Location: American Legion Post #1450, Halfmoon, NY
Date: February 18, 2004
Vets were asked to stand and be recognized. Walt Bydairk was applauded.
members and guests stood and introduced themselves and the boats they served on.
Secretary reported there was a quorum present.
The reading of the minutes of the previous meeting was waived and motion
was made by John Cook and seconded by Walt Barden to approve the minutes as
Treasurer gave his report and reminded members that dues for 2004 are due. The
bank balance for the Base at this time is: $1141.91. A motion was made by Walt Barden and seconded by John Cook to
approve the report.
Commander reported that the Convention Committee was meeting every week or every
other week depending on people’s schedules.
Gasser proposed that in an effort to recruit active duty naval personnel to join
our Base that we should wave Base dues for the first year of their membership.
It was pointed out that dues were determined by our Base By-Laws and although
many people agreed with the idea the By-Laws would have to be amended to have
that take effect.
being no further business, the CDR led the base in the Creed of the USSVI and
the meeting was adjourned.
meeting will be on March 17, 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, Grooms Road, Clifton Park, NY.
Jim Irwin, Secretary
Pride Runs Deep
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