The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 218 of Exeter met Monday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m., with seven members present. Patrick Murphy, Caitlin Murphy, Macy Due and Tara Mueller piano students of Mrs. Angie Murphy entertained us with piano selections, duets and a solo by Caitlin.
Received a card of thanks from the Ron Davis family for assisting with funeral dinner and the monetary gift.
Community Service sponsored Bingo at the Exeter Care Center in March.
Linda purchased two coat racks and 100-cup commercial coffee maker.
Our Girls State representatives are Amanda Dinneen and Kelsey Moore.
The unit will serve lunch for the Baker Estate Auction, Friday evening, April 16th.
The Legion Birthday Dinner was held Sunday, March 14th. Alva Smith was honored for 65 years of membership, Roy Stubbendick for 60 and Myron Schiefelbein for 50 years. Family members were present with Birthday cake served for the Legion honorees and the 90th Birthday of the Legion Auxiliary.
Gold Star Tea Committee for the May meeting is Carol Better, Rhonda Maxson and Annette Gloystein.
Songsters and Franzens put up the flags at the cemetery for the Davis funeral.
Chairman Amy Emshoff will present the slate of officers for 2010-2011 at the May meeting.
Discussion was held on compiling a scrapbook of pictures & personal interviews of the Veterans in the community and spouses or family of those deceased.
The downtown flags will be put-up for Flag Day weekend by the Boy Scouts.
Chairman Marsha Jorgensen has delivered “Poppy Poster” rules, paper and poppies to the Exeter/Milligan Public School. Junior members will distribute poppies downtown, May 1st, and donation displays will be left at several businesses until Memorial Day.
“Earth Day Trash Pick-up” is set for Sat. April 24 at 10:00. The Girl Scouts will assist and “all” volunteers would be appreciated. We will head north on Exeter Avenue and east and west on Road D.
Next meeting is Monday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. Gold Star Tea will honor our sisters, Jane Kaiser and Sharon Dyer. Bring items for Girl State “ditty bags”.