Jeremy E. Ray Post 324
Jersey Village, TX
April 11, 2021
Regular Meeting – Minutes
Commander Stefanie Otto called the meeting to order at 1600 hours. There were 8 officers present:
Commander Stefanie Otto
Vice Commander David Pyke
Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman
Adjutant Larry Dick
Service Officer Bill Brown
Sgt-at-Arms Wayne Huebner
Chaplin John Link
Historian Robert Howard
And 14 other members for a total of 22 in attendance. A quorum was met and the meeting continued.
Commander introduced new member Bill Brown, Air Force
Adjutant Larry Dick read the minutes from March meeting. Robert Howard made a motion to accept the minutes and it was seconded by David Pyke. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman reported that the available funds of Post 324 were $15,204.20 as of April 1, 2021. Motion to accept finance report pending further audit was made by David Pyke and seconded by Jerry Roberts. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
1st Vice David Pyke reported on the posts at the Berry Center working to get new members.
Historian Robert Howard would like to see more veteran story experience.
Installed Bill Brown as new Service Officer.
Commander contacted Grace After Fire and the are supper excited to have them as our seconded quarter charity. They would like gift cards from Wal-Mart if possible. We will have someone from Grace After Fire at our May meeting.
Boy’s State will be virtual again this year and we have 7 applications now with 4 more coming. June 27 – July 2
District 8 will be having meetings about shutting down Posts that are not doing what is required, like Post 397 and 499. Any post starting with 8 are designated as African American posts and they are trying to revitalize these posts.
Buddy Checks are still being done and you can call 713-794-7135 is you want to participate.
Our next meeting will be the third Sunday, May 16 due to the second week is Mother’s Day.
Will check with Jersey Village Police Chief about the Officers of the Quarter.
Commander looking for place to have our monthly meeting with families in July. Looking at Spring Creek BBQ.
TIM GIVENS – Cancer
TED LUKEMAN – Wife Janet Chemo
JAMES IRWIN – Deceased, Monday, May 3rd
TRENTON DAVIS – Wife Kristi
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 1700 hours. Our next scheduled meeting will be on Sunday, May 16th at 1600 hours and it will be in-person at VFW 8905.