Monthly Minutes Posted

American Legion Post 324

Jersey Village, TX

Regular Meeting Minutes

March 10, 2019

 

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

 

Officers present:

Commander Otto

1st Vice Commander Pyke

2nd Vice Commander McCarty

Finance Officer Baughman

Sgt. At Arms Huebner

Adjutant Dick

Chaplin Link

Service Officer Riley

Judge Advocate Pryor

 

In addition, there were (7) Legion members in attendance.  A quorum was met and the meeting continued.

 

Minutes:

            Adjutant Dick read the February minutes.  A motion to approve the minutes was made by Donna McCarty and seconded by Paul Grabert.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.

 

 Finance Report:

            Finance Officer Baughman read the finance report. We have available funds as of March 8 of $13,564.55. Motion was made by David Pyke pending any further audit and seconded by Robert Howard.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.

 

Commander introduced new member to Post 324:  Wesley Mueller – Air Force

 

Committee Reports:

            Chaplin Link reported on the Precinct 4 Bus Senior Trips.  We need another coordinator and email distribution and training. The bus would leave from Champion Forest Baptist Church, Jersey Village

            Service Officer Riley discussed the Carnival Cruise Military Appreciation Day that was held on the cruise.

            Sgt-at-Arms Huebner discussed Boys State and 2nd Vice McCarty will help this year to be able to take over next year for Wayne.

  • VA Library is gone and will take donations for books
  • Volunteer forms – see Wayne
  • Notate cloths to the VA
  • District donated money for snacks at the VA
  • There will be a student orientation to Boys State at Post 560 1pm on May 19th
  • Annual Post Report is due by April 5th
  • We are in 4th place in the District for membership
  • The Bench at the VA that has our name on it and that we donated money for will have a dedication on April 5th
  • There will be a celebration for the 100th Anniversary of The American Legion on March 15th @ Post 560.  The Mayor will be there and they will have a Steak Meal for $15.
  •  Women’s Veteran’s Day June 12th will be at Ellington Field

 

Unfinished Business

            Next month’s fundraiser meeting will be chaired by Trenton Davis

 

New Business

            Commander took last role for nominations and 2nd Vice McCarty is stepping down to with the Oratorical Contest.  Trenton Davis is filling 2nd Vice Commander position.  Wayne motioned to accept the officers as reported and Jimmy seconded.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.  New Officers for 2019 – 2020 is as follows and will be installed at April Meeting:

 

            Commander                         Stefanie Otto

            1st Vice Commander          David Pyke

            2nd Vic Commander           Trenton Davis

            Adjutant                                Larry Dick

            Finance Officer                   Jimmy Baughman

            Chaplin                                 John Link

            Service Officer                    Bob Riley

            Sgt-At-Arms                         Wayne Huebner

            Judge Advocate                 Trey Pryor

            Historian                               Robert Howard

            1st Representative              Paul Grabert

            2nd Representative             Ron Supler

 

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

 

Good of the Legion:

            Wayne discussed the Vietnam Association that meet 2nd Friday of each month at Bo’s Place 7pm by NRG.  For more information contact Wayne.

            April 4 – 7 in Schulenberg, TX the Vietnam Traveling Wall will be on display.

 

 

 

 

Adjourn:

There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 5 pm. The next meeting will be on Sunday, April 14, 2019.  It will be at VFW 8909 starting at 4pm.

 

Respectfully Submitted:

 

Larry Dick

Adjutant

 

 

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