Special to Atmore News
Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post #7016 is proud to announce that Auxiliary member Jennifer (Jenny) Hutto has been elected to serve as Guard for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary for the State of Alabama for the 2021-2022 Program year. As Guard, Jenny is responsible for guarding the doors of the meeting rooms and allowing only those eligible to enter. Jenny’s term is for one year, after which she may advance to other available leadership positions. Jenny will serve her tenure as Guard under the leadership of Kay Gedling, 2021-2022 President of the VFW Auxiliary for the State of Alabama. Also serving at State level are Atmore VFW Auxiliary members Gayle Johnson, Color Bearer #3, and Jackey Odom, Color Bearer #4.
Jenny has been a member of the Atmore VFW Auxiliary #7016 since 2013, joining under the eligibility of her father, the late Jim Odom, a World War II veteran. At the Auxiliary level, Jenny has served as Secretary / Treasurer, Chaplain, and Jr. Vice. At District level, she has served as Trustee, Chaplain, Jr. Vice President, Sr. Vice President, and Chief of Staff. At the State level, she has served as a Floor page and personal Page for Donna Woerner, Past State President, as well serving as a Committee Chairman for three years. She was honored to be the State 2020-2021 POW/MIA Flag carrier.
Jenny resides in Bay Minette and is the daughter of the late Jim and Jeanette Odom. She is employed as Senior Legislative Assistant for the Baldwin County Legislative Delegation.
About the VFW Auxiliary
The VFW Auxiliary is one of the nation’s oldest veterans’ service organizations and members are relatives of those who have served in overseas combat. More than 475,000 members represent all 50 states and volunteer millions of hours and give millions of dollars to support veterans, military service personnel and their families.
Learn more at www.vfwauxiliary.org.