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SAMUEL BURNEY POST 441

Burney   California

POST MINUTES

Minutes are not official until read and approved. 

POST MINUTES

June 4, 2018

17:03  Call to Order:  Ken Edwards, Commander
Salute
Presentation of POW/MIA: George Mathews
POW/MIA Resolution: George Mathews
Pledge of Allegiance – Ken Edwards
            Opening Prayer: Bob Ven de Weerd
            Guests: 6
            Members: 14
            New Members: None

Special Business: Installation of Officers and Awards
Commander Ken Edwards welcomed members and guests; guests were introduced. 

Commander Edwards introduced and thanked outgoing officers and presented them with certificates of appreciation: 
            Commander: Ken Edwards
            1st Vice Commander: Steve Sweet
            2nd Vice Commander: Chuck Tugana
            Adjutant: Bob Boyce
            Sergeant-at-Arms: Dennis Lopez
            Chaplain: Chuck Noble
            Judge Advocate: Chuck Tugana

           Past Commander Bill Baldwin installed officers for FY 2019; they take office July 1st:
           Commander: Steve Sweet
           1st Vice Commander: Ken Edwards
           2nd Vice Commander: Wald Caldwell
           Adjutant: Bob Boyce
           Sergeant-at-Arms: Dennis Lopez, (absent)
           Chaplain: George Mathews
            Judge Advocate: Ken Edwards
           Service Officer: George Mathews
           Historian: Bill Baldwin

Bob Boyce reviewed FY2018 activities and events:
          Christmas Ham Dinner
          Easter Sunday Brunch
          Scholarships ($3,250 awarded, $2,375 claimed)
          Boys and Girls State
          Donations to other Legion Posts and Northern California Veterans Stand Down
          POW/MIA
          Cemetery Crosses
          Donations to Boy Scout and Cub Scouts
          Fire Department Toys for Tots
          Burney High School Sports
          Donations to VFW and Auxiliary
          American Legion for Youth: Pop Warner $490; Boy Scouts $678; Burney Little League $1,574
          Post Website

 Commander Edwards presented membership awards:
          15 years:   Brian McKinnie (absent)
                            George Mathews
                            Stephen Powell

          20 years:  Michael Kiser
   
          35 years:  Clayton Hanneman

Bill Baldwin presented Bob Boyce with a plaque of appreciation for his service to the Post and community.

Good of the Legion:
Ron Harshman said the Burney Chamber of Commerce is selling spots on its Burney Map, which comes out every few years.  Bob Van de Weerd moved $50 for a small spot, Chuck Tugana amended the motion to a $300 ad, 2nd by Stephen Powell, motion carried. 

Ron Harshman pointed out that the Legion parking lot is getting full of weeds and should be trimmed down.  Bob Boyce moved $50 toward the project, Bob Van de Weerd seconded, motion carried. 

17:45  Adjournment:
Bob Van de Weerd moved to adjourn, Chuck Tugana seconded, seconded, motion carried.    

POW/MIA:
George Mathews retired the POW/MIA flag.