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Welcome to American Legion Post 2006
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2006
Fruita, CO 81521
Meeting Minutes of January 2017
ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander; Jim Solace; Dale Yeckley, Curtis Gray, Harold Pierce, Jay Hoefling, Kenneth Kline, Howard Gold, Mike Davis, Tommie Derryberry.
EXCUSED; Josh Hogstad, Dan Oneill, Finance Officer; Daryl Hillyer, JVC; Cal Davis, Chaplain; Elvia Bourland.
Post Commander Lou Brackett called the brief meeting to order at 9:00am 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 Adjutant.
The POW/MIA Cover was placed on the Empty Chair by Dan Beesley. The Pledge of Allegiance was presented by Curtis Gray. The Preamble was read by Jim Solace. Commander declared The American Legion Post 2006, Department of Colorado convened. A quorum was present.
The Committee reports of membership (74%+42/58 for 2017) and finance ($6,519.10 Acct./Baseball Acct. Balance $1,149.73) were presented. The Service Officer Report was not given but Legion members Bob Parker and David Wininger were visited. 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
Included: 1) Blue Star Banquet/Program will be scheduled for Spring 2017,
location is pending in Grand Junction, CO. Parents and
service members currently serving will be recognized; 2) Herbergers
fundraising opportunities and staffing schedule was discussed, as was a
special film, “Almost Sunrise” was presented at the Avalon Theatre, Grand
Jct. as a fund raiser for Veterans with Mental Health issues. A total of
approximately $2,000 was raised. 3) Webmaster gave his updated status
report. 4) Change in meeting times to the second Saturday morning of the
Month . Assignments were given to assist with traffic control at the Family
Health West Expo and Run/Walk. 5) Herberger’s Community Days
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 January meeting , the Post Commanders Charge was presented, the POW/MIA Cover was retrieved, and a salute was rendered to the national colors.
The next Fruita Post 2006 meeting will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Fruita Civic Center in Fruita, CO.
Meeting was adjourned at 11:30 am.
Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006
Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006