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American Legion

Jeremy E. Ray Post 324

Jersey Village, TX


March 8, 2020

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 Bob Riley

            Chaplain John Link

            Sgt-at- Arms Wayne Huebner

            Historian Robert Howard


and 8 other members and one guest for a total of 17 in attendance.  A quorum was met and the meeting continued.



            Adjutant Larry Dick read the minutes from February’s meeting.  David Pyke made a motion to accept the minutes and it was seconded by Donna McCarty.  Motion passed and was approved by membership


Finance Report:

            Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman reported that the available funds of Post 324 were $19,634.85 as of February 29, 2020.  Motion to accept finance report pending further audit was made by Jerry Roberts and seconded by David Pyke.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.



            One guest was introduced to the post.  Sterling Williams, who served in the Air Force, 22 years and is currently a member of Post 345 and looking at possibly becoming a member of our post.


Committee Reports:

  1. Vice Commander David Pyke reported information from the District 8 DEC.  The Spring Convention will be held at the Post 586 on May 16.  Attendees are asked to bring an auction item.  Registration will be $20.


     Blue Star Mothers are having a BBQ Cook Off April 18 at Post 586.


            B.  Chaplain John Link announced he has turned the Bus Trips over to David Pyke.

            C.  Donna McCarty reported on Boys State with 10 paid and 7 to pay


            D.  Robert Howard requested military stories from members to post on our website.


Commander’s Report:     

            Commander Stefanie Otto announced the Officer positions and there being no changes, all current Officers were voted in unanimously.


Sick Call:

            Sick call remains as last month: Ron Lance, Tim Givens, Ted Lukeman- wife Janet on Chemo, but is improving, and Janet Donath.  Howard Mead who has been in our prayers, passed away on January 21.


Old Business:

            Jimmy Baughman has finally got tax exempt card and number for Flag and Emblem and Office Depot.  Stefanie has one for Wal-Mart.


Good of the Legion:

Ed Janak received a Certificate from National Headquarters for Continuous Membership 50 Years.             



            There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 1645 hours. Our next scheduled meeting will be here at VFW Post 8905 on Sunday April 19th because of Easter.



Respectfully Submitted:

Larry Dick


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