Sidney ANAVETS has a new executive for 2015

The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) Sidney Museum Unit 302 recently held their annual general meeting.

  • Feb. 10, 2015 10:00 a.m.

The 2015 ANAVETS executive.

SIDNEY — The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans (ANAVETS) Sidney Museum Unit 302 recently held their annual general meeting in which they awarded long service pins and elected and installed their new 2015 executive. The executive consists of:

Cathie McGinnity, Past President/Entertainment

Joe Harrison, President

Don Hinse, First Vice/Canteen

Hank Lous, Second Vice/Publicity

Lawrence Anderson, Secretary

Don Berry, Membership

Johanna Emerick, Special Events

Sylvia Lous, Finance

Sally Nalleweg, Meat Draw

Deanna Leippi, Sports

Les Hall, House/Grounds.

The Ladies Auxiliary (L.A.) also held their elections and installations:

Kathy Brintnell, Past President

Marlene Powell, President

Betty McClelland, First Vice

Marianne Berry , Second Vice

Wendy Jestico, Secretary/Treasurer.

Executive committee members are Donna Loftus-Evans, Lynda Cooper and Madeline Hall.

Although the AGM is for members only, membership is open to persons of good character.

ANAVETS is a national organization supporting veterans and their families.

— Submitted by Don Fisher, Sergeant-At-Arms

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