The national president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will visit Salt Lake City and Layton April 13-15 as part of Cancer Awareness Month.

President Virginia Carman is asking the public to join the auxiliary in the fight against cancer. The National Ladies Auxiliary raises more than $3 million each year for research and for grants to members stricken with cancer.

During her visits, Carman will visit local members in different parts of the state, including an open house reception Sunday, April 13, from 5-6 p.m. at the VFW Post 3586 in Salt Lake City and a dinner at the Layton VFW Post 8307 Monday, April 14, at 6 p.m.