Gilbert Graham The Bridgeport Post (Bridgeport, CT) 1 May 1955 Sun, Page 30
SALE OF POPPIES LAUNCHED TODAY BY VFW CHAPTER araORD The annual Pounv dri of Devon Post T7&8, VFW, waa launched to-day to-day to-day and will continue throughout the month of May. Carl Naber Is general chairman of the drive committee and Julia Cratty is co-chairman. co-chairman. co-chairman. The sale of popples each year Is to enable the VFW to continue Its relief program to aid veterans and their families in time of need. The post and its auxiliary made six visit to various veterans hospital hospital throughout the state so far this year, donating gifts and cigarettes cigarettes to the hospitalized veterans. Last week the auxiliary visited the Fairfield State hospital in Newtown Newtown where there are 149 veterans. They distributed cup cakes, ice cream and candy and also sponsor-1 sponsor-1 sponsor-1 ed a program or entertainment which included singing and dancing. dancing. Auxiliary members making the visit were. Shirley Horbal. presi dent; Dorothy Fhelan, Rosemary Williams, Mary Peters. Adele Smith and Mary Cratty. At a recent meeting of the auxiliary, auxiliary, Mrs. Minnie Golden, of Bridgeport, auxiliary department president, made her initial visit to the Devon Dosts" auxiliary. Mrs. Golden complimented the unit for it excellent floor work. Alberta Naber waa chairman of the com- com- mitten arransrlnr the visit Flans are being formulated by the auxiliary to sponsor a games party during the month of June. At tne next meeting oi me unit new officers will be elected. Church women to meet Mrs. John Forsberr ot the Oak street Christian parish, will speak or her work at the partsn at a meet-lne- meet-lne- meet-lne- meet-lne- of the Woman's Association of the Church of Christ Congregation al, Wednesday. Mrs. Forsberg Is a graduate of Drew university and Tale Divinity school ana was oroainea in ao. Cancer dressings will oe maoe bv the group starting at 10 a.m. after which luncheon will be serv- serv- ! bv Croun four W1UI Mrs. C xv. Jacobs and Mrs. William A. Ford as co-chairmen. co-chairmen. co-chairmen. Mrs. Irvln G. Thursby will lead the devotions and children of the members will be cared for In the Scout room of the church. Nutmea Stamp Club The Nutmeg 8tamp club of Stratford and Mllford wilt have Its regular meeting tomorrow at 8 p. m In the Averting House. Stratford. Harry Lounsbary, chairman of the program committee, has announced announced there will be a guest speaker and a stamp auetlon. The meeting Is open to all -per -per sons mterestea in pmiateiy. Golf teaoue Planned The Recreation department Is formulating plans to organize Wednesday Wednesday and Thursday night golf leagues. Each team will be allowed six men on tho roster, four of whom will play. All games will be played at the orange Mills country ciuo. T ..f 11 trams nartlcnated. 188 matches were played. Tho Devon Devon Sporting won the Wednesday night championship with an 11-2 11-2 11-2 record and U. S. Motors took tho Thursday night competition witn There will be a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday In the Recreation department's department's office in the basement of the Town hall to further plans. This will bo the only session prior to league. play. One representative from eaclt interested team is asiceu to attend. The following teams, along with their captains, have indicated In terest: Wednesday night: Devon Power, Rnv Lund. Sr.: Mllford Snort shop. Harold Lund; U. S. Motors One, Thomas Barry; Norden One, Edward Edward Flannery; Edgcomb Steel, Stephen Ramon; Mllford Rivet One, Joseph Hurioui ana jamora pharmacy, joaniei worroii. Thursday night: . Norden Two, Mr. Flannery; U. S. Motors Two, Mr. Barry; Post Office, Arnold Hyser; Village Diner. Bernard Werner: VFW, Gilbert Graham; George-Howard George-Howard George-Howard Co.. Robert Col- Col- umber ana Minora xurei. wu, Kenneth Rogers. Anr organization. Industrial con cern or club Interested In entering the competition should contact the Recreation department or send a representative to th meeting. The deadline for fiiihr tw ap plications is Wednesday at o p.