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Ladd ALA will ‘strive for the gold’ this year

LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary will start the 2017-18 year “Striving for The Gold” theme at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Ladd Legion Hall.

Officers for the year will be Geri Devert, president; Marilyn Pavinato, vice president; Jennifer Fabish, treasurer; Billie Jean Taylor, secretary; Virginia McNally, historian; Sandy Dunseth, chaplain; and Mae Piacenti, sergeant at arms.

Projects for the upcoming year will be discussed. Reports on the recent activities at the LaSalle Veterans Home, providing two bingo games with cash for all veterans in May and June and the Ladies Veteran Tea on Aug. 9. Chairman Sandy Dunseth will be passing out tickets for the upcoming fundraiser on Monday, Sept. 11, at Rip’s in Ladd starting at 5 p.m. Anyone interested in buying tickets can contact Sandy at 815-866-2567 or any Auxiliary member.

The group is looking for new members to help assist the veterans and active servicemen and women and the community. For information, contact membership chairman Marilyn Pavinato at 815-894-2047 or Geri Devert at 815-894-2269.

The committee for the meeting is Jennifer Fabish and Laura Sears.

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