Artesian American Legion Auxiliary meets

The Artesian American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 47 met May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Artesian Community Center.

President Karen Klinkner opened the meeting. There were a couple of bills handed in.

The Unit has met their membership goal.

Congratulations to Catherine Bechen on receiving the Auxiliary Scholarship for 2018, and congratulations to Amber Schelske for winning a cash award for her essay that was sent to the District contest.

Plans were made for the Memorial Day lunch.  The Auxiliary members will furnish bars and coffee. The Memorial Day Service is on Monday, May 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Artesian Community Center.

On Saturday, May 26, the Auxiliary members will be placing poppies in remembrance of past Auxiliary members. They will meet at 9 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

The Auxiliary made four red, white and blue wreaths for the cemetery, which will be placed by the statues. This project was made possible by a donation in memory of Eric Olson.

The meeting was adjourned by President Klinkner.

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