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301 N EVERGREEN, Chanute, Kansas

Boerstler-May Post 170

Legion Meeting
January 23, 2020
The regular membership meeting of Post 170 was called to order by the commander, at 1900 hours with 22 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 conducted with two officers having an excused absent.
The reading of the minutes of the last meetings and executive/house committees were read and approved.
Membership report: We stand at 97% of our yearly membership goals. If you know of someone who should be a member or hasn’t renewed their dues have a talk with them.
Wendell gave the Honor Guard report and stated two honors services are being held in the upcoming week
Report for sick call and relief – Ronald Burghart had surgery and is doing better.
The Service Officer gave his report – Cass gave an update on the use of the VA ID’s. Each base and Post may have a different policy so check with each before using. A spouse may not be allowed the same privileges.
Chaplin Mallet gave a prayer for departed local veteran Eugene Koester.
John Wood gave an update on his donation of a $50.00 steak house gift card for Jim’s Steak house.
  The 50/50 drawing was not conducted. Ronald Burghart’s name was drawn for the attendance drawing of $250.00, so next meeting the drawing will be for $10.00
Upcoming events: Feb. 1 – 2 Mid-winter forum at Ft Scott
Meeting adjourned at 1923 hours after closing prayer by Chaplin Mallet and the retirement of the colors. 
Next Meeting February 13th at 1900 hours
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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