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AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

UNIT 288/CEDARBURG

MONTHLY MEETING

FEBRUARY 4, 2020

 

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT MAGGIE GEIGER WITH THE APPROPRIATE OPENING CEREMONY

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE WAS LED BY SAL MEMBER GABRIEL KOKTA AND SQUADRON COMMANDER JERRY GOMEZ

AWARDS WERE PRESENTED TO GABRIEL FOR EARNING PATCHES TOWARDS THE PATCH PROGRAM

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS

            7 PRESENT                            2 ABSENT

JANUARY MINS WERE APPROVED AS WRITTEN AND PLACED ON FILE

TREASURE REPORT-SHIRLEY KRIER

CHECKING ACCOUNT BALANCE AS OF 1/31/2020                  $

MONEY MARKET BALANCE                                                       $

POPPY FUND ACCOUNT (SAVINGS)                                          $

APPROVED AND PLACED ON FILE FOR AUDIT

MEMBERSHIP-SANDY MACK

*          2ND DISTRICT IS STILL IN 1ST AT DEPARTMENT

*          UNIT GOAL IS 195

*          CURRENTLY WE ARE AT 81.54%

*          A LIST OF UNPAID MEMBERS FOR 2020 WAS REVIEWED

CONSTITUTION UPDATES ARE BEING DONE BY CHRIS SKIDMORE AND COPIES OF CHANGES/UPDATES/ADDITIONS/CORRECTIONS WILL BE E-MAILED TO ALL MEMBERS WITH E-MAIL ADDRESSES TO BE VOTED ON AT THE MARCH 2020 MEETING

LEGION BIRTHDAY PARTY WILL BE CATERED BY OUT & OUT, DISCUSSED ENTERTAINMENT (NOTHING CONFIRMED) AND WILL POSSIBLY DO A RAFFLE BASKET (TBD)

KRINGLE FUNDRAISER:

SUGGESTION WAS MADE BY BRIDGET KUHLENBECK THAT INSTEAD OF SELLING INDIVIDUALLY SHE WOULD WORK A TABLE AT THE MARCH FISH FRY IF WE PRE-PURCHASE KRINGLES TO SELL.  SANDY WILL GET IN CONTACT WITH CHRIS SANDOVAL FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COST, COMPANY AND PROFIT.  E-MAIL WILL BE SENT TO ALL MEMBERS WITH AN E-MAIL ADDRESS

LAMINATION OF PREAMBLE/MISSION STATEMENT

MOTION WAS MADE BY DONNA KISON/2ND BY SHIRLEY KRIER THAT WE PURCHASE 50 AT .94 CENTS EA.  TOTAL COST $47 NOT INCLUDING TAX

ALL APPROVED NONE OPPOSED MOTION CARRIED

POCKET FLAGS WILL BE ORDERED FROM EMBLEM SALES, SHIRLEY KRIER WILL PICK UP SLEEVES FROM WALMART AND KATHY NUREK WILL DO SMALL CARDS TO PUT IN THE SLEEVES

THANK YOU FROM PRESIDENT MAGGIE GEIGER WENT OUT TO ALL THOSE WHO HELPED WITH THE BLANKET TIE.  WE FINISHED 33 BLANKETS THAT HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO THE ZABLOCKI VA

ALA STATE BOWLING HELD BY THE GRAFTON UNIT IS MARCH 28TH & 29TH OR APRIL 4TH & 5TH AT CIRCLE B.  IF INTERESTED YOU NEED TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE.

BRIDGETTE KUHLENBECK WILL CHECK ON BUSES/PRICES/DATES TO TAKE A FIELD TRIP TO NEILLSVILLE HIGH GROUNDS.  COST OF ENTRY (DONATIONS ACCEPTED)

 

NEW BUSINESS

KENTUCKY DERBY-MARY GARNER ASKED TO SEE LAST YEARS REPORT FOR SETTING A BUDGET FOR THIS YEAR’S EVENT.  PRESIDENT MAGGIE WILL PROVIDE HER WITH THAT

MAY 8TH/9TH POPPY DISTRIBUTION-SHIRLEY KRIER WILL BE OUT OF TOWN BUT WILL HELP WITH SIGN-UP SHEETS.  MARY GARNER VOLUNTEERED TO HELP BOTH THE 8TH/9TH.  DISCUSSED ONLY GOING TO KWIK TRIP-SPEEDWAY-OTTO’S AND PIGGLY WIGGLY.  SHIRLEY KRIER MADE A MOTION/2ND BY KRIS GOMEZ TO PURCHASE 3 DOZEN NEW CANISTERS.

MEMORIAL DAY REMERBRANCE-MAY 25, 2020.  WE WILL ONCE AGAIN HAVE SLOPPY JOES/CHIPS/COOKIE ALONG WITH THE DONATED EGG ROLLS

4TH OF JULY THEME WILL BE THE 100TH YEAR CELEBRATION OF THE AUXILIARY.  WILL NEED TO PURCHASE SIGNAGE FOR THE TRUCK/TRAILER.  FURTHER DISCUSSION AT MARCH/APRIL MEETING

DEPARTMENT CONVENTION IS JULY 15TH-20TH, 2020 AT THE RED LION HOTEL PAPER VALLEY IN APPLETON.  THE AUXILIARY WILL BE CELEBRATING THE DEPARTMENTS 100TH ANNIVERSARY

PACKER PARTY TABLED UNTIL MARCH

STRAWBERRY FEST/WINE & HARVEST FEST PARKING-THERE ARE NO VOLUNTEERS TO CHAIR PARKING.  POSSIBLITY OF DISCUSSING PARKING WITH THE LEGION

WREATH FUNDRAISER-BRIDGET KUHLENBECK & MARY GARNER HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO CHAIR THIS 2020 FUNDRAISER

DATES TO REMEMBER:

APRIL 14, 2020 JOINT MEETING (2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH)

APRIL 15, 2020 OZAUKEE CTY MEETING-PORT WASHINGTON

APRIL 25, 2020 2ND DISTRICT CONFERENCE-COUNTRY INN & SUITES IN PORT WASHINGTONALLY SIEFERT HAS APPLIED FOR THE 2020 JR POPPY PRINCESS

FISH FRY HOSTING-IT WAS ASKED THAT THE AUXILIARY BE IN CHARGE OF THE HOSTESS STATION-FURTHER DISCUSSION WILL BE HELD AT THE MARCH MEETING

2020 CAR SHOW PROCEEDS-CHRIS SKIDMORE WOULD LIKE THE FUNDS TO GO TO WOUNDED WARRIOR-OTHER IDEAS ARE WELCOME.  ALSO DISCUSSED THE POSSIBLITY OF HAVE T-SHIRTS PRINTED.  TABLED UNTIL MARCH MEETING.

CHAPLAIN MARY JAEGER OFFERED A CLOSING PRAYER

PRESIDENT MAGGIE GEIGER CALLED THE MEETING ADJOURNED

POT OF GOLD WINNER BRIDGET KUHLENBECK

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED

SANDY MACK-SECRETARY

 

 

 

 

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