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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of Octotber 2016

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander; Jim Solace; Dale Yeckley, Curtis Gray, David, Harold Pierce, Curtis Gray, Jay Hoefling, Heath Beesley, Kenneth Kline, Mike Weimer, Daniel Dreesen

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 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 Dale Yeckley. 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 (50%+26/58 for 2017) and finance ($4,689.48 Acct./Baseball  Acct. Balance $1,149.73) 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, location pending  in Grand Junction, CO.  Parents and service members currently serving will be recognized; 2) Herbergers fundraising opportunities and staffing schedule was discussed. 3)Webmaster gave his updated status report. 4) Change in meeting times to the second Saturday morning of the month was discussed, motion made and approved. No other business being brought before the members present, the Post Comdr. closed the 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 Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Fruita Civic Center 324 Aspen, Fruita, CO.

 Meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006