Spartanburg
South Carolina

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Welcome to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 28 page.

On this page we will post information about Unit 28 we think you will find useful, such as details of current activities, meeting minutes, official documents, and links to other sites of interest.  Also note that there is a link to the National Auxiliary web site on our "useful links" page.

Post 28 Auxiliary Officers 2014-15

                                President- Geneva Padgett-

                                V. President-Carmella Steele-

                                Secretary----Maxine Sprouse-

                                Treasurer----Carolyn Harbison-

                                Chaplain----Elizabeth Pearson-

                                Parliamentarian-Frieda Davison-

                                Historian--------Josephine Barron-

                                1st Sergeant-at-Arms----Minnie Whitt-Bishop-

                                2nd Sergeant-at-Arms---Doris Rice-


Mission Statement

In the spirit of service, not self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who have served their country by enhancing the lives of our veterans, active military, and their families, both at home and abroad.  For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor our youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security. 

Requirements for Membership

Candidates for membership must be the mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, granddaughter, or great-granddaughter of a veteran who has served or is currently serving our great country in one of the branches of the military.

Meetings

First Saturday of each month at 10:00 am in the Post 28 Executive Board Room following an optional breakfast with Post 28 The Post Headquarters is located in Duncan Park at 94 West Park Drive in Spartanburg

Recent Events

March 28: The Auxiliary sponsored a Fashion Show Luncheon featuring eleven of our Post and Auxiliary members modeling apparel provided by

      Carolina Cash in downtown Spartanburg. The owner of the shop gave a description of each outfit as it was modeled.  See photos of the event in our photo gallery.

April 16:  Luncheon honoring our female post members who are veterans, past presidents, and new members

April 23: Auxiliary members visited veterans at Campbell VA Nursing Home

Coming Events

May 16, 2:00 pm at the Post: Reception honoring students selected to participate this year in Boys and Girls State

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June 13th, all day at the Post: SUMMER FEST Auxiliary ladies are seeking vendors for inside and outside the building. Inside tables $30.00, outside space $30.00. Seeking vendors of all kinds, food trucks, crafts, demonstrations and sales persons are invited to share your products and services.

Contact: Mary Minor 864-205-7202  or Joan Mesardjian (mess-sar-gee-an )828-256-6830 for more details.

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May 22: Auxiliary members and Legionnaires place flags on veterans' graves in local cemeteries 

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May 23: 9am to 3pm POPPY DAY Auxiliary members and Legionnaires: distribute poppies at Walmart stores and Beacon Drive In                                           

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May 24:  Memorial Day Service Duncan Park, Reading names of deceased veterans, presentation of wreaths and Open House with food at the Post  

Letter from Auxiliary President Geneva Padgett

Time to hear from your Auxiliary President again. Thanks girls, our Soup and Salad dinner was a great success with good fellowship and the best food. The fashion show is really in the making. Mary Miner has designed a great flyer and tickets. And guess what! The men are going to strut their stuff and model. This should be a great affair. In April, we are planning a luncheon to honor our female Post members, past presidents, new members, and prospective members. All members are welcome.  May brings our Boys and Girls State Reception to honor the delegates for the 69th Palmetto Boys and Girls State. Then on Memorial Day weekend, we have several events: placing flags on the veterans' graves at Heritage Cemetery, distributing poppies at different locations, the memorial service at Duncan Park and ending Sunday evening at USC Upstate. Let's not forget the American Legion baseball team. They will need our help.