American Legion Auxiliary of Ellingson/Brenden Post 376 of Rothsay met at Westfall apartments on March 1, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Chaplain read from Matthew 5:16.
Opening ceremonies were held including reciting preamble to American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Eight members were present. ALA is in its 90th year of existence.
Veterans Day on the Hill is scheduled for March 31, in St. Paul. March is Women’s History Month.
Thelma Wigdahl is going to be 100 on March 20. She has been a faithful member for 60 plus years.
Donations were voted to be given to The Veterans Home in Fergus Falls toward a van, Creative Arts festival, and ALA Hospital program. Also to temporary finance assistance program. This program is designed for Veteren’s eligible minor children who may qualify for assistance.
Our members trimmed, counted, and sorted postage stamps, Box Tops, Our Family labels, and grocery slips from Service Food and Sunmart grocery stores. Pop tabs were also collected.
Next meeting is scheduled for April 5, at the Fergus Falls Veteran’s Home at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel, and will be assisting with Bingo.