NORWAY – Stone-Smart American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 recently held its October meeting with President Donna Pike presiding. A New England boiled dinner was served by Chairman Eliane Rogers, Ethel Lacourse, Donna Pike and Lucille Allen.

Boys and Girls State night was also observed. Melissa Sessions, Susan Mayberry and Cassandra Harney attended and gave reports on their time at Girls State.

Ellen Snow gave a report on items she has donated to Community Concepts including baby items for the needy and to Christmas for Kids program, sports equipment and toys.

The auxiliary will be taking household items to Beals House at Togus on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Donations were voted to Androscoggin Home Health, Ronald McDonald House, Beals House, Western Maine Veterans Home and Togus Christmas Gift Shops, to help pay for oil and lights, to Sara Laduc for her run for Miss Teen Maine.

Marjy Sessions noted that she has five afghans for Togus made by Lilo Knudson.

It was voted to have the women bring in a woman’s gift in November for the Western Maine Veterans Home Christmas Gift Shop in lieu of exchanging gifts at the Christmas party in December.

Lucille Allen reported that Karen Ellis is willing to bring some second-graders from the Guy E. Rowe School to our to the June meeting to sing patriotic songs.

It was voted to purchase flags and booklets for Ellis’ use in her flag program that she has at school.

The unit will buy two “Need a Lift” books for the Norway library and the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Library. This book is put out by the American Legion Auxiliary and lists many scholarships available to high school students.

Members were asked to bake pies for the Western Maine Veterans Craft Fair on Nov. 6. The Advisory Committee has a food sale on that day.


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