The Swanton American Legion Auxiliary Unit #479 had an outstanding trip to the district meeting recently. Out of seven awards Swanton earned, they brought home five first place awards with “Best Over All Report” and one second place finish. This was from a field of 58 Units. The awards were as follows:
Americanism: first place (Silver Platter) and overall most outstanding annual report;
Children and Youth: first place (Silver Pitcher) and overall most outstanding annual report;
Community Service: first place (Silver Ladle) and overall most outstanding annual report;
Membership: “Hulda Stebbins Award” (Sliver Pitcher) for unit having the largest percentage over goal;
Membership: “Betty Horton Award” (Silver Platter/Plaque) for unit having the largest numerical increase over goal and
VA & R (Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation) – second place certificate.