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301 N EVERGREEN, Chanute, Kansas

Boerstler-May Post 170

Legion Meeting

December 12, 2019

  • The regular membership meeting of Post 170 was called to order by the commander, at 1900 hours with 27 members  being present
  •  Colors were posted, the POW/MIA chair was draped, followed by the opening prayer from Chaplin Mallet, the Pledge of Allegiance and the Preamble of the American Legion was than recited.
  • The roll call of officers was not conducted.
  • The reading of the minutes of the last meetings and executive/house committees were read and approved with corrections.
  • A vote was held and approved on new members, Briana Blandamer, and transfer member, Larry White.
  • The finance report for November was read and approved.
  • Sick call and relief report of Ken Cushman having some health issues.  Ken is doing better.
  • The Service Officer advised if you have a VA health card that it can be used to get onto the Military Post and Bases.
  • Chaplin Mallet gave a prayer for 4 departed local veterans. Chester Cook, Kenneth Ogle, and Legion members Sherman Rutledge and Oren Patterson.
  • Wendell thanked everyone who has helped with the meals being served. This takes a lot of work and time.
  •  The 50/50 drawing was won by Jeff Mitchell. Don Homewood’s name was drawn for the attendance drawing of $230.00, as he wasn’t present the next drawing will be for $230.00.
  • Due to the Christmas holiday no second meeting will be held this month.
  • Upcoming events: Dec. 14th – Post gift exchange

Dec. 17th – Post Christmas Dinner

Dec. 31st – Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Party

Jan 1st – New post entry cards will be issued

Feb. 1 – 2 Mid-winter forum at Ft Scott


  • Meeting adjourned at 1930 hours after closing prayer by Chaplin Mallet and the retirement of the colors.

Archive of previous meeting.  Click HERE

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