American Legion Auxiliary
Rachel Gray, Mary Michael and Darlene Shives representing the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 hosted the June birthday party at the senior center on June 15. Small gifts were given to those senior citizens whose birthdays were in June.
Rachel Gray gave a bit of hostory for many differnet dates in June. June 14 being Flag Day, she read the article written by Unit 60 Americanism chairman, Erica Dods, which appeared in a previous issue of The Morgan Messenger and gave each person a small flag in honor of Flag Day.
Gray told of John Dodd of Spokane, Washington who started Father's Day in 1910, which is now also celebrated on the third Sunday in June. She also mentioned that West Vriginia became the 35th state on June 20, 1863 and that the state is called "Coal Bin of the World."