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|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 10 April 2014 08:09|
TONTOGANY -The April 2 potluck meeting was held at the home of Rita Euler and opened by President Patti Wires, with eight members present.
2014 membership dues are still being accepted. The unit is still short of goal, so send dues to Wires at P.O. Box 153, Tontogany, Ohio 43565. For more information call her at (419) 823-4233. Paid memberships are at 104, while goal is 117.
The unit voted to keep dues at $20 for seniors and $5.50 for juniors.
Congratulations were extended to Anna Kaiser, who has been elected as delegate to Buckeye Girls State, and to Orville Buehrer who will be making an Honor Flight trip in May.
Sympathy was sent to the family of John Winters. All who helped at the funeral dinner and supplied food were thanked.
The Milton Alumni Banquet is April 26, Westwood Banquet is May 3 and Weston Banquet is May 24. Anyone who can help prepare or serve, contact Wires.
Members voted to donate to Archer's Armor Team who will walking in the March of Dimes Walk on April 13.
First call for new officers was put out, with two more to go.
Euler is firming up the Miss and Mr. Poppy for 2014.
There will be a special unit meeting on April 16 at the legion hall, starting with a potluck at 6:30. Members will work on the new form which replaces the Green Report.
The next regular scheduled meeting is May 7 at the legion.
Paul Ladd VFW Auxiliary
Paul C. Ladd Auxiliary 1148 met March 24 at the post home, 719 S. Main, Bowling Green, with four officers and one member
Senior Vice President Deb Hermiller opened the meeting.
Members voted to send $30 to District 1 to support Linda Compton’s candidacy for national guard. They also voted to buy a $48 case of Girl Scout cookies to be sent to troops overseas. A check was sent to Girl Scouts of Western Ohio.
The June convention is being held at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis
Commons in Perrysburg on June 11-15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
Homemade pies are needed for the April 18 shrimp dinner at the post.
As secretary-treasurer, membership chairman and cancer chairman, Patsy
Gaines offered thanks to everyone for their participation.
All the women of the auxiliary are being asked to attend the April 21 meeting to discuss the future of the auxiliary. The officers noted more than those who regularly attend are needed to discuss the issue.
Greenwood Chapter OES
Jane Gerkens and Jean Lanning organized a baked potato bar held at the Bowling Green Masonic Temple prior to the March 4 OES meeting.
Worthy Matron Robyn Moellenberg opened the meeting with the quote from Thomas Edison, “I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.” At and stated that his favorites were the light bulb, phonograph, and movies.
Darla Nolder, Palestine Chapter, Toledo and District Six charities director, spoke about upcoming events and her responsibilities for the year. Her contest, “Pennies for Charity.”
On April 1 several members dined at Fricker’s prior to the meeting.
The worthy matron shared some possible origins of April Fools Day, including the Biblical theory, ancient Roman practical jokes, a 13th century British king who declared every road he walked to be public property, and other cultures who observed a day of merrymaking near April 1.
The chapter’s Great American Road Trip included Georgia, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
Yondota Chapter, Toledo, will host the district spring meeting on April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served following the May 6 meeting.
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