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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of April 2017

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander; Jim Solace; Dale Yeckley, Curtis Gray, Jay Hoefling, Kenneth Kline, Tommie Derryberry, Billy Johnson, Lee Cogswell, and KJ Kline.


EXCUSED; Josh Hogstad, Daryl Hillyer, Cal Davis, Elvia Bourland. 



Post Commander Lou Brackett called the brief meeting to order at 1:00pm at Fruita Civic Center, Fruita, CO. The colors were in position and the Cmdr. asked those present to render an appropriate hand salute. All Legionnaires were asked to uncover, then the opening prayer was offered by the Post Commander.


The POW/MIA Cover was placed on the Empty Chair by Dale Yeckley. The Pledge of Allegiance was presented by Curtis Gray. The Preamble was read by Dale Yeckley. Commander declared The American Legion Post 2006, Department of Colorado convened. A quorum was present.


The Committee reports of membership (93%+54/58 for 2017) and finance ($6,519.10 Acct./Baseball  Acct. Balance $1,149.73) were presented.


The Service Officer Report was not given. The membership report was made by Post Vice-Commander. The Chaplains report announced that, a dedicated Post 2006 member, Bob Parker had passed away.


OLD BUSINESS: The unfinished business was presented to include: 1) “Project Sanctuary” Update


NEW BUSINESS: Included: 1) Blue Star Banquet/Program will be scheduled for May 19, 2017, location  will be in the meeting rooms of the Fruita Community (Recreation) Center, Fruita, CO. Parents and service members currently serving will be recognized; 2) Jay Hoefling, Webmaster gave his updated status report. 3) Post elections information was presented and discussed.  Nominations were made and a new Post Commander  KJ Kline was elected for 2017-18, and sworn in by the District 13 Commander.


In addition, an information booth was provided by the Legion Post with health information for Veterans.


No other business being brought before the members present, the Post Comdr. closed the April meeting , the Post Commanders Charge was presented, the POW/MIA Cover was retrieved, and a salute was rendered to the national colors. 


Meeting was adjourned at 2:30 pm.


The next Fruita Post 2006 meeting will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:00am in the Fruita Civic Center in  Fruita, CO.  Light refreshments were served.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006