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Auxiliary and Legion will meet on Wednesday

PRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will conduct its regular business meeting Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. at the post home, located at 1549 W. Peru St. in Princeton.

The annual nominations and elections of officers will be around 10:15 a.m. Officers to be elected for the 2014-15 year will be president, vice president, treasurer, historian and sergeant at arms. If there is more than one nominee for an office, the Unit will decide the winner(s) with a paper ballot meeting at the June meeting. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting. No proxy voters are allowed per constitution rules.

Other business to be addressed will be poppy weekend on May 23 and 24. Members are reminded to ask permission to be at the store fronts of their choice to offer the poppies to the public for donations.

Memorial Day ceremonies will be held on May 26 beginning at 8 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery. From there, the group will go to Elm Lawn ceremonies there. The Auxiliary Unit will present floral arrangements at each gravesite. Members are reminded to wear the blue service outfits with caps, ties, white gloves and comfortable shoes.

There will be no meetings or workshop during July and August. The Unit will resume routine business on Sept. 10 with the new officers to be installed at this meeting.

Anyone interested in joining the Auxiliary should contact Mariele Fisher at 815-646-4806 or Carol Allicks at 815-872-7891. New eligible members are always welcome to join.

Roger L. Eickmeier American Legion Post 125 of Princeton will also conduct its routine business meeting on Wednesday at the post home, beginning at 7 p.m. The group will hear Memorial Day services information and upcoming fundraisers.

All eligible veterans are welcome to join the Legion at any business meeting or call the post home for information at 815-872-1171 and leave a message or call Terry DeSalle, post commander, at 815-872-1417 or Brad Oeder at 815-866-9349 in the evenings.

The Legion is available for upcoming graduation parties, small wedding receptions, rummage sales, birthday and anniversary celebrations, baby and bridal showers, monthly business meetings etc. For information, call the post home at 815-872-1171 and leave a message.

Lights snacks will be available after the meeting.

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