President’s rePort Wisconsin’s American Legion Family visit
with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin during
U n i t e d We Plymouth, WI was one of the four
Stand-Be A Rose recipients of
To Veterans. We National American Legion
have heard this
many times this
year, as well as
Auxiliary Public Spirit Award.
She was been recognized for
establishing the “Military Fami-
annual Awareness Assembly - Hill Walk
“Freedom Is Not lies Connect Project” in She-
Rose Wenger Free.” Have we boygan County. Congratulations
Department done all we can to Karen, we are very proud of your
President support our Veter- dedication.
ans and their families. If not, WHY? Department’s Membership
The least we can do is pay our yearly Team, Betty Gumm, Eunice
dues. I’m sure there are many ladies Baumann and Nadine Gadow
out there that would like to make the along with our Legion Family
commitment to be with us. Yearly Bob and Nina Means from Three
dues is surely a small price for us to Lakes Unit 431 organized a new
pay for our FREEDOM. Auxiliary for Post 114 Eagle
Members need to have more River. Congratulations to all and
personal contact and to feel im- welcome aboard EAGLE RIVER.
portant. We are all Unit Members; We have many Posts without the
no matter what office you may assistance of an Auxiliary Unit. I
hold. We are only as strong as our would like to receive some more
weakest link. Let’s treat our entire calls from Post Commanders that
Membership as part of our Legion want to organize an auxiliary.
Family. Instead of pointing a fin- The American Legion Auxilia-
ger, why not offer a hand. There ry’s Badger Girls State Program is
will be no member left behind, the coming soon - June 15-20. Units
train will make many stops and should be staying in touch with
we will all be aboard. their delegates to make sure they
Many of us have just returned are going to an Orientation. Pictured: Alt NEC David Gough, National President Jan Pulvermacher-Ryan, Nation-
from Washington D.C. and are Let’s remember to keep a POSI- al Legislative Chairman Diane Duscheck, Department President Rose Wenger and De-
very excited about the future of TIVE ATTITUDE. partment Executive Secretary Kathy Wollmer
our GREAT ORGANIZATION. There is no key to happiness-
You will be hearing more about
this in the upcoming months and
the door always open -PLEASE
CONGRATULATIONS! Units who reach goal by March 31, 2008
at Department Convention in Good Health to all and God By Gumm We’ll Get it Done.” OVER-THE-TOP
La Crosse in July. Wisconsin’s Bless-United We stand Be A Rose
own Karen Degner - Unit 243, To Veterans DISTRICT UNIT LOCATION GOAL TOTAL DATE
#02 036 West Bend 37 37 03/31/08
#02 146 Beaver Dam 111 113 03/11/08
#02 187 Wisconsin Dells 85 85 03/17/08
#02 522 Hubertus 61 63 03/27/08
#03 042 Platteville 112 113 03/20/08
#03 097 Dodgeville 30 30 03/27/08
#03 510 Hollandale 35 35 03/31/08
#06 043 Ripon 98 98 03/03/08
#07 040 Bangor 78 78 03/17/08
#07 273 Grand Marsh 30 30 03/27/08
#08 390 Gresham 37 37 03/31/08
#09 372 Forestville 33 33 03/13/08
#10 053 Eau Claire 260 261 03/20/08
#10 357 Bay City 64 64 03/25/08
#11 093 Tomahawk 156 156 03/24/08
2008 Membership Totals as of April 15, 2008
District Goal Total Goal % Place
1st 3035 2725 89.79 10
2nd 3226 3234 100.25 1
3rd 3977 3783 95.12 4
4th 1442 1425 98.82 2
5th 513 406 79.14 12
6th 1815 1662 91.57 7
7th 3925 3536 90.09 9
8th 2913 2611 89.63 11
9th 3281 3167 96.53 3
10th 3178 2921 91.91 6
11th 1598 1451 90.80 8
12th 1594 1499 94.04 5
Headquarters 94 50
Total: 30591 28470 93.07
Congratulations 2nd District!!!
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CHAPLAIN’S GreetinGs From Headquarters
Department Secretary mittee will have pre-convention meetings. American Legion.
Betty Stone, Chaplain
May is Poppy Month. Have you shared
* Program chairmen will present major
awards during Session.
*Junior Members will have poppy corsages
and boutonnieres available for Auxiliary,
the Poppy story today? *District Caucuses will be at 9:00 a.m., Legion and SAL members to wear during
715-452-5468 Unit Presidents will be sent a packet of Friday July 18, 2008 their respective conventions.. The Junior
firstname.lastname@example.org information on the 88th Annual American *Voting will be immediately following end Activity program will use donations received
Legion Auxiliary Department Convention of Session on Friday July 18, 2008. for Veteran Projects.
A request from Hanna Leigh Kraft, being held at the La Crosse Convention Cen- *Parade of Checks presented to Na- If your Unit elects you as a delegate to
National Honorary Junior Chaplain ter, La Crosse, WI July 18-20, 2008. – forms tional President Jan Pulvermacher-Ryan’s State convention, please be sure that your
2007-2008 will also be available on our website www. special project – Education Children of Unit files the delegate information with
“Serving as National Honorary amlegionauxwi.org Warriors – National President Scholarship Department Headquarters so that your vot-
Junior Chaplain of the American Le- *Pre-registration is $15.00 @ or $20.00 Foundation. ing credentials are printed and ready for you
gion Auxiliary is one of the highest @ on site. *Training Workshops for Membership, pickup at registration.
honors I’ve received.” As Chaplain, *Convention housing will be done directly Field Service Certification, Hospital Vol- Make plans to attend the Past Presidents
I’m working on a project called through the La Crosse housing bureau http:// unteer Certification and Computers 101 are Parley Luncheon on Saturday July 19th
“PRAYERS FOR TROOPS”. housingbureau.explorelacrosse.com online scheduled for Saturday July 19th from 2:00 This year’s Most Honored Guest is Past
with code AL2008 – 3:00 p.m. Department President Violet Feldmann
I hope this project will expand to *88th Department convention starts at *Request from Department President that (1992-1993).
every American Legion Auxiliary 10:30 a.m., Friday July 18, 2008 all Convention attendees bring paper-prod- Annual Reports are due at Headquarters
unit throughout the United States and *Finance Committee and Resolutions Com- ucts and/or can-goods for donation to Camp by May 1st.
abroad. Prayers are one of the best
free gifts a soldier can receive. We
need to let our troops know that we americanism
care. What a great blessing to pass on
to those who are securing the freedom America, we love you
of our country. Chairman, now been sent to National ALA headquarters to to put this uniform on each day to protect
Florence Wasley be judged by National Auxiliary and Girl Scouts and defend this great nation for their future
I’m asking each Auxiliary member 608-935-3527 leaders. Good luck to Jennifer Kulesa from way of life.”
to email a prayer to jpetho@bellsouth. America, we love you. That is the main idea Thorp sponsored by Unit #359 from Gilman. This is so true, as I know my own children
net with of the essays coming to my address. During April – the month of the military have witnessed and heard words similar while
“Prayers for Troops” as the subject How wonderful to begin reading what our child, I received this quote from T/Sgt their father was serving. Military families learn
line. These prayers will be forwarded children are writing about their America. If Randall Simonson who said, “Sometimes to be flexible about extended hours and long
to military bases overseas. I would only this was true throughout our nation and it I don’t think our children are told often deployments often proving to be difficult for
like to collect as many prayers as I can will continue throughout their lives. enough how important and supportive it is our military children.
before the Memorial holiday. This past month the American Legion Aux- to us when we come home from a difficult Hopefully your Units have helped in some
So please take a minute and send the iliary Girl Scout Achievement application has day, and we see them smile. It is my chil- way during this past month.
best gift ever, a prayer. been chosen in Wisconsin. This application has dren (who) give me the energy and desire America, Land that I love.
Just for today, let me be mindful of
my obligations; To remember God,
family and country in my services; Poppy Chairman up a booth to provide refreshments for the Mrs. Hanecy got the idea of distributing
Give me strength to work with Mary Curran returning doughboys. the poppies annually and using the money
giving hands, a loving heart and The month of May 2008, being pro- To decorate the booth, someone suggested to provide help for veterans. Mrs. Hanecy
To be generous in kindness; claimed as “Poppy Month”, by Wisconsin’s that red poppies, as mentioned in the 1915 took her idea to a member of Milwaukee
With your guidance give me the Governor, Jim Doyle, is carrying on the na- poem “In Flanders Fields” by John Mc- Post #1 and early in 1920 a meeting was
wisdom to know right from wrong tionwide tradition that actually originated Crae, be used. . Unfortunately, no one was set up with several prominent Legion-
in my judgments; Always keep me in Wisconsin. entirely sure what Flanders poppies looked naires, members of the “Women of the
steady in Thy direction’ We ask this in Of all the programs sponsored by the like. Even W. F. Rusche, the Milwaukee 32nd Division” and the fledgling Wisconsin
Jesus name, Amen By Hannah Kraft Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary, manufacturer of artificial flowers, could American Legion Auxiliary.
none is more important or more visible only hazard a guess. However he did make A committee was formed that decided
As Wisconsin Chaplain, my prayer than the Poppy Program. The role of the up several hundred flowers for the Women to promote the Poppy for the Saturday
for you is to take a moment, say a Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary in of the 32nd Division and it was these they preceding Memorial Day. Fifty thousand
prayer for Our troops, then write it the development of the Poppy Day pro- used to decorate their booth and these same poppies were purchased and more than
down and email it to Hannah. May gram has been barely mentioned in recent flowers that later became the national flower two hundred women and girls participated
the God of peace . . . equip you with years and is little know currently by either of the American Legion and its Auxiliary. in the first poppy drive in the United States
everything good for doing his will, and young and old. The tradition of offering these poppies where more than $5,500 was collected.
may he work in us what is pleasing to In an effort to honor the returning vet- also dates to this welcome home recep- The Milwaukee County Council then the
him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be erans of Wisconsin’s famous 32nd, or Red tion for the 32nd Division. Local citizens Department Executive Committee voted
glory for ever and ever Amen. Arrow Division, Mrs. Mary Hanecy, a started to remove the flowers from the to make the Poppy Sale statewide. The
Hebrews 13:20-21 member of the organization ”Women of booth and gave the women quarters and Wisconsin Department presented the idea
the 32nd Division”, organized a welcome half dollars; enough money to cover the to the National Convention at Cleveland in
home reception in May 1919. The Milwau- cost of coffee and doughnuts provided to 1920 and the poppy became the National
ARE YOU A kee Auditorium served as host for the fete the returning troops. Flower of the American Legion and the
and the ”Women of the 32nd Division” set Somewhat later, probably in early 1920, American Legion Auxiliary.
Virginia Kodl, PPP Chairman
BadGer Girls state
Does your Unit have an organized Par-
ley? If not, start one. There is no mini- Jeannine Conradt, Now that you have your delegates/ are down. If your Unit has extra monies
mum number required to have a Parley. Executive Director alternate(s) contract information, please please keep the BGS Scholarship Fund
If you are the only one who wishes to 920-986-3800 or continue to communicate with them; in mind.
belong to the Parley, then just send your email@example.com remind them of orientations in your area 2008 Badger Girls State Session is in
dues into Department and you will be How many of you have checked our and making sure they are still planning need of one or two nurses. If you know
enrolled. A form was included in a Unit website www.badgergirlsstate.org? I on attending BGS session at UW-Osh- someone that might be interested please
mailing for sending names and dues to think you’ll agree it has lots of informa- kosh in June. Wouldn’t it be terrific if contact me. We would also like to add
Department. If you don’t have that form, tion. How many of you were pleased we didn’t have Ano-shows@ on registra- more ALA members to our counselor
just send in the name and number of your when you received the letter from Head- tion day! The girls have been told they list. Again, contact me if you=d like to
Unit, your District number, name of the quarters with the contact information of will be receiving an invitation from their get involved..
President(s), 50 cents per name, and the the delegate/alternate(s) you sponsored? sponsor to report at one of their meet- Again, on behalf of the BGS Com-
name and address where the member- If you have not received this letter, it is ings. Follow through on this. mittee, thank you for your continued
ship cards should be sent Department because your delegate/alternate(s) have This year the BGS Committee award- support of this Americanism program.
Headquarters. not registered yet. Your BGS Commit- ed four - $500 scholarships plus the Please join us for our Opening Convoca-
Please join now! We need you tee has contacted all schools that do not Eileen Knox scholarship - $500. The tion on Sunday, June 15, the Inaugural
and your Unit needs you. have delegates registered yet. You can number of awards is down, because the on Thursday, June 19, and the Closing
help by also contacting your schools. donations to the BGS Scholarship Fund Ceremonies on Friday, June 20.
MAY 2008 BADGER LEGIONNAIRE & AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY “WISCONSIN” PAGE A3
American Legion Auxiliary Zilmer-Riley Unit #084
Cordially Invites You to a Testimonial Celebration
Thank you coupon clippers!
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 12:03 PM
in honor of To: American Legion Auxiliary • Wisconsin Headquarters - Andrea Stoltz
Wisconsin Department President, Subject: coupons for overseas military
Rose Wenger My name is Christina Roloson, and I am a USMC wife, and mother of 4 kids.
We were stationed in Okinawa 2002-2005. During this time in Okinawa, we were
Saturday, May 17, 2008 the recipients of the coupons clipped by so many wonderful, generous Americans.
Today I read a Washington Post story about these people.
American Legion Zilmer-Riley Post 84 I have no idea how to get my thanks and appreciation out, but I wish there was a
1627 12th Avenue, Monroe, WI way to thank as many of these fine Americans as I can. I am a testimony to the fact
that the coupons do make a difference.
Open House 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. • Program – 1:00 p.m. When we first got to Okinawa, Fall 2002, my husband went straight to Afghanistan
two weeks later. That first paycheck after he was gone was $79. The unit’s Admin
Casual Dress and Dining had made a terrible error. We received many offers of charity and kindness during
this time, but starting at this time, continuing the entire time we were stationed in
Pig Roast, German Potato Salad, Chips, Cole Slaw, Veggie Tray, Cheese Tray, Okinawa, we made use of the coupon program. In fact, during one grocery trip, I
Cookies and Bars, Coffee and Milk. actually saved $70 in coupons savings during one shopping trip!
I was never able to recreate that huge savings, and it was in part to the diapers and
$10.00 donation per person other baby items. When my daughter stopped needing them, my coupon savings of
course dropped, but there were many times that I saved a large amount - an aver-
RSVP by May 10, 2008 age of probably $40 or so. I cannot overstate the benefit to our family of receiving
Send your reservation by May 10th to: these coupons!
Ada Swanton-2402-8th Street- Monroe. WI 53566 An added benefit to the coupon program is that spouses come into the family service
centers to pick these coupons up, and while we are there, we are exposed to other
Attendee Name(s):______________________________________________ base services. We see posted announcements, and the family service personnel are
able to let us know about other services, so this is a great way to reach a potentially
large proportion of military spouses and families.
Amount Enclosed: $___________ Make checks payable to Unit 84. It is no small deed for someone to sit a clip coupons. It is deeply appreciated by
United We Stand ~ Be a Rose to Veterans many of us who have lived overseas, and it is one of the first things mentioned from
one spouse to another newly arrived spouse.
I would love to share this thanks with as many people as possible, so please feel
free to pass this thanks on. I read in the above mentioned article that we owe our
local American Legion Auxiliaries the thanks for this coupon program.
Calendar Raffle Winners Christina Roloson, USMC wife
$ AMT STUB # NAME ADDRESS DEPARTMENT JUNIOR CONFERENCE
10.00 53745 Laurie Pertzborn Lodi, WI
25.00 13989 Corena B. Siekert Kendall, WI June 28, 2008 – 10:00 A.M.
10.00 09149 Edith Wollerman Franklin, WI Chippewa Falls, WI
10.00 54276 Kirie Kustief
c/o Edward Jones Mauston, WI Irvine Park – Covered Pavilion on Flag Hill
10.00 41335 Mary Jorgenson Directions - Bridgewater Ave. is entrance to Irvine Park. Go to Eagle Road and
turn right onto Rutledge Road, and take Flag Hill to pavilion.
c/o American Legion Post 402 Washington Island, WI
10.00 47910 Thomas A. Weiler Athens, WI Calling all Junior “Rose Buds” to your Spring Conference, come to
10.00 02349 Kathleen Collins Spooner, WI learn and grow in your countries patriotism.
10.00 01280 Madella Jacob Menasha, WI
25.00 52149 Dianne Nachtigal Avoca, WI Honorary Junior President Giselle Sankey will call the meeting to order at 10:00
a.m. with regular business and election of 2008-2009 Junior Officers.
10.00 48450 Renee Budsberg Rosholt, WI
10.00 13656 Judith J. Brown Hancock, WI Lunch will be served at 1:00 P.M. – followed with activities.
10.00 01097 Judy Burmesch Ogdensburg, WI
10.00 23514 Chad Andree Port Washington, WI Department President Rose Wenger has asked that Juniors
distribute poppy corsages and boutonnieres for Auxiliary,
10.00 18504 Marjorie Shores St. Croix Falls, WI Legionnaires and SAL to wear during Department Convention.
500.00 10952 Edith Rohrbeck Kohler, WI
25.00 03582 Ruth Moody Nekoosa, WI All donations received from this project will be used for future Veterans
10.00 26346 Beulah Hawig Chilton, WI projects by the Junior program. We will be making poppy corsages and
10.00 19216 Gert Ryba Green Bay, WI boutonnières and please bring any poppy corsages you and your units have
already made. Unit members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
10.00 04075 Phyllis M. Schneider Alma, WI -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10.00 46267 Debra A. Christian Pelican Lake, WI Registration Fee: Mail to: Sue Vorwald, Chairman
10.00 15387 Donna M. Frohmader Camp Douglas, WI $1.00 per person 576 Fairhome Road
10.00 58196 Patti Fannon Lunch/bottled water: Roberts, WI 54023
$2.00 per person 715-222-9343
c/o Mary Curran Blue Mounds, WI
25.00 21011 Karen R. Roussy Milwaukee, WI
10.00 34809 Ruth Breske Lake Tomahawk, WI Name Junior/Senior Unit District
10.00 58261 Jeff Eichelkraut New Glarus, WI
10.00 57939 Linda Jones-Blau Oshkosh, WI ________________________________________________________________
10.00 19030 Jill Nichols Mauston, WI
10.00 13040 Barbara Porter Appleton, WI ________________________________________________________________
10.00 24536 Mary Ann Kjornes-Treichel West Bend, WI
25.00 44976 Janet E. Skoug Osseo, WI
10.00 03897 Jeanne A. Giroskopf Wisconsin Rapids, WI ________________________________________________________________
875.00 Total registration & lunch fee included $ _______________________________
Congratulations to Edith Rohrbeck, Kohler, WI, winner of $500 - Legion Contact name_________________________________ phone#______________
Birthday 3-15-08 drawing.
PAGE A4 BADGER LEGIONNAIRE & AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY “WISCONSIN” MAY 2008
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
DEPARTMENT OF WISCONSIN
2008 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
H. S. & ANGELINE LEWIS - $1,000.00 (6)
Graduate Student – Sandra Wellens Oconto Falls #302 09
Myra Grapa, Phillips Phillips #122 11
Benjamin Skifton, Nekoosa Wis Rapids #442 08
Clay VanderLeest, Sturgeon Bay Sturgeon Bay #72 09
Kaitlyn Humfeld, Chaseburg Chaseburg #202 07
Kim Shankland, Wittenburg Wittenberg #502 08
STATE PRESIDENTS - $1,000.00 (3)
National President Jan Pulvermacher-Ryan lays wreath at Tomb of Un-
Kristin Muhlenhaupt, West Allis Milwaukee #537 04 known Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery as Legionnaire salutes.
Jenna School, Suring Suring #283 09
Patrick Hartung, Menasha Eau Claire #53 10
DELLA VAN DEUREN MEMORIAL - $1,000.00 (2)
Trisha Rosbeck, Neosho Allenton #483 02
Alisha Gavin, Madison Monona Grove #429 03
MERIT & MEMORIAL - $1,000.00 (6)
Department Merit Scholarship
Courtney Rogers, Mauston Mauston #81 07
Harriet Hass Scholarship
Marlene Richter, Amery Clear Lake #108 12
Adalin Macaulay Scholarship
Jami Nemitz, Cuba City Bagley #482 03
Eleanor Smith Scholarship
Carissa Levash, Brillion Brillion #126 06
Pearl Behrend Scholarship
James Stark, Green Bay Green Bay #11 09
Barbara Kranig Scholarship
Cassy Schemberger, Park Falls Fifield #532 11
Karen Grimord, Karen Degner, National President Jan, Marian
CHILD WELFARE - $1,000.00 (1) Chirichella and Elizabeth Johnston.
PAST PRESIDENTS PARLEY – Registered Nurse - $1,000.00 (3)
Amanda Smith, Stoughton Stoughton #59 03
Karen Degner, Plymouth, receives
Angela Bratz, Brillion Brillion #126 06 National Public Spirit Award
Judy Stanek, Gilman Gilman #359 11 Wisconsin Auxiliary Member Karen and concerns, identify needs and provide
Degner Honored with National American support for each other. Funding for Military
PAST PRESIDENTS PARLEY – Health Career - $1,000.00 (2) Legion Auxiliary’s Public Spirit Award for Families Connect activities comes from the
Kayla Deitte, Plainfield Stevens Point #6 08 Providing Network of Support for Military local United Way and private donations.
Families Visit www.frc-sc.org to learn more about
Ashley Mueller, Milwaukee Milwaukee #444 04 The American Legion Auxiliary recog- the network.
nized Plymouth Unit #243 member Karen Others receiving the 2008 Public Spirit
NATIONAL PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP – Wisconsin’s Applicant Degner, coordinator for Military Families Award was: Karen Grimord, Stafford,
David DeMoss, New Berlin Waukesha #8 01 Connect, with its prestigious Public Spirit VA, founder of Landstruhl Hospital Care
Award. The Auxiliary’s National President, Project. LHCP provides comfort and relief
Jan Pulvermacher-Ryan, presented the items for military members who become
SPIRIT OF YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP – Wisconsin’s Applicant award at a special luncheon in honor of sick, injured or wounded from service
Jessica Furlong, N. St Paul MN Siren #132 12 recipients on March 31 in Washington, DC in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. Marian
during the annual Awareness Assembly. Chirichella, Vienna VA, founder of An-
NON-TRADITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP – Wisconsin’s Applicant Degner, of Plymouth, leads the Sheboy- gels of Mercy, which provides support to
gan County-area information and referral wounded and injured soldiers primarily out
Vicki Berudez, South Milwaukee So Milwaukee #27 04 service for families that share the common of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in
thread of being associated with the military. Washington D.C. And Elizabeth Johnston,
NATIONAL GIRL SCOUT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Wisconsin’s With the closest military base more than Kelso, WA, founder of Mothers of Military
Applicant 100 miles away, southeastern Wisconsin Support that supports and advocates for
families do not have the benefit of liv- military, veterans and their families.
Jenniffer Kulesa, Thorp Gilman #359 11
ing with peers on a military installation. The American Legion Auxiliary’s Public
Through MFC, families form an alliance Spirit Award, established in 1983, recog-
BADGER GIRLS STATE SCHOLARSHIP - $500.00 (4) in a supportive environment regardless of nizes outstanding individuals and organi-
Kirsten Pieterick, Altoona Eau Claire #53 10 duty, status or what branch their family zations for contributions that positively
Danielle Burke, Burlington Waterford #20 01 member serves. impact our communities, especially those
The network of family members and efforts that benefit our military, veterans
Taylor Mickelson, Tomahawk Tomahawk #93 11 friends of those serving in active and re- and their families. Previous recipients
Kiara Lemminger, Johnson Creek Johnson Creek #305 02 serve components of the military meets of the Public Spirit Award include Gen-
monthly to exchange information, hear eral Colin Powell (Ret.), Hillary Rodham
EILEEN KNOX SCHOLARSHIP - $500.00 (1) from guest speakers, and share a potluck Clinton, former President Ronald Reagan,
meal. Eating together alleviates some of Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Ann Landers, and Miss
Laurie Medford, Osseo Osseo #324 10 the loneliness, and members share issues America 2000 Heather Renee French.