Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting June 2017

Scratch held on 1 JUN 2017 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1401. There were 10 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies were IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 8 Shavetails were in attendance, 1 absent.

Visitors of note: None

Seam Squirrel asked if there were any new member applications: HC said no application

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 MAY Scratch were posted at the Post home. No changes have been received. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #62, Cootie # 61 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: No communications

Seam Squirrel asked if there was a Cootie or Family Member of a Cootie in distress: Cootie No. 65 still resting at home. Sleeping most of the time even when he has visitors.

Seam Squirrel 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 $1453.92, cash in the General Fund $374.91 and in the Hospital Fund $1079.01 as of 1 JUN 2017.


Hospital Chairman Report:: Chairman gave the report for APR visits. 60 members made 52 visits, saw 67 patients, spent 170 hours in visits, gifts $48.40 and travel 2166 miles. Total: $4196. 42

Membership: As of 31 MAY we have 17 Life and 15 Annuals for a total of 32 active Coots. Annual 2017 dues can be paid if you haven’t done so see the CCDB.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business


New Business


Good of the Scratch:

Will need some assistance at the Convention on the first day registering guests.

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 #89, total was P2200, P1100 to the winner.

Fines collected: P600. Buddy Poppies: P640

Department Convention. Department Convention to be held 11- 15 JUN at Subic Grand Harbour Hotel. You can registered on the DPA website VFWdeptpacific.org

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 1501. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 6 July at the Post home (subject to change).


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

June 28, 2017