American Legion Post 324
Jersey Village, TX
August 13, 2017
Commander Otto called the meeting to order at 16:00. Officers present, in addition to Commander Otto were (8) other officers, (6) other members for a total of 15 members and (2) guests. A quorum was met and the meeting continued.
Adjutant Dick read the minutes from the July 9, 2017 meeting. A motion was made by David Pyke to accept and seconded by Robert Howard. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
There was no finance report.
1st Vice Commander Pyke discussed the DEC meeting and the Irene still needs clothes for the VA and hair brushes for women.
2nd Vice Commander McCarty reported on Salute to Heroes
Sergeant – At – Arms Huebner reported on the Oratorical Contest and he is working with the Cy-Fair Schools. The Post contest will be with their UIL competition. He is not sure about the District. Also discussed the upcoming Boy’s State 2018. John Hince was elected as the new State Commander at the recent State Convention.
Judge Adocate Pryor noted that Department approved our By-Laws and Constiution and we will post a copy on our website.
Service Officer Baughman discussed a call received from a veteran’s daughter and showed a T-Shirt that we can order. Took orders.
Curtis Haverty discussed 5K and also soliciting funds from citizens of Jersey Village for Officer of the Quarter and will get more information on this. Curtis also made a motion to purchase fire arms for Jersey Village Police Department valued at $700 from the 2017 5K. Wayne Huebner so moved and Janet Donath seconded the motion. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
Commander Otto reported on the post event held on Saturday at Murdoch’s Grill. Discussed the new member packet and a possible get together in December.
Good of the Legion
Wayne presented Commander Otto with a Certificate and autographed photo of the National Commander for reaching 100% membership for 2017
Janet Donath reported information on discounts for Oxygen and a $400 discount from Reliant on a generator.
Jimmy Baughman reported Veterans get discounts at Skeeter Auto.
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 17:00. The next meeting will be September 9, 2017 at 16:00.