Auxiliary Newsletter – September, 2017




Greetings Brothers and Sisters of VFWA 10519,


Fall Greetings to all, and speedy recovery wishes being sent to Virginia Roche-Orlowski, in rehab at St. Luke’s Hospital after a broken hip, and Shirley Meyer hobbling around after foot surgery. Hope you ladies are back to your active selves soon.


Thank you to our members that have renewed their annual membership, we are at 91.83%. Please consider doing so NOW! Let’s get to 100% by October 1st to be eligible for a monetary award from Department and/or National. Notices had been sent out with a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Membership cards will be sent out by National once dues are taken care of. Keep our Greendale Auxiliary strong. Every member is important! Early renewal winners were Mary Jo Garinger and Alison Raison. Their dues will be reimbursed. Keep promoting our auxiliary. New members are always welcomed.


Once again the VFW Newspaper is being offered for $3.00, available only through the auxiliary at the $3.00 rate. Please send check prior to November 27th, payable to VFWA 10519, earmark VFW Newspaper, and send to Treasurer Julie Pipke, 4301 S. 43rd Street, Greenfield, WI 53220.


September is Suicide Awareness, here are important e-mail and phone numbers to keep with you. BE PREPARED, an occasion may arise when these could be extremely helpful.

  1. Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
  2. Teardrop on VFWA website
  3. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  4. Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

  1. National institute of Mental Health:


Kathy Dahl, our 4th District Sr. Vice President, and also holds the title of Department Chief of Staff, will be joining us for our yearly inspection. Please join us at the September 25th meeting to welcome her to our auxiliary. Refreshments and social time after each meeting.


A 4th District Luncheon is being planned for Thursday, September 21st. Time is 11:30a.m. to be held at Benny’s Cafe. Please let me know ASAP if you are able to join in. 414-327-2754, or e-mail See the back of newsletter for detailed information.


Look forward to seeing many at the luncheon, or our September 25th meeting.


Nancy Ustruck


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