The American Legion Auxiliary
Vermilion Unit 29
P.O. Box 306 ,Abbeville, LA 70511
Phone numbers to contact us:
Gloria G. Callahan
Diana V. Callahan (Treasurer) 893-9134
These Ladies of Vermilion Unit 29 visited with Cindy Triche of Faith House on March 28, 2019 and dropped off personal supplies, and clothing collected by the Unit for the local Clients of Faith House.
L to R, Diana Callahan Unit 29 Treasurer, Gloria Callahan Unit 29
President, Cindy Triche, Faith House, Beverly Gaspard Chaplain
Unit 29, Micky Akers Unit 29 Vice President, and Amy Callahan,Unit 29
Once again we have lost a beloved member of Unit 29
Aon Duhon Broussard
April 09, 1923-February 7, 2018
She was a member of Unit 29 for 43 years.
Click to see her obituary
L to R Guidance Counselor Lyndelle Theriot, Pamela Le, Morgan Trahan, Drema Bares , and Nina Tran
Abbeville High students and parents donated the funds so these young ladies could attend.
Erath High Girl's State Participant
Alaina Nicole Callahan and her sponsor and Grandmother, Unit 29 President Gloria Callahan
Lighthouse Christian Preparatory School Girls State Participant
Aleah Perro, sponsored by the Abbeville Rotary Club, was unable to attend the Banquet.
Poppy Day 2018
Day, May 26, 2018 was a wet one with thunder and lightning and heavy
rain. But the Ladies of Unit 29 refused to cancel their plan to raise
money for disabled Vets.
Kathy Jett and Beverly Gaspard under the tent at Tractor Supply
Unit 29 President Gloria Callahan and Legionnaire Harry Callahan at the
North door at Robies .
Betty Frederick at the South Door at Robies
Poppy Chairperson Diana Callahan at Shucks Restaurant
Diana Vincent Callahan accepts two awards from The Third District American Legion Auxiliary for 2018.
On the left National Security Award and on the right Veterans Affairs Award for Outstanding Unit 2018
The Pillows For Vets Project
29 at Maison du Monde
Back Row L to R Karen Bourque, Cathy Jett, Sue Guidry, and Marian Davidson
Picture by Dellvin Kirkhart a member of the Sons of The Legion
Unit 29 held it's annual Dutch Treat Dinner on June 4, 2015 at Golden Corral in Lafayette, LA. A good time was enjoyed by all.
Unit 29 Poppy Drive 2015
Meeting with Mayor Mark Piazza, as he signs the proclamation making May 23, 2015 Poppy Day in Abbeville.
photo by Shaun Hearen, news editor, Abbeville Meridional Newspaper
Harry Callahan , Gloria Callahan , and Betty Frederick at Robies Foods South door.
picture compliments of Marian Davidson
Travis Callahan, Diana Callahan, and Bert Istre, co-owner of Shucks Restaurant
picture compliments of Harold Davidson
Thanks to our wonderful sponsors and supporters Robies Foods, Tractor Supply and Shucks Restaurant
Pictures from the 2014 Poppy Drive
Gloria Callahan presents Diana Vincent Callahan with two awards. On the left The Leadership Acheivement Award.
Diana the Unit 29 Poppy Chairman, also accepted the Award on the right for her team that made the Poppy Drive so successful in 2014.
The crew 2014 . Not pictured is Marian Davidson who is taking this picture.
Photo by Diana Callahan
Proclamation Signing for Louisiana Veteran's Christmas in July
Installation of Unit Officers 2015/2016
was held on July 15, 2015
Picture Courtesy of Charles Dill
Shown from left ECM Marilyn Hargrave, Sgt. At Arms Betty Frederick, ECM Beverly Gaspard, ECM Cathy Jett, Color Bearer Sue Guidry, Treasurer Diana Callahan , 2nd Vice Micky Akers, 1st Vice Marian Davidson, and Unit 29 President Gloria Callahan
not shown are Chaplain Karen Bourque, Secretary Rayette Dickman, and Color Bearer Nabby Bourque
Installing Officer 2014 Janet Lasseigne
I have received a card of appreciation from Dana Johnson which reads as follows:
To the American Legion Organization
"Thanks for the scholarship award". "It will be helpful for college". "I appreciate everything you did for me throughout my high school years as a sponsor for me to attend Girl's State".
Link to The Wounded Warrior Project
News of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 29
Poppy Drive was held May 23, 2015
Thanks to all our three wonderful sponsors, Tractor Supply, Robies, and Shucks.
Auxiliary Ladies join the Legion Men for Scare in the Square
From Left Beverly Gaspard, Karen Bourque and Mickey Akers,
Karen was also a judge for the costume contest
The area Nursing Home Residents are very dear to Unit 29. Here are some photos
Left to Right in foreground Third District President, Nancy Lowry, Unit President Gloria Callahan , Betty Frederick, and Nabby Bourque
Members hosting the party left to right, Marian Davidson, Unit 29 President Gloria Callahan, Mickey Akers, Betty Frederick, Nabby Bourque, Karen Bourque, Third District President Nancy Lowry , Diana Callahan, and the Late Aon Broussard.
Pictures courtesy of Marian Davidson
More Activities at area Nursing homes.
Auxiliary members visit the residents of Maison du Monde to celebrate Easter with their friends.
Unit 29 Chaplain Karen Bourque shares time with a resident
Auxiliary members brought gifts to the residents
Links To Other Pages
National American Legion Auxiliary Homepage
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The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Louisiana
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Page Last updated October 15, 2019