The American Legion Post 147




Unit 147 American Legion Auxiliary 



Sherri Messier, President



1st Vice President Stacey Reuber
2nd Vice President vacant
Corresponding Secretary Renee Buechlein
Recording Secretary Renee Buechlein
Treasurer Beth Kerstiens
Chaplain Vicki Welp
Historian Brenda Schnarr
Parlimentarian Suzanne Neukam
Sargent at Arms Carol Martin
Sargent at Arms Jennifer Davis


Committee Chairwomen

Americanism Suzanne Neukam
Auxiliary Emergency Fund Elfrieda Merkley
Children & Youth Suzanne Neukam
Community Service Renee Buechlein
Constitution & Bylaws Renee Buechlein
Education Victoria Welp
Field Service/Home Service Linda Trill
Finance Beth Kerstiens
Girls State Brenda Schnarr
Indiana Veterans Home Elfrieda Merkley
Junior Activities None
Leadership Sherri Messier
Legislative Suzanne Neukam
Membership Elizabeth Kern
Merit System Beth Kerstiens
National Security Suzanne Neukam
Past Presidents Parely Sherri Messier
Poppy Renee Buechlein
Public Relations Suzanne Neukam
Veterans Affairs & Rehab Victoria Welp

American Legion Unit 147 Auxillary 

 Annual Dues:


           Auxiliary: $25.00                                 Junior Auxiliary: $8.00

- July to July-

Dues must be paid by all officers before installation meeting in August

We are always in need of volunteers, please contact Sherri Messier if able to help our Post. 


 All members of the Auxiliary are encouraged and welcome to attend. 


Meeting Schedule

First Monday of the month at 6:00 at Post Home

NO meetings in January or July

Dinner Meetings which are held in December and May start at 6:00

call Post 147 for reservations 812-482-3862 (please call 2 weeks in advance for reservations)





For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following


To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associationsduring all wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to participate in and contribute to the accomplishments of the aims and purposes of The American Legion; to consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

        Membership Requirements and Annual Dues

 Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the American Legion Auxiliary of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living. 

ALA Foundation

Contact your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit, complete the application and proudly join the AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY.

Click on for www.alaforveterans.org for online details.



 Membership Application

Please complete and send to American Legion Auxiliary Unit 147

1220 Newton Street

Jasper, IN 47546








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