American Legion Post 10 Auxiliary meets

WEIRTON – The American Legion Post 10 Ladies Auxiliary held their meeting Jan. 20, and President Shirley Brecht called the meeting to order and presided over the business session.

Brecht lead members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the American Legion Auxiliary Constitution Preamble; Chaplain Marcy Spano gave the invocation; and Secretary Clara Robinson called roll and read the November 18 meeting minutes, which were approved as read. Treasurer Gloria Jerrel gave the financial report, which was approved and filed for audit.

Robinson read thank-you letters from Dr. Ray Greco, Frank Porco and the Community Bread Basket. Spano sent a sympathy card to the Jerrel family.

Linda Boyd of Follansbee and Sally Wein of Pennsylvania were welcomed as new members.

Brecht reported on the Christmas parties and thanked the auxiliary, post and those who helped with parties. Several members took comfort items to a local geriatric center and distributed them to residents.

Eve Fabianich, who was auxiliary president 50 years ago, gave a broach, necklace and gavel pin to the auxiliary.

Brecht won the 50/50 drawing.

Spano led the closing prayer, and Brecht adjourned the meeting.

Jerrel and Edith Truax will serve refreshments in April.

Officers will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the post, and the auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the post.