Cherokee VFW Auxiliary met June 13 with a pot-luck supper with the post, followed by a meeting.
President, Marian McNabb opened the meeting. Roll call was taken, minutes of the previous meeting approved as read. Shirley Nation gave the treasurer report.
Communication read by Shirley Perrett were as follows: Thank you received from Camp Courageous, and National Home for monetary donations; Sioux Falls VA for the donation of 8 lap afghans; General Orders for June; a letter of endorsement of a candidate, Donna Sorensen, for Department Guard.
A monetary donation was sent to the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon.
Kathy Peterson and Shawn Simonsen were welcomed a new life members.
Six more lap afghan's were donated by Mickey Conley and Donna Waterbury, these will be sent to Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
Dates to remember:
Department Convention June 16-19 at Holiday Inn Des Moines:
60th Wedding Anniversary for Harold & Shirley Nation June 26.
VFW Post & Auxiliary 2253 Ice Cream Social July 23 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
98th National Convention will be Aug. 27 through Sept. 1 in San Antonio, TX
Next meeting July 1, 2011