporting on the scholarships stated recipients were Jared Suchon and Spenser Schwartz. She added that over $100,000 in scholarships out by Crivitz High School. Badger Staters orientation was held at the Crivitz Post with a full house. One of the girls selected for Badger Girls State dropped out and was replaced by Ruth Hucek.
A thank you letter was from Oscar G Johnson Medical Center in Iron Mountain for the many greeting cards given for use by the patients. Also a thank youwas received from Camp American Legion for a box of freezer bags sent them.
President Wankowski on the spring conference said there are 50 units thinking of closing in Wisconsin. Unit dues are expected to raise slightly.
The fall meeting of Ninth District will be in Oconto in September and the 2015 Spring meeting in Kewaunee.
The Ninth District report noted volunteers and donations are being noticed. A total of 143,000 hours and $59,000 were cataloged for the district this year. The Peshtigo Times has published 25 Auxiliary articles this month.
The Department convention is July 17-19 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. The 2015 membership cards will be mailed after the convention.
Because of a request from American Legion Homeless veterans who are in great need, a motion was made and seconded to send $250 from the Poppy fund for that purpose.
The 50-50 was won by IIeen Vandewalle and the meeting was closed with a prayer for peace.
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