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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of February 2016

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander, Neal Froese, Chaplain;  ; Dale Yeckley, SVC;, Lee Cogswell, Tommie DerryBerry, Sgt.-at-Arms, Elvia Bourland Troy Stockman, , Jay Hoefling, Post Webmaster, . .

EXCUSED; Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Josh Hogstad, Dan Oneill, Finance Officer; Daryl Hillyer, JVC; Cal Davis, Chaplain;



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 Neal Froese.


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


The Committee reports of membership (92%+) and finance ($3,234.48 Acct./BB $799.73 BB Acct Balance) were presented. The Service Officer was not present to give his report. The  membership report was made by Dale Yeckley.  Motion carried. The Chaplains report was given. No members passed to Post Everlasting.


The unfinished business was presented to include: 1) Discussion and appointment of new Historian. 2) Participants of the JUCO Color Guard.


New business included: 1) Post website to be presented by Jay Hoefling. 2)Lou Brackett, golf committee member indicated that the 2016 Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 11, 2016 at the Adobe Creek National Golf Club. 3) Assignments for the Health Expo Walk/Run and information table; 4) Assignments for the Herberger’s Fundraising Event by the Chair Tommie Derryberry; 5) 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 announcement of the next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2016,  at the Fruita Civic Center (Rotary Room).  The raffle was held and the Legion meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006