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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of November 2015

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander, Neal Froese, Chaplain;  Josh Hogstad, JVC & Service Officer; Dale Yeckley, SVC; Curtis Gray, Adjutant; Harold Pierce, Lee Cogswell, Ed Geerdes, Jay Hoefling, Post WebMaster,  Jim Sommerville, Harold Gold, Robert Duff                    

EXCUSED; Dan Oneill, Finance Officer; Daryl Hillyer, JVC; Cal Davis, Chaplain; Troy Stockman, Elvia Bourland.



Post Commander Lou Brackett called the brief meeting to order at 9:04am 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 the Adjutant.  The Commander declared The American Legion Post 2006, Department of Colorado convened. A quorum was present.


The Committee reports of membership (65%+) and finance ($4,092.98 Acct./BB $799.73 BB Acct Balance) were presented. The Service Officer was not present to give his report. A Motion was made by Dale Yeckley , and seconded by Neal Froese to approve and second the finance report. Motion voted upon and approved.  The motion to approve the membership report was made by Dale Yeckley and seconded by Lee Cogswell.  Motion carried. The motion to approve the minutes was made by Chaplain Neal Froese, and seconded 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 developed and managed by Jay Hoefling. 2) Curtis Gray, golf committee member indicated that the 2015 Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 11, 2015 at the Adobe Creek National Golf Club. Turnout was low in teams because of conflicts with Father’s Day, working at Country Jam, and personal injuries. 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 announcement of the next meeting will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015,  location TBD.  Meeting adjourned at 10:45 am.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006