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Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 29 met on Jan. 8, 2020 with 26 members in attendance.

The meeting was brought to order at 7:05 p.m. by President Josie Miller and the minutes of the Dec. 11, 2019 general meeting and the Jan. 6, 2020 executive meeting were read and approved.

An application for membership received and approved for Marilyn Morrison. The Charter was draped for May Matheson and Larissa Curr.

Cheryl Goldamer and Andrea Avis were initiated as new members.

The 50/50 draw was won by Janet Fedoruk. The attendance draw was won by Wilna Meyers and the Dec. early bird draw was won by Barb Everett. Please note that the 50/50 draw held is open to Auxiliary members only in attendance at the meeting.

A table of 8 has been purchased for the Forget Me Not dinner Feb. 1 2020 in support of the Alzheimer's Society.

A motion was made and approved to provide four $500 bursaries to deserving students graduating from FFHS grade 12 as of June 2020 and entering a Canadian college or university.

Planning continues for the Pjs and Pearls Gala to be held Apr. 4, 2020. This is a women only event. Get your tickets now; $60.00 before March 15/20 (includes early bird draw) $70.00 after March 15/20. Contact Christina McDougall at 271-4292

The monthly supper continues on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, serving Pork loin roast with all the trimmings, coffee/tea, buns, salad and dessert. Doors open 4:30, supper at 5:30. $16.00 per plate.

A 50/50 draw will be held (Lic #M832127) and tickets are available only to persons attending the supper.

The next regular Auxiliary meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm, in the Legion Hall.

If you would like to know more about joining this group of fun and hardworking ladies please contact Cindy Noble at 271-2021 or Joanne Gosselin at 274-5932.

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