Secretarys Notes

Sharon Tradewell - 8/27/2019

Auxiliary Meeting August 13th, 2019

 

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:10pm with 5 members present. The meeting was opened according to ritual and roll call of officers was taken.  

 

Minutes of the previous meeting will stand approved as read.  Treasurer’s report was given and will be filed subject to audit.

 

General Orders:  was read also chairmen reports and audit report.  

 

Unfinished Business:  6 lap robes were delivered to King Army Home and 39 white men's t-shirts to the Zablocki VA Hospital donated by our auxiliary.  Our revised Standing Rules were handed our by President Darleen.  Reminder about our Post and Auxiliary picnic this weekend and we are all bringing desserts.  We will be selling raffle tickets at the picnic for our 2 raffle baskets.

 

New Business:  The following motions passed and carried:  to accept the audit, to donate $25.00 to the departments "Bragging Rights" competition between our Commander Don (Air Force) and President Mary (Army) in favor of Mary, and to donate $50.00 to Wisconsin Unmet Needs program.  

 

Good of the Order:   Had a discussion about the resolution passed at the National Convention regarding the dates due for audits.  Another discussion on donating to the department's "31 Totes for Veterans Project". Suzanne Stephens won the Pot of Silver and donated it to the Auxiliary Relief Fund. Our hostess for our September 10th meeting is Jean Sonnenberg.      

We remembered our National Home.

The meeting was adjourned according to the ritual at 7:55 pm. 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Sharon Tradewell , Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auxiliary Meeting July 9th, 2019

 

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm with 6 members present. The meeting was opened according to ritual and roll call of officers was taken.  

 

Minutes of the previous meeting will stand approved as read.  Treasurer’s report was given and will be filed subject to audit.

 

General Orders:  was read. Chairmen reports read were: Americanism, Buddy Poppy, National Home for Children, Hospital, Membership, Mentoring for Leadership, National Scholarships, Sunshine, Veterans & Family Support and Ways & Means. 

 

Unfinished Business:  Received a thank you note from Friends, Inc. in West Bend for the toiletries we sent them.  President Darleen and myself purchased men's underwear t-shirts for the veterans at the VA hospital as we discussed.  We talked about the Post and Auxiliary picnic in August and reminded everyone that we are bringing desserts and holding a basket raffle.  We all brought items to the meeting for the basket raffle and if anyone wants to donate items for the basket raffle let one of the officers know. 

 

New Business:  We revised some of our Auxiliary By-Laws.  Motion made by Ruth Lunde, second by Suzanne Stephens, to accept the changes.  Motion carried. Our Post will be sponsoring the annual Loyalty Day Parade next April and would like us to help out.

 

Good of the Order:   Ruth Lunde won the Pot of Silver and donated it to the Auxiliary Relief Fund. Our hostess for our August 13th meeting is Darleen Oberg.    

We remembered our National Home.

The meeting was adjourned according to the ritual at 7:55 pm. 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

Sharon Tradewell , Secretary

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

Announcements

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Attend Your Post meeting
Tuesday SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 7:00 PM Hart Park
 
73RD AND CHESTNUT ENTER OFF OF STATE STREET south of athletic field
The VFW has been serving Veterans for over 119 years. You are a member of a truly elite group of comrades. Have you ever thought about how you will be remembered, or what will your Legacy be? As a life member of the V.F.W. we now have an opportunity to leave an indelible mark on our Post, State and the National Organization. Your pride in this organization and its many accomplishments can be secured along with the strengthening of the future for those who will surely need the help and advocacy that founded this, the greatest combat veterans organization in the world. To become a Legacy life member you must first be a Life member of the VFW. There are three levels of Legacy to choose from Gold, Silver and Bronze. The cost of each level is; Gold $1,200 - Silver $800 - Bronze $400. Your Post, Department and National will receive an endowment forever if you chose that option. The endowment would be Gold $18 annually Silver $12 annually Bronze $6 annually. More benefits are included with your Legacy Life Membership. You can go to the National VFW website atvfw.orgor call National Headquarters for more information at1-800-963-3180.
Tommy "T” Tradewell
Legacy Life Membership Chairman.