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.