Cindy Phillips, secretary of unit 28, was recently named the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Delaware Unit Member of the Year.
Phillips has been secretary for five years and has been chairman for several programs at the unit and department level, as well as serving as department sergeant-at-arms.
Cindy also visited Sussex County Council and secured a donation plus requested state legislators to name May as the American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Month. Cindy and her husband spend some of their time working on a food mission providing food to veterans, the homeless and families with children.
She also coordinates the summer lunch program held at Lingo Creek Apartments in Long Neck during the summer months. For more information, call (302) 945-9191.