Ladies Auxiliary Unit 1282 from Merrick American Legion Post 1282 marched recently in ceremonies at Eisenhower Park to unveil a new monument that honors American Legion Auxiliary for their service to country.
From left are Sharon Ferst, Betty Tucker, Marie Leto, Sharon Williams, President Florence Hoffman and Claudia Borecky
The monument reads: To Honor our Sisters in the American Legion Auxiliary, Proudly Serving to Improve the Lives of our U.S. Veterans, Active Military and their Brave Families, both at Home and Abroad. – American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York, Nassau County Committee
The new monument at Eisenhower Park pays tribute to the service of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary
The Merrick American Legion Auxiliary also installed new officer this month at its annual Installation of Officers Night. Florence Hoffman was again installed as President.
New officers of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1282 for the 2015 season