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Hora-Machacek August meeting

August 18, 2017
Traer Star-Clipper

Hora-Machacek Auxiliary met on Tuesday, August 1st at 7pm at the Clutier post home. President Veronica conducted the meeting with 8 members present. Flags were in place so Mary Seda said prayer and the vacant chair. All recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and Preamble to the Auxiliary.

Secretary Margaret took roll and read last months minutes which were approved as read. Treasurer Diane gave unit's financial report. Diane reported the Clutier Library will be purchasing two books with the memorial money we donated. Julia Babinat made a motion to approve treasurer's report and seconded by Linda Dvorak. Motion carried. Diane reported on the 40&8 supper served to 8 men and 1 lady. Linda Dvorak made a motion to send the profit from the supper seconded by Julia Babinat to the 40&8 Scholarship fund. Motion carried.

Reviewed the Tama County IVH picnic which was held Saturday, August 5th at Malloy LRC. Veronica reviewed the Tama County joint meeting which was June 27th at the Traer post home. Before the meeting had a potluck supper and flag disposal ceremony. There were 7 men and 13 ladies in attendance.

Reviewed items needed at IVH. Diane Caloud made a motion seconded by Pauline Sienknecht for a monetary amount for Julia Babinat to purchase items on their donation information list.

Newspaper article was passed around regarding Lizzie Worthington, our 2016 girl stater. She has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. Her project was a trap shoot range. The Poweshiek County Shortsman's Assoc (PCSA) Bear Creek Range north of Malcom opened August 5th. She will be attending ISU this fall participating in the Navy ROTC and majoring in chemical engineering. Another article "Changes coming to IVH" was sent around. This is a multi-phase project, a meditation garden for residents and public. Phase two will be a new gazebo and updating the existing planting boxes. Final element is to include more seating in patio area with new side walks. This is being done with donated funds only.

A member has suggested that the exterior of the building needs to be painted. Several bare wood spots are visible. This will be discussed with the Legion and decision made in the future.

Next unit meeting is September 5th at 7pm at the post home. Our first sewing day will be October 3rd. Happy birthday was sung to Margaret Babinat and Pauline Sienknecht. Margaret Babinat won the door prize. Prayer was said by Mary Seda. Eileen Hora and Pauline Sienknecht retired the colors. Julia Babinat was hostess and served egg salad sandwiches and fruit salad.



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