Scratch held on 1DEC 2016 at VFW 11447 Post Home
Scratch was called to order at 1400 by the Seam Squirrel
There were 9 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch.
Opening ceremonies were IAW MOC Rituals.
Roll call was held: 5 Shavetails were in attendance
Visitors of note: none
Seam Squirrel asked if there were any new member applications:Douglas Sorensen still pending.
Seam Squirrel asked if there was Degree Work to be completed: No Degree Work
Seam Squirrel asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted: Hungry Cootie said that the Minutes for the Nov Scratch were posted at the Post home. No changes have been received. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #30, Cootie # 62 made the motion. No discussion. Motion carried
Seam Squirrel asked for report of the Hungry Cootie: NTR
Seam Squirrel asked for reading of official and other communications: NTR
Seam Squirrel asked if there was a Cootie or Family Member of a Cootie in distress: None
Seam Squirrel asked for the report of the CCDB: Report was given in detail. Cootie # 73 seconded a motion to accept the report as presented. Motion made by Cootie # 62. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $1283.86, cash in the General Fund $384.92 and in the Hospital Fund $898.94 as of 30 NOV 2016.
REPORT OF COMMITTES:
Hospital Chairman Report: Chairman reported that, 56 members made 44 visits, visited 74 vets, spent 164 hours in visits/travel, traveled 2018 miles GIFTS $69.80 Total credited for OCT was $4050.52.
Membership: As of 30 Nov we have 15 Life and 14 Annuals for a total of 29 active Coots. Annual 2017 dues can be paid now.
National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.
Good of the Scratch:
Still looking for potential VFW members to join the Cootie Swarm.
SS said that 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.
Beach Bash: The Post JVC Don Robbins is the BB Chairman, the BB will be held at “Da Bar” in Barretto, the venue has a beach area. Date of the BB will be the second weekend in Feb. Date 9-12 Feb.
50/50 Cootie #73, total was P2000, P1000 to winner, who donated his share to AL Post 4
Buddy Poppies: P430
Fines collected: P2100.
Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.
Scratch closed at 1520. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 5 Jan at the Post home.
December 23, 2017