Auxiliary observes Military Child Month

Madison American Legion Auxiliary, front row, left to right, Amy Cody, Irma Fluet, Betty Price, Merrilyn Vieira and Grace Rollins. Back row, Holly Kinney, Pauline Bell, Diane Pinkham, Harriet Bryant, Amy Washburn and Nancy Drew. (contributed photo)

Military Child display (contributed photo)

Members of the Madison American Legion Auxiliary wearing purple conducted the Military Child’s Table Setting Ceremony at their recent meeting. The potted flowering plant symbolizing that a military child may flower and flourish where they are planted.

The hand spade recognizes that they may be transplanted to a new place in the world at a moment’s notice.

Birthday hat and unlit candles, along with the baseball and glove and ballet slippers represent special occasions that are missed.

Family photo depicting a child with his or her uniformed parent/parents demonstrates our country’s strength.

American flag to remind us that families are united in their commitment at home or away.


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