Location: American Legion Post #1450, Halfmoon, NY
Date: August 18, 2004
Sub Vets were asked to stand and be recognized. Ralph Folger, Walt Bydairk, Vito
DeLeonardis, and Ray Koch were applauded.
Base Secretary reported there was a quorum present.
The minutes of the previous months meeting had been either mailed or
e-mailed to the members and therefore the reading of these minutes of was
waived. A motion to accept the minutes as published was made by Mike Stoneback
and seconded by Bruce Mitchell.
Base Treasurer gave his report. The bank balance for the Base at this time is:
$2192.41. A motion was made by
Ralph Folger and seconded by Mike Lynette to approve the report.
storekeeper reported that all the patches for the Convention are available at
$5.00. She also has all the patches that we will offer for sale at the
Convention available to base members.
was reported by George Gasser that the seating for the Grand Banquet had been
reduced by the Saratoga City Center to 900+. Base members should make their
reservations as soon as possible as not to get shut out. A series of tables will
be available for base member seating. Randy Stein is handling reservations for
the banquet. Groups of 8 or more can reserve a table only if all parties in the group are registered for the Convention.
Ondek representing the nominating committee presented the following names to the
base as their recommendations for base officers for 2005:
Sr. Vice Commander - John Cook
Jr. Vice Commander - Mike Stoneback
Secretary - Jim Irwin
Treasurer - Fred Carlson
There will be an opportunity at a future meeting for base members to nominate candidates from the floor.
being no further business, CDR Singleman led the base in the Creed of the USSVI
and the meeting was adjourned.
meeting will be on September 8, 2004. This meeting will begin at 6:30 pm and is
for Convention business only and will start at 6:30 PM.
This meeting will be held at the American
Legion Post 70 on West Avenue in Saratoga Springs NY.
Jim Irwin, Secretary
Pride Runs Deep
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