DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20

DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20 Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20 in Leesville, Louisiana. Serving Those Who Have Served In Our Armed Forces. Making A Difference.

03/24/2021

Members, it's time for a meeting!
March 28th, 4pm to eat and 5pm for meeting!
Located at 300 South 1st Street, at the DAV Office.
Social distancing will be observed to the best of our ability. Please bring a mask with you for the safety of you as well as others.
I will send out a reminder on the 26th via text and Facebook messenger.
Please do your best to attend the meeting, as there is much that needs to be discussed.
Till then be safe and stay well.

06/20/2020

Members, it's time for a meeting!
June 28th, 4pm to eat and 5pm for meeting!
Located at 300 South 1st Street, at the DAV Office.
Social distancing will be observed to the best of our ability. Please bring a mask with you for the safety of you as well as others.
I will send out a reminder on the 25th via text and facebook messenger.
Till then be safe and stay well.

12/26/2019

TIME IS RUNNING OUT!!!!
Membership will change on January 1, 2020, becoming $250 for everyone 18 to 80!
It's not to late to still get your membership in and fall under the tiered cost.....SO depending on your age, it could be way cheaper for you to get that membership in TODAY!
All I need is you to fill out an application and a minimum of $20!!! (Call me: 337-208-3825)
Oh and don't forget children are complimentary until they turn 18! Sign them up at Birth!
PM me if your interested in becoming a member of an incredible organization that will welcome you in like family.

DAV/DAVA National Convention has came to a close!  CONGRATS to all the new officers! See y'all in Dallas in 2020!
08/08/2019

DAV/DAVA National Convention has came to a close! CONGRATS to all the new officers! See y'all in Dallas in 2020!

01/27/2019

As a Reminder!!!!!
Jack Redell Unit 20 will hold its monthly meeting today!
Dinner at 4, Meeting at 5.
Our DAVA State Commander Linden Comeaux, his wife Barbara and Immediate Past State Cmdr Shirly Mercer will be visiting us this evening. Hope yall can all come out and meet them!
Thanks
Kat

10/25/2018

ATTENTION DAV AUXILIARY MEMBERS!!!!!
of Jack Redell Unit #20!!!!
DAVA Meeting......Sunday October 28th at 4 pm, being held at the DAV Office, 300 S. 1st Street (behind the Leesville Post Office).
Your Attendance is NEEDED as we have much to discuss.
1. Which Way to Main Street
2. Veteran's Day Program
3. State Mid-Winter Conference
4. DAV/DAVA Christmas Dinner
5. Leesville Christmas Parade
6. Fundraising Project

08/26/2018

Reminder!!!
DAV Auxiliary Unit 20 will hold its monthly meeting today Sunday, August 26th, at the DAV Office located 300 S. 1st St. Leesville beginning at 4pm for dinner and meeting beginning at 5 pm.
Please pass the word to others that may want to come to the meeting as a member or to join.
I can be reached at 337-208-3825 if you have any questions.
Thanks and hope to see you there.

08/25/2017

Calling ALL DAVA Members:
We will have a meeting on Sunday 27th of August at 4pm!
Please bring your Jr's if they are available as they will have a meeting at the same time as we do.
Jennifer will be cooking up some enchiladas for us to eat during the meeting as well.
Also, our State Commander may be coming for a visit as well, So please come to the meeting and let's show her that we are the best Unit in the State!

Calling ALL DAV Auxiliary Members!If any Member of Jack Redell Unit 20 would like to participate in this 5K on July 21st...
07/11/2017

Calling ALL DAV Auxiliary Members!
If any Member of Jack Redell Unit 20 would like to participate in this 5K on July 21st please let me know by the 14th.

The entry fee is $30.00, but if you are a member in good standing with Jack Redell Unit 20 your cost will be $15.00.
The Unit will cover the remainder of the entry fee.

You must contact me by the 14th to ensure that an application is submitted for you under the Auxiliary.
This is a Walk/Run 5K with the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society!

If you choose not to run/walk please come out and show your support to those of us that will be participating.

06/19/2017

As a reminder to all Unit members.
We will hold our monthly meeting on Sunday the 25th of June at the DAV office in Leesville.
Meeting will begin at 4 p.m....
Juniors are encouraged to come and participate in the meeting.
Finger foods available after meeting.
Hope to see you there and bring a friend!

04/07/2017

Reminder!
Officer Installations will be Friday April 7th at VFW Post 3106 in Leesville beginning at 6pm.
Please come by and show your support for the elected officers. Bring your appetite!

02/27/2017

REMINDER!!!!!
There will be a DAV Auxiliary Membership Meeting on Tuesday February 28, 2017 beginning at 5:00pm for meal and 6:00 pm for meeting!
PLEASE Bring Your Juniors, as they will have plenty to do!
Hope to see everyone there!

11/12/2016

DAV Auxiliary Unit 20 members!

Don't forget we will have a parade meeting tomorrow at the office 3pm.

We will have a better layout on decorating the float and the estimated cost to put it all together.
If you have decorations to put on the tree and/or float then please bring them tomorrow to the office.

Items needed: multi colored and white lights, any type of garland: green, silver, gold, etc., any solid green lights, Angela Martello Peatross don't forget to bring the tree tomorrow, any type of skirting for the sides of the trailer, which is a 32' flatbed, small, medium and large boxes to decorate, wrapping paper, bows, wide ribbon, tape, glue and glue gun, poster paper, markers, pencils/pens, if you can think of anything else that we will need please bring it with you tomorrow.

I do need to know who will be available to decorate on the morning of the 10th, early, and who will be riding the float! I need that head count ASAP!
If you can't make it tomorrow please give me a call at 337-208-3825!
Hope to see everyone tomorrow!

06/28/2016

Notice to all Members and potential Members!!!
Jack Redell Unit 20 will hold a meeting at 6PM tomorrow evening, June 28th at the DAV Office behind the Leesville Post Office, Railway Suites, 300 S. 1st Street, Suite 312.
Dinner served at 5:30pm, bring your drink if you want more than sweet tea or water!
Much to discuss so please come out and lets get some business done!

Our Unit Elections for 2015-2016.  Thank you to all the members.  You are truly what makes the great organization tick.
04/18/2016

Our Unit Elections for 2015-2016. Thank you to all the members. You are truly what makes the great organization tick.

03/22/2016

As a reminder it's the 4th Tuesday of the month!
So that means it's meeting night....
Serving yummy food at 5:30 with meeting to start at 6pm.
It's important that you make it to the meeting this evening as it's elections.
Please let me know if you would like to run for an office.

03/06/2016

As a reminder there will be an Auxiliary Meeting on March 22nd.
Your attendance in needed as it is Officer Election Time!
Meal serving at 5:30 with meeting to begin at 6:00pm.
Hope to see all of you there.

05/25/2015

Reminder!!!!
Meeting to be held tomorrow evening, Tuesday May 26th at 6pm at the DAV Office.
There is much to discuss so hope to see you there.

We just completed the 94th Disabled American Veterans Department of Louisiana State Convention and the 93rd Disabled Ame...
05/17/2015

We just completed the 94th Disabled American Veterans Department of Louisiana State Convention and the 93rd Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Department of Louisiana State Convention in Shreveport, La.
New Officers were nominated, elected and installed for the ensuing year of 2015-2016.
I am proud to have been part of this convention as I went all in and became an Auxiliary Department Officer. It was a lot of information to process and well quite frankly, I'm not sure I got it all. But I am sure that someone will tell me if screw something up! LOL
We were extremely proud to have our National Auxiliary Commander, LeeAnn Karg with us this weekend and had the pleasure of her installing us as new officers. What a way to start out our new year with such a wonderful mentor like her.
As Immediate Past State Commander Carolyn Sensat loves to say "She is an AWESOME LADY!"

New Officers for the 2015-2016 year are:
Judge Advocate - Mary K. Dyer
Chaplain - LaFern Ward
Commander - Winona Sepulvado
Installing Officer - National Auxiliary Commander LeeAnn Karg
Sr. Vice Commander - Kathleen Wenthe
Jr. Vice Commander - Shirley Mercer
Adjutant/Treasurer - Carolyn Sensat, Immediate Past State
Cmdr.

03/25/2015

Great meeting tonight! Newly elected officers for 2015 are Commander Tracy Perkins, Senior Vice Commander Susan Benson, 1st Junior Vice Commander Aimee Metayer, Adjudant/Treasurer Kathleen Wenthe.
Installation of officers will be April 10th at 6:00pm at Retired American Legion Post 387.

03/22/2015

Reminder that there will be a Unit meeting on 24th of March at the DAV Office, 300 South 1st Street, Suite 312 in Leesville.
Unit Election will be held at this time.
In order for us to keep this Auxiliary going, I am going to need each Members participation, so please do your best to attend the meeting. I CAN'T stress enough how important this meeting is.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Unit Adjutant Kathy Wenthe at 337-286-9294

03/14/2015

Reminder!!!
Unit Meeting Scheduled for 24 March at 6:00pm at the DAV Office 300 South 1st Street, Suite 312 Leesville.

Unit Elections will be held at this time.

All current Officers should be in attendance and Members are encouraged to attend so that you are sure of who your newly elected Officers will be!
Please contact Kathleen Wenthe if you have any questions by calling 337-286-9294.

This is a wonderful opportunity.
01/27/2015
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary

This is a wonderful opportunity.

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary (DAVA) has partnered with the DAV parent organization in their mission of service to disabled veterans and their families.

01/27/2015

Its that time again for another meeting.
January 27th at 6:00pm located at the DAV office in Leesville.
If your not yet a member, don't be shy come on down and we will get you all took care of!
We have some great things in the works right now and can always use an extra hand!

01/15/2015

Its that again for another meeting.
January 27th at 6:00pm located at the DAV office in Leesville.
If your not yet a member, don't be shy come on down and we will get you all took care of!
We have some great things in the works right now and can always use an extra hand!

10/09/2014

Seeking local artist who is willing to donate their talent!
The Bayou Bandits Relay for Life Team would like to design a new logo for t-shirts.
If you are interested in do so please in box me and lets pick a time to get together.
We can not pay you but are willing to give you full recognition of the design.

IT'S HERE!IT'S HERE!The DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20 has received their cookbooks! It is an AWESOME Cookbook, with ...
10/07/2014

IT'S HERE!
IT'S HERE!
The DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20 has received their cookbooks!
It is an AWESOME Cookbook, with over 500 Recipes to choose from!
They are ONLY $10.00! But when you see it you will know they are really worth $15.00!
The money raised from this fundraiser goes towards our Scholarship program, Americanism program, Community projects program, VA support programs, and so much more!
We have lots to sell SO THAT MEANS START SPREADING THE WORD!
If you would like to have a Cookbook please contact me by message or phone at 337-208-3825 or 337-286-9294!
I will be going to the post office today to find out what the cost is to ship for those out of the area that would want to purchase one and let you know you order!
We want all of these sold by the end of the year, SO LETS GET BUSY

10/07/2014
DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20

DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20 in Leesville, Louisiana. Serving Those Who Have Served In Our Armed Forces. Making A Difference.

09/23/2014

The Disabled American Veterans local chapter is in need of a large Chest or up right freezer. Used and in good condition. We need it by the 27th, end of the week! Please call Kevin at 337-208-3826.

HEY EVERYBODY!!!The Auxiliary is working really hard to put a cookbook together as a fundraiser.  WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!I...
07/15/2014

HEY EVERYBODY!!!
The Auxiliary is working really hard to put a cookbook together as a fundraiser.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!
If you would like to add recipes to the cookbook simply go to: www.typensave.com
Log in using this user name: davaunit20
Your password is: lettuce777
Enter your name and click 'continue'
Be sure to fill in all the information asked for and proof read your recipe before you save it!
We are hoping for at least 500 recipes, that's tall order BUT I know that with your help we can get it done.
Oh and did I mention that we want to have this done by July 30th!
So lets get busy and get those recipes in! They are on sale now pre-order one today for $10.00!

05/23/2014

Reminder to ALL Members!
There will be NO Meeting this month!
Next meeting will be on the 4th Tuesday June 24th at the DAV Office!

05/17/2014

What an awesome day it was at Relay For Life yesterday.
The Bayou Bandits were well represented and the team worked hard thru some obstacles.
Proud of each member!
Dont forget that money can still be turned in all the way up till August for it to still count on this year's total!
Give it take a $ we have turned in a little over $3000.00!!! I will have a total tomorrow for every one.
Headed to see some more awesome people at the DAV/DAVA State Convention.

05/14/2014

Ok Team Bayou Bandits!!! The be aware of the following information!!!

Relay For Life Schedule of Events!
If you have money to turn in, please be sure to bring it with you to the event!
Remember you can still purchase the Luminarie Bags until 8pm the night of the event!
If you already have your Bayou Bandits T-shirt, be sure and wear it to show your support for your Team!
If you don’t have it, please see me when you get to the fairgrounds and I will give it to you.
I also have all of the RFL T-shirts and will pass them out at the event.
Friday May 16, 2014 Schedule: At the Leesville Fairgrounds
• 8:00am – Spot will be assigned by 9:00am (first come first serve).
• 9:00am until lunch time – Tents, tables, decorations, etc. will need to be set up and completed.
• 4:00pm to 6:00pm – Final prep for food and prepare to start serving between 5:00pm and 5:30pm.
• 6:00pm to 7:00pm – Survivor Registration.
• 7:00pm – Survivors will take the first lap around the track to open the event.
• 9:00pm – All goes dark and the Luminarie Bags are lite for the Ceremony.
After the survivors make a lap, each team will be introduced and will make a lap around the track.
At least one team member should remain on the track at all times until the close of the event.
All help will be needed to set up the booths and decorate them during the day. If you are unable to come out during the day, I hope that you will be available to assist at the booths during the evening. All of this is made possible as a TEAM!
At the close of the event, 12:00am (midnight) we will tear everything down and store most in the DAV Fair concession.
If you have any questions please feel to call me or text me or email me. I will do my very best to help you and answer any questions that you may have.
We will have an honor/memory board, that will contain the pictures of your family and friends that have battled and won. And pictures of those who battled to the end. I ask each Team member to bring a photo of that special someone that you would like to honor or remember to place on the board.
We will be serving a variety of can soda and water for drinking, Crawfish Etouffee with rice, Fried Alligator and mixed sausage bites, Fried Oreos and Fried Jumbo Boudin Stuffed Hotdogs!
We have lots of craft items left to sell, to include Bayou Pins, Paracord Bracelets, Key Chains, Necklaces, Beaded Bracelets, 2-year Pocket Calendars, Sun Catchers, Pink Ribbon Magnets, Cancer of Many Colors Jelly Bean Jars and of course Bayou Bandits T-shirts!

Thanks
Kathleen Wenthe
Team Captain
337-286-9294 Home 337-208-3825 Cell Facebook: Kathy Wenthe or DAV Auxiliary Jack Redell Unit 20
[email protected] or [email protected]

05/12/2014

Well its certainly doing its best to dampen to mode on the Team meeting tonight.....but rest assured a little rain never stopped me, I am here at the office and the door is open, oh and we have electricity for those who don't!

05/12/2014

If YOU are interested in getting a LUMINARIE BAG, I need to know today!!!
PM me and give me the details and I can collect from you later this week or you can just come by the meeting this evening and fill out a form and pay the $10.00 then!
We have shirts left for sale!!! So Please show your support and purchase one today!!! They will be on sale thru this weekend and would love to see lots of them walking around this Friday evening at Relay For Life!!!
Message me and lets get together on it!
Thank you for your continued support! Remember It may be YOUR $$$ that FINDS THE CURE!!!

Address

P.O. Box 1127
Leesville, LA
71446

Telephone

337-208-3825

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