MILITARY ORDER of the PURPLE HEART Chapter 110
18 April 2015 at 1500 the meeting was called to order.
Opening Ceremony by Sr. Vice. Commander Summers
Roll Call of Officer, Commander Excused (sick)
Sr. Vice. Present
Jr. Vice. Present
Adj/Fin Officer Present
Members Total 6 Present
Minutes of last meeting were on our web site,
Finance Report was presented. Account balances were presented and reviewed by the members present.
- Two Plaque’s one for the City of Hastings and the second was for the County of Barry have been presented. This making them a Purple Heart City and County, the first in Western Michigan. Funding will be needed for six road signs to be bought to be installed on main roads.
- At the next meeting in June 2015 everyone attending our meeting will receive a copy of the Annual Finance Report.
- Bought 2,000 violas for our funding drive this year.
- Life member per capita payment to us was received from National Headquarters for our annual amount. It is more than past payments in order to correct errors made in the past.
VAVS Report, we have a positive balance in the checking account. We have BINGO in Building 6 at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center every other month. This last week (16 April 2015) we bought snacks and supplies for the Veterans that stay in Bluildgs 14-1 and 22.
Correspondence No Correspondence to read.
Americanism Report, this year there are three schools taking part in our Essay program. The first place gets $100 and the second place gets $75. This goes for each school that participate.
Motion made to go into our election of officers. Second and passed.
Nominations for Commander, Sr. Vice. And Jr. Vice.
Commander Ron Paul
Sr. Vice. Scott Wilson
Jr. Vice. David Walker
Finance Off. William Roush
Sgt. at arms James Wagner
Nominations were closed and the elections of Officers were placed in the records. There was no oppositions so the Adjutant will enter one unanimous vote of the positions of Commander, Sr. Vice Commander, Jr. Vice Commander, Adjutant, Finance Officer and Sergeant-at-arms.
Our list of Officers and Committeeman are listed below.
Commander is Ronald L. Paul email@example.com
Senior Vice. Is Scott Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Vice. Is David D. Walker
Adjutant, William J. Roush Williamemail@example.com
Finance Officer, William J. Roush
Sergeant-at-arms, David D. Walker
Trustee 3 year, Robert W. Eaton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Trustee 2 year, William F. Morris
Trustee 1 year, Birney K. Summers, email@example.com
Welfare Officer is Robert W. Eaton
Chaplain is David D. Walker
Americanism Officer is William J. Roush
For delegates to our Spring Convention the following members will attend this year. Ronald Paul, Scott Wilson, William Roush, Robert Eaton, James Wagner.
At our next meeting, we must approve the annual budget for the year 2016.
Closing ceremony by Sr. Vice. Commander, Birney Summers.
Our next meeting will be on 20 June 2015 at 1500 hours at American Legion Post 54 in Battle Creek.
William J. Roush,
Chapter 110 Adjutant