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301 N EVERGREEN, Chanute, Kansas

Boerstler-May Post 170

Legion Meeting

March 26, 2020

  • The regular membership meeting of Post 170 was called to order by the commander at 1900 hours with 12 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 then recited.
  • The reading of the minutes of the last meetings and executive/house committees were read and approved.
  •  An updated finance report current as March 22 was read.
  •  The Honor Guard report was read for 2019 activity.
  1. Total Services 24
  2. Total Hours 820
  3. Total Hours Color Guard Services 113
  4. Total hours overall 933
  • Ken thanked everyone for stepping up while he was recovering from his illness and publicly thanked Wendell Allen for all his help.
  • The report for sick call and relief listed none
  • The Service Officer report was given and Cass stated a Ron Adams, VA representative will try and come to the post in May to assist with any paperwork for the VA.
  • It was reported the Bar Manager would be on leave of absent till further notice.
  • Nominations for Post Officers for 2020/2021: Being no new names were nominated from the last meeting the motion was made and seconded for the Adjutant to cast unanimous votes for the following:
  1. Commander: Gary Wikel
  2. 1st Vice: George Culbertson
  3. 2nd Vice: Roy Culbertson
  4. Adjutant: Ed Boring
  5. Chaplin: Larry Mallet
  6. Finance Officer: George Culbertson
  7. Service Officer: Ed Boring
  8. Historian: Jade Gardner
  9. Sgt of Arms: John Woods

Executive Committee: Larry White, Mike Walsh, & Kyle Beerman

  • Chaplin Mallet gave a prayer for departed local veteran, Thomas Hanson.
  • Upcoming events:  Due to the Covid-19 all post activities, Family meetings, have been suspended till further notice.
  • No 50/50 drawing. Jeremy Wilson’s name was drawn for the attendance drawing of $40.00, as he wasn’t present the next drawing will be for $50.00
  • Meeting adjourned at 1925 hours after closing prayer by Chaplin Mallet and the retirement of the colors.

NEXT MEETING: ??????????

Upcoming events:  March 19th: Arma Post #182 installation of Officers

                                   March 20 – 22: 3rd District Convention at Ark City.

  • Meeting adjourned at 1925 hours after closing prayer by Chaplin Mallet and the retirement of the colors.
  • Next Meeting March 26th at 1900 Hours





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