AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary News

The Waverly Ladies’ AMVETS Auxiliary met for the first time since April on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Roll call was answered by six officers with a total of eight members present.

Americanism chair, Amy, reported that due to school being canceled for the
remainder of the year the coloring contest that the Auxiliary is sponsoring will be held in the fall instead. 

Chaplain, Nancy Edwards reported that sympathy cards were sent to the family of Pat
Howell, Vicky Green for the loss of her husband George, the family of Shirley Wehrhen,
the family of Betty Porter, and the family of Helen Burman.  The charter was draped in honor these deceased auxiliary members. Donations were made to the Department of Iowa AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary scholarship fund in their memory.

The Auxiliary will present $500.00 scholarships to Jentry Eick, whose AMVET is her grandfather Bill Henning, and Rachel Jebe, whose AMVET is her grandfather James Jebe. They will be invited to the July meeting at which time they will receive their awards.

The Auxiliary food night resumed in June. The continues with a drive up meal and also served the meal inside. The menu was pulled pork, peas, and Jello salad. Anyone wanting a meal will need to call and make a reservation by 5:00 on Wednesday. A big Thank You  to the ladies preparing and serving the food and to the with clean up crew, and the WAVP staff with help in taking reservations and serving the drive up orders. 

Because of the communities continues support of the Thursday night food nights, our Auxiliary has been able to offer scholarships and make donations to Department of Iowa and National AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary projects. The following donations were made:
• National Scholarship Fund
• Department Scholarship Fund
• John Tracy Clinic
• Paws for a Cause
• Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City
• Lutheran Services in Iowa Bremwood Campus
• Cedar Valley Honor Flight
Some of our past food nights we have had a collection jar and through the generosity of those who gave, was able to make a larger donation to the following: The Ronald McDonald House, Bremwood, and the Cedar Valley Honor Flight.
Unlike previous years, we will have a meeting in July. This will be held on Wednesday,
July 15th @ 6:00. There will be no meeting in August.

In closing, we pray that you stay safe and healthy.

Mary Steinbach-President 319-230-9318