Cherokee VFW Auxiliary 2253 met May 10 for their regular monthly meeting. Sr. Vice, Marian McNabb opened the meeting according to ritual.
Minutes of previous meeting approved as read. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report. Cathy Fisher, Past Department President, Alta was introduced as a guest.
A new flag will be presented to Roosevelt School on Thursday, May 20. Shirley Perrett read General Orders for May/June, a thank you from Cherokee After Prom Committee and National Home
Betty Ammons gave a report on the District Meeting held in Cherokee. Cherokee received two poppy awards, one of which will go on to Department Convention. Janet Halder, Storm Lake will be the new District Treasurer. Shirley Nation, Cherokee retired after having served 32 years as District Treasurer.
Cathy Fisher installed the 2010-2011 officers: President, Marian McNabb,Chaplain Dorothy Jenness, Treasurer Shirley Nation, Secretary Shirley Perrett, Guard Donna Waterbury, Conductress Pearl Jenness, Trustees Betty Ammons and Lila Saxby. Sr. Vice Wilma Porter and Jr. Vice Fannie Hatterman were absent.
The June meeting will be Tuesday June 15 and on June 14 a flag disposal will be held at the Cherokee Airport. Department Convention will be June 24-27 at the Ramada in Des Moines. National Convention will be Aug. 21-26 in Indianapolis.