Please donate new hats, gloves, mittens and scarfs for children and adults. Items can be hung on our Post Christmas tree. Donated items will be distributed to needy families in our community mid-December. Our Holiday Raffle of a Buffalo Bills Cooler filled with goodies, $225. gift certificates, four Sabres game tickets, a hockey stick and photo photographed by Jack Eichel. We will also have a consolation 2nd raffle. Ticket donation of $1.00. See any Auxiliary member or Bartender for tickets. Drawing is Sunday evening December 10, 2017 at our Post home. The winner does not need to be present.
Our membership goal is at 72% members paid. Please send dues to 1st Vice Toni Kruger. If your dues are not paid by 12/31/17 you are not eligible to participate in American Legion functions.
A motion was made and 2nd at our October 4th, 2017 meeting to raise our Auxiliary Unit 735 dues to $25. for the 2018-2019 year. The amount our Unit will pay to Department for next year will be $20. per Auxiliary member. Our Auxiliary Unit will keep $5. per member. The Jr. dues will increase next year to $7.50 per Jr. member to Department. Our Unit will raise Junior dues to $8.00 for the next year. A vote on the dues increase will be held at our January 3, 2018 meeting night.
ALA department scholarship applications / cover sheet are available on the Auxiliary Dept. of NY website. Completed scholarship application, cover sheet and required documentation must be turned into Auxiliary President Mary Ann Kessler by February 1, 2018, for our Unit review. Selected candidates applications will be forwarded to Erie County Department for their review.
If you know of a member who has taken ill please call or text Chaplain Laura Little at 716-949-9815.
Saturday February 3, our Post 735, SAL and Vigilant Fire Co. will hold a 50ís dance at Vigilant Fire hall. Auxiliary Unit 735 and the Vigilant Ladies Auxiliary will have a basket raffle during the dance. We are looking for donations of gift baskets, gift cards or gift certificates. All proceeds are going to the Post 735 and Vigilant student scholarship funds.
1st meeting of 2018 for our Unit is Wednesday, January 3rd at 7:00 pm. God Bless Our Active and Returning Troops.
Merry Christmas to All of our Post 735 Families!