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Regular Monthly Meeting 9 October 2018


The monthly general meeting of this post was called to order by Commander Bob Batty at 1900 hours followed by the appropriate opening ceremonies. 

Roll call of officers was taken with 11 present and 2 absent.

Guests:  Quentin McDonald, a boy scout from troop 835, who gave an update on his project on installing cabinets in the basement.

Todd Bugnacki, Superintendent of Cedarburg Schools, who gave a lengthy presentation on an upcoming $58.8 million referendum on the November 6th ballot.

The Adjutant read the minutes of the September general and executive board meetings.  There was a motion and second to approve both of those minutes as read.  Both those motions were carried.



1st Vice Jim Lee – reported postcards were sent to all members who have not paid as of this date.  Our post is at 66.86% of membership. 

3rd Vice Jerry Smith --- Our next rifle squad practice will be held on 27 October starting at 10 a.m.

Finance Officer Dennis Loberger reported the following for the month of September 2018:

  • Checking account balance forwarded 9/1/2018:
  • Total receipts:   (including transfer from bar/fish fry account)
  • Total disbursements: 
  • Checking account balance 9/30/18: 
  • Cash funds available less restricted funds 9/310/18: 

There was a motion and second to approve the finance report as presented.  The motion was carried.

Bar/Fish Fry Report Rick Siefert – Reporting on

  • Starting balance: 
  • Ending balance: (including the transfer to the general fund) 
  • Bar deposits:
  • Withdrawals: 
  • Fish Fry cash: 
  • Internet transfer (credit card):
  • Tips:

There was a motion and second to accept the Bar/Fish Fry report as presented.  The motion was carried.                                                      

SAL Commander Jerry Gomez – reported SAL membership cards are in.  SAL dues are $9 for the year.



Commander Batty read a letter from Sharon Wambold who presented our post with a canvas print of Peter George Wollner (who this post is named after). 



Board Member Greg Jourdain – gave a brief update on our construction remodel.  All construction should be finished by October 28th



Ozaukee County membership revitalization will be held at the Port Washington Post 82 on November 9th  starting at 1 p.m.  We will follow up (if necessary) at Cedarburg Post 288 on November 10th starting at 9:30 a.m.

Commander Batty announced that a national vice commander will visit our post on Thursday,  November 8th and our post will host a reception for him starting at 3 p.m.

Commander Batty reminded all of the 2nd District Fall Conference being hosted by Saukville Post 470 on Saturday, October 27th.  Registration starts at 8 a.m.

1st Vice Jim Lee – reported on the following Post 288 Veterans Day activities: 

  • Friday, November 9th @  10 a.m. At McKinley Place
  • Friday, November 9th @ 2 p.m. At Westlawn Elementary School
  • Monday, November 12th @ 10 a.m. At Webster Transitional School
  • Monday, November 12th @ 2 p.m. At Lasata Heights – Commons
  • Monday, November 12th @ 3 p.m. At Lasata Care Center
  • Tuesday, November 13th @ 1 p.m. At First Immanuel Lutheran School 

Commander Batty reported that the Grafton Christmas parade will be held on November 24th starting at 11 a.m.

Commander Batty announced that the post Christmas party will be held on December 1st

Commander Batty reminded all that our post will host the Zablocki Veterans Christmas party on December 2nd



$50 – Ellys Siefert

$25 – Tom Ingram

$15 – Laurie Douzel

$10 – Chuck Kison



Art Filter and Dan Calbow


There being no further business the meeting ended with the appropriate closing ceremonies and was adjourned at 2024 hours. 


Respectfully submitted,


Dennis Jaeger


Peter Wollner Post 288


Ozaukee County Council

The Mighty 2nd District

Department of Wisconsin