MINUTES OF MEETING
Feb. 21, 2007
Location: American Legion Post #70,
The meeting was called to order by CDR Al Singleman at 7:00 PM.
Muster sheet passed around for all to sign.
Commander Singleman announced that the Submarine Memorial & Museum now has
The crew saluted the colors, recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Chaplains prayer & Tolling of the Boats
Introduction of all members & boats they served on.
WWII Sub Vets were asked to stand-Ray Koch present & acknowledged by all.
Minutes from the previous meeting on Jan. 17, 2007 were emailed & accepted.
Treasurers report given by Jim Irwin, since Fred Carlson wasn’t at meeting.
Report was accepted by Charlie Cleveland & 2nd by Jim
John Cook gave a Float Report. Expenses so far $362.04. Lowe’s donated much
lumber for building the float plus gave us a 10% discount for any additional
items purchased. Discussion about purchasing a flat trailer or higher boat
trailer for the float followed.
CDR Singleman discussed the Memorial / Museum Charter. We should be in operation
Discussion on selling Trustco stock tabled until next meeting.
John Cook started a discussion on jackets for parades & other Sub vet
functions. Several guys are checking with different venders for styles &
Jim Irwin had a little more information on a summer outing/picnic at Lanfear’s
Grove in Latham. He will check on cost & weekends available this summer.
6. John Cook gave thanks to all that supported him during his last term as Commander.
CDR Singleman showed a Submarine Victory at Sea movie.
Raffle tickets sold by Diane Singleman. Orange shirts left over from the
Convention are for sale- Golf
shirts $10.00 each, T-Shirts $5.00 each.
Gus Negus led a discussion on acquiring a Klaxton. A motion was passed to pay a
$200.00 donation to the U.S.S. Slater for a Klaxton. Gus Negus will handle the
acquisition of the Klaxton & he will mount & wire it up for our use.
April 11th, National Submarine Day - We will be holding a ceremony in
Ballston Spa to commemorate all the sailors & submarines that have been
lost. We will have a tolling of the bells for all boats. This is on a Wed.;
hopefully those who work can get
the day off to attend the ceremony. Time
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
members recited the Creed.
motion was made & seconded to adjourn the meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 9:00 PM
meeting will be on Wed., Mar. 21, 2007. at 7:00 PM at the American
Post #70, West Road, Saratoga, NY.
Minutes take by Bill Preece & transcribed by Diane Singleman
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