Thanks to everyone who attended November’s meeting. We passed several important motions which included changing our name to Lake Texoma Auxiliary VFW 7873, spending funds to reconstruct our life member boards with the new name, donating Labor of Love funds, purchasing a new Christmas tree for the post and purchasing a raffle ticket to assist the Grayson County Shelter.
On Dec 7th Priscilla McMurry will have a program for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Please come and support our veterans.
The Bonham VA Hospital Christmas Party is Dec 11th. We need cookie donations for this event by Dec 10th when we bag them at 2pm.
We have the Toys for Tots collection box out. Deadline for donations is Dec 15th. The box will be picked up on Dec 16th at 2:30pm by the Marine Corps League. At that time a photo will be taken of us donating the toys to the League’s representative. Thank you MAUX for your generous donation toward the purchase of toys. If you would like to donate funds versus shopping for toys, please let me know as I will shop for you.
Dec 19th is our Christmas Party at the VFW. Feel free to bring finger foods and snacks to share for the party. We’ll be playing the Chinese gift exchange game. The gift limit is $15. The men should bring gifts suitable for males and the women for females.
We are creating another picture frame for Post 7873 veteran members not pictured in the current frame. Serene Halley is collecting these pictures. The veteran should be in uniform in the picture and the picture should include the veteran’s name, branch of service, dates they served and where they served.
Thank you again MAUX for your Toys for Tots donation and also for your generous donations to both the Adopt-A-Family for Christmas program and the 2016 Easter Egg Hunt.
Please pay your dues. Dues will increase to $40 on Jan 1st.
Always remember our veterans for their sacrifices, the ones who returned and the ones who did not, and their families.