Chaska Unit 57 News
The American Legion Auxiliary held their 95th State Convention in Rochester, Minnesota on July 17-19, 2014.
Chaska Legion Auxiliary members representing the Chaska American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57 were Barbara Nelson, Kat Benjamin, Jenny Hiltner, Lois Wenz, Suzette Maluchnik and Cynthia Wenz.
Our Chaska Legion Auxiliary Unit received Certificates of Merit for the following programs: Americanism, Senior History, Leadership, Legislation, Memorial, Past Presidents Parley, Public Relations and Poppy. A Membership Congratulations Certificate for making 100% Goal by July 9, 2014, was also received. A special History Certificate was awarded to Cynthia Wenz. The Department President’s Award of Excellence was presented twice to Lois Wenz in recognition of Past Presidents Parley and for Leadership.
On the District level, for the best all around Leadership program by a District, the Florence Hamel Plaque was presented to Lois Wenz, District Leadership Chairman. A Certificate of Participation was brought back for Barbara Van Eyll, 3rd District Public Relations Chairman.
As Department Chairman of the 2013-2014 Minnesota Girls State, Suzette Maluchnik gave a report at the Convention session. Kat Benjamin, 3rd District Sergeant-At-Arms posted District Colors and was part of the Color Guard in the parade.