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V.F.W. Auxiliary news update

Fri, May 14th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

VFW Auxiliary Officers for 2010-2011 (left to right): Lynn Larson, Leona Woellert, Lana Gehling, DeeDee Himli, Muriel Hanson, Susan Schultz, Diane Johnson, Pat Scheevel, Marlene Mckenzie, Nancy Berry, Sandy Amundson, and Geraldine Daley.

Magdlin-Gilbertson Auxiliary #6893 to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Preston held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. The first portion of the meeting included a short memorial service to honor deceased sisters Elinor Schlick and Helen Thoen.

Installation of officers for the 2010-2011 year was held. Marilyn Duxbury served as the installing officer. New officers include: President - Leona Woellert and DeeDee Himli; Senior Vice President - Susan Schultz; Junior Vice President - Lana Gehling; Conductress - Arlene Woellert; Guard - Dawn Ristau; Secretary - Sandy Amundson; Treasurer - Marlene McKenzie; Chaplain - Nancy Berry; Patriotic Instructor - Marlene McKenzie; Color Bearers - Lynn Larson, Deann Elliott, Cindy Erickson and Gail Schmidt; Banner Bearer - Marilyn Duxbury; Flag Bearer - Muriel Hanson; Trustees - Geraldine Daley, DeeDee Himli, and Pat Scheevel; Musician - Geraldine Daley; Historian - Diane Johnson.

These officers will take over their positions following the Department Convention, which will be held in Bloomington, MN, on June 17-19, 2010.

Members are encouraged to participate in the Trout Day Parade as well as the Memorial Day program.

The June meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1, with a potluck at 6:30 PM at the Servicemen's Clubrooms. Members should bring a dish to pass as well as their own tableware.

Submitted by Diane Johnson, Publicity Chairman, Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Auxiliary 6893.

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