Saturday November 17, 2012

American Legion

BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro American Legion Unit No. 5 held its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 8 at the Legion Home. The following donations were given: the Reformer Christmas Stocking, $100; the OverFlow Shelter, $100; and Project Feed the Thousands, $100.

The Auxiliary also voted at its last meeting to give $100 to the gift shop at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, $100 to the White River Junction VA Medical Center gift shop, and $100 to the Yellow Ribbon Committee.

The Children’s Christmas Party for children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of Post, Auxiliary, and Sons of the American Legion will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. "The Annie’s" will be the entertainment and there will also be refreshments. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a visit with all the children.

The sign-up sheet is now posted on the bulletin board for children through 10 years old. The deadline for signing up is Dec. 1 and it is asked that the names be printed for easy reading and to make sure the children are signed up in the appropriate columns.

Brattleboro Emblem Club

BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Emblem Club will meet Monday, Nov. 19, at the Elks Lodge on Putney Road at 7 p.m. in the office on the second floor. There will be a Memorial Service for our departed sister. Everyone is welcome.

Bingo is going well, but new ideas and any food donations are always welcome. The Supreme and State President’s Visitation will take place on Sunday, Nov. 25. The Supreme President, Charlotte Mills from Maine, will be in attendance so a good turnout is encouraged. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. If planning to attend, contact Connie Weldon at 802-257-7935.

Peg Curtiss was honored with a Life Membership at the last club meeting. The next meeting will be the Christmas party.