Liscomb Legion Auxiliary conducts May meeting

LISCOMB — The Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 met on May 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Liscomb Community Center, hostess was Sharon Hatch. Six members answered roll call stating their favorite May Basket memory, one guest Jean Drury was present.

Chaplain Vickie Penner gave devotions followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, Auxiliary Preamble and a moment of silence for MIA/POWs and deceased veterans.

The minutes were read and approved. Candy Wait distributed the poppies to members and a check will be mailed to department by June 5.

Third District Spring Conference had 47 ladies and three guests attend. The Silent Auction profited $351 for Merit Award program and Wait and Hatch are the new Third District chaplains. They will serve on the Merit Award committee with Betty Coulthard and Pat Williams.

A report on Eva Morgart and Marvyl Clemens was given.

A donation to Rally Point, a veterans homeless shelter program, in Waverly was sent.

Hatch and Wait will fix and deliver two meat, cheese and fruit trays to BCLUW Middle School staff and teachers on May 9.

The next meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. on June 1 at the Community Church in Union.

Hatch read “In Flanders Field” to honor poppies and Memorial Day. Dorothy Sorensen read “Let Me Speak” about a soldier in the battlefield and our American flag flying and what it takes to keep the country free.

A birthday celebration was held for Hatch. Penner gave each a May basket and Hatch gave a potted flower.

The program was Shelton Hatch, granddaughter of Hatch. She is a Iowa State student that went to Australia to study and work with 24 other ISU students.