Coon Rapids Legion Auxiliary event to benefit projects

More than 130 people attended the seventh annual Coon Rapids American Legion lunch, style show and silent auction at the Legion post on Crooked Lake Boulevard Saturday.

Arlene Wilson was one of the models in the Coon Rapids American Legion Auxiliary style show March 31.

Arlene Wilson was one of the models in the Coon Rapids American Legion Auxiliary style show March 31.

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” was the theme of the event. Prior to the style show, a lunch was served of chicken salad supreme, croissant, summer fruits, rainbow cake and coffee and punch. There was also a silent auction.

Fashions from the Riverdale Dress Barn in Coon Rapids and jewelry from lia sophia were modeled by members of the auxiliary.

Models included Arlene Wilson, Julia Dahl, Joyce Semmel, Helen Steffen, Anne Steffen, Carol Ruth, Karen Kies, Flora Ellefson, Diane Bohlman, Jean Forbord, Linda McNamara and Laurie Larsen.

Door prize drawing winners were announced by emcee Helen Steffen, auxiliary president, throughout the program.

Proceeds from the event went to auxiliary programs, including veterans, children, youth and community projects.

Peter Bodley is at peter.bodley@ecm-inc.com

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