AUX News

Auxiliary meeting are held on the second Tuesday of each month in the Post Hall at 7:30pm.   Please join us – your input and support is needed by our veterans and their families!!!

Election of officers for 2017-18 auxiliary year took place at our April meeting.   Your new President is Jane Sharp, Sr VP Dawn Daly, Jr VP Sarah Emerson, Treasurer Pat McConville, Secretary Donna Markus, Chaplain Penny Miller, Conductress Suzanne Slonaker, Guard Carole Sharp, Patriotic Instructor Terry Conrad and Trustees Penny Miller, Evelyn Gaines and Harry Freeman.  The Auxiliary thanks our 2016-17 officers, particularly President Evelyn Gaines, for their service to our Veterans and our Auxiliary!

Happy to report that the Auxiliary finished the 2016-17 year at well over 100% membership.   Thanks to all for paying their dues.   We have begun collecting 2018 dues and suggest you consider a life membership. Info available from treasurer Pat McConville.

Our auxiliary is now gender neutral and we cordially invite all grandchildren, children, spouses, siblings, parents and grandparents of eligible veterans to join us!   Not sure if you are eligible?   Contact one of your officers or our treasurer, Pat McConville.

The annual Post Crab Feast is on August 20 and tickets are $45, available in the Canteen now.   The Auxiliary will have a cake wheel and your donations of goodies are requested!

Our Auxiliary member, John Patrick Starling, a country music recording artist from South Korea, will be playing a benefit show in our canteen on July 21 from 7-11pm, open to all members and guests. $10 cover charge will admit you to the show, allow you to snack on great finger foods from 7-9pm, and help raise money for VFW National Home for Children!   See you there?

On September 10, the Auxiliary will be serving our usual great Breakfast in the Hall and will also be sponsoring a flea market, outside if weather permits, or in the hall if necessary.   To rent a space for $10 or a space with a table and 2 chairs for $15, contact President Jane Sharp.

On October 15, the Auxiliary will be holding a Sock Hope to benefit the Dept Pres special project, Diabetes Research, from 7-11pm. Jerry Knop will be spinning records and will also be set up for Karaoke!  $10 gets you admission to this event, draft beer and set ups and chips and pretzels. 

The annual Kid’s Halloween Party will be held on October 28 from noon until 2pm.   Free to all community children!

Contact information: 

President – jsheffler.87@gmail.com or 443-865-8215

Treasurer-  cpmccon@comcast.net or 410-356-3560

Secretary-  donnamarkus@comcast.net   or 410-336-9125

Sisters and Brothers:   Since the Post newsletter is now sent only by email, it is most important that we have a current email address by which to contact you.  If you have not been receiving regular messages from our Secretary about upcoming events, please send her your email address PROMPTLY!