At the Legion Auxiliary convention


The 97th Annual Convention of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) of the Department of Pennsylvania was held at the Radisson Penn Harrisburg, Camp Hill, July 13 to 15. With the 2017-18 newly elected president of the ALA Department of Pennsylvania, Mary Greiman, are members of Centre, Lycoming and Clinton counties. From left are Mary Ellen Switzer, president of ALA Unit #893 of Milesburg and newly elected chaplain of the Department of Pennsylvania; Carol Wert Walker, officer of ALA Unit #131 and ALA Department of Pennsylvania district president for Centre, Lycoming and Clinton counties; Greiman, who is from ALA Unit #791 of York; Sandra Miller, president of ALA Unit #444 of Millheim; and Delores Oechler, vice president of ALA Unit #001 of Williamsport. Awards and certificates of participation were given to ALA members who volunteer in the “Spirit Of Service, Not Self” for the many programs for veterans, troops, their families, children and youth, communities and homeless veterans that ALA supports.