We voted in May to increase our dues to $20 as State and National have both increased their per capita $1.50 (total $3 more. Maybe this is a good time to become a Life Member! If you would like to become a life member; send Nancy Ost your 1. Name; 2. Address; 3 Birth date (month, day and year) and 4.Check for the amount you need to become a life member: Cost is age through 20 pay $220; age 21-25 pay $210; age 26-30 pay $200; age 31-35 pay $190; age 36-40 pay $185; age 41-45 pay $175; age 46-50 pay $170; age 51-55 pay $160; age 56-60 pay $150; age 61-65 pay $140; age 66-70 pay $130 age 71-75 pay $115 age 76-80 pay $95; age 81-85 pay $75; age 86-90 pay $60; 91 and over pay $50. You can make payments. Your age is how old you will be on Dec. 31, 2014.
The 2014-2015 theme for Patriot’ Pen for grades 6, 7. & 8 is “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans”. The theme for Voice of Democracy is “Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future” for grades 9 thru 12. To find out more go to:www.VFW.org click on Community, then click on Youth & education. The students can be home schooled, attend public schools or other schools any student can apply. You do not need to be eligible to join the VFW to enter. Questions give me a call. Tell your children, grandchildren, neighbors, etc. During the summer is a great time to work on your speech. Last year’s Voice of Democracy was from Alexandria and placed 5thin the Nation.
Keep Tuesday, July 29 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM on your calendar and attend our salad luncheon. We will be making the salads in the Post kitchen. We cannot bring made salads in or bars. We are going to need Auxiliary Sisters to help make salads and donate money to pay for the cost of the ingredients. Thank you for helping make this a successful fundraiser for cancer aid and research and help with our cancer fund. Is it time for us to look into a Saladless salad luncheon. Other organizations have done this.
We voted to donate money to Paws Paws. Laurie Dales project. This will put a dog in every Veterans Home. The Veterans really like having a dog.
Dates to remember: Auxiliary meetings 2nd Monday at 630 PM at Post
***July 29 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Salad Luncheon Aug. 16th there will be a district fundraiser held in Osakis September 12 to the 14th is Fall Conference in Willma District meeting will be on Sunday, September 21st at 2:00 pm in Madison Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy due Nov. 1
Nancy Ost, Auxiliary Treasurer, 17762 County Road 6 NW, Parkers Prairie, MN 56361 218-267-2311
Hoping this finds you in good health. Plant Seeds of Patriotism in our Youth. “Keeping America’s Veterans and Families Strong” while giving “Generations of Service to Veterans”