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Gladbrook Auxiliary

February 24, 2017
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The February joint meeting of the Gladbrook Legion, Auxiliary and SAL was held on Monday, the 20th in the Memorial Bldg at 6;30pm. After the SAL business meeting, prayer was offered by Chaplain Joyce Swangel and the Auxiliary served a large group a delicious spaghetti meal by Trudi Scott, Joyce Swangel and Marilyn Carstensen. Americanism chairman, Lisa Reinhard, was unable to give her report, and we each then went to our separate meetings. V-P Trudi opened the meeting with the Pledge to our Flag. Roll Call was answered by seven officers. The secretary’s report was read and corrected as the location of the District Spring Conference has been changed to the Denver Post on April 8, 2017. The treasurer’s report was detailed by Karen Pieper for October, November, December and January. Discussion on disbursement of welfare funds from poppy donations was held. Jolene gave a report on the Mid-Winter Conference held Feb 10-12 at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines. Good reports, attendance down, fund-raising for Nikki’s campaign and perfect weather. The Auxiliary winter sewing days was held last week with 6 machines and 6 rollers busy to produce 34 large denim balls for the IVH rug looms. Did we pass our record weight? A report on Juniors as they held their February meeting to make valentines for the IVH and Westbrook’s Valentine party. They enjoyed the Auxiliary sponsored movie and party in January. The Tama County joint meeting will be hosted by the Reinbeck Unit and held at the Reinbeck Memorial Bldg on Tuesday, February 28 at 7pm. The SAL will be having a fish fry on Friday, March 3 at the Memorial Bldg serving from 5-8pm. The Legion will be hosting their last pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 12. The UMC will hosting the Senior Citizens dinner on Friday, March 17 (note date chg) so get your reservations to Jeanne. The Corn Carnival Corp will be The SAL will be having a fish fry on Friday, March 3 at the Memorial Bldg serving from 5-8pm.meeting of the Legion/Auxiliary will be our Veterans 98th Birthday Potluck on Monday, March 20. And on Sunday, April 2, Gladbrook will be hosting the Third District Junior Conference with registration/dinner at 11am as meeting with Kayla Vavroch, president, to follow. Bring your poptabs, paperback books for the IVH and activity bags to the Memorial Bldg. The Third District Spring Conference will be held at the Denver Post on Saturday, April 8 with 8am registration. The Auxiliary will meet upstairs and the Legion on the lower level. The annual Memorial Bldg Auxiliary cleaning days will be on Tuesday and Wednesday March 7 & 8 with willing volunteers working 2 hr shifts, 9-11 or 1-3p to attack the kitchen, windows and everything above the floor. The Legion will be stripping, mopping and waxing the floors on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14 & 15. Be willing to help when called.



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