Minutes for 15 November 2012

 Minutes for 15 November 2012

Call to Order, 1805.

Pledge of Allegiance – Gary Fink.

Prayer – Jim Kelley

Moment of Silence for POW/MIAs.

Roll Call:

President, Gary Fink

Vice, John Sheets

Secretary, Bill Baines (acting)

Treasurer, Bob Marshall

Sergeant-at-Arms, not present

New Members/Guests:

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

$308.38 Balance

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

Old Business:

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)

New Business:

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)