|Organizations: Pemberville Legion Auxiliary (04-04-14)||| Print ||
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 04 April 2014 09:45|
PEMBERVILLE - President Gwen Schroeder-Zulch opened the March 19 unit meeting. The charter was draped in memory of Cynthia Witte.
The auxuiliary is donating $100 to Riley Korns who wrote asking for donations to help her fund her travels abroad this summer.
Pies are needed for the legion fish fries, tonight and April 21. Anyone wishing to donate a pie or two, bring them to the hall by 2 p.m. Fish fry serving hours are 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Seven girls were interviewed for Buckeye Girls State. Selected to attend are Elena Kirkbride, Morgan Getz and Megan Purny. The girls will attend the week-long simulation of how the government functions, at Mt. Union University in Alliance, then come to an auxiliary meeting in the summer and describe their experience at Girls State. Zac Boyer, Zack Jacoby and Tyler McClory will be attending Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University in June.
Miss Poppy will be Shealin Rae Schmeltz, 6, granddaughter of Denise Conrad. A Poppy chairman is needed to replace Gwen Schroeder-Zulch and to organize workers for the day. If interested, call the legion hall office, 419-287-4000. To date, 26 juniors have paid membership dues.
"Quilts of Valor" website is www.quilting eagles.com. These retired ladies of Eastwood District sew quilts to be given to soldiers as they come back to the U.S. from overseas tours. Kay Brueggemeier suggested giving the Quilting Eagles a $100 Visa card to be used for gas when they travel to find material and supplies.
Denise Conrad served dessert.