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Fruita, CO 81521

Meeting Minutes of September 2016

ATTENDEES: Present were Lou Brackett, Commander;  Jim Solace; Tommie Derryberry, Dale Yeckley, Curtis Gray, David Wininger, Harold Pierce

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

GUESTS: Mrs. Brackett, Mrs. Yeckley, Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Solace


Post Commander Lou Brackett called the brief meeting to order at 6:30pm at Reed Park, 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 Tommie Derryberry. Commander declared The American Legion Post 2006, Department of Colorado convened. A quorum was present.


The Committee reports of membership (46%+24/58 for 2017) 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, October 13, 2016 at the Fruita Civic Center 324 Aspen, Fruita, CO.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm.


The Bar-B-Que was held and the Boys State Report was given by Sean Palmer, Grand Jct. with his parents, grandparents, and friends present.


Respectfully submitted: Curtis Gray, Adjutant, Fruita Post 2006

Review by: Lou Brackett, Commander, Fruita Post 2006