Brockway, PA – Mayor Bill Hrinya proclaimed that the week of December 15 is American Legion Auxiliary Week in the Borough of Brockway.
Hrinya made the announcement at a dinner for members of the auxiliary. 14 members received certificates for serving with the American Legion Auxiliary for over 40 years or for being over 90 years old and still active in the Legion. One member is 100 years old, as old as the Legion itself, which was founded in 1919 by Congress to support veterans and military personnel.
Sen. Joe Scarnati endorsed the certificates, which went to Rita Landini, Chris Stowman, Violet Kopp, Shirley McCoy, Elva Kiester, Maxine Nava, Mable Delio, Paula Delp, Betty Marchiori, Fran Scolese, Lori Krug, Louise Castiglione, Genevieve Benson, and Joan Cavalier.
Hrinya presented a copy of the proclamation to Post 95 Auxiliary President Dee Dee Carlini.