Monthly Minutes Posted


American Legion

Jeremy E. Ray Post 324

Jersey Village, TX


November 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

            2 Vice Commander Trenton Davis       

            Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman

            Adjutant Larry Dick

            Service Officer Bob Riley

            Chaplin John Link

            Historian Robert Howard


and 10 other members for a total of 18 in attendance.  A quorum was met and the meeting continued.



            Adjutant Larry Dick read the minutes from October meeting.  Bob Riley made a motion to accept the minutes and it was seconded by Ted Lukeman.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.


Finance Report:

            Finance Officer Jimmy Baughman reported that the available funds of Post 324 were $15,643.27 as of November 8, 2020.  Motion to accept finance report pending further audit was made by David Pyke and seconded by Paul Grabert.  Motion passed and was approved by membership.


Committee Reports:



Old Business

            Discussed having a Christmas dinner and will be holding off and we will have a regular meeting.  We will not be having dinner at a restaurant due to Covid.


Commander’s Report:

Oratorical Contest will be at Jersey Village Civic Center on January 9th at 9 am and Wayne and Donna will need some help.

            Wreaths Across America has not been canceled but will be a drive through on December 17th.

            VFW us still looking for Honor Guards and it pays $10 per funeral.  Let Commander know if you are interested.

            Gift cards for Vets, Commander received quite a few and will take more next month. 

            DEC will be November 11th so we well have updates next month.

            Post 324 Constitution & By Laws was updated per Department changes by Judge Advocate Trey Pryor and was set out to Membership for review.  Jimmy Baughman motioned to accept the updated documents and Jerry Rogers seconded.  Motion was approved by membership and Adjutant will send signed copy to Department Judge Advocate.    


Sick Call:

             RON LANCE

             TIM GIVENS – Cancer

              TED LUKEMAN – Wife Janet Chemo

              JANET DONATH

              JAMES IRWIN – Cancer

              TRENTON DAVIS – Wife Kristi


Good of the Legion:

            Veteran’s Day at Village on the Park Flag Ceremony.  John Link, Jerry Rogers to attend.

            Jimmy Baughman noted that White Water car washes are giving free washes for Veterans.

            David Pyke noted that all of the shows at Branson, Missouri honor Veterans

Trenton Davis noted that there will be a celebration at the Frio Restaurant for the Marine’s Birthday, November 10th from 6-10 pm. Trenton also mentioned getting started on another fundraiser with Clay Shoots/Skeet.  



            There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 1700 hours. Our next scheduled meeting will be on Sunday, December 13th at 1600 hours and it will be in-person.  Meeting place to be determined.


Respectfully Submitted:

Larry Dick


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