September 10, 2010 – Katy, Texas – The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 has elected new officers.Â We commend these outstanding women for their volunteerismÂ assisting veterans and their families, while simultaneously strengtheningÂ our community.Â The Ladies Auxiliary lives by the motto, “Honor the dead by helping the living.”Â They set out to serve the veterans of this country and our communities as a testament to the sacrifices and commitment of every man and women who has served in uniform, says, Barbara Lynch, President.Â Meetings are held the first Monday of each month at the VFW Hall on George Bush Drive in old Katy at 6:30 for dinner and 7:30 p.m. for a short monthly meeting.Â Veterans monthly meetings are held at the same time in a separate room.Â Come enjoy activities as a family and make friendships that you’ll treasure throughout your life and enjoy the camaraderie as you work together helping others, with laughter or at times helping others cope with crises.
Women eligible for membership are wives, widows, mothers, foster and step-mothers (who have performed duties of a parent), grandmothers, daughters and granddaughters, foster and step-daughters, sisters, half sisters, step-sisters of persons who are eligible for membership in the VFW.Â Â Ladies eligible for membership in the VFWÂ are eligible for dual membership in the Ladies Auxiliary.Â The fee to join is $25 and yearly dues are $21.Â Lifetime memberships are available and fees are on a sliding scale based on age.Â For more information contact Betty Edmundson at the VFW Post 9182 at 281-391-8387 .Â Â Please mention you found this on www.KatyMagazine.com.
Photo taken by Wallace Klekar, VFW Photographer
Front row:Â Left to Right: Barbara Lynch – President, Gloria Luna – Junior Vice and Trustee, Jo Ann Nixon – Secretary, Amy Cramer – Conductress and Historian, Jeanenne Lumpkin – Trustee, Karon Cramer – Patriotic Instructor
Â Back row: Â Left to Right: Gerry Mastrangelo – Senior Vice, Marge Warren – Treasurer, Connie Thomas – Trustee
Â Not pictured:Â Dianne Spiller, Chaplain and Sha Perez, Guard