Legion Ladies meet

Barb Everett
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Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Br. #29 met on April 10 with 32 members in attendance.
The meeting was brought to order at 7:05 p.m. by president Alfreda Easton, followed by the minutes of the March 13 general meeting and the April 1 executive meeting being read and approved.
There were no new membership applications presented for approval.
For April 15-18 – Meals on Wheels, volunteers are in place for the week for west and east ends of town.
The Veteran’s Night banquet is coming up May 4.
The auxiliary is supplying the local warming centre with one home-cooked meal per week. Thank you Christina for taking on this venture.
Fort Frances RCL Ladies Auxiliary members attended at the district meeting held in Rainy River on APril 5-6.
“Through the Ages” was the theme and a good time was had by all. Elections saw Alfreda Easton accepting the position of Deputy District Commander. Congratulations, Alfreda.
A reminder that the auxiliary’s next monthly supper–BBQ baby back ribs, roasted potatoes, mixed veggies, salad, buns,coffee/tea and home made pies/desserts– will be held on Friday, April 26 starting at 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Legion (doors open at 4:30).
The cost is $16/plate. all for only $16 per plate.
Preparations continue for Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Legion Convention to be held here on June 14-17, 2019.
Sponsorships are being sought for monetary donations and/ for items to be included in the goody bags for the attendees.
If you can help with this canvassing, please contact Christina at 271-4292.
This is a big job and can only be accomplished with the help of volunteers.
Colour Party members are reminded there will be a Colour Party school at the convention on Sunday, June 16 at 3:30 p.m. (45 minutes). Please plan to attend.
In other news, the RCL Sports Foundation will assist with bus transportation to the Legion sports camps held at the Peace Gardens.
The auxiliary is still in need of a Ways and Means co-ordinator, if you can help out, please contact Alfreda Easton at 274-9105. If you are able to take on a month or two this is very helpful. Thank you to the ladies that have come forward to help with this.
The April birthday was Evie Gosselin with a card to Margie Gibson.
The 50/50 draw wsas won by Janet Fedoruk while Clara Stainke won the attendance draw.
Next regular Auxiliary meeting will be Wednesday, May 8 at 7 p.m. upstairs in the Legion hall.
If you would like to know more about joining this group of fun and hard working ladies please contact Cindy Noble at 271-2021 or Joanne Gosselin at 274-5932.