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Laurel Legion Auxiliary discuss poppy drive

The Harold McBroom Laurel American Legion Auxiliary #635 met at the Post Home with four members present. The opening prayer was given. Members recited the pledge of Allegiance, stood in silence for the POW’s, MIA’s and deceased veterans.

Members recited the preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion Auxiliary. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved with corrections and additions.

The treasurer’s report was given and accepted for audit.

In old business, it was reported the letters for the bakeless bake sale were ready to be mailed. Report was given that affirmed the Laurel Lions Club would not be disbanding and was going to start having breakfasts the fourth saturday of July.

In new business, three people volunteered to start the poppy drive. Memorial Day services are to be at 10 a.m. on Monday starting at the Graceland cemetery and then at the Methodist cemetery near Laurel. Everyone who wants to participate can meet at the Legion Home at 9:30 a.m.

New officers for the year 2021-22 were elected. Rhea Osland gave a program on Poppies and Memorial Day. The meeting was closed with a prayer.

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