The VFW Post 3289 Auxiliary Meeting was held on July 14 with 13 members present.

  Five Auxiliary members attended the Minnesota Department Convention in St. Cloud.  A basket was provided for Ways and Means.  The Auxiliary received many awards  from National, State and District at the convention.

  Thank you cards were received from the New York Mills Eagles Trap Team and the Heinola Hustlers 4-H Club.

  A sponsorship was provided to the East Otter Tail Dairy Association.

  The Auxiliary breakfast during the RMH Ride brought in $693.

  The June 18 collection of electronic devices at Trinity Church to aid a veteran was successful and will be held again in a few months.

  Three Auxiliary members participated in the July 8 parade.

  The audit report for April, May and June was given.

  Standing Rules and Standing Payments for 2022-23 were reviewed.

  The Auxiliary will partner with Finn Creek Museum, Trinity Mission Outreach Board and the Salvation Army as part of the Auxiliary Community Outreach Program for 2022-23.

  Articles for the September newsletter are due to President Shirley Quist by August 26.

  Our next meeting will be on August 11 at 6 p.m.