American Legion Post 297





 Post 297 Auxiliary Officers, 2020 - 2021


President, Gail Mefford  
First Vice, Dena Alonzo  
Secretary, Jayne Brinker  
Treasurer, Leesa Nolkemper  
Historian, Sharon Stausing  
Chaplain, Marilyn Kehner  
Sergeant at Arms, Joan Weidemann  


Meetings are the second Thurday of each month at 7:00 pm.



Women are eligible for membership in the Auxiliary if they are a veteran who served honorably or if they are the wife, mother, sister, daughter, granddaughter, great granddaughter, grandmother, or great grandmother of a current member of the American Legion or of a deceased veteran who would have been entitled to membership in the American Legion.  Step-relatives are also eligible.  If you are under 18, you are eligible to join as a Junior Member provided you meet these same requirements.


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Each year Unit 297 puts out a calendar of events for our members.  Please use the link below if you need to view or print out a new calendar.

2020 - 2021 Auxiliary Calendar of Events


National Poppy Day is the Friday before Memorial day, May 28th this year.  Due to COVID restrictions, Auxiliary Unit 297 will be unable to sell poppies, collecting donations for veterans.  We have a donation cup at the Shipyards Bar where you can get a poppy and make your donation.