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$5,000 donation made

The local branch of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary held their monthly meeting and Christmas party on December 13th, with president Verna Barsy presiding.
There were 23 members present. Business was dealt with and correspondence read. An election of officers for the coming year took place.
Afterwards the ladies were served a delicious supper by the Branch. A big thank you goes out to the Legion Branch for the royal treatment. The auxiliary presented a cheque for $5000.00 to the Legion Branch. President Gerry Marchuk thanked the ladies. A gift exchange took place, which was enjoyed by all.
On January 10, 2007 the Ladies Auxiliary held their monthly meeting, with 19 members present. Secretary Terri Yeo read the minutes of the last meeting All accounts were presented and authorized for payment. Treasurer Donna Ivall gave her report on finances. It was noted that the auxiliary had done very well in its catering efforts for 2006.
A donation was approved for the Children’s Sport Camp in Thunder Bay. A motion passed to assist in delivering Meals on Wheels.
A discussion took place regarding Monday night cribbage games. Unless more people come out to play it may be cancelled. Come on folks, lets support the Monday night card games.
Verna reported on her many visits to members who are ill. It was decided to hold a Valentine supper and dance on February 10th.
The supper will cost $10.00 per person and will consist of Roast Pork with all the trimmings, and strawberry short cake for dessert.
The dance will be $5.00 per person with the band “Just Friends” playing. There will be draws throughout the evening.
The District Meeting is in Atikokan on March 30th & 31st. The meeting moved on to the installation of Officers for the year 2007, with Peggy Livingston the installer.
The following were installed:President - Hazel Tullett;1st Vice - Janet Schaaf; 2nd Vice Valerie Nelson; Treasurer - Donna Ivall; Secretary - Terri Yeo; Sargent of Arms - Donna Ivall; Flag Bearers - Valerie Nelson, Ev Bourre, Donna Ivall, & Marion Brumwell; Membership - Evelyn Nelson; Social - Audrey Meunier; Publicity - Gladys Yeo; Veterans &* Poppy Fund - Joann Giles, Susan Douglas
Scholarship - Beatty Nault; Ways & Means & Meat Draws - Hazel Tullett - Beatty Nault; Sick & Visiting - Verna Barsy, Florence Newman, Janet Schaaf, ; Kitchen _ Peggy Livingston