It has been a very busy fall for your Chief of Staff. In September and October, I traveled
with Department President Cookie Little and Department Secretary Valorie Wrinkle as we made
unofficial visits to Auxiliaries, Roseburg VA and White City, and gave Extension Presentations
to Hood River Post 12211 and Salem Post 661.

We were on the road again to Salt Lake City to attend the National President Carla
Martinez "Celebrating America’s Freedom Event” at the Golden Spike National Park on
September 18.

I was the Department Representative at the District 2 Fall meeting on September 30. A
small but mighty district.

I took a break to have knee surgery and my rehab took eight weeks for me to get back on
my feet. So unfortunately, I missed the institution on October 28, of our new Auxiliary to Post
#4015. I give out a big WELCOME to our new members and hope to meet them soon.

I was able to attend Western Conference in Salt Lake City on November 3-5, 2023. It
was so much fun to watch the Oregon Auxiliary members put on an Auxiliary Jeopardy skit
about Auxiliary Outreach. They were great!

I look forward to a healthy New Year and wish the same for all of you,