Organizations: Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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The Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary met at 9 a.m. May 18 at the Freeborn Legion Hall. President Sandy Anderson called the meeting to order. The American Flag and the Auxiliary Pledge were recited.

The secretary and treasurer reports were given. Both reports were approved as read.

Bills were presented and motioned to be paid.

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Membership is now at 52 and the goal is 59. A discussion was held concerning how to get people to join the unit.

Anderson gave the current poppy report. The poppy will be available at the Memorial Day program. The updated poppy report will be given at the September meeting.

The Memorial Day program will be at 11 a.m. in the Freeborn Fire Hall. The Freeborn Cemetery Association will hold a luncheon at the fire hall following the Memorial Day program.

It was discussed and decided to do the “No Bake” fundraiser again this year. Anderson will include this in the August membership letter.

The next Auxiliary meeting will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Freeborn Legion Hall. With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Announcements were made that the “Tee It Up for Campers Golf Tournament” for True Friends will be held on July 12 at Oak View Golf Course by Freeborn. For more information contact Jim Beach 507-391-3773.

Also announced was that the Freeborn Area Heritage Museum, which is located at 608 Park St. in Freeborn, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays, and all are welcome to come and look around. Everyone is also welcome to attend the Heritage monthly meetings, which are held the third Monday at 7 p.m. at the museum. The museum will be open on Memorial Day.

Also announced there will be a Freeborn American Legion Fish Fry on Saturday. Serving is from 5 to 7 p.m. In addition to the fish, there will be coleslaw and baked potatoes.