November news from the Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 29

Barb Everett

Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 29 met on Nov 11/20 with 27 members in attendance.

Meeting was also streamed on line on the Legion Ladies facebook.

Meeting was brought to order at 7 p.m. by President Josie Miller

Election of Officers for the 2021 year:

President – Josie Miller Membership – Joanne Gosselin & Cindy Noble
Past President – Alfreda Easton Ways & Means – Dorise Harison
1st Vice – Christina McDougall Sick & Visiting – Dianne Taggart
2nd Vice – VACANT Publicity – Giselle Calder & Barb Everett
Secretary- Irene Laing Entertainment – Marlene Rissman
Treasurer – Tina Roth Social – Jan Gosman
Sargeant At Arms – VACANT Funeral Convenor – Clara Stainke

Please note we have two vacant positions. If you are interested please contact Josie 276-3293

Thank you to Branch 29 President Ann Watson and Service Officer Kerry Harper for conducting the elections.

Committee reports were read and recorded.

Application for membership accepted for Lillie MacKinnon.


Winner of the 50/50 draw was Barb Ogden ($1,500.00) Lottery license M832138. Congrats Barb

Winner of the beautiful hand made quilt was Aili Audette Lottery license M832129. Congrats Aili

A big Thank You to Wilna Meyers for donating the quilt.

Virtual Halloween party held October 31st. This was a huge success with 300 children attending, 102 cars passing through for treat bags. Thank you to the organizers, decorators, those that donated candy and all that helped out.

PJs & Pearls Ladies Night ‘IN’ virtual Gala November 28th

This will be a great stress reliever and a time of fun and laughs.

Dinner & appetizers delivered by 7:00 (in town). Games, silent auction, pj contest, penny table & more…… (Lottery license M832145) Thank you to all that purchased tickets.

Early Bird 2021 membership

Pay your 2021 membership dues now to qualify for the early bird draws for Nov/Dec/Jan.

E-transfers are available. Contact Joanne at 274-5932 for info.

November winner of the membership early bird draw was Jean Smith.

Donations & Sponsorships: (approved)

  • Salvation Army, Family Centre, Fishes & Loaves, UNFC, annual Christmas donations
  • Purchase two gift tree items from the Christmas Tree at Rainycrest to provide gifts for residents.
  • Gift baskets for OPP, Fire Department and EMS Ambulance crews re: Thank you for your service.

Next regular Auxiliary meeting Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm, at the Legion hall.

Please note there will ‘not’ be a Christmas supper this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Masks are required. Please bring a non perishable food item for donation to a local food bank.

As the Covid-19 virus has restricted most of our regular fund raising events the ladies continue to find ways to raise funds and help out in the community. Keep eyes and ears posted for upcoming fund raising projects. Your patronage is much appreciated.

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.

Please ……Wear a mask…. be safe!!