Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting February 2018

Scratch held on 1 FEB 2018 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1405. There were 9 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 8 Shavetails were in attendance.

Visitors of note:None

SS asked if there were any new member applications:No applications

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed: Degree work for Atom CASTLE.

SS asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted: Hungry Cootie said that the Minutes for the JAN Scratch were posted at the Post home. No changes have been received. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #86, Cootie # 62 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. 68 still at home resting. Cootie #85's father has heat problems.

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 # 61. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $1597.56, cash in the General Fund $491.03 and in the Hospital Fund $1106.53 as of 1 FEB 2018.


Membership:As of 1 FEB we have 13 Life and 16 Annuals for a total of 29 active Coots.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Hospital Chairman Report: Chairman gave the report for JAN visits. 13 members made 17 visits, saw 19 patients at hospital visits, spent 1298 hours in visits, gifts/expenses $44.10 and travel 129 miles. Total: $1281..

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business


New Business

Degree work for William "Bill" Castle. First degree completed and he survived.

First nominations for PT Elections:


Dhan Wilson - Declined nomination

Scott Simms - Accepted

BLANKET BUM - No Nominees

HIDE GIMLET - Nominees

Don Robbins - Accepted

CCDB - Nominees

Tom Burnett - Accepted

TIGHTWARD - Nominees

Tightward 1 Year - Chris Schrauben (moved up from 2 Year)

Tightward 2 Year - John Corbin (moved up from 3 Year)

Tightward 3 Year - No nominees

All other positions are appointed. Nominations will be reopen at the next Scratch and election will be conducted.

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.

50/50 Winner Cootie #91

Fines collected: P260 ($5.20)

Buddy Poppies: P480 ($9.60)

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 15:25. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 1 MAR at the Post home (subject to change)


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

27 FEB 2018