THE AMERICAN LEGION PETER WOLLNER POST 288
Executive Board Meeting 23 May 2017
The meeting was called to order by Commander Bob Batty at 1900 hours followed by the appropriate opening ceremonies.
Roll call of officers was taken with 15 present and 1 absent.
1st Vice Ed Downey – reported that current paid membership is 325 members.
2nd Vice Brian Kjell – the ad for our Memorial Day observance is running in the News Graphic this week. The ad for June will be “Join the American Legion Family”.
3rd Vice Jerry Smith – reported on the upcoming Memorial Day observance.
Finance Officer Rod Kison – Rod reported that we will need to get the reservation form back to him for the County Officer Installation dinner at Saukville on June 30th. Rod informed us that Hailey Carmichael will be receiving the American Legion Good Citizenship Award tomorrow evening at CHS along with a check.
House and Fish Fry Report Gene Szudrowitz – Gene reported 382 meals served at our last fish fry. Gene reported on the net income for the month of April 2017.
Chaplain Kent Bolyard – Kent reported sending out “the last Bugle” for Post member Robert Hmircik.
Board member Greg Jourdain – reported on the progress of our addition.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE LEGION
1st Vice Jerry Smith – reported that Concordia University Post 1881 has requested our Post Color Guard along with a POW-MIA Table Ceremony on 5/25/17 for the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce Business Expo and Awards Luncheon and asked the Post’s permission to use our POW-MIA table and artifacts. Permission was granted. There was discussion on purchasing another set of POW-MIA artifacts. Following discussion, there was a motion and second to duplicate the POW-MIA artifacts and make a traveling kit out of them. The motion was carried. 3rd Vice Commander Jerry Smith volunteered to head this up.
Commander Batty thanked 2nd Vice Commander Brian Kjell for his service as a Post Officer.
Their being no further business the meeting ended with the appropriate closing ceremonies and was adjourned at 1928 hours.
Peter Wollner Post 288
The Mighty 2nd District
Department of Wisconsin