THE AMERICAN LEGION PETER WOLLNER POST 288
Executive Board Meeting 22 August 2017
The meeting was called to order by 2nd Vice Commander Robb Hanke at 1900 hours followed by the appropriate opening ceremonies.
Roll call of officers was taken with 11 present and 5 absent (3 excused).
Guests: Past Post Commander Al Klug; Service Officer Ed Downey.
1st Vice Jim Lee (tonight reported by Rod Kison) – reported 173 members paid to date. This is 46.7% of membership.
2nd Vice Robb Hanke – reported that the September ad in the News Graphic will be the Auxiliary’s Fashion Show on September 30th.
3rd Vice Jerry Smith – reported next rifle squad practice will be on 8/26/2017. Jerry reported that post member Conrad Carnish MFH will be on September 8th at Zur Rhue cemetery at 5:45 p.m. Jerry reported on upcoming dates for the post’s color guard. Jerry reported on the traveling POW-MIA Ceremony table set that he was asked to look into at a previous meeting. Following a lengthy discussion, there was a motion and second to purchase a traveling case (kit) at a cost not to exceed a specific amount. The motion was carried.
Finance Officer Rod Kison – reported on the progress of transitioning to our new checking account.
Chaplain Kent Bolyard – reported sending the “last bugle” for post member Conrad Carnish and a sympathy card to his family.
Board Member Greg Jourdain – reported on the post building fund.
Service Officer Ed Downey – reminded all of the Veterans Coffee Hour at Jim’s Grille every Thursday starting at 10 a.m.
Adjutant Dennis Jaeger asked if the Commander had the authority to authorize monies from the Veterans Troop fund to pay for this weekly coffee. Following discussion, there was a motion and second for the post to pay for this weekly beverage with monies to come from the Veterans Troop Fund. The motion was carried.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE LEGION
Judge Advocate Keith Collins – reported all veterans are invited to all CUW home games for the upcoming season.
It was reported by Jerry Smith the Military Appreciation game at CUW is November 4th.
Their being no further business the meeting ended with the appropriate closing ceremonies and was adjourned at 1930 hours.
Peter Wollner Post 288
The Mighty 2nd District
Department of Wisconsin