Crawfordsville to serve at fun day in July

Arvid Anderson attended the 1st District American Legion Spring Conference in Wilton on Saturday, April 21. The Department of the American Legion of Iowa reported that Crawfordsville Post #593 and Sons of the American Legion, had both reached their 100 percent growth goal for 2018.

Orientation for boys state will be held at Crawfordsville American Legion Post #593 on Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. The Fall District Conference will be at West Branch on Oct. 20.

The Crawfordsville Lions Club met Monday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Crawfordsville Community Room with 11 members and one guest, Jane Blieu, present.

Lion president Lance Miller opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Lion Gene Miller offered the invocation.  The minutes of the April 9 meeting were approved as read. Lion Treasurer Randy Finke gave his report.

Old Business:

? The 2018 Crawfordsville Lions Club WACO High School $500 Scholarship recipient has been selected from a pool of five applicants. The award will be presented by Lion President Lance Miller at the WACO High School Awards Night on May 15 at 7 p.m.

New Business:

? It was moved, seconded and approved to serve the noon meal for Crawfordsville Fun Day on July 7, at the ballpark. Pork burgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks will be on the menu.

? It was moved, seconded and approved to make a contribution toward the WACO High School Silver Cord Program.

? It was noted that since the fourth Monday of May falls on Memorial Day, there will only be one meeting in May, the dinner meeting on May 14.

? Sunday, May 6, is Graduation Sunday and the seniors will be honored at a reception following church on that day.

With no further business, the meeting adjourned. Delicious refreshments were served by Lion president Lance Miller and Lion Larry Swailes.