MAY 3, 2008
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Iowa Society of the Sons of the American Revolution met on May 3, 2008, at the Ames Library, Ames, Iowa. The ladies participated in the opening ceremony of the IASSAR and then adjourned to the Ladies Auxiliary meeting.
The welcome and Pledge to the National Ladies Auxiliary of the Sons of the American Revolution was read. The minutes of October 2007 were distributed and approved with no changes. The report on funds was given and a formal complete report will be in October 2008. The election of officers was tabled. Information on the Iowa Veterans Cemetery was presented and discussed. All were encouraged to contribute items to the Veterans Hospital for the female patients’ needs. The Patriot Program DVD and the 2008 NSSAR Annual Congress in Sacramento, CA, was discussed.
The Recessional was read before the ladies returned to the closing activities of the IASSAR meeting.
Submitted by Ann Laurence-Scarpino
THE NATIONAL LADIES AUXILIARY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONsupports the mission of the National Society SAR. Membership in the Ladies Auxiliary is open to the wives, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, nieces and other women relatives of members of the Sons of the American Revolution who are in good standing. Ladies in Iowa are now forming an Iowa Ladies Auxiliary. The dues of $5.00 include membership in both the national and the state auxiliaries. Expenses associated with attending SAR events are tax-deductible. Please plan to attend the October 2008 fall meeting and join others in the Ladies Auxiliary!