Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting August 2017

Scratch held on 3 AUG 2017 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1410. There were 11 Pup Tent12 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 7 Shavetails were in attendance, 1 absent

Visitors of note:None(PT15)

SS asked if there were any new member applications: HC said no application.

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed: No degree work.

SS asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted: Hungry Cootie said that the Minutes for the JUL Scratch were posted at the Post home. No changes have been received. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #87, Cootie # 30 made the motion. No discussion. Motion carried

SS asked for report of the Hungry Cootie: NTR

SS asked for reading of official and other communications: No communications

SS asked if there was a Cootie or family of a Cootie in distress: Cootie No. 65 still resting at home. Cootie #68 stopped at the VFW for lunch prior to the start of the Scratch, but did not attend it. He was in a wheel chair and lost a lot of weight.

SS asked for the report of the CCDB: Report was given in detail. Cootie # 62 seconded a motion to accept the report as presented. Motion made by Cootie # 86. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $805.12, cash in the General Fund -$300.49 and in the Hospital Fund $1105.61 as of 1 AUG 2017.


Membership: As of 31 JUL we have 16 Life and 15 Annuals for a total of 31 active Coots. Annual 2018 dues can be paid if you haven’t done so see the CCDB.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

p>Hospital Chairman Report: Chairman gave the report for JUL visits. 25 members made 3 visits, saw 1 patient and 2 deceased vets, spent 116 hours in visit/ceremonies, gifts/expenses $10.00 and travel 1168 miles. Total: $2033.90.

p>Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business


New Business


Good of the Scratch:

Still looking for VFW members to join the Cootie Swarm.

All Cooties should become National Home and Paddy Daddy life members. You can find info in the ROF and Typhoon. Also a RED STAR Life Member ($100 plus LM dues if a annual member). Any questions see the Seam Squirrel or CCDB.

POW/MIA DAY at American Legion Post 4, 15 SEP

50/50 Winner Cootie #80, total was P3000, P1500 to the winner.

Fines collected: P1180. Buddy Poppies: P586

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 15:25. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 7 SEP at the Post home (subject to change).


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

August 14, 2017