Cherokee VFW Auxiliary 2253 met September 14th, 2009 for their regular monthly meeting. Meeting was opened by President, Wilma Porter, minutes of previous meeting read and approved. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report. Shirley Perrett read General Orders for September and a thank you note from Patrick Greenwood. A monetary donation will be sent to the LeAnn Lemley Fund. Care boxes were sent to Patrick Greenwood and Matthew Jensen. Donna Waterbury donated 10 lap robes which will be taken to the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. National President, Jan Tittle will be making her official Iowa visit from Sunday September 27 through Tuesday, September 29th. Pow Wow will be September 25th thru 27th at the Holiday Inn on Merle Hay Road in Des Moines. JoAnn Ketterer our 11th District Council Member from Iowa will be our National Representative for this year's Pow Wow. Big 10 Conferene will be held in Omaha, NE on October 16-18, 2009. Next meeting of the auxiliary will be October 12th.