THE AMERICAN LEGION PETER WOLLNER POST 288
Executive Board Meeting 26 February 2019
The meeting was called to order by 1st Vice Commander Jim Lee at 1900 hours followed by the appropriate opening ceremonies.
Roll call of officers was taken with 9 present and 7 absent.
Guests: Kris Gomez
1st Vice Jim Lee – We got 4 new members this week. We need 12 members to renew to reach 100%. We are 95% so far. Can take 9 to 12 days for new members to appear
Kris Gomez- There will be no Dance of the Decades this year. She solicited support for the Kentucky Derby event to be held May 4. Fee for attendance will be $20.A motion was made and seconded to donate $250 to the Auxiliary to support this event. The motion was carried
Bar Chair Rick Siefert – Rick reported cash sales of $1743 for February Fish Fry and credit card sales of $2076. $473.50 fot tips. We had a good weekend with $2100 for Iceburg Open and Winterfest and $410 for a party. Rick reported expenses for the month of $2000 There was a motion and second to approve the bar report as presented. The motion was carried.
Chaplain Jerry Wanty – Jim Bertram was at the last Fish Fry.
Assistant Chaplain Bill Raymond - Bill have a Memorial remembrance for all departed comrades in 2018. It was agreed we would to this at the March general membership meeting.
Judge Advocate Keith Collins – reported he is missing some standing rules for his review. The Service Officer description of responsibilities was discussed. There was a consensus that the wording needs to be eliminated as it is. There is new training out that will be reviewed. The Marching Unit Fund is now part of the Memorial Fund and no longer has $1,800 separate in it. The by-laws will be ready for review at the next Executive meeting.
There was a discussion of Badger Boys State. A $1200 check was written for Badger Boys State with $300 received from the Cedarburg Fire Department. The High School has received only 1 applicant for Badger Boys State. If there are none further, the funds will support candidates from elsewhere.
There was a discussion of the amount of work needed to qualify for the Post Scholarships.
There was a discussion of what to do in the event of inclement weather to notify people of cancellation of a meeting. There was a suggestion we leave a message as part of the answering machine.
The Lions Club was talking about receiving 10% of the bar receipts for a Cribbage Tournament. The general feeling was that this would set a precedent for other events and a recommendation was made that we donate some money to support the event.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE LEGION
George Heblinger would like to resume his Armoror duties but needs a key which he will have to get from the Commander.
The flags downstairs are a mess. Jim Lee and Jerry Smith will go through what is needed and will report back.
There being no further business the meeting ended with the appropriate closing ceremonies and was adjourned at 1955 hours.
Peter Wollner Post 288
Department of Wisconsin