| April 2016
Our April meeting was well attended. We had our elections and our new members
will be installed at the May meeting and take office in June after the convention. The
new officers are:
President Darlene Andrzejewski Chaplain Tammy Myer
Sr. Vice Sharon Grodi Conductress Dawn Shock
Jr. Vice Richard Russell Guard Kathy Judy
Treasurer LuAnne DuVall 3rd yr. Trustee Marjorie Terry
I will report on committee chairs after the May meeting.
Val Brazeau will be running the Buddy Poppy campaign this year. The dates are
May 5th through the 7th. We will be stationed at Erie IGA, MB&T in Erie and the
Food Town in Temperance. Please contact her if you can donate your time to this
worthy cause. Her phone number is 734-848-4784.
Mary Joly, Americanism/Patriotic Instructor, discussed a flag retirement ceremony
around Flag day and will consult with the post on this event. LuAnne DuVall reports
that we have ordered new grave markers and they will be placed with flags in the
cemetery for Memorial Day.
April Killian will have gone to the VA Hospital on April 14th., by the time you read this
letter. I am sure we will get a final report next month.
Sharon Grodi, Membership Chair, reported that we need new members. Please
carry an application with you, you never know when you may have an opportunity
Grace Connolly, Scholarship Chair, reported that the recognition dinner went very
well and we had 108 attendees. A big thank you to all who helped out!!!!!
We draped the charter for two members Patricia Gessler and Linda Winkler. God
Bless and keep them in your prayers.
Special note that Jan Locy’s Son, is leaving for the service, Navy, boot camp soon!!
Please take note of these special dates
• Buddy Poppy - May 5th through the 7th
• District 6 Meeting - May 7th Carlton Post 4093. Meeting starts at 1:00 pm.
Our Auxiliary sister Dawn Shock will be elected and installed as the new
District President. If you are not doing Buddy Poppy maybe you can attend
and show our support. Contact Dawn if you would like a ride.
Our new web site for the Department is www.vfwauxmi.org
The web site for our post is www.erievfw.com
The calendar on our Post’s web site shows what is going on at the post and dates
that the hall is rented.
President Marji Terry – Phone number 734-735-7404