VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary to hold annual district convention

The 69th annual Sixth District Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies’ Auxiliary will be held on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at the Pvt. Leonard Post, Jr. Post 6251, located at 2450 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

The convention begins Friday with a fish fry from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Ladies’ Auxiliary registration will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.

Saturday’s events begin with registration for both the VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary from 8 to 9 a.m. A Joint Memorial Service will take place on the Post grounds at 9 a.m. Immediately following the Joint Service, the VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary business sessions will take place, including election of officers for the 2013-14 year.

The Sixth District’s Commander’s and President’s Dinner to honor outgoing Commander Lance Becker and President Katherine Macris will take place Saturday evening, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail hour. Dinner will follow promptly at 6:30 p.m.

All VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary members are welcome to attend.