Tri-State Marines auxiliary has busy meeting

The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met May 13 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center with President Joan Spano presiding at the business session.

Chaplain Mary Ann Smith led devotions and a time of prayer.

Reports were given by Secretary Carol Lyons and Treasurer Maxine Ragan.

Lyons read thank-yous from Tri-State Medical Group for sending snacks to the troops, West Virginia Veterans Home for sending birthday cards to residents and from Major Rich Wolf, who is deployed overseas.

Sunshine Chair Mary Ann Elliott reported on cards sent.

Members’ birthdays were acknowledged. Joan Spano sent six birthday cards to West Virginia Veterans Home residents.

Ragan and Jim Jursko will place wreaths on behalf of the auxiliary and club during the Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday.

The auxiliary is holding a no-bake bake sale in June.

Adopted veteran Danny Lyons was presented with a red-white-and-blue afghan made by Marge Porchrian for Memorial Day.

Elizabeth Shipe won the 50/50 drawing, donated it back to the treasury.

Joan and Marcy Spano served refreshments.

JoAnn Johns and Carolyn Mirabella will serve in June. The next meeting is 6:30 p.m. June 10 at the cultural center.