American Legion Auxiliary takes part in flag burning
Members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60, Berkeley Springs, participated in the ceremony of "disposing of unserviceable flags" on Saturday June 16, Sponsored by the American Legion Alderton-Dawson Post 60 Berkeley Springs, members of Post 60 Squadron 60, the Tri State Color Guard and Cub Scout Dylan McCusker representing Den 3, Pack 12 were also present. Debbie Fox, Erica Dods and Darlene Shives assisted in the ceremony.
At the May 10 meeting of Unit 60, Debbie Fox, unit president, introduced Gladis Nunn, a new member attending her first meeting. At the meeting the members endorsed the awarding of several scholarships to deserving graduating seniors of Berkeley Springs High School.
Janet Culp representing Unit 60, awarded the scholarships from The Patricia Kessel Memorial Scholarship Fund at the senior awards assembly on May 23, to Martin W. Harvey, Travis W. McCoy, Caitlin C. Michael, Ami M Sirbaugh, Joshua D. Smalley and Adam M. Waugh.
The unit also presented two American Legion Good Citizenship Awards, one to a senior and one to a sophomore. Senior Joshua D. Smalley and sophomore Leonard Roach were the recipients.
Final plans were made for the Annual Memorial Picnic for Veterans which was held May 30 at the VA Medical Center, Martinsburg.