Monthly Minutes Posted

American Legion Post 324

Jersey Village, TX

Regular Meeting Minutes

May 19, 2019

 

Commander Stefanie Otto called the meeting to order at 4 pm.

 

Officers present:

Commander Otto

1st Vice Commander Pyke

2nd Vice Commander Davis

Finance Officer Baughman

Sgt. At Arms Huebner

Adjutant Dick

Chaplin Link

Service Officer Riley

Historian Howard

 

There were (9) Officers and (8) other Legion members in attendance.  A quorum was met and the meeting continued.

 

Minutes:

            Adjutant Dick read the April minutes.  A motion to approve the minutes was made by David Pyke and seconded by Bill Novak.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.

 

 Finance Report:

            Finance Officer Baughman read the finance report. We have available funds as of May 1 of $12,735.54. Motion was made by Wayne Huebner pending any further audit and seconded by Bill Novak.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.

 

Committee Reports:

            1st Vice Commander Pyke discussed Spring Convention.  Items at the convention were:

  • How to conduct a meeting
  • George Snell was Acting District Finance Officer
  • DD-214 does not have to be retained by the post
  • Wayne received Back Pack for his volunteering hours

 

Chaplin Link discussed the June 22 Precinct Bus trip to the Huntsville Prison Museum and the Veterans Museum.  Cost is $9 and we will also have lunch.  Must have 13 signed up to be able to go.

 

Historian Howard reminded that he is looking for military stories from the post members to share.

 

Sgt-At-Arms Huebner discussed that Boys State will be leaving for Austin on June 9th at 7:30 am at Post 560.  Wayne also would like to have Post 324 pay the transportation costs for the Girls State attending from the Tomball Auxiliary.

 

Commander’s Report

            Commander Otto introduced new members to the post; J.T. Smith, Army and August Hoffmeister, Army

            Trenton Davis was installed as the new 2nd Vice Commander

           

Unfinished Business

            Memorial Day is Monday, May 27.  Post members can at 8am JV Civic Center

 

New Business

            Fundraiser being Chaired by 2nd Vice Davis.  Discussed raffling a firearm, a 1911 Pistol and the vote approved.  The meetings for the fundraiser starts at 3pm prior to our regular monthly meetings.

            Need information about VFW Cook Off and Jersey Village has an event 1st Sunday of every month 12 to 3pm.

 

Sick Call:

            LARRY KEIL

            RON LANCE

            TIM GIVENS

            JESSE UNDERWOOD

            HOWARD MEAD

            JIMMY & JOLYNN BAUGHMAN (JOLYNN’S MOTHER PASSING)

            STEFANIE OTTO (FATHER-IN-LAW FRANK)

            PAUL ALLEN - Deceased

            TED LUKEMAN – Wife Janet Chemo

**Added WAYNE HUEBNER

 

Good of the Legion:

            The VA is now recognizing the veterans that served in Vietnam onboard ships to get disability credit due to Agent Orange.

 

Adjourn:

There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 5 pm. The next meeting will be on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  It will be at VFW 8905 starting at 4pm.

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

Larry Dick

Adjutant

 

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