By Brenda Sommer
Come Monday, Mexia’s VFW Ladies Auxiliary may have its first male members officially on board, and new club name, to boot.
The move comes after an Aug. 21 resolution passed at the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, amending their bylaws to allow men to join the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. The clubs will now be known simply as VFW Auxiliaries.
Members of the auxiliary of VFW Post 4694 in Mexia are more than ready for the change.
“We began accepting applications from men on Aug. 21,” said Brittany Chapman, auxiliary secretary. “We’ve have two, thus far, that I know of that have applied.”
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