Minutes for 15 November 2012
Call to Order, 1805.
Pledge of Allegiance – Gary Fink.
Prayer – Jim Kelley
Moment of Silence for POW/MIAs.
President, Gary Fink
Vice, John Sheets
Secretary, Bill Baines (acting)
Treasurer, Bob Marshall
Sergeant-at-Arms, not present
John Boyne, Robert Dahlgren, Tom Iorio, and Sam Knipmeyer
Motion to approve minutes, Eric Hobson; Second, Norm Graham. Passed.
Treasurer’s Report: Bob Marshall
Chapter Balance, $7579.50
Petty Cash Report: Gary Fink
President’s Report: Gary Fink
Montalvo has resigned as Sergeant-at-Arms
Norm Graham appointed as new Sergeant-at-Arms
State President’s Report: Terry Hubert, (Nevada State Council)
Next Nevada State Council meeting in Las Vegas – March 16, 2013
Ken Rodgers-Bravo Film in Spring of 2013 with NSC, 388, and 989 support to bring to Reno
Vietnam War Commemoration – 50th Anniversary
Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day – 2013 Nevada Legislature
VVA National Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund – Motion to donate $50 by Linda Dickinson, Second by Michael Hawe, Discussion. Linda Dickinson amended motion to $250, Second by Michael Hawe.
Motion passed unanimously.
Outreach Report: Jim Hanson
Jim Hanson read statement of resignation as Outreach Chairperson, Parade Chairperson and BBQ/Potluck Chairperson and stated that Outreach at Claim Jumper did not go well.
Horticulture Committee Report: Rusty Bolton
Bolton has tomatoes for anyone interested
Chapter 388 Report: Rick Arnold
Arnold thanked Chapter 989 for help with the Vietnam Wall
Stressed importance of reaching out to fellow Vietnam Vets
272 attendees at Ch. 388 BBQ in Mills Park when the Vietnam Wall was there
Chapter 388 will do Christmas outreach to help needy families
Rick Arnold asked Chapter for “welcome home” stories
Ch. 989 sent a wreath for Vietnam Wall at Mills Park in Carson City
RTC bus passes available at Job Connect Bob Martin
Wreaths Across America – Dec 15th – discussion Rick Shuster
Sandy Disaster Relief: hat passed, $217 donated given to Bob Marshall another $33 was given after the meeting.
Holiday Dinner, 20 December: extensive discussion Motion to canvass
Membership (Hanson; Miller seconded; passed)
Adopt a National Guard family of deployed Enlisted – Gary Fink moved to donate $250; Bill Wedlake seconded; passed.
November Birthdays: Fred Conner, Raul Diaz, Linda Dickinson, Leon Gravelin, David Kaiser, Dean Lancaster, Andrew LePeilbet, John Rickard, John Sheets, Stephen Sherman, Rick Shuster, and Terry Wiederhoft
For The Good Of The Order
Adjournment, 1920 (Fink)