Location: Mohawk American Legion Post 1450 Clifton Park, NY

  Meeting Date:  January 19, 2005

There were no WWII Veterans present but a word of thanks was given for their service.

The Base Secretary reported there was a quorum present.  The minutes of the previous months meeting have been either mailed or e-mailed to the members and therefore the reading of these minutes of was waived. A motion was made by Al Singleman and seconded by Fritz Feldhaus to approve the minutes.

The Base Treasurer’s report gave his report for the months of December and January. The ending bank balance for the Base is $9604.04. A motion to approve the report was made my Mike Stoneback and seconded by Frank Dorchak.

Additionally a report was given on the status of our Memorial Fund. The balance in this fund is $701.16. This fund will be used to fund our Submarine Monument that will serve as a memorial for all New York State submariners lost while in service of their country.

Discussion of Executive Board Meeting

CDR Ondek reviewed items that were discussed at the Executive Board meeting held earlier this month.

 New Business

 One of our newer members Ken Schunk made available to the membership a number of posters of “The Evolution of the US Navy Submarine Force”. These posters had been given to him by John Crouse who is a curator at the St. Mary’s Submarine Museum in Georgia as a donation to our Base.

The 50 – 50 drawing was held and Will Asher was the winner. He donated his winning to the Memorial Fund.

 A motion to adjourn was made by Tom Glenn and seconded by Fritz Feldhaus.

 The next regular meeting will begin at 7:00 on February 16, 2005.  This meeting will be held at the American Legion Post 1450 on Grooms Road, Halfmoon, NY.

 Submitted by:
Jim Irwin
Albany-Saratoga Base
Pride Runs Deep

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