Jasper VFW Post 673 Auxiliary

Jasper VFW Post 673 Auxiliary held its regular monthly meeting on June 16, 2021, at the post home. Sr. Vice President Marsha Opel called the meeting to order and conducted opening ceremonies. In absence of the Chaplain, Sr. Vice Opel gave the opening prayer. The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Secretary Connie Thewes reports that there are no petitions for new membership this month.

Secretary Thewes read minutes of the April and May meetings. The minutes were approved as read.

Treasurer Diane Brescher read financial reports for April and May. The reports were filed subject to audit.

The business of the Patriotism Through Literacy Project was tabled at this meeting due to the absence of the committee chairwoman.

On the business of the Highway Clean Up Project, dates for work sessions are posted on the canteen bulletin board. Nothing is scheduled at this time

Canteen Manager Nancy Drew provided members with the following list of upcoming events scheduled at the post:

• July 10 , Aug. 7, Sept. 11, and Oct. 2 - Karaoke. 3 to 7 p.m.

• July 31 and Sept. 25 - Hybird Band. 6 to 9 p.m.

• Aug. 21 - Jed Guillame Solo Acoustic Act. Vocalist/Guitarist. 6 to 9 p.m.

• Oct. 23 - Jed Guillame & Sweetwater Band. Country, Classic Rock, Blues, 50’s & 60’s Rock & Roll. 6 to 9 p.m.

Closing ceremonies were conducted in accordance with the ritual. The meeting was closed by Sr. Vice Opel.

The next meeting will be July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jasper post, 3131 Newton St. All members are encouraged to attend.

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