Submarine Veterans, Inc.
Legion Post #70
every 3rd Wednesday of the Month
called to order at 1909 by Cdr Singleman. Pledge
of Allegiance was recited, Invocation by Base Chaplin Janet Irwin and the
Toiling of the Boats for the month of April.
All members introduced themselves and World War II Veterans Vito
DeLeonardis and Ray Koch were recognized. A
motion was made by Bill Preece to accept the March minutes and was seconded by
Fred Carlson. Treasurerís report
Checking Account Balance:
Memorial Money Mkt Account:
Memorial Checking Account
motion to accept was made and seconded by Jim Irwin.
Carlson announced that a DVD was available that was made of the exploits of Lou
Drapalskiís boat USS Pintado SS-387 , anyone
interested in the purchase see Fred with a $5.00 bill and he will turn the DVD
over to you.
civilian community did not come out as we had hoped for the National Submarine
Day Remembrance Ceremony at the
in regards to a Memorial site location, Walt Taylor mentioned the Route 50
arterial in the Town of
Irwin has the date set for the Albany-Saratoga Base Picnic Ė AUGUST 2ND
which will be held at Lanthierís Grove. Jim
will send out a message and a flyer (he already has) with the info.
Payment for attendees must be received no later than the July meeting.
Jim also reported that the District 2/District 5 meeting would be held on
the 25th of October in
are looking to participate at the Veterans Day at Saratoga Race Course in
August. Organizations set up tables
in the paddock area and I have sent an email to NYRA requesting information
about sponsoring a race on that day as well as being a participant in Veterans
Singleman brought out the fact that we must start forming committees to work on
items such as: Memorial Foundation,
Base By-laws, Foundation By-laws, etc.
There also was a mention to look into the possibility of going back to
split meetings i.e.,
season starts in May (this month) and we have been invited to participate in the
Lansenburg parade on the 26th of May (Monday) at 1300.
More info will be obtained and presented at our May meeting.
We actively partake in the Saratoga Memorial Day Parade,
MORE TO FOLLOW AND DISCUSSED AT OUR MAY MEETING
next meeting will be held on
21, 2008 at 1900
by Albany-Saratoga Base Secretary
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