Jeremy E. Ray Post 324
Jersey Village, TX
November 13, 2022
Regular Meeting – Minutes
Commander Stefanie Otto called the meeting to order at 1600 hours. There were 7 officers present:
Commander Stefanie Otto
1st Vice Commander David Pyke - absent
2nd Vice Commander Bill Brown
Service Officer Bill Brown
Adjutant Larry Dick
Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman - absent
Sgt-at-Arms Wayne Huebner
Chaplin Richard Ater
Judge Advocate Trey Pryor - absent
Historian Robert Howard
And 20 other members for a total of 26 present. A quorum was met and the meeting continued.
Adjutant Larry Dick read the minutes from the November 13 meeting. Bill Brown motioned to accept the minutes and was seconded by Robert Howard. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
Finance Officer in training Mike Larose reported that the available funds of Post 324 were $8,302.95 as of October 1, 2022. Motion to accept finance report pending further audit was made by Bill Brown and seconded by Ted Lukeman. Motion passed and was approved by membership.
Commander introduced new members; Vincent Donnelly – Air Force and Cornelius Blackshear - Army
2nd Vice Bill Brown commented on the Post’s Color Guard at the Phillips 66 Veteran Event. And 9 members went downtown and were in the Veterans Day Parade. Bill also discussed Boy Scouts and the three Packs that are at risk and they are Pack 3, 421 and 1296. Bill moved that Post 324 approve charting Packs 3, 421 and 1296 and the authority to go forward if needed. Terry Coon seconded the motion and was approved by membership.
Commander Otto noted:
4th Quarter Charity is the VA Hospital
Boys State will be on June 11-16 in 2023.
Post 324 will be collection unwrapped toys for Blue Santa, this year.
We will be having a fundraiser from January to 29th May. We will sell tickets.
The December meeting will be at the Backyard Grill family dinner.
Good of the Legion:
Wreath Across America – December 17th.
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 1700 hours. Our next scheduled meeting will be on Sunday, December 11th
1600 hours (4pm) at Backyard Grill.