Our Post Meetings
VFW Post 11447: Minutes of JUN 2018 Meeting
OPENING CEREMONIES: The Commander called the meeting to order at 1005 hours, 13 JUN 2018. Opening ceremonies were held according to VFW Ritual. Fourteen members were present.
ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: Roll call was taken of officers; nine Officers were present, three absent of which 3 are excused.
NEW RECRUITS: The Commander asked if there were any new recruits. The Adjutant reported one new recruit. Ronald L. Pierce, USMC served from 9 Apr 79 to 16 Dec 85. Awarded the Marine Corp Expeditionary Medal. His DD214 and application was reviewed by the Adjutant and found to be eligible for membership. Motion was made by the Adjutant to accept Comrade Pierce as a member of the Post, seconded by Comrade Corbin. Approved by the members.
MINUTES: Commander asked if the minutes from the previous meeting had been posted. The minutes were posted and emailed to members. No changes were made. Motion was made for the minutes to be approved as posted and seconded. Motion approved.
DISTINGUISHED GUESTS: There were no guests at the meeting.
QUARTERMASTER REPORT: Commander called for the report of the Quartermaster:
The QM gave his report, there was an addition error on the presentation board that has been corrected and correct and final figures are shown here.
SERVICE OFFICER REPORT: Comrade Bob Chester was cremated.
SURGEON'S REPORT: NTR
COMRADE OR FAMILY MEMBER IN DISTRESS: Greg Langan and Ed Spears are both still confined to their homes. If you are in their area stop by and say hello.
PUP TENT 11: Had another Lousy Scratch.
COMMANDER CALLED FOR COMMITTEE REPORTS:
MEMBERSHIP REPORT: QM Burnett gave the report.
N - New
A - Annual
R - Reinstated
L Y - Last Year
T - Total
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: NTR
WEBSITE: Updates ongoing.
POST HOUSE/BUILDING COMMITTEE: NTR
HOSPITAL/HOME VISITS BY POST MEMBERS: Chairman gave the report for May visits. 44 members made 14 visits, saw 10 patients at hospitals/home visits, and attended 3 burials and a memorial service. Spent 134 hours in visits and travel time, gifts/expenses $42.00 and travel 1357 miles. Total: $3253.68. A wheelchair was delivered to a homebound veteran.
BUDDY POPPY CHAIRMAN: Buddy Poppy donations were P470. Commander asked the Chaplain to say a prayer for our National Home for Children.
VFW NATIONAL HOME FOR CHILDREN: NTR
For The Good Of The Order
District 7 meeting at the Post home 3 July followed by a Cootie gathering at the Hot Zone, all VFW members are invited.
Fourth of July (FIL/AM DAY) party at Midnight Rambler in Brgo Barretto on the 4th at 10AM.
The 50/50 was P2900, P1400 to the Comrade Castle and P1500 to the Post.
Charter was draped in memory of Comrade Jimmy Coombs.
CLOSING CEREMONIES: Closing Ceremonies were held according to Ritual and the meeting was adjourned at 11:00. The next GMM will be held 13 JUNE 2018 at 1000 hours.
James F. Roger
13 JUN 2018