SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Lynn Dunton of Livermore, a member of Frank L. Mitchell Auxiliary #3335, attended the 98th National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. held Aug. 27 to Sept. 1 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
The convention marks the beginning of her two-year term on the National Council of Administration, which governs the Auxiliary between national conventions.
During the convention, the national president commended the 3,000 attendees for all their hard work in honoring veterans and supporting deployed military personnel and their families. Members have spent millions of dollars and volunteer hours helping the heroes of our country.
The national president also thanked members for volunteering 1.2 million hours in the nation's hospitals, raising $2.4 million for the organization's Cancer Aid & Research Fund, and donating $292.501 to VFW National Military Services, which includes Operation Uplink to provide long-distance calling opportunities to deployed soldiers and hospitalized veterans.
For more information, visit www.ladiesauxvfw.org.