ROBERT H. BURNS

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 16

COVINGTON, LOUISIANA

 

 OUR POPPY QUEENS

2017 - 2018

 

 

   

Little Miss Poppy Madelyn Ogden                  Miss Poppy Hailey Marie Ogden

 

 

"Poppy Month" - May 2016

Covington Mayor Michael Cooper, also a member of the Sons of the American Legion, signed a proclamation declaring May as “Poppy Month.”  Members of the Robert H. Burns, American Legion Post 16 Family of Covington, La. present at the signing of the proclamation were, front left to right:  Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden and Covington Mayor Michael Cooper (signing the proclamation).  Standing left to right:  Post Commander Terry Sharp, Unit President May Hartley, Squadron Commander-Elect Ethan Sharp, Sr. and Unit Executive Board member Brenda Ogden.

 

Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden collects the first donation from Mayor Cooper.

 

 

Girls State Orientation - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Seated left to right:  Phoebe Cornay Allen who attends Covington High School, Olivia Marie Armond who attends Fontainebleau High School, Emma Nicole Busby (Junior Auxiliary Member) who attends Covington High School, Isabella Belan Canas who attends Lakeshore High School, Adelaide Elaine Caplinger who attends Christ Episcopal School, Elise Leah Carter and Avery Marie Collins who attend Covington High School, Diana Catherine Craighead who attends Northlake Christian School and Olivia Rose Deffes who attends Archbishop Hannan High School.

Standing center:  Unit 16 Little Miss Poppy Madelyn Ogden.

Standing left to right:  Unit 16 Girls State Chairman Jane Duracher, Claire Marie DiCorte and Sarah Lynne Hazlett who attend Mandeville High School, Rebecca Anne Lucia who attends Covington High School, Morgan Elizabeth Marullo who attends Northlake Christian School, Olivia Lynn Maurer who attends Archbishop Hannan High School, Rebecca Camille Norton who attends Fontainebleau High School, Kennedy Layne Robert and Claire Lynette Schmitt who attend St. Scholastica Academy and Abigail Lynn Watson who attends Mandeville High School.

 

Julia James Elmer who attends Lakeshore High School.

 

Unit 16 Little Miss Poppy Madelyn Ogden presented all in attendance a Memorial Poppy.

 

 

Boys State Orientation - Sunday, May 22, 2016

Unit 16 Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden presented all in attendance a Memorial Poppy.

Robert H. Burns Post 16 Boys State Delegates

 

Magic City Post 24 Boys State Delegates

 

Mandeville Post 415 Boys State Delegates

 

Unit 16 Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Memorial Day Ceremony - Monday, May 29, 2017

Little Miss Poppy Madelyn Ogden and Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Distributing Memorial Poppies

   

Sons member Donald Taylor and District Attorney Warren Montgomery

 

Left to right:  Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden, Little Miss Poppy Madelyn Ogden, Junior member Cecilia Ogden, Junior member Gabby Ogden and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser.

 

 

"A Day of Remembrance" - Proclamation - September 2016

Mayor Mike Cooper, a member of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 16 of Covington, recently signed a proclamation declaring September 11th as a "Day of Remembrance."

Seated left to right:  Mayor Cooper and Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden.  Standing left to right:  Post 16 Commander Richard Mecom, Unit 16 President Rose Zimbro, Auxiliary member Diane Plaisance and Unit 16 Honorary Junior President Emma Sharp.

 

 

"A Day of Remembrance" - Sunday, September 11, 2016

Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden distributed Memorial Poppies to all who attended the program and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Veterans Day Ceremony - Friday, November 11, 2016

Past President May Hartley recited “The Veteran” and Little Miss Poppy Hailey Ogden led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

 

 

 

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