Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting March 2018

Scratch held on 1 MAR 2018 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1405. There were 8 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 6 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 FEB Scratch were posted at the Post home and emailed to members. No changes have been received. Motion to accept the 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 #68 still at home resting. Cootie #85’s father has heart problems, went to Guam to seek medical attention.

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 $1675.06, cash in the General Fund $552.73 and in the Hospital Fund $1122.33 as of 1 MAR 2018


Membership:As of 1 MAR we have 16 Life and 14 Annuals for a total of 30 active Coots.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Hospital Chairman Report: : Chairman gave the report for FEB visits. 18 members made 6 visits, saw 6 patients at hospital/home visits and conducted 2 burials. Spent 75 hours in visits/burials , gifts/expenses $44.10 and travel 129 miles. Total: $1281..

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business

Degree work for Atom Castle was not completed due to his unauthorized absence.

New Business


Second nominations were held for PT Officers for next year. Below are listed the nominees, the position being elected into and the election results.

Nominations for PT Elections. All nominated officer were elected into their positions:




CCDB Tom Burnett


Tightward 1 Year - Jerry Rowe

Tightward 2 Year - John Corbin

Tightward 3 Year - Chris Schrauben

All other positions are appointed. Following the election the officers were installed.

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 was Cootie #86.

Fines collected: P700 ($14.00).

Buddy Poppies: P310 ($6.20)

Cootie #48 (Correll) paid fine of P1000 for missing several scratches.

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 15:30. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 5 APR at the Post home (subject to change).


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

1 APR 2018