Members of the Emmette J. Shields Unit 55 of the American Legion Auxiliary in Hannibal recently attended the state convention held in Jefferson City on July 14.

Members of the Emmette J. Shields Unit 55 of the American Legion Auxiliary in Hannibal recently attended the state convention held in Jefferson City on July 14. Victoria Ornelas, left, of Hannibal, was appointed the Department of Missouri Chaplain for 2017-2018. With Ornelas is Linda Maddox, center, the District 1 President from Callao, Mo., and CeCe Spink, the District 1 Sergeant of Arms from Callao, Mo.