Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting March 2018

Scratch held on 7 MAR 2019 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1402. There were 10 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch.

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held: 6 Shavetails were in attendance.

Visitors of note: Kevin Mitchell

MAX Fine: P150

SS asked if there were any new member applications: HC said no application.

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed: Third Degree for Tom Wickes

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 PT Cooties, Cootie 88 seconded the motion that the minutes be accepted as posted. Motion made by Cootie 62. 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 81 has medical problems, Cootie #68 doing better. SS has problem with a skin disorder on one leg.

SS asked for the report of the CCDB: Report was given in detail. Cootie # 86 seconded a motion to accept the report as presented. Motion made by Cootie #62. Motion carried. Cash and Bank total was $988.34, cash in the General Fund $156.05 and in the Hospital Fund $832.29 as of 1 MAR 2019.


Membership: As of 1 MAR we have 14 Life and 16 Annuals for a total of 30 active Coots. Annual 2019 dues can be paid if you haven’t done so already, see the CCDB. Dues are $35.00 or Peso equivalent. To date, 14 annual Cooties have paid 2019 dues. Cooties 25 and 90 have not paid 2019 dues.

National Home Prayer: Delivered by the Sky Pilot.

Hospital Chairman Report: Chairman gave the report for Feb visits, 6 VFW members made 21 visits, saw 5 Vets, (2 home visits, and 0 hosp visits, attended 3 funerals), spent 125 hours in visits and travel 1776 miles. Total: $3135.70

Scholarship Kids: NTR

Unfinished Business


New Business

Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration. The event will be held on 23 March at 1100 to 1300 at the Arizona Resort. Cootie 62 seconded a motion for the PT to donate P5000 to the event, motion made by Cootie 88. Motion carried.

Good of the Scratch:

The MOC shirts ordered from Korea have finally arrived. Shirts will be available for pick-up t the April Scratch.

Kevin Mitchell spoke to the Cooties about his plans within the VFW; he is currently running for Department JVC and asked for the support of the PT.

FRA Fralics will be held 5,6 and 7 April.

ANZAC Day will be held on 25 Apr. The VFW will provide a wreath for the event, The VFW, Post 4, PT11 and FRA 367 will be placed on the wreath banner.

50/50 Total was P3600, P1800 to the winner Cootie 88 and P1800 to PT.

Fines collected: P2340

Buddy Poppies: P360

Closing of the Scratch was done IAW Ritual.

Scratch closed at 1520. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 4 APR at the Post Home.


Dhan Wilson
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

24 MAR 2019