Location: American Legion Post #1450, Halfmoon, NY
Date: April 21, 2004
Sub Vets were asked to stand and be recognized. Walt Bydairk was applauded.
of the late start to the meeting it was decided not to have the members stand
and introduce themselves.
Base Secretary reported there was a quorum present.
The reading of the minutes of the previous meeting was waived.
Base Treasurer gave his report and reminded members that dues for 2004 are due.
The bank balance for the Base at this time is: $2282.91. A motion was made by Walt Barden and seconded by Frank
Dorchak to approve the report.
storekeeper reported that an order would be placed shortly for golf shirts and
garrison hats. Anyone wishing to order one should see her to place their order.
She also reported that she and Chickie Barden would be selling 40th
Anniversary patches in Groton at their 40th Anniversary party. She
also reported a balance of $47,617.92 in the convention account.
Ondek reported the spaghetti dinner was not as well attended as anticipated.
This was attributed to lack of advertising and several other dinners taking
place at the same time. The next dinner will be on Saturday May 22nd
at Post 70 in Saratoga and the menu has been changed from Corned Beef to Roast
also reported that some money had been collected for the flag stands and that he
had designed a certificate to be given to donors thanking them for their
Singleman read a letter of thanks from Ed and Pat Luther for all the base has
done for their family since the fire.
Bydairk presented a bill from the Saratoga City Center in the amount of $2950.00
for rental fee’s that was due. A motion to pay the bill was made by George
Gasser and seconded by Fritz Feldhaus and passed by the membership.
being no further business, CDR Singleman led the base in the Creed of the USSVI
and the meeting was adjourned.
next meeting will be on May 19, 2004. The regular meeting will start at 6:30 PM,
which will be followed immediately by the convention meeting at the American
Legion Post 1450 on Grooms Road, Halfmoon, NY.
Jim Irwin, Secretary
Pride Runs Deep