Society of Military Widows Luncheon

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By Su Phelps and Babette Kellner, Photos by Janet Snyder and Ken Hill

The Society of Military Widows held their monthly meeting on July 8th at the Harbor Palace, 4575 Spring Mt. Road.

Barbara Roderick – introduced legislation requiring benefit information be given to veterans and veteran’s Widows. SMW chapter 34 endorsed the proposed legislation.

The other speakers were: Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod, Assemblywoman for District 34, Aaron Manfredi- running for GOP Clark County Administrator and is in a re-vote, and Mindie Lloyd- running for Clark County Clerk. Mindie also donated the Vegas Strong blanket for the raffle.

Denise Ashurst, Pride in Purity, gave SMW a certificate of appreciation for SMW support of her organization that helps girls.

American Legion Auxiliary #14 Juniors supported the Gold Star children in attendance by painting beautiful pictures with them.

Debra Johnson from Supreme Lending spoke about how she can help with special financing for homes, also wrote a beautiful letter to after her talk at the meeting. Please read it is very moving.