Post Minutes April 2015

VFW POST 12108 MINUTES

Date Meeting held: 9 April 2015
Location of Meeting: Post 12108
Opened in due form Time opened: 18:18
Members present: 14 Guests present: 0

Roll Call of Officers, elected appointed
Commander, George Wehrly X Adjutant, Bill Marker X
Sr. Vice Commander, Mike Watkins X Service Officer, John Holden E
Jr. Vice Commander, Russell Osmun E OOD, Bill Davis E
Quartermaster, Richard Gardner X Judge Advocate, Karl Olsen X
Chaplain, CJ Veach X Surgeon, Dan Sanders X

Trustee 1 year, Bob Mitchell E
Trustee 2 year, Joe Moorehead E
Trustee 3 year, Dave Carlin X
X = Present E = Excused

A quorum was present at the start of the meeting.
Applications for Membership Approved:

1. Shawn Erlandsen.
2. Gary Daugherty.
3. Keith Malaney.
Quartermaster Report:

Old Balance: $7,327.92 New Balance: $8,535.90
Old Business:

1. Karl working on getting Poker Run permit for 17 October. Tonopah Search & Rescue and the Ham Radio Club that helped last year are both onboard for event.
2. Post received updated package for Voice of Democracy/Patriots Pen Program, Post Commander and Post Chaplin agreed to set up a meeting with school officials within the next few weeks to get the program started.
New Business:

1. Post members agreed to host a Flag Ceremony on Memorial Day, 25 May, 12 noon at Cottonwood Park in Beatty. Flag Ceremony will be followed by a ceremony at the Beatty Cemetery to bury past years flag retirement/disposal ashes.
2. Post Quartermaster announced he extended our building loan one year, as per option in original contract.
3. Motion passed to donate $100 to Delta Company 405th. Funds will be used to help lower enlisted pay expenses for a Dining Out.
Good of the Order:

1. All hands interested in the Nye County Sheriffs Auxiliary Officer Program can get the application
at the Beatty Justice Center, Auxiliary Officers are non-armed.
2. Recruiting Booth volunteers for Goldfield Days in August are Dick G, Tom A, Fred Willis, and Jim Veach. Members present suggested we sell ammo raffle tickets at booth.
3. Post will host VFW Nevada District 5 Convention 18 April. Post will need volunteers for luncheon 11:00 to 13:00 at the Post.
4. Post is searching for the individual who donated the John Strozzi etched/frosted mugs and glasses to the Post, if anyone knows who they are, please let a Post Officer know.
5. Post is soliciting interest in starting up a pool league, will require travel to Amargosa VFW and Pahrump VFW on Sundays and practice during the week. Anyone interested please contact Post Adjutant or other Post Officer.

Next Meeting: 14 May 2015

Closed in due form Time Closed: 18:48
Submitted:
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W. A Marker, Post Adjutant