American Legion Auxiliary Unit #147

American Legion Auxiliary held a meeting on Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.

Meeting was called to order. Opening prayer was given by Vicki Welp. Moment of Silence in memory of our fallen MIAs and POWs was observed. Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble to Constitution of the American Legion Auxiliary was recited.

Motion was made to dispense with reading of minutes by Beth Kerstiens and second by Vicki Welp. All agreed and motion was carried. Treasurer report given by Beth Kerstiens.

It was requested that all memberships be paid as soon as possible. We received 100% membership ribbon and certificate. Jasper will host District Christmas party. Elfrieda Merkley received an award from IVH. She will also send veterans that we sponsor in the IVH birthday cards and gift. Audit has been completed. You may give donation to local food bank and specify the donation go to veterans. Susie Neukam collects coupons and they can even be expired.

Fall conference will be in Indianapolis on Sept. 17 and 18. Next meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at 6 p.m. Next district meeting will be Sunday, Aug. 8, in Tell City. Installation of officers was done.

Draping of Charter was observed for deceased members, Dolores Kuper and Lorayne Dudine.

Closing prayer was read by Vicki Welp and meeting was declared adjourned by President Sherri Messier.

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