In Wisconsin — President Viola Moltzen pinning Muscular Dystrophy State Poster Child. National President, Vi Moltzen, and Community Service Chairman appeared on the Jerry Lewis - Love Network Telethon and presented before a Nationawide audience a check in the amount of $261,000 to Jerry Lewis, the special project.
Members of Montoya Y Montoya Unit #1, Santa Fe, N.M. who prepared and packed layettes for premature babies for us of the States Department of Public Health. 1947
1948, FOR TRAILER CAMP CHILDREN the Moorehead, Minnesota, Unit maintains this nursery, solving a serious problem for wives of G.I. college students in its city. The Moorehead Unit also has furnished 241 layettes to veterans’ families. State Teachers College and Concordia College are located in Moorehead.
1949, TO HELP COMBAT POLIO — A Polio Pak heater is presented to the Marion County, Oregon, Chapter of the Infantile Paralysis Association by Salem Unit No. 136, Salem Oregon. Examining the heater are, left to right; Mrs. David Wright, Polio County Chairman; Mrs. Harlan Judd, Unit President; Mrs. Sam Harbison, Second Vice President, and Mrs. Bert Walker, Unit Secretary.
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