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The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM1


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAThis Months Featured PRESIDENTS MESSAGETreva Kay Wildrick3 PAST PRESIDENTS PARLEYJulia Flint Gri th11 HISTORIANEleanor Amato12Mission StatementIn the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacri ce of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.Vision StatementThe vision of The American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security. Want to submit an article and/or photos to The Kaleidoscope? ala .org/submit secretary@ala .orgCatching Rays, Creating Brighter Futures!CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCES 10 CHAPLAIN 13 SECRETARY 16 FROM THE UNITS 18 MEMBERSHIP 28Also Including...THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM3 OK GOOGLE In May, the rst Saturday is the Kentucky Derby. The second Sunday in May is Mother's Day. Old Saying: April Showers Bring May Flowers. Flowers are natural reworks in extreme slow motion. Old Joke: What do May owers bring? Answer: Pilgrims. May is lled with -Months. To name a few: ALS Awareness; Barbeque, Blood Pressure, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness, Hamburger, International Mediterranean Diet, Loaded Potato, Mental Health Awareness, Military Appreciation, Salad, Salsa, Skin Cancer, National Smile, Stroke Awareness and Water Safety. The Birthstone is Emerald, which signi es love and success. The Birth Flower is the Lily of the Valley humility, chastity, sweetness, purity and is said to bring luck in love. The start of 15th District visit found the 3 Amigos at Post 138 Tampa on Sunday March 18th. We enjoyed a grand Breakfast and met with President Kathy and several members. I also had the special opportunity to pin 2 young Jr members. Next, we were escorted to Post 139 Tampa where we were greeted by several members and we heard lots of stories of the great events and successes they had. My visit was strictly timed as I had an invitation to Gold Star Tea hosted by Unit 5 Tampa. What a fantastic turn-out of members from both District 15 as well as District 16. Upon arrival, the selection of a beautiful tea cup and saucer was the rst order of business. The bu et of nger sandwiches and delicious desserts was bountiful. There were many Gold Star mothers as distinguished guests, most of whom were members of the American Legion Auxiliary. Each Mother shared their heartfelt stories of their fallen heroes mostly happy and proud memories but many of us would be seen with tissues shedding tears for their losses I had an opportunity to address these wonderful ladies and thanked them for their courage and perseverance. Monday we all met at Post 148 Riverview for Breakfast, cooked to order by the SAL, home for District President Georgia McKenzie. Again, we enjoyed our visit with the members in attendance and hearing the activities they have accomplished. From there, we went on to Post 26 Plant City and visited with President Pam and Secretary Diane. They told us the history behind the Post namesake, Norman McLeod and the story behind the corner display honoring the Fire Wagon History of the American Flags. We visited in the refurbished Auxiliary room and reminisced the previous years memorabilia and activities. We ended our visit with co ee and most delicious strawberry shortcake of course I tried both types of strawberry toppings PS: Thank You for the surprise gift a jar of homemade Strawberry Preserves. I have been thoroughly enjoying my breakfast Bagels while camping these past few weeks!!! Tuesday found us at Post 5 Tampa with Unit President Rosemary Hamlin organizing a lovely breakfast bu et. I toured the Post and visited with Patty Delgado along with several other members. I was presented a handcrafted wreath out of doggy-printed cloth and (2) paperweights hand-painted rocks: one with ALA Logo and the other with logo of K-9s for Warriors. Beautiful! The Legionnaires and SAL entourage went on to visit Post 111. I stayed awhile longer as Unit 111 President Connie was already in attendance. All the Auxiliary members gathered around the table and shared further stories about their activities and events supporting Auxiliary programs and our protocols. Then, President Mary from Unit 248 West Tampa escorted me to her Post where the Bingo ladies were enjoying the afternoon. The Unit is small but mighty they collect donations for a food pantry and supplies for the local school. Among the several items on display was a Certi cate of Appreciation presented from James Haley VA Hospital to Mary McColgan recognizing her tireless e orts in Honor of Social Work Month March 2018. Congratulations!! The day ended with dinner at Post 334 North Tampa. This Post hosts a Flea Market every weekend with vendors tents along the perimeter. Thank You ladies for the delicious dinner and for ALL your e orts supporting our President s Message TREVA KAY WILDRICKContinued on Page 4


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAveterans. I enjoyed the 2nd price of carrot cake as my mid-night snack Wednesday, we traveled to Town and Country Post 152 Tampa, home of PDP Mary Kelly Perkins. After co ee and doughnuts, The 3 Amigos addressed the members speaking of membership, programs, history, charities and the Legion Family. Thank You Mary for your hospitality!! Our next stop was Post 147 Gunn Hwy Memorial. We were met by several Legion and Auxiliary members and enjoyed a lovely lunch, with plenty of homemade desserts and ice cream! The ladies are very busy making BEAUTIFUL lap robes from the yarn donated by other Unit members. They are also very busy making plarn (yarn from plastic bags) and crocheting mats for our homeless veterans. I helped with the next batch by delivering the huge bag of collected yarn and prepared/ cut plastic strips. Great job ladies and thank you for your valuable time and creativity! That evening Bernie and I went to Post 148 for some relaxation. I joined the weekly BINGO and Bernie visited with the Sons. My ticket was drawn as the Queen for the evening and as luck would have it, G58 was a popular number drawn throughout the evening. Just so you know, every $1 won was eventually returned/played for the next game. What great fun our table had and much laughter was shared!! On Thursday we ventured to Brooksville, Post 99. What a beautiful old building! Although there is not an Auxiliary currently, the Post Adjutant is very excited about the possibility in the very near future! From there, the Legion Family entourage went to Post 186 Spring Hill for lunch. Again, Mary and the members outdid themselves with the feast provided. I had an opportunity to visit with all the members ful lling my social butter y duties as Bernie says. Friday, the Legion Family entourage gathered at James A Haley VA Hospital meeting up with our representative, Ann Sankowski. We had a tour of the facility including the CLC, Hospice and Swim/Pool Therapy. As we were ending our tour, our guide explained the new technology in the poly-prosthetics eld. Just then, advancing down the hall were 2 therapists and a US Marine adorned with his new legs, learning to use the mechanics. It was such a thrill to see him, although I am sure it was a challenge for him; draining his strength. When we got closer, a vibrant round of applause was given and we asked his permission for photos while he gladly shared his story. Later that afternoon, we went to the Veterans Memorial Park and for a guided tour of each tribute. We ended our District visit with an infamous SAL Fish Fry dinner at Riverview Post 148. What a great crowd!! There were many Auxiliary and Sons members enjoying great food and comradery. The Unit presented me a gift a beautiful wooden kaleidoscope in the shape of an egg. Then they overwhelmed me with a check to K-9s for Warriors in the amount of $1000! I simply burst into happy tears. Bernie and I stayed and enjoyed the entertainment by dancing the night away. Thank You District 15 Domestic Doves for such a wonderful visit and sharing your time and kindness!! Saturday, the Madam President Vehicle was seen leaving the campground at 4am traveling to Jacksonville, Unit 88 for the 5th District ABC School. There were over 40 members in attendance, 7 were newbies!! It was an honor to be their Instructor. After introductions all around, we began. By the time we broke for lunch, we had everyone participating with the questions and answers. A quick end of session survey showed both the newbies and seasoned members learned much and would bring a friend the next time. Unit 88 presented me with a check for K-9s for Warriors. Afterwards, I was driving south I-95 to Titusville Post 1 for the Eastern Area Ball. Bernie had already set-up the camper and our furbabies were making friends at every chance available. After a quick change to Western attire we were o to the ball. There were several Department Chairmen and O cers in attendance, along with PDPs Peggy Hearlson, Erna Schwabe, Diane Rousseau and Pat Donohue. The food was terri c, the entertainment lively and everyone had a great time! We had a great breakfast at the Post and then headed back to Fern Park. District 17 visits started on Wednesday, March 28th. Meeting President Toni Ellsworth at Post 267 Ormond Beach, we traveled to Palatka, Post 45 for lunch. President Donna, Kaye and other members were busy making plarn for the mats for veterans. Along with Diane and Pat, we discussed other activities the Unit has accomplished and their ideas for fundraising. They gave me a copy of the Legion Family Newsletter, The 45 Informer. It is lled with upcoming events to promote the Legion within the community great job!! Next we visited South Daytona, Unit 361. President Linda and her members provided a delightful Pig Bu et and the Pig-themed centerpieces on the tables were adorable. There were members from Unit 17 New Smyrna Beach and they had designed the cutest T-Shirt for District Membership. Bernie was visiting with other members in the Social Club and it is certainly a small world. There were his 2nd cousins from the Syracuse area and did they share some childhood stories! As we gathered for photos, President Toni presented gifts: Harley Angel Wings earrings and pendant set and a beautiful R/W/B crystal Heart Pendant from the District. Then, Unit 361 presented a $1000 check for K-9s for Warriors. Thank You for your hard work and generosity! PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Continued from Page 3 Continued on Page 5


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM5Our next scheduled visit was Unit 270 Port Orange, home of PDP Shirley Fraser. I had heard of their Sticks and Stones and was excited to participate. What Fun!! It is a spin-o of Bingo with popsicle sticks and ornamental glass pebbles. $1 a stick, cover those 3 numbers and BINGO! Great idea and VERY popular with the members and guests! If you get a chance to visit, try the Wings Tastee!! Thursday we returned to Ormond Beach and volunteered at the Jewish Foundation for their Jerry Doliner Food Bank. I met the founder, Gloria and she de nitely runs a very organized operation. After setting up the tables with bakery items, fruit and produce, pounds of potatoes, loaves of bread, boxes of hams and grocery bags over- lled with other canned-goods, boxed cereals and other miscellaneous items we were ready to provide carry-assistance for the 200+ families. The local paper and news crews were there interviewing families and taking general photos of the food-line. Many have been coming for several years and are very grateful for the assistance. We hated to leave; however, our scheduled appointment to the PRRC was coming up fast. This is a VA Wellness Center in Port Orange. It was the Alumni & Grads GetTogether an open forum of how the program succeeds and family members added as well. Our guide, Anne Barriero, Recreation Therapy, stated some of these Veterans are submitting their Art and Music at an upcoming Festival at the local Museum. The program teaches our Veterans to do laundry, cook meals, dress appropriately for work / job interviews, etc. And from the stories shared, I believe the program is very successful! We went back to Post 267 Ormond Beach for Taco Lunch. Then we were o to Emory Bennett Daytona Beach and met Erna Schwabe. We had a great tour with Donna and met several veterans along the way. Then we went to Holly Hill and President Chickie had a lovely table of snacks (especially the crackers with nuts and squash he he). I enjoyed visiting with the members and then we gathered for our group photo Ta Da!! We all had di erent pig-mask/signs too fun! Friday was a Girls State meeting day outside of Gainesville at Sylvia Fidlers ranch home. Director Theresa, Assistant Director Jackie, Admin Joan and I worked through the agenda to prepare for the upcoming session. Thank You again Sylvia for your hospitality. I am VERY excited for this years program GIRLS STATE IS GREAT!! Saturday, Bernie and I went to Edgewater Post 285, home of Historian Eleanor Amato. We were also joined PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Continued from Page 4 by Sherry Wingard and their husbands. It was a delight to meet President Dora Lee and her sister, Jean. What a fantastic breakfast! Afterwards, I was presented a $1000 check for K-9s for Warriors which represented the accumulated proceeds from their Breakfasts and tips. WOW!! Thank You Bunches!! Easter Sunday was spent with Mom and Dad. We enjoyed a Sunday Brunch and caught up with our Family long-distance. I hope everyone had a joyful holiday, too. Our plans changed due to our doggy-sitter. We could not participate on the FL Unity Legacy Run. Sooo, we adjusted our schedule and visited the Panhandle Districts 1 and 2. Bernie was able to get campsites in Pensacola, then Ft. Walton then Panama City and nally Tallahassee. Thanks to Tee Maxile, Linda Knoblach-Harkness and Muriel Kweyama we had a wonderful visit. We arrived on Saturday, April 7th at Avalon RV Park. Our camp neighbors were a US Marine family with 2 young boys that loved shing in the small pond behind our sites. We headed to Post 240 Pensacola for Breakfast on Sunday and ran into a fellow Legion College classmate, Dave Viechec. They were having a Car Show and Fish Fry that afternoon. We also visited Post 340 Pensacola and met several ALR members after their meeting. Warning, these folks are very good at Billiards the walls were lled with trophies. I had a JoAnns coupon that would expire and didnt want to miss the opportunity to purchase the material for the Girls State City banners, sooo OK Googled to the nearest location Monday started our o cial visit with Past District President Linda Knoblach-Harkness escorting to New Horizons for a tour of the Workshop and Facilities. This program is a project initiated by Unit 42 many years ago that supports our children with special needs. The Workshop has separate rooms for Art / Reading / Music and then the great Hall has movie time and other activities. The New Horizons Living Center has double occupancy rooms and common dining halls. These participants de nitely have a routine with their speci c purpose and are a delight to visit. We went to Post 340 Pensacola for a meet and greet with President Kathy and several members. President Kathy presented me with a photo album depicting the events the Unit had throughout the year great idea! We had a round-table discussion of the program events and reporting thereof. We also discussed upcoming nominated o cers and some of the new ideas they have and would like to try. I hope they hold the Mister Miss Poppy contest again looked like loads of fun, raising lots of money too! Tuesday we traveled to Post 193 Pensacola, home of PDP Gerrie Bailey. President Bessie arranged a lovely Continued on Page 6


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAmeet and greet and then lunch was served to the community veterans. I o ered to help but soon realized I was slowing-up the works. Great Job to All I know Gerrie was smiling down at us!! Our next stop was to the Little Legion Post 378 Gulf Breeze. We enjoyed a soda while wishing Happy Birthday to Unit President Carrie. She was preparing for a presentation to Fisher House for the proceeds from the Legion Family sponsored Shamrock RunCongratulations! Next we were o to Unit 240 Pensacola, home of PDP Edie Herrington for their Unit meeting. President Kim held a great meeting and I enjoyed hearing about their activities, fundraisers and donations. They are working a special project for a Homeless Female Veterans Transitional Home cofounded through Catholic Charities. They are sponsoring a room with a Poppy theme. I wish these heroes success for their upcoming year of transitional housing! Wednesday found us moving to Ft. Walton to the Fred Gannon State Park. Fortunately, we were able to set-up early and then change to attend the Services for Larry Carpenter. The Celebration of Life at Niceville Post 221 was well attended and it was a pleasure to meet Pats and Larrys family members. Bernie and I also had the pleasure of pinning their grandchildren, Nora and Wyatt. Thank You Tee for being there for Pat!! That afternoon we traveled to Post 75 Crestview where we met several Auxiliary members. They have Wii-Bowling Tournaments and Dart Tournaments, packing the house for each. Thanks Bunches for the Bottle Centerpiece idea Thursday had a full agenda. We started at Post 235 Ft. Walton Beach, home of PDP Olga OT Terrell with President Tee Maxile and Linda, along with Unit President Debbie, Secretary Shari and Manager Lisa. What an awesome group of women and the list of accomplishments is impressive! The Hall dedicated to OT is beautifully done and the other renovations are in the works. We enjoyed our Pizza Bread for lunch and will de nitely try them for Bernie. Next, we were o to Destin Post 296. President Corlene has a great team of go-getter members. They have Breakfasts and help with Dinners, a Yard/Garage Sale which supported an Adopted Family for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They are working to revitalize BINGO and they are planning for Wreaths Across America! We had to end our visit as they were going into an Executive meeting and we had to get along to our next scheduled visit to Post 382 Navarre. However, the tra c on SR 98 had another adventure in mind The 20-mile distance took over 2-hours!! Fortunately, they all understood as it is normal. Upon arrival we had a great time visiting with President McKenzie and the other members. They are very active hosting an Octoberfest with Bavarian Food; Kids Parties decorating the Hall for Christmas and Easter as well as supporting the Riders with their Ride for Claus A Toy Drive. Keep up the Great Work Ladies!! Friday found us moving the camper to Post 392 Panama City. Thank You President Vicki for arranging our stay! We had a warm welcoming as we all gathered under the awning and the furbabies were in full social tail-wagging mode. We had scheduled a meet and greet at Post 375 Southport with Linda and Jane. President Wanda had 11 members in attendance. We discussed their activities and successes in supporting the Legion Family. We answered questions regarding compliance, protocol and education of our programs. They are very interested in hosting an ABC School and Jane has o ered her time to be the Instructor. Then, we were back to Post 356 for their Fish Dinner Yummy!! We enjoyed an adult-beverage and joined in the Karaoke entertainment for a shortwhile. We met all the Auxiliary members and they also shared their favorite stories of the activities in which they participated. Saturday we were up and atem for a meeting at Post 402 Panama City Beach. They actually share a building with a VFW. President Linda explained this is their 2nd year anniversary. They are co-sponsors of a 5K Run in October the Gary Snead Snowball Express, raising over $10K for Fire Department Equipment. They also sponsor $100 monthly for Food For Kids program. They also sent $500 to Department for K-9s For Warriors. Thank You ladies for an awesome job!! As it was getting close to set-up time for BINGO, we said our good-byes and I am looking forward to hearing greater achievements from this Unit next year We made it back to Post 392 Panama City to welcome the FL Unity Legacy Riders. It was a great pleasure to see Tina Kircho and she shared many of the Units accomplishments. The Unit President was on the Legacy Ride and shared her experience. We had a lovely meet and greet with the members and a group photo including the portrait of their beloved secretary. They also presented me with a gift of ceramic ducks too cute!! We returned to Post 356 for the SAL Steak Night. Bernie was able to visit with the Squadron members and I had the pleasure of meeting more Auxiliary members! Thank You to President Tee and Linda for showing me your kindness and hospitality and your total patience and understanding while we visited your District Units and Members. It was totally ducky!! Sunday we packed up and traveled to Tallahassee to Big Oak RV Park. We met PDP Kathee Coughlin for dinner at Salty Dawg, a local establishment known for their Wings. PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Continued from Page 5 Continued on Page 7


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM7We were joined by Dept. Commander Steve and Western Area Commander Jim Brennan and his wife, Pat. Thanks Bunches it was a fun place and great food! Monday I met District President Muriel Kweyama and Unit 13 Tallahassee at Longhorn for Luncheon Meet and Greet. President Nell was a gracious hostess and we had 18 members in attendance. I met and visited with everyone. Nell Carlisle was a great Historian and had presented President Nell with several books of photos and Unit histories, including the listing of Past Presidents and Girls State attendees. Gayle is very active with Veteran activities. Currently, she is selling donated Orchids for projects supporting our Veterans. That evening we met at Havana Library for the Unit 84 Havana joint dinner meet and greet. They also had a special guest, Caleb Wilson, the Oratorical winner from FL who made it to the semi- nals at National Congratulations! Unfortunately, Steve and Bernie were held up at previous Post visits so we made a plate for them. Tuesday President Muriel took me on several tours; we went to the Tallahassee VA Center and met Lillie and Mary from Unit 217 Quincy serving co ee and doughnuts for our Veterans. We had a tour with VA Police O cer Keyona Foust, a female veteran. By the end of the tour she had an application in hand... Next, we were o to the National Guard Armory for lunch. They had several veterans from Honor Flight in attendance as well as the local representative for the Vet Center, another program o ered through the VA for our veterans. Our next stop was the Tallahassee National Cemetery and a tour provided by Director Raymond Miller. What a privilege to see the photos and the behind the scenes as well as plans for the next 100-years. Thank You for special considerations for our heroes and their families. From there we went to Carrabelle to meet Unit 82 Lanark for dinner at the Fishermans Wife Restaurant. President Suzanna had 7 other members in attendance and we had such a great time sharing stories of their events this year. The nominated o cers are ready to make a di erence again next year for their community and students. Thank You for your outstanding e orts and volunteerism! Wednesday, we went to Golf Club at Quincy for luncheon meet and greet with Units 217 Quincy, 100 Marianna and 241 Sneads. What a lovely time sharing stories and accomplishments. The items on the bu et lunch were delicious. Each Unit also presented a gift Thank You all for your kindness!! We ended our District 2 visit as we started, a quite dinner at Golden Corral with Kathee, Jim, Pat, Steve and Bernie. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and hated having to leave Thursday. Friday I traveled to Delray Beach to attend the Services and Celebration of Life for our dear friend, Linda Grevera. She was a great asset to the American Legion Auxiliary, most recently our Department Legislative Chairman with her picture on the cover of the National Auxiliary Magazine and Representative for VA Hospital in West Palm Beach. She was the Department Chairman for National Security this term. Her brother, Paul, shared the top 3 things to remember Linda: her passion for serving/helping by giving back; she showed the meaning of a servants heart of doing without expecting reward and lastly to know your dreams and then go get them. Thank You Linda for being such a great example of a true leader, we will miss you. Saturday was a day lled with District Picnics throughout Florida. I attended the 6th District Picnic hosted by Old Glory Post 183, home of the 3 Amigos. The weather decided to cooperate and we had a good turnout of members from the District as well as several others from Department. We had a surprise guest; Carol Baldwin, the National Eastern Division VA&R Chairman. She had a presentation from the National VA&R Creative Arts Festival which was held in Bu alo, NY a bu alo-shaped cutting-board as a Thank-You for the donation. Too cool!! Also, President Paula from Unit 80 St. Cloud presented a check for K-9s for Warriors Thank You for your generosity ladies! All the proceeds for the Picnic and other donations presented were for Boys and Girls State Transportation. I dont know the totals at this time, but I do know the Strawberries were a great success!!! Thanks to ALL for participating and donating generously!! Two things de ne You. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. Dream on Dreamer and Do You!! For God and Country, TK Treva Kay Wildrick Department PresidentPresident's Photo Gallery Pages 8 9 PRESIDENTS MESSAGE Continued from Page 6


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA 5th District ABC School President s Photo Gallery District 2 Unit 100 Marianna District 2 Unit 217 Quincy District 2 Unit 241 Sneads Gold Star Tea Unit 334 North TampaTHE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM9 Unit 13 Luncheon Unit 26 Plant City Unit 82 Lanark Dinner Unit 88 Jacksonville with K9's Donation Unit 120 Holly Hill Unit 235 Ft Walton Beach Unit 340 Pensacola and PDP Edie Herrington Unit 340 Pensacola and PDP Edie HerringtonThe Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM9


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAConstitutional Conference Dates2018THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDADistrict 1June 9, 2018 American Legion Post 235 105 Hollywood Blvd; Fort Walton Beach, Fl. 32548 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 3May 12, 2018 American Legion Post 57 2602 S. Main Street; Lake City, Fl. Registration Time 10:00 am | Meeting Time 11:00 amDistrict 5May 13, 2018 American Legion Post 137 5543 San Juan Ave; Jacksonville, Fl. 32210 Registration Time 8:00 am | Meeting Time 9:00 amDistrict 7June 2, 2018 American Legion Post 72 1500 N. Church Ave; Mulberry, Fl. 33860 Registration Time 9:30 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 9June 16, 2018 American Legion Post 222 4250 NE 5th Ave; Oakland Park, Fl. 33334 Registration Time 8:00 am | Meeting Time 8:30 amDistrict 12May 12, 2018 American Legion Post 359 7620 South US Hwy 1; Titusville, Fl. 32780 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 14June 2, 2018 American Legion Post 133 16401 SW 90 Ave; Palmetto Bay, Fl. 33157 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 16June 16, 2018 American Legion Post 252 11433 Park Blvd N; Seminole, Fl. 33772 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 2TBADistrict 4TBADistrict 6May 6, 2018 American Legion Post 219 194 W. Fountain St; Fruitland Park, Fl. Registration Time 12:30 pm | Meeting Time 1:00 pmDistrict 8May 19, 2018 American Legion Post 159 1770 E. Venice Ave; Venice, Fl. 34292 Registration Time 12:00 pm | Meeting Time 1:00 pmDistrict 11June 9, 2018 American Legion Post 271 775 US Hwy 1; Tequesta, Fl. 33469 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 13May 19, 2018 American Legion Post 103 2101 Taylor Rd; Punta Gorda, Fl. 33950 Registration Time 8:30 am | Meeting Time 9:00 amDistrict 15June 2, 2018 American Legion Post 138 5535 West Prescott St; Tampa, Fl. 33616 Registration Time 9:00 am | Meeting Time 10:00 amDistrict 17May 6, 2018 American Legion Post 361 2648 S. Ridgewood Ave; South Daytona, Fl. 32119 Registration Time 12:00 pm | Meeting Time 1:00 pm


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM11 Attention!Award applications needed & wanted!! I have received some marvelous submissions for the Helen Gardner Unit Member of the Year Award, but, WE NEED MORE!!! How about more applications for the Servicewoman of the Year Award? Information can be found in the 20172018 American Legion Auxiliary Department of Florida Handbook. Entry forms are also available in the Past Presidents Parley section online at: https://ala .org/programs/pastpresidents-parley/Lets take our outstanding ladies to National! M-I-C, K-E-Y, M-O-U-S-EEEEEE Past President s Parlay JULIA FLINT GRIFFITH


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Historian ELEANOR AMATOHISTORIAN ELEANOR AMATO VISITS AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY USS TAMPA UNIT 5 During my recent visit to the American Legion USS Tampa Post 5 for the rededication and anniversary of the sinking of their name sake US Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, I had the privilege of a tour of the home for the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5. I was taken back by the wall of honor of every president since the beginning of Unit 5 in 1921. Pictured above is President O. N. Bie (1921-1922) and on the right a sample of the Wall of Honor. President Bie led the charge to purchase the adjacent 2 acres of land in 1920. According to legion lore she couldnt stomach the notion of a homeless WWI veteran being buried in a paupers grave. At the time, the cemetery was on the outskirts of town, but now it is near one of Tampas busiest intersections. The bone white tombstones march toward a line of oaks. This is sacred ground and is protected. Care of the cemetery falls to the American Legion Cemetery Corp. founded in the 70s. This truly is a site to see. Thank you Rosemary Hamblin for the great tour. All units have a great history, contacted me with your information. Remember, I am here for you, Eleanor Amato, Department of Florida Historian.


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM13 As we remember those who have left us, let us not forget those who gave our rights to us. Without those Veterans who have served, are still serving and those who gave the ultimate sacri ce we would not be able to speak and ght for what we believe in. Always remember that our Heavenly Father is caring for all the Veterans and for everyone in the world. Chaplain LOIS STACHELRODT DISTRICT 1 Carmella D. Vance, Unit 35 Shirley Anderson, Unit 271 Cynthia Bailey, Unit 271 Marjorie Beck, Unit 271 Constance DeVault, Unit 271 DISTRICT 2 Cornelia Smith, Unit 217 DISTRICT 5 Carol Dykes, Unit 137 Lee Dougherty, Unit 129 Betty Lewis, Unit 129 Virginia Terrell, Unit 129 Judy Wolfert, Unit 316 Shirley "Sherry" Strange, Unit 283 DISTRICT 6 Carol Cole, Unit 10 Connie Parrish, Unit 10 Diane Speare, Unit 10 Carol Minucci, Unit 347 DISTRICT 7 Murrell D. Stephan, Unit 8 Ruth Ann Lord, Unit 71 DISTRICT 8 Alichia Breeden, Unit 159 Pantice Fish, Unit 159 Constance Frost, Unit 159 Anne Graf, Unit 159 Lillian Marlatt, Unit 159 Margaret Pittman, Unit 159 Anna A. Springer, Unit 159 Loretta Van Allen, Unit 159 Joan Vance, Unit 159 DISTRICT 11 Brenda B. Spooner, Unit 20 Doris J. Todd, Unit 20 Joan VanName Carlson, Unit 164 DISTRICT 12 Tina Guilbeau, Unit 1 Sara Laver, Unit 1 Yolanda A. Davis, Unit 191 Saundra R. Thomas, Unit 191 Tia Haines, Unit 359 Betty Marino, Unit 359 Dorothy Twist, Unit 366 DISTRICT 13 Louise B. Johnson, Unit 110 Donna L. Moss, Unit 110 Sally A. Steele, Unit 135 Elaine Lussier, Unit 274 Barbara I. Schrack, Unit 323Recently Departed MembersDISTRICT 14 Marion "Mickey" Rauch, Unit 31 Joan Klein, Unit 133 Rosetta Allen, Unit 168 DISTRICT 15 Sherry Y. Schneider, Unit 138 DISTRICT 16 Mary A. Wilson, Unit 119 Karen Good-Rubbins, Unit 125 Myra E. Krauk, Unit 238 Mary St. Clair, Unit 252 Lorraine Wilbur, Unit 252 Valerie D. Fields, Unit 275 Donna M. Fournier, Unit 275 Janet C. Masching, Unit 275 Maureen P. McNulty, Unit 275 Rosemary M. Scarvelli, Unit 275 Maria Rainey, Unit 275 Adelaide R. Sullivan, Unit 305 DISTRICT 17 Genevieve, Unit 6




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THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Secretary PATTY MACDONALD Greeting from Department Headquarters! We have been busy at Department with Girls State, District Constitutional Conference and Department Convention. I want to provide you information on these items. Girls State: We have closed registration, and at this time all the delegates and alternates are busy working on their government questionnaire and attending orientations. Remember, all approved delegates and alternates must attend an orientation to qualify for Girls State.! The dates for orientations are located on our website, www.ala .org, under Quick links, Girls State. They are also on the website calendar. District Constitutional Conferences: District Constitutional Conferences are coming up, and most dates have been set. I will be mailing the voting strength out 10 days prior to the conference. Each unit will receive an envelope and a copy of all units voting strength will be sent to the District President. If you can attend the District Constitutional Conference in the district you are a member of, they would love to see you. The dates for the Constitutional Conference are located on the calendar, on Department website, and also included in this newsletter. Department Convention: Department Convention is fast approaching, and Department is working hard preparing for it! The Call to Convention will be sent out to all the units along with the agenda, and also placed on our website. The Call for Pages and the Call for Colors will be going out and also placed on the website. We hope to see many units and district participating in the call for colors and call for pages. This year, we will be voting electronically at Convention. How exciting that is going to be! We will also have a special National Guest visit us. For hotel information for Department Convention, please visit our website. If the main hotel is full, we have an over ow hotel. National Convention: For those of you who are planning on attending National Convention the hotel information is below for your use: The Marquette Hotel 710 Marquette Ave Minneapolis, MN 55402 For more information or to book your room through The American Legion Department Headquarters please contact Jennifer Scowden at 407-295-2631 ext 232 Poppies: We have received an abundant amount of orders for this distribution and we are working earnestly to ll them. If you ordered your poppies and havent received them and your check was cashed we anticipate being able to send the poppies to you. If we cant ll your order we will send you a refund. We are receiving around 10,000 poppies a week from the poppy makers. Please remember when ordering your poppies there is a deadline and if we receive after the deadline we will try to ll if we have them. I would like to thank each and every one of you for what you do for our organization. MAY 28, 2018


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM17


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA From the Units First ones are fashion show we had for K-9s for Warriors, raising over $2,500 First ones are fashion show we had for K-9s for Warriors, raising over $2,500 District 16: Largo Unit 119 held a Luau complete with Belly Dancer 4/8/18 District 16: Unit14 picture of Department, District Unit Members supporting ACH Milk Fund event District 16: Unit 125 held a Crochet Class making lap robes for veterans District 16: Unit 14 held their 9th County Western Luau with all proceeds including auction going to All Children's Hospital Milk FundTHE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM19 UNIT 154 : Ladies of unit 154 Marathon on our nal Sunday breakfast 15 weeks of Sundays and 2960 breakfasts served this season. UNIT 285: President Dora Lee Dawson Unit 285 presented Department President TK a check for $1000 for her special project K 9 for Warriors. President TK was asked about her project to those who were present. UNIT 79 : Save the Ta Ta's Unit 79 held a bene t for Breast Cancer on 2/11 donated over $2000 to Breast Cancer research Road Cleanup near Mulberry First ones are fashion show we had for K-9s for Warriors, raising over $2,500The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM19


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAThe Legion families in this Department are very fortunate to be part of something that has been around over half a century the Legionnaire Insurance Trust (LIT). The Department joined with the other forty-nine (49) Departments that make-up the LIT. The LIT is this Departments sponsored insurance program. Make no mistake, the broad range of insurance products and services found under the LIT umbrella are your products and services. These products and services are not available to just anyone other veterans included but only to members of this Departments Legion family. The LITs products and services are continually reviewed and updated (plus new programs added) so that you have access to the best selection possible. The oversight of the LIT is done by a Board of Directors with one Trust Director from each participating Department. This helps make sure you are getting the best possible coverage from the Legionnaire Insurance Trust program. Through the LIT, your Department sponsors a broad range of insurance products and services ranging from the no-cost AD&D to HOSPITAL HELP to CANCER CARE to Emergency Assistance + (EA+) to Medicare Supplement and more so one or more will likely ll a need in your familys insurance portfolio. The best way to buy insurance is to shop, compare, and then purchase the coverage from a source you trust. We invite you to compare this Departments endorsed products with any on the market. Then you can buy with the con dence of over fty (50) years of continuous service to Legion families behind the LIT. Buying through the LIT also helps support your Departments programs and services. To learn more about your Departments insurance products and services please call the LITs administrator at (800) 235-6943 or check-out the programs at Either way, there will be no hard-sell or obligation to buy when you do. Prepared and con dentChoose the medical alert service that has saved more lives than any other Special o er for Legionnaires Save up to $70 with free activation and free shipping 2015. Button signal range may vary due to environmental factors. For new customers only. Not to be combined with any other o er and subject to change without notice. Monthly fees and applicable taxes apply. Other fees may apply. Minimum stay on service may be required. *Coverage outside the home provided where AT&T wireless network coverage is available.Theres a Lifeline medical alert solution for you Lifeline o ers a range of choices to help you maintain your independence. Whether you need the go-anywhere protection of GoSafe* or the peace of mind o ered by HomeSafe, Lifeline has you covered. LIT Products and Services Exclusively for Legion Families


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM21Michele DeGennaro Candidate for Department PresidentHudson Unit 335 unanimously endorses Michele DeGennaro for the High O ce of Department President for 2018-2019. Michele is eligible for the American Legion Auxiliary through her deceased grandfather a World War II Army Veteran. Michele joined Hudson, Unit 335 in 2003 and has been an active member since. Micheles commitment to the Auxiliary has been evident by her willingness to serve. On the Unit level she served as Unit President for four terms, and has held 1st Vice President and Historian O ces. Michele has also held Cavalcade of Memories, Children and Youth, Community Service, Constitution and Bylaws, Education, Veterans A airs & Rehabilitation, Past Presidents Parley and Leadership Chairmanships. Michele has also served as Membership Chairman for the past seven years. On the District level she has served as District President and has held the o ces of Historian and Secretary, in addition to Cavalcade of Memories Chairman and Constitution and Bylaws Chairman. On the Department level, she has served as Americanism Chairman, Public Relations Chairman, Membership Chairman, Central Area Membership Committee Member, 3rd Vice President, Children & Youth Chairman, 2nd Vice President, Veterans A airs & Rehabilitation Chairman and is currently serving as 1st Vice President. Michele is also a Certi ed ABC Instructor. If elected the members of Hudson, Unit 335 have every con dence that Micheles dedication to the American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans, Community and Children has prepared her to serve as the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Florida President for the year 2018-2019.


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Yes, I would like to attend the Commanders & Presidents Banquet!All tickets must be purchased in advance, quantities are limited. Tickets will be available for pickup during Convention locate d in the Headquarters Oce.Please mail to: The American Legion, Department of Florida, Attention: Event Coordinator, P.O. Box 547859; Orlando, FL 32854 Name: Phone: # of Tickets X $40 each = Total Due $ Payment Type: Check Money Order Visa Mastercard Discover American Express Credit Card #: Expiration: CVV: Signature: Join us, July 6, 2018, Department Convention at the World Marriott Center. Yes, I authorize my card to be charged for the total amount above. Exp during Convention 5 merican Ex 5 during Convention located in the Headquarters Oce. 59; Orlando, FL 32854 merican Express DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAPRESENTSCOMMANDER & PRESIDENT 2018 FRIDAY 6TH JULY rl d Ma rr io tt C en te t t t r TH TH H CANARY BALLROOM BUSINESS CASUAL DRESSTICKETS: $40 BANQUET: 7:00PM 10:00PMFOR MENU AND COMPLETE DETAILS VISIT FLORIDALEGION.ORGENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED C C C C C C ME N ME EN E R R R R M FO F F O OR R OR O 6 :00PMCOCKTAIL HOUR D E E P P A A A PURCHASE ONLINE THE AMERICAN LEGION


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM23VOTE ELEANOR AMATO FOR DEPARTMENT 2nd VICE PRESIDENT Endorsed by Unit 285 Edgewater, Florida Attended 2016 Mission Training in Atlanta, Ga. NATIONAL APPOINTMENTS: Legislative Committee Member 2017-2018 Southern Division Auxiliary Emergency Fund Chairman 2016-2017 Southern Division Children & Youth Committee Chairman 2015-2016 Department O ces: Department of Florida Historian 2017-2018 Department of Florida Historian 2016-2017 Awarded: Best Department History in the Southern Division Department of Florida Education Chairman 2015-2016 Awarded: Best Overall Department Education Program Southern Division 2015-2016 Department of Florida Auxiliary Emergency Fund 2013-2014 VA Deputy Emory L.Bennett/DAB Nursing Home 2014-2015 Delegate to National Convention 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 District 17 President 2014-2015 District 17 President 2011-2013 Awarded: District President of the Year 2012-2013 District Chairmans, Unit President, Unit Chairmans Leadershp Training 2013 and 2017


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAWanda Brandt For Department 2nd Vice President Member for 21 years. Held every o ce in Unit, except Chaplain Unit President for 4 years. Held various o ce within District District President for 2 years Held chairmanships for Department of Florida Currently 3rd Vice President




THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDAamerican legion auxiliary *** old glory unit 183Proudly presents our ALA Candidate for National Executive CommitteewomanTreva Kay TK Wildrick Past ALA Unit President 5 times Past ALA District President Numerous District & Department Chairmanships ALA Department 3rd Vice President ALA Department 2nd Vice President ALA Department 1st Vice President ALA Department President Proven Leadership & DedicationYou may borrow her for a while but we want her back intact! ALA Unit #183Best Wishes for a Great 2018 Department Convention!


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM27Jane Hardacre Candidate for Department 3rd Vice-President Children & Youth Chairman On August 10, 2017 at a regularly scheduled meeting, Hudson Unit 335 unanimously endorsed Jane Hardacre for the O ce of Department 3rd Vice-President for 2018-2019. Jane is eligible for the American Legion Auxiliary through her husband, a Vietnam Era Navy Veteran. She is also eligible through her two brothers, Army Veterans. Jane joined the American Legion Auxiliary in 2003 and has been an active member since. On the Unit level, Jane has served as President, Secretary, Sergeant At Arms, and Executive Committee. She has held several Unit Chairmanships. On the District level, she has served as District President, Secretary, Sergeant At Arms, Chaplain, Public Relations, Auxiliary Emergency Fund, Children & Youth, and Education Chairman to name a few. On the Department level, she has served as Sergeant At Arms for two years, Membership, Leadership, National Security and is currently serving as Americanism Chairman. Jane is also a Certi ed Leadership Instructor. If elected, the members of Hudson, Unit 335 have every con dence that Janes dedication to the American Legion Auxiliary, military families, and the community has prepared her to serve as Departments 3rd Vice President, Children & Youth Chairman for the year 2018-2019.


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA Membership Reports DISTRICT 1UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0075Crestview 1480919161.49% 0078Milton 240202083.33% 0193Pensacola 97188199102.06% 0221Niceville 942636569.15% 0235Ft Walton Beach184315916288.04% 0240Pensacola 253021721785.77% 0296Destin 340333397.06% 0340Pensacola 2948288296100.68% 0356Lynn Haven 187516817392.51% 0375Southport 6026466110.00% 0378Gulf Breeze 291161758.62% 0382Navarre 115010410490.43% 0392Panama City161313914288.20% 0402Panama City Beach3013738126.67% TOTALS 1710431480152389.06% DISTRICT 2UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0013Tallahassee988829091.84% 0082Lanark912828492.31% 0084Havana3010152583.33% 0100Marianna553454887.27% 0217Quincy549435296.30% 0241Sneads5520325294.55% TOTALS3835229935191.64% DISTRICT 3UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0049Monticello1402020142.86% 0057Lake City233321321692.70% 0107Live Oak542434583.33% 0131Greenville324252990.63% 0215Jasper424343890.48% 0224Madison320303093.75% 0291Steinhatchee1423144147103.52% 0383Old Town164414014487.80% TOTALS7132064966993.83% DISTRICT 4UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0016Gainesville 801545568.75% 0027Ocala 398243282.05% 0058Dunnellon 462414393.48% 0077Inverness 2433841 170.83% 0149Newberry 2002020100.00% 0155Crystal River2882292294102.08% 0166 Homosassa Springs2923638 131.03% 0210Ocala 1307753.85% 0230Hawthorne 583485187.93% 0236Bronson 5205252100.00% 0237Beverly Hills145113713895.17% 0284Belleview 951747578.95% 0314Starke 120111191.67% TOTALS 9012383485795.12% APRIL 27, 2018THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM29 DISTRICT 7UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0003Bartow 852757790.59% 0004Lakeland712687098.59% 0008Winter Haven656559259791.01% 0034Haines City740656587.84% 0071Lake Wales950949498.95% 0072Mulberry1581314015396.84% 0201Florence Villa385313694.74% TOTALS117727 10651092 92.78% DISTRICT 8UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0011Arcadia419233278.05% 0024Bradenton3641830232087.91% 0025Lake Placid328031631696.34% 0030Sarasota9718698789.69% 0069Avon Park534751151897.00% 0074Sebring4709292195.74% 0113Rotonda West407634134785.26% 0159Venice7092160262387.87% 0254North Port1080888881.48% 0266Fruitville1164121125107.76% 0309Palmetto1722177179104.07% 0312Oneco240521121690.00% 0325Ellenton1290132132102.33% TOTALS3292902985307593.41% DISTRICT 5UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0009Jacksonville301262790.00% 0037Saint Augustine7246973101.39% 0054Fernandina Beach179515916491.62% 0088Jacksonville1082828477.78% 0129Jacksonville Beach3331429931393.99% 0137Jacksonville5702445247683.51% 0194St Augustine7410556587.84% 0197Jacksonville7320476791.78% 0202Keystone Heights782384051.28% 0233Ponte Vedra Beach2163511014567.13% 0244Jacksonville404182255.00% 0250Middleburg3804128933086.84% 0283Jacksonville4161934636587.74% 0316Atlantic Beach3725226932186.29% 0372Mandarin110101090.91% 0373Orange Park4093241102.50% 0401Hilliard2412627112.50% TOTALS 30162432327257085.21% DISTRICT 6UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0010Kissimmee2028199207102.48% 0019Orlando130311211588.46% 0021Umatilla1509960.00% 0035Mount Dora912828492.31% 0041Eustis 200131365.00% 0052Lake Panaso kee2471825104.17% 0053Sanford 933757883.87% 0055Clermont 710686895.77% 0063Winter Garden250232392.00% 0080Saint Cloud2962624326990.88% 0101Bushnell 125010110180.80% 0109Ocoee 1204433.33% 0112Winter Park2231922100.00% 0183Fern Park 1811513915485.08% 0219Fruitland Park207318518890.82% 0242Orlando 1331410211687.22% 0286Orlando 2311218820086.58% 0330Leesburg 7610627294.74% 0331Orlando 4313223581.40% 0347Lady Lake17651019101920108.78% 0357Clermont 232161878.26% TOTALS 37851313590 3721 98.31%The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM29


THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA DISTRICT 12UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0001Titusville3142028630697.45% 0022Cocoa8939093104.49% 0039Vero Beach167315515894.61% 0040Fort Pierce163014814890.80% 0081Melbourne1281838465.63% 0117Palm Bay4681443144595.09% 0126Jensen Beach228421822297.37% 0163Melbourne309926627589.00% 0171Fort Pierce001010#DIV/0! 0189Sebastian121011011090.91% 0191Melbourne10918678577.98% 0200Satellite Beach1280129129100.78% 0318Port St Lucie701369269599.14% 0348Cape Canaveral198015215276.77% 0358White City4004343107.50% 0359Port St John25917248265102.32% 0366Barefoot Bay73225173100.00% 0394Palm Bay944122126134.04% 0410Viera2717829.63% TOTALS36161193308 3427 94.77% DISTRICT 11UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0020Belle Glade656515787.69% 0047Lake Worth12459810383.06% 0062Stuart1782317319179.21% 0064Okeechobee1150123123106.96% 0065Delray Beach574424680.70% 0141W est Palm Beach8158489 109.88% 0164Boynton Beach1381412313799.28% 0188Delray152101280.00% 0199W Palm Beach500454590.00% 0268Riviera Beach809586783.75% 0271Tequesta200917618592.50% 0277Boca Raton1001878888.00% 0288Boynton Beach5327194686.79% 0367R oyal Palm Beach42112637 88.10% 0399Palm City1825738.89% TOTALS13169712641361103.42% DISTRICT 13UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0038Fort Myers631495079.37% 0090Cape Coral2043210213104.41% 0103Punta Gorda394436837294.42% 0110Port Charlotte589853153991.51% 0123Sanibel8228183101.22% 0130Labelle150013113187.33% 0135Naples372025225267.74% 0136Saint James City488143143288.52% 0192Fort Myers224162090.91% 0274Fort Myers Beach633361361697.31% 0299Moore Haven190151578.95% 0303Bonita Springs4241735837588.44% 0323Lehigh Acres4863640444090.53% 0336N Ft Myers361731932690.30% 0351Fort Myers931737479.57% TOTALS4380873851 3938 89.91% DISTRICT 9UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0036Ft Lauderdale480343470.83% 0092Hollywood125211812096.00% 0142Pompano Beach2715220125393.36% 0157Margate 2862223525789.86% 0162Deer eld Beach2372917720686.92% 0180Fort Lauderdale11699510489.66% 0209Dania Beach1101616145.45% 0220Ft Lauderdale3012142686.67% 0222Fort Lauderdale772636584.42% 0287Deer eld Beach150141493.33% 0304Dania 128269311992.97% 0310Hallandale390373794.87% 0321Cooper City1322410412896.97% 0365Sunrise 1501818120.00% TOTALS15301781219139791.31%THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA


The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM31 DISTRICT 16UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0007Clearwater3531431432892.92% 0014St Petersburg145511612183.45% 0079New Port Richey4335635140794.00% 0104Pinellas Park247619319980.57% 0119Largo 37121367388104.58% 0125St Petersburg362933734695.58% 0158Treasure Island2420257257106.20% 0173Holiday 2621722524292.37% 0238Safety Harbor2811526327898.93% 0252Seminole9411480882287.35% 0273Madeira Beach2790628572863102.62% 0275Dunedin 58214621635109.11% 0305St Pete Beach1070878781.31% 0335Hudson 2411620021689.63% TOTALS 73571936996 7189 97.72% DISTRICT 17UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0006Deland 141111511682.27% 0017 New Smyrna Beach2463188191 77.64% 0045Palatka 4024244110.00% 0115Palm Coast 402363895.00% 0120HollyHill 2491220721987.95% 0127Lake Helen 267172492.31% 0204Daytona Beach2511102184.00% 0255Deltona 314172167.74% 0259Debary 294242896.55% 0267Ormond Beach164715215996.95% 0270Port Orange171015115188.30% 0285Edgewater 145512412988.97% 0293Interlachen 4134043104.88% 0361S Daytona 15311148159103.92% TOTALS 1501721271 1343 89.47% DISTRICT 14UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0028Key West680575783.82% 0031South Miami1671168169101.20% 0043Homestead630585892.06% 0067North Miami4865157118.75% 0098Coral Gables220151568.18% 0133Miami6075562103.33% 0154Marathon1801187188104.44% 0168Key West302424800.00% 0333Key Largo790646481.01% 0346Miami4044100.00% 0374Key Biscayne600505083.33% TOTALS7541573374899.20% DISTRICT 15UNITCITY GOALJRSRTOTALPERCENT0005Tampa 452333577.78% 0026Plant City364283288.89% 0111Tampa441404193.18% 0138Tampa 36312375387106.61% 0139Tampa 135011611685.93% 0147Odessa2502727108.00% 0148Riverview194414514976.80% 0152Tampa2851125526693.33% 0167Tampa313121548.39% 0186Brooksville371134334492.72% 0246Sun City Center426293583.33% 0248West Tampa273222592.59% 0334Tampa2912930103.45% 0389Ruskin1861723127.78% TOTALS1645541471 1525 92.71%The Kaleidoscope VOLUME VII ISSUE 10 MAY 2018 MMM31