- 1/27/2020

Auxiliary Members,

     Hello to All. I hope everyone had a very happy and safe holiday season! I would like to first congratulate our first winner in the Auxiliary Life Membership Drawing! Congratulations to our Jr. Vice President Kim Atwood for paying her dues by October 31st 2019 and winning a Life Membership!  Here are some upcoming events that we would love to see you at:          
  • The February Meat Bingo will be on Sunday February 16th at 2:00PM!
  • Fish Fry-February 21, 2020-see attached flyer
  • The Cove will be having a Super Bowl Party February 2nd at 6:00PM
  • The Monthly Breakfast is Sunday February 9th at 8:00AM until noon
  • The next District meeting will be on Sunday, February 16th at 10:00AM at the Waterford Post, #1008.
     For those that are not aware, the Auxiliary lost 2 of its members. Rose Connors and Renee Manor passed away. A memorial was held for Rose at The Cove and for Renee at Amvets Post 52. Our thought and prayers are with both families.
     Please follow our Facebook page! Here you will be able to find information on upcoming events and pictures from our events to enjoy. It is a work in progress, and we are looking forward to how it evolves! You can find it by searching VFW Lempke-Blackwell Post 7573 Auxiliary or you can click HERE. You may have to press control while you click the link.
     I would like to recognize and welcome our newest Auxiliary members! John Swazey and Debra Kaiser. Welcome and we look forward to serving with you all! As a special note, the Auxiliary received a $50 membership award from National and we also achieved 100% membership for 2020!
     As a reminder, if you would like to be put on the call list when an auxiliary member or post member passes away, please let me know. You can email me at or call 586-913-6273. Thank you
     As always please come to a meeting and find out what is new and exciting with the Auxiliary. All are welcome. AUX MEETINGS ARE THE 2ND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH   
     Please keep all our veterans, active duty military, National Guard and Reserves in your thoughts and prayers and thank them for their service!

Tracy Borden
Auxiliary President

VETERANS AND FAMILY SUPPORT: We are still collecting material for lap robes and ditty bags, and yarn for lap robes, unused hotel toiletries, deodorant, shaving needs, dental needs for the VA Hospital. We will accept box tops for education for the schools. Leave items in the white bin in the entrance to the Cove or call Sandi Van Tiem 586-725-9554