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Community supper was a huge success

LAUREL — On Nov. 20, The Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary #635 met at the Post Home with Vice President LaDonna Runner calling the meeting to order in forum. There were seven members present and one guest.

The Chaplain opened the meeting in prayer. Members stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance , stood in silence in memory of POW/MIAs and deceased veterans and recited the Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Minutes were read and approved. Treasurer’s report was read and accepted for audit. Report on the community supper that the American Legion/ Auxiliary had on Oct. 2h was given. It was a huge success and they would like to thank Iowa Outlaws Barbecue and the public who made it a great evening.

President Laura Tribby arrived and took over the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Ali Lamer, Marshall County Pork Queen, reported on the process of becoming queen. She said it was a great experience. She met a lot of new people and learned a lot. She represented Marshall County at the Iowa State Fair.

Old Business: Plans to go to East Marshall grade school to make cards was tabled until a later date.

Projects and organizations were donated to for the coming year.

New Business: The American Legion Auxiliary will be participating in Light’s up Laurel from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 15. Many other businesses and groups will be involved.

Voted to purchase gifts for two veterans at the Iowa Veterans Home for Christmas. Also to send Christmas cards to active members of the military from the community.

Chaplain closed the meeting with a prayer. Motion to adjourn was made and seconded.