Daughters of Union Veterans hold March meeting

March 11, 2014

The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Tent 91, Galion, met for its regular meeting, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the home of Lois Rinehart. Meeting was conducted by President Cathy Brown.

Communications included the form from the Crawford County Veterans Council concerning the grant money, an email notice from Mary Coleman, Dept. President, telling of her medical status and a letter from Dept. Chief-of-staff, Melanie Baker, about the fundraisers for the convention.

Relief report consisted of: 3 flowers for deceased, 9 personal visits, 71 cheer cards sent and 139 volunteer hours.

Discussion was held on the Department Convention. Our tent has volunteered to plan and carryout the Campfire on Friday evening at the convention. Plans are in the works.

For the “Good of the Order” an article from the Cleveland Plain Dealer titled “The Sketchbook” was read. It was about Johnson’s Island.

Mystery gift was won by Melanie Baker. Refreshments were served by Melanie Baker. Next meeting will be held at the home of Lois Rinehart on April 1, with Lois serving as hostess.