LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary met at 7 p.m. April 22 at Legion Hall. The 2014 Americanism Essay winners were announced; Jeff Larsen won first place, Michalel McCutcheon won second place and Gabby Englebaupt won third. All three read their essays.
The auxiliary approved new by-laws. District forms for the fiscal year were filled out on April 23 and sent to the district chairman. A review of November and December events were reported.
Marilyn Pavinato and Lee Ann Joyce, of the Nomination Committee, will call for the new officers of the 2014-25 fiscal year. If interested in becoming an officer, contact Pavinato or Joyce.
The third annual Rips dinner fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7. The cost is $7. There will be a 50/50 raffle, bake sale and other raffles.
The next meeting will be May 27. The dinner will be catered by Torri’s Heidi Templeton with a choice of pork chop dinner or choice of a menu item on request. The cost is $10. If interested, contact Holly Flanagan, Lisa Flanagan or Jeanette Rivara.