Fred Hancock Post 19, Renton, WA
Fred Hancock Post 19, Renton, WA

Fred Hancock Auxiliary Unit No. 19

Our Purpose


In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:

  • To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families
  • To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion
  • To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship
  • To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy
  • To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government
  • To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities
  • To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through Service Not Self

HAPPY UPCOMING HOLIDAYS to everyone and their families and friends. The unit met on on September 9 online and on October 14 in person at the Post. We had an Oktoberfest planning meeting and lunch with Erika Tiede at her apartment in Auburn on September 23, 2021. Diana Hagen, District President and Mary Olsen, District Vice President have been busy visiting all the Units in District11 the past month with information to help get them started to a successful year. Thank you Diana and Mary for the hard work. We hosted the Fall Conference on October 17, 2021 at the Renton Post. October 21 we had an Oktoberfest Brunch for our monthly Cafe Vets. It was in memory of Rhonda Jarvis, Past President who passed in December 2020, and in honor of her mother Erika Tiede. We served Bratwurst with all the fixings, sauerkraut, potato salad, pretzels and mustard, apple strudel, spiced cider, beer, beet salad, Black Forest cake and coffee. We had a great time!!! We had live music, an accordion player, guitar player and songs in German, They were dressed in German costumes. We had several door prize drawings. A BIG THANK YOU to Christine, Diana and Sara for the decorating to look like a German Village. Also Christine, Diana, Erika and Elva for planning and anyone that helped. THANK YOU to everyone that came to make it such a success. Esther Maas is still in a Adult Care center in Renton. Her address is 1616 Morris Ave. South, Renton, WA. 98055. We are hoping that she will able to go home soon. Remember to send in your dues for 2022. Our next meeting will be November 11, 2021. 

Submitted by Elva Schulz, President 
Elva Schulz , 425-255-0440, Erika Tiede, 253-833-1006: Christine Gray-Scott, 206-948-5839,

Esther Maas, 425-255-7108: Diana Hagen, 425-271-3881, 
Historian, Chaplain, Sergeant-at-Arms: Diana Hagen, 425-271-3881, 


Submitted by Elva Schulz 

It's time to renew your membership dues.
Has your address changed?  Contact Esther Maas (425-255-7108) to update your address or pay your dues.
 We invite new members to join us!  We encourage your family members and friends to become involved in a great, rewarding experience – helping VETERANS and their families.   

COME JOIN US for Sew and Chat


We need your company/help in these projects for our veterans in the VA Hospitals.  We sew and tie lap robes, make ditty bags, stuff neck pillows, make wheel chair bags, wrap gifts and other things for the VA Hospital patients.  It doesn't requre much talent or experience - just come and enjoy.  We laugh and discuss the problems of the world.  Men are welcome to come join us.


Only a FEW hours are needed and so MUCH can be accomplished!


Post 19 Building

3224 NE 12TH St

Renton, WA 98056

 (425) 271-1439

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 503

Renton, WA 98057-0503

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