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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of August 2016

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander;  Jim Solace; Troy Stockman, Sgt-at-Arms; Jay Hoefling, WebMaster; Mike Davis

EXCUSED; Dale Yeckley, SVC;Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Josh Hogstad, Dan Oneill, Finance Officer; Daryl Hillyer, JVC; Cal Davis, Chaplain; Elvia Bourland, Tommie Derryberry



Post Commander Lou Brackett called the brief meeting to order at 7:00pm 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 Commander.


The POW/MIA Cover was placed on the Empty Chair by Troy Stockman. The Pledge of Allegiance was presented by Jay Hoefling. The Preamble was read by Jim Solace. Commander declared The American Legion Post 2006, Department of Colorado convened. A quorum was not present.


The Committee reports of membership (106%+55/58) and finance ($4,689.48 Acct./BB $1,149.73 BB Acct Balance) were presented.

The Service Officer was not present to give his report. The  membership report was made by Post Commander. The Chaplains report was not given.


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 Fall 2016 at the Atrium Assisted Living Center in Grand Junction, CO.  Parents and service members currently serving will be recognized; 3) With no other business being brought before the members present, the Post Comdr. closed the meeting , the Post Commanders Charge was presented, a salute was rendered to the national colors.


The next Fruita Post 2006 meeting will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Fruita City Reed Park  (Maple Avenue).  Refreshments were provided.

 Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006