2010-03-18 / Local & State

Legion Auxiliary Meets

By Carol Singel

On March 10, 2010 at 7pm the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 561 meeting was called to order. There were eight members present. Donations were made to Camp Cadet and St. Jude Children's Hospital. Four of the members attended the Biglerville Council meeting on March 4.

The Americanism Essay Contest titled “What Is My Patriotic Role As A United States Citizen?” ended on March 1. The essays have been judged, with four essays being sent on to Council level. Each winning essay will receive a $50 United States Savings Bond.

Adams, Franklin, Fulton, York County Council American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship will again this year awarded 2 high school students entering a two or four year college, trade school, or business school, following graduation. The award will be in two payments of $500 each. Deadline for this scholarship will be April 15, 2010. Call Carol Singel at 717-485-9142 for an application.

The next meeting will be held on April 14th at 7pm. All members welcome.

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