Liscomb Auxiliary plans fall events
LISCOMB — Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 met at Vickie Penner’s home in Liscomb at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 8. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Sharon Hatch. Roll call was answered by six present. Chaplain Dorothy Sorensen gave devotions. A moment of silence was observed for the MIA/POW and deceased veterans. The group recited the Pledge of Allegiance and the Auxiliary Preamble.
The July minutes were approved as read. Dues have been made by 12 members and the remaining members still need to pay.
Hatch talked to the secretary at BCLUW Middle School and the auxiliary will take 40 gift bags up on Sept. 21. Candy Wait and Hatch bought the items to fill the gift bags. And the group will meet at Hatch’s house at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 to fill the gift bags.
Hatch and Wait received a volunteer service award from the Iowa Veterans Home for 225 volunteer hours.
Hatch reported on the Third District workshop held on Aug. 13 in Ackley. Lunch was served for $8.
She passed out papers to treasurer for upcoming obligations and poppy order.
The Third District Fall Conference will be held Oct. 27 at Reinbeck Memorial Building. Registration is $2 and lunch will be $8. The auxiliary is taking the cedar school house for donations for Merit Award Program.
The Third District President project is Miracles in Motion and Retrieving Freedom, a program where dogs are trained for veterans who need them. This program is in Waverly.
Marshall County Fall Conference will be held Sept. 17 at Beaman Memorial Hall.
Motions were made to send a donation to Third District Sandy’s two projects.
Hatch had a demonstration on how to fold the American flag and what the three folds represent.
Next meeting will be Oct. 6 at Hatch’s home in Whitten.
Lunch was served by hostess Penner and she had a loaf of zucchini bread for each member.