Updated August 05, 2014

WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

THE ADDITIONAL STRENGTH OF THE AMERICAN LEGION

The American Legion Auxiliary has been around for over
seventy-five years.

ALA Mission Statement

In the spirit of service, not self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to
support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the
lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad.

For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and
promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.

If member were ask what the auxiliary does, here is what they would say.

OUR PURPOSE:

  1. To defend and teach the principles of democracy
  2. To uphold the law of the land
  3. To foster patriotism
  4. To honor and serve our veterans
  5. To instill a sense of obligation to the community, state and nation
  6. To guard the basic freedoms of religion, expression and choice
  7. To support the work of the American Legion
  8. To continue our association with devotion of service to God and Country

WHO CAN JOIN?

YOU CAN JOIN THE AUXILIARY IF YOU ARE:

  • The mother, wife, sister, daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a current member of THE AMERICAN LEGION.
  • A female veteran who served during any of the conflicts listed on the application form.
  • A member of THE AMERICAN LEGION (Yes, women veterans can join, in fact they can be members of both organizations)
  • The mother, wife sister, daughter, granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a deceased veteran who served during any of the conflicts listed on the application form. (Eligibility also applies to step-relatives)

HOW DO YOU JOIN?

Contact one of the District Auxiliary Officers for an application.

AUXILIARY OFFICERS OF THE 13TH DISTRICT
2014-2015
Name Title Phone Number
Fax Number or
E-mail Address
Donelda (Donnie) Denney President 408.729.6290
stkrqn@earthlink.net
Patricia McLeod First Vice President 408.926.9946
pmcleod5970@yahoo.com
Cece Harvey Second Vice President 408.709.9092
cc1harvey@yahoo.com
Theresa Jacob Secretary/Treasurer 408.476.1288
tjinsj@yahoo.com
Kelly Pena Chaplain 408.642.7722
kmsouza22263@hotmail.com
Jessica Mead Historian ---.---.----
jessicam291@gmail.com
Florence Perdue Parliamentarian 408.248.2930
No E-mail
Donita Faltesek Sergeant-at-Arms 408.916.8315
donita_faltesek@yahoo.com
Elaine Taylor Marshal 408.251.6969
No E-mail
Mary Hidalgo Jr. Past President 408.736.4453
hidalgo1@msn.com

AL AUXILIARY DISTRICT 13 MEETINGS 2014-2015

All District Meetings are at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise stated.

Post # Day Date Location City Misc.
791 Sunday Aug. 31, 2014 360 N White Rd. San Jose  
564 Sunday Oct. 19, 2014 2120 Walsh Ave. Santa Clara  
419 Sunday Feb. 08, 2015 958 Homestead Rd. Santa Clara  
318 Sunday Apr. 19, 2015 1504 Minnesota Ave. San Jose  
TBD Sunday Jun. 07, 2015 TBD TBD  

WE HAVE FOUR AUXILIARY UNITS IN OUR DISTRICT

UNIT 318 - 1504, MINNESOTA AVENUE, SAN JOSE
UNIT 419 - 958 HOMESTEAD ROAD, SANTA CLARA
UNIT 564 - 2120 WALSH AVENUE, SANTA CLARA
UNIT 791 - 360 NORTH WHITE ROAD, SAN JOSE

AUXILIARY UNIT PRESIDENTS
UNIT # NAME PHONE #
318 P. McLeod 408.926.9946
419 C. Whitaker 408.667.2336
564 J. Grier 408.258.9231
791 D. Denney 408.729.6290

AUXILIARY UNIT SECRETARIES
UNIT # NAME PHONE #
318 A. Robertson ---.---.----
419 M. Taylor 909.731.4309
564 B. Labato ---.---.----
791 E. Taylor 408.251.6969

PAST AUXILIARY DISTRICT PRESIDENTS
UNIT # NAME YEAR(S)
564 M. Hildago 2013-14
4th Term
564 D. Faltesek 2012-13
564 J. McLeod 2011-12
3rd Term
419 T. Jacob 2010-11
4th Term
419 T. Jacob 2009-10
3rd Term
564 M. Hildago 2008-09
3rd Term
564 P. Leonardo 2008
2nd Term
564 P. Leonardo 2007-08
791 B. Thompson 2006-07
791 S. Fimowicz 2005-06
419 T. Jacob 2004-05
2nd Term
419 T. Jacob 2003-04
419 L. Dunbar 2003-
(resigned)
791 S. Mojica 2002-03
564 J. Mcleod 2001-02
2nd Term
419 S. Jacob 2000-01
2nd Term
419 S. Jacob 1999-00
318 C. Fanucchi 1998-99
564 J. McLeod 1997-98
419 F. Jacob-Perdue 1996-97
669 G. Jeske 1995-96
2nd Term
564 M. Quinata 1994-95
791 M. Koplin 1993-94
89 C. Holland 1992-93
419 I. Vincent 1991-92
344 M. Hidalgo 1990-91
2nd Term
791 A. Hamilton 1989-90
318 C. Hain 1988-89
375 A. Sonnichsen 1987-88
419 V. Miller 1986-87
564 E. Martin 1985-86
791 D. Billing 1984-85
558 E. M. Clancy 1983-84
419 B. Ferreira 1982-83
318 F. Weddel 1981-82
564 D. Rodriquez 1980-81
399 E. Hughes 1979-80
419 A. M. Castro 1978-79
318 R. Bautista 1977-78
791 R. Wooden 1976-77
669 R. Chappell !975-76
344 V. Christian 1974-75
318 F. Gapero 1973-74
419 C. Wiedmann 1972-73
714 P. Garcia 1971-72
669 G. Jeske 1970-71
  UNKNOWN 1969-70
399 P. Peyton 1968-69
558 A. Black 1967-68
669 M. Braquet 1966-67
344 R. Wohler 1965-66
318 L. Tate 1964-65
375 M. Cabbage 1963-64
158 J. Olson 1962-63
419 C. Calhoun 1961-62
248 F. Givich 1960-61
344 M. Hildago 1959-60
318 L. McStott 1958-59
217 F. Urievich 1957-58
399 V. Wade 1956-57
375 E. Wegner 1955-56

THAT IS JUST THE BEGINNING

  WE WORK TO PREVENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TEEN SUICIDE, CHILD ABUSE AND TEEN PREGNANCY

WE EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN FOR LEADERSHIP THROUGH GIRLS STATE, GIRLS NATION, VOLUM TEENS AND SCORES OF LOCAL AND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

WE ORGANIZE COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVES, LOCAL AND NATIONAL CONSERVATION EFFORTS, EMERGENCY AND DISASTER RELIEF WORLDWIDE, CHILD SAFETY ACTIVITIES AND TAKE LEGISLATIVE ACTION

WE HELP OUR OWN MEMBERS WITH EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE GRANTS AND HELP MILITARY SERVICE PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH THE FAMILY ASSISTANCE NETWORK

WE CONTRIBUTE MILLIONS OF VOLUNTEER HOURS AND DONATE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO WORTHY CAUSES AROUND THE WORLD AND IN OUR OWN COMMUNITIES

THE AUXILIARY IS ALL THAT AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU!

National Office of the American Legion Auxiliary

California Department of the American Legion Auxiliary

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT ONE OF OUR MEETINGS

AGAIN A BIG WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

"SERVICE TO OUR VETERANS & FAMILIES"


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