SAMUEL BURNEY POST 441
Minutes are not official until read and approved.
June 4, 2018
17:03 Call to Order: Ken Edwards, Commander
Presentation of POW/MIA: George Mathews
POW/MIA Resolution: George Mathews
Pledge of Allegiance – Ken Edwards
Opening Prayer: Bob Ven de Weerd
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
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
Commander Edwards presented membership awards:
15 years: Brian McKinnie (absent)
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.
Bob Van de Weerd moved to adjourn, Chuck Tugana seconded, seconded, motion carried.
George Mathews retired the POW/MIA flag.