Kuripots Pup Tent Meetings

Minutes of Meeting May 2017

Scratch held on 4 MAY 2017 at VFW 11447 Post Home

Scratch was called to order at 1405. There were 12 Pup Tent11 Cooties at the Scratch

Opening ceremonies IAW MOC Rituals.

Roll call was held:9 Shavetails were in attendance, 0 absent

Visitors of note:None

SS asked if there were any new member applications: Cootie Jim Mitch from Korea wants to transfer to our Post and PT. Motion by Cootie #79 and seconded by Cootie #30 to accept transfer of Cootie Mitch to our PT. Carried by majority.

SS asked if there was Degree Work to be completed:None degree work.

SS asked if the minutes from the last Scratch had been posted. Hungry Cootie said that the Minutes for the APR Scratch were posted at the Post home. No changes have been received. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie #62, Cootie # 30 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 No. 65 still resting at home. Sleeping most of the time when he has visitors. Cootie #81 still recovering from hip surgery.

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


Membership:As of 31 APR we have 16 Life and 15 Annuals for a total of 31 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.

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

Scholarship Kids: Paying school registration in May

Unfinished Business


New Business

Cootie #79 seconded the motion and Cootie #61 made the motion for the PT to approve paying for a room at the Convention (PT and Post sharing cost). Cost for room $140. Mbrs can use the room to relax, have a drink and smoke (on the balcony). Three beds also available to take a nap. Motion approved.

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 #79, total was P1250, P625 to the winner who donated his to have drinks in the hotel room.

Fines collected: P1010. Buddy Poppies: P1030.

Department Convention. Don’t forget to sign up for Department Convention to be held in June 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 1500. Next Scratch will be held at 1400, 1 June at the Post home.


Scott Simms
Seam Squirrel

Tom Burnett
Hungry Cootie

May 19, 2017