Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting July 2019

Scratch held on 4 JUL 2019 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1413. There were 12 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies were held IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 9 Shavetails were in attendance

Visitors of note: Grand Surgeon Tony Grimm and District 7 Representative Tom Aldridge

SS asked if there were any new member applications: HC said we had one application for membership, Gary A. Petersen.

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed: Degree Work for Petersen will be conducted, all three degrees.

SS asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted: Hungry Cootie said that the minutes were posted and sent by email to all PT11 Cooties, No changes were made to the minutes. Cootie #80 seconded the motion that the minutes be accepted as posted. Motion made by Cootie #85. Minutes approved.

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 #64 Tom Stone died on 21 June, cause of death was a heart attack, he was 72 years old. A memorial service was held at the Post home with many family members and friends in attendance on 27 June. Charter was draped in his Honor. He will be missed.

SS asked for the report of the CCDB: Report was given in detail. Cootie # 62 seconded a motion to accept the report as presented and audited. Motion made by Cootie #61. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $1101.90, cash in the General Fund -$71.16 and in the Hospital Fund $907.68, The Pacific House fund had $265.38 as of 1 JUL 2019.


Membership: As of 1 JUL we have 15 Life and 14 Annuals for a total of 29 Coots. Annual 2019 dues can be paid if you haven’t done so already, see the CCDB. Dues are $35.00 or Peso equivalent.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Hospital Chairman Report: Chairman gave the report for JUN visits, 10 Cooties made 23 visit, spent 61.5 hours in visits and travel 1179 miles. Gave gifts in value of $100. Total: $1651.94

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business

Atom Gary A. Peterson went through all 3 Degrees at the Scratch with minimal damage. He will be a great asset to the PT.

New Business

The Pup Tent was awarded All Star at the DPA Convention. The PT won a Hospital Award for Hospital and Home visits achieving over 250%.Hospital pins issued to all deserving cooties

Good of the Scratch:

50/50 Total was P3780, P1890 to the winner Cootie “Turkey Tom” (Aldridge) from PT15 . and P1890 to the PT.

Fines collected: P3110.

P2400 for the Pacific House Fund.

Buddy Poppies: P900

The PT Charter was draped in honor of Departed Cootie Tom Stone.

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 1610. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 1 Aug. at the Post Home.


Dan "Dhan" Wilson
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

13 JUL 2019