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VFW Auxiliary To Provide Food On Bingo Night

By Staff | Feb 28, 2017

The Auxiliary to the VFW Post 2295 met Tuesday Feb. 21. Fourteen members answered roll call. President, Lou Ann Huberty opened the meeting.

Lou Ann reported on the district meeting that was held in Emmetsburg.

Bingo starts on Monday, March 6. Discussion was held regarding food for for purchase from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. It was decided to try it for two months.

Linda Umbrell and Cheryl Chamberlain and LouAnn Huberty will decide on food for the first weeks.

It will be advertised that there will be sandwich, chips, bar and drink for sale before BINGO begins at 6:30 p.m.

Discussion was also held on the Freedom Rock and bricks around it. The bricks will cost $100 each. The Ruthven rock will be painted in 2018.

The Charter was draped in memory of Vivian Gould.

Fish frys start on February 24 and the VFW Auxiliary is in charge of the first one.

A grant from the casino has been written for two new fish fryers. Awards will be given out on March 5.

Members will work on year end reports next month at the regularly scheduled meeting.

The next meeting will be Tuesday March 21, at 5:30 p.m. Food committee will be Bonnie Whitney, Nancy Wentzel and Marian Evans.