ROBERT H. BURNS 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 16

COVINGTON, LOUISIANA

DEPARTMENT CONVENTION

June Auxiliary News 2017

MEMBERSHIP:  We will start collecting dues for the year 2018 on June 1st.  Senior members $25 and Junior members $6.  Please make your check payable to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16.  Please mail to:  American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16, Attention:  Membership, P.O. Box 2885, Covington, LA  70434-2885.  If you have any questions about your membership, please call Membership Chairman May Hartley at (985) 956-6930.  Your membership entitles you to numerous benefits; please go to this link to see the many benefits available:  www.alaforveterans.org/Resources/Member-Benefits/  (You must create a Username and Password to view).  Your free subscription to the National American Legion Auxiliary magazine also provides information on members’ benefits.

HERITAGE MANOR:  On Tuesday, May 9th President Rose Zimbro, Past President May Hartley, Auxiliary member Ollie McGillivary, Past Commander James Fitzmorris, Legion member Raymond Hartley and S.A.L.s member Marvin Zimbro entertained the residents at Heritage Manor with a bingo and served refreshments.  The Bingos are held every month, if you would like to help please call Past President Hartley at (985) 956-6930.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS:  On Saturday, May 20th members volunteering were Past President Betty McArthur, 2nd Vice Mary Kollister, Honorary Junior Auxiliary President Emma Busby and Past Squadron Commander Danny McArthur.

FLEUR DE LIS ROCKING CHAIR RAFFLE:  Wayne Plaisance was the winner, congratulations!

UNIT 16 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:  Junior members Christine Cousins, Treaser McArthur and S.A.L.s member Tyler Stein.

KITCHEN:  Our kitchen needs help on Wednesday evenings and Friday mornings during Bingo.  We also need help with working the Bingo floor.  Please consider volunteering a few hours a week.  We do have fun working the kitchen and Bingo floor, please come join us.  For more information please contact Past President May Hartley at (985) 956-6930.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

Tuesday, June 5th – Monthly Meeting-Dinner at 6:00 pm, Meeting at 7:00 pm

Friday, June 9th – Sunday, June 11th – Department Convention, Alexandria, LA

Tuesday, June 13th – Heritage Manor Bingo at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, June 14th – Flag Day

Wednesday, June 14th – Forest Manor Bingo at 2:00 pm

Saturday, June 17th – Legion Family Installations at 5:00 pm (Officers-Please arrive by 4:30 pm for photos.)

Sunday, June 18th – Father’s Day

Tuesday, June 20th – Executive Board Meeting at 6:30 pm

Wednesday, June 21st – Summer Begins

Sunday, June 25th – Girls State begins, arrive at 7:00 am, bus departs at 8:00 am

Friday, June 30th – Covington Downtown Block Party at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Poppy Drive, arrive at 5:30 pm to set up

Saturday, July 1st – Girls State ends

IMPORTANT AND INFORMATIVE WEB SITES:

National American Legion Auxiliary:  www.alaforveterans.org

Department of Louisiana, American Legion Auxiliary:  www.lalegion-aux.org

Robert H. Burns, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16:  www.americanlegionauxiliaryunit16covingtonla.com

REMINDER:  Please bring a canned good to each meeting for the Food Bank.

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL JUNE BIRTHDAYS”

“HAPPY FATHER’S DAY”

 

 

 

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