American Legion hosts August dinner

A joint dinner with American Legion Post 7 in Buckhannon was served Aug. 13, followed by an American Legion Auxiliary meeting.

The meeting was called to order by president Connie Bailey. The opening prayer was given by chaplain Shirley Perry. The pledge to the flag was led by Katrina Meyers, the sergeant-at-arms, followed by the reading of the preamble.

Bailey reported on the dedication of the Tennerton Bridge, which took place July 20, followed by the serving of refreshments at the Veterans of Foreign War dining hall.

Bailey also gave an extensive report of the activities that took place at the recent conference attended by several members.

Members discussed Operation We Care. A continued discussion will take place at the next meeting.

The list of committee chairmen for the coming year was revised.

Delores Wilson mentioned purchasing library books used by the public. It will be discussed at the next meeting also.

After a closing prayer, the meeting adjourned. The next meeting will be Sept. 10.