VFW 2496 Auxiliary new officers to be installed in May

The regular meeting of the VFW 2496 Auxiliary was presided over by JV Linda Millard at 6 p.m. on April 9, with 17 members in attendance. The treasurer, secretary, bingo and audit reports were read and approved pending the next audit.

Millard reminded everyone about the Spring Fling taking place at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 22.

Updates on the state VFW pool tournament and Friday fish fry were given by Cheryl and a discussion followed.

Thanks was given to all those who have helped and donated.

Steve Romel announced he had attended a Brown Trout meeting and will be in charge of the Texas Hold’em Poker night again this year and reminded the auxiliary that he will need help during this event.

A donation was made to the past District Presidents year-end fundraiser.

Nominations and election of new officers for the upcoming year were held.

The results of the election were President–Gail Morrison, SV–Linda Millard, JV–Ayla Gougeon, Treasurer–Barb Stevens, 3 yr. Trustee–Shayne Dykes, 2 yr. Trustee–Steve Romel, 1 yr. Trustee–Mary Talaska, Chaplain–Liz Olson, Conductress–Yvonne Niedzwiecki, Guard–Winona Raquepaw and Patriotic Instructor–Pat Niedzwiecki.

Installation of new officers will take place at the May meeting and the new officers will preside over the June meeting.

Closing ceremonies were conducted and the meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.

The next regular meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on May14.