Laurel American Legion Auxiliary discuss fundraisers

The Harold McBroom, Laurel American Legion Auxiliary, met at the post home with President, LaDonna Runner, calling the meeting to order in forum. Chaplain, Laura Tribby, gave prayer.

Pledge Allegiance to the flag, POW/MIA, deceased members were remembered, and Preamble was recited. Roll call was answered by seven members. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. Treasurer’s report was accepted and filed for audit.

The slate of new officers was read at the last meeting, but not voted on. Tribby made motion to accept the slate of officers as presented, second by Lucille Buffington. M.C. Rhea Osland and Orrell Mae Veren will remain Sergeant at Arms.

The fundraiser supper was reported on and attendance was poor due to the terrible rain and hail storm we had just as it started. Discussed again what the group might do to get some possible new members.

In other business, Runner, and Betty Coulthard reported on the department convention held in Coraville. Runner was installed as the new third District President for 2015.

The new 2015 unit officers were installed. President, Runner, plans to have her Leadership for district, Aug. 9 at White Hill Hall at IVH in Marshalltown. She announced the Marshall County, IVH Bingo party would be Aug. 15, be there by 1:15 if can help.

A article was brought from the Iowa magazine about selling cookie cookbooks as a fundraiser. Tribby will look into this further.

After adjournment, hostess, Coulthard, served lunch. Next meeting will be Aug. 20 and all members are to bring snacks to share.