THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
ALA Marinette County Collect Member Dues
Issue Date: November 1, 2018
Crivitz-The October meeting of American Legion Auxiliary Marinette County Council was hosted by Crivitz Unit 413. The meeting was called to order by President Deanna Farley and Marinette County Chaplain Janet Mullard read a Prayer for Peace followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Preamble. Secretary-Treasurer Joan Erickson gave the treasurers report which was put on file for audit. There were eight units in attendance.
In membership news, the group is in the midst of collecting for the 2019 dues. Peshtigo Unit 312 leads with 76%, Crivitz has 69% and Goodman Unit 325 68%.
Marinette County Units published 50 articles in the Peshtigo Times and Eagle Herald in the last three months.
There were six units with reports. Amberg has started their fleece blankets for Camp American Legion and shipped 60 Christmas stockings to the facility at Landsthul. The unit will work on the Light-A-Light for veterans.
At the Fire Lane Bar on Nov. 15, Crivitz Unit 413 will have a Veterans Day program and lunch. They received a $500 donation from the Crivitz Woman's Club to be used for two Badger Girls. Goodman Unit 325 held a Memorial Service for Commander Terry Flannery and are attending the Veterans Day program at the school and will provide a lunch after.
Loomis Unit 476 held a Memorial Service for their Unit President Sue Philipps. The Badger Girl spoke at their meeting. They are organizing a Brat Fry fundraiser. Pembine Unit 461 was contacted by the Iron Mountain VA Facility to help with assembling packages for homeless veterans. They also put together snack bags for the Pembine Halloween Party. Wausaukee Unit 150 raised $900 during a community benefit. If a unit is unable to attend the monthly meeting, send report to Secretary Joan Erickson and will be read with other reports.
Iron Mountain Associate Joyce announced that Janet Mullard has taken the position as Iron Mountain Hospital Deputy. To designate funds, address them directly to: ATTN: CLC Joyce Sporrer, Associate Rep.
All units are encouraged to collect toiletries and other articles that can be distributed to homeless people such as small bars of soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. Bring them to any of the Marinette County meetings. This will be an on-going collection.
The October raffle winner was Suzanne Matecki. The Marinette County Council uses all raffle proceeds to help support veterans programs.
Marinette County Council meetings begin at 10AM and all future meetings will be at the Amberg Town Hall. A schedule will be sent out with meeting dates and hostesses as this will be different than previously. There will be no meeting in November. The next meeting is Dec. 15 with Amberg as hostess. The meeting was adjourned following a Closing Prayer from Marinette County Chaplain Mullard.