9:00 AM09:00

Sip 'N Shop at Purple Poppy Boutique

Our Fall Social will be held at the Purple Poppy in Johnston this year.  Come and enjoy this private shopping experience with your friends.  
Get something special for those ladies on your Christmas list or treat yourself to something new.
All are welcome to attend.

10% of all sales during our event will be donated to the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund

To RSVP or ask questions, please vist our event page on Facebook

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10:00 AM10:00

Care Package & Fleece Blanket Making Party

Join us to make care packages for deployed Iowa National Guard Units and to make fleece blankets for Johnston Hospice Veterans.

We will be meeting at the Johnston Public Library in a large meeting room.

Please bring items to put into the care packages.

Light snacks will be provided.

Please RSVP to our event here on Facebook.

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10:00 AM10:00

Fall Terrarium Social

Our Fall Social is held at Ted Lare Design Build & Garden Center
2701 Cumming Ave
Cumming, IA. 50061
Spouses and children are welcome - a great time to bring a fellow military spouse who is not a part of our Auxiliary yet.
We will be creating our own terrariums to take home.
Registration and further details can be found on our Facebook Group Page

The auxiliary will be providing you with the $20 starter fee and depending on what you pick above that to include in your terrarium will be on your own! Terrariums can be anywhere from just the $20 up to $80!

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6:00 PM18:00

INGOAux at the TAG Concert

The Auxiliary will be hosting a table at the TAG Concert series this summer.

On June 28th the 42 Romeo, the 34th Army Band will be performing.

We will be handing out tattoos to the kids and koozies to the adults.  There will be coloring pages and cards for the kids to fill out.  These will be used for care packages for deployed soldiers.  

Concert begins at 7pm, volunteers will be needed prior for setting up, during to hand out items and monitor the table, and after to clean up.

Please join us and volunteer to help out at the table.

Signup for volunteers coming soon.

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8:30 AM08:30

Annual Meeting, Silent Auction, Annual Recognition Dinner

Auxiliary members and friends, our annual meeting is coming up on Saturday, March 24. We’d love for you to join us in the morning for a short business meeting, followed by a fun social outing in Des Moines. We promise to have you back to the hotel in plenty of time to get ready for the Recognition Dinner that evening. ;)

Our meeting will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines (same location as last year). The tentative agenda/plan for the day is:

8:30-9:30 a.m. INGO Auxiliary annual business meeting, including presentation of the scholarships and address by TAG Timothy Orr.

9:30-10:00 a.m. Break and an opportunity to bid on silent auction items

10:00 a.m. Bus leaves for the East Village area of Des Moines for shopping, dining, and a morning of fun!

12:00 p.m. Lunch at The Continental. Lunch is provided by the Auxiliary for all attending members and friends.

1:45 p.m. Bus picks everyone up from the East Village and returns to the Airport Holiday Inn.

There is no cost to attend the business meeting or social; we are simply thrilled to have new and old friends gather to catch up and meet one another!

Please let us know if you will be attending by RSVPing here on Facebook or emailing INGOAux president Natasha Carter at

For tickets and information to the Annual Recognition Dinner click here

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10:00 AM10:00

Winter Social - Blanket Tieing

  • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at the Camp Dodge Museum for fleece blanket tieing.

This is a great event for children and spouses.

We will have light snacks available.

Fabric and supplies will be provided.  

Bring yourself and your children and be ready to tie up blankets.

Blankets are given to the Johnston Hospice.

We will be located in the conference room.

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