Cherokee VFW Auxiliary 2253 met Oct. 11 for their regular monthly meeting. President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting according to ritual. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report.
Communications read by Shirley Perrett included October General Orders, thank you from Sioux Falls VA and Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Committee Reports: 122 paid memberships have been sent. Old business: Three members, Wilma Porter, Shirley Perrett and Marian McNabb attended the Fall 8th District Meeting in Spencer. Oct. 23 is 'Make A Difference Day' members are to be at the VFW basement at 1 p.m. to pack boxes for servicemen and women. New business:Donna Waterbury has volunteered to be Community Service Chairman. Wilma Porter volunteered to do bingo during the month of November. Also $35 was sent to Health and Happiness Cheer Fund; $30 to Holiday Hospital Fund. Halloween treat bags will be filled Oct. 29 at the Chamber Office at 10 a.m.; parade will be Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Cherokee Fire Station. The 8th District President, Marie Michelson will be present at the Nov. 8 meeting. Big Ten Conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio October 14-17.National President, Cortina Barnes will visit Iowa October 31-November 2.