WEIRTON - The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met April 14, with President Joan Spano presiding at the business session.
Marcy Spano gave devotions and led prayer.
Vice President Darlene Kemp led members in opening exercises. Reports were given by Secretary Carol Lyons, who read a thank-you note from West Virginia Veterans Home in Barboursville for birthday cards sent to the residents; a note from Judy Hucik of Florida; and Lola Tremblay sent funds for the troops.
DONATION — Madonna High School’s Interact Club donated healthy snacks to be shipped to active duty troops through the Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary. Those attending the presentation were, from left, front, Marcy Spano, Mary Ann Elliott, Joan Spano and Carol Lyons, second row, Jennifer Kinder, Darlene Kemp, Jo-Ann Johns and Ali Welch, and, back, Annie Frankovitch, Rachel Gaughenbaugh, Cole Roberts, Roxanna Railingshafer and Mariah Mott.
Joan Spano made a gift box for Lance Cpl. Wells Wendy, stationed in North Carolina, from the auxiliary.
Sunshine Chair Mary Ann Elliott reported on cards sent.
Historian Marcy Spano passed out pictures of the Marine Club with Dan Jones, who turned 93 March 8.
Joan Spano sent an Easter card to the auxiliary's adopted veteran. The auxiliary sent 498 homemade Easter cards to the troops, along with healthy snacks. The cards were made by Joni Hobart, Linda Elliott, Joan Spano and Marcy Spano. Lola Tremblay, Judy Hucik, Barbara Mermon, Madonna High School Interact Club, Renee Howard, the auxiliary and Marine Club made donations of snacks and funds for the troops.
Joan Spano reported on Easter cards that were made by Linda Elliott and sent.
Joan Spano sent six birthday cards to the West Virginia Veterans Home in Barboursville.
Marcy Spano won the 50/50 drawing.
Memorial Day is May 26, and Leroy Bee will place the wreath for the auxiliary at Weirton Heights Memorial Park.
Marcy Spano served refreshments, and Joan Spano will serve in May.
The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Serbian American Cultural Center.