U.S. Submarine Veterans, Inc.
Albany-Saratoga Base
American Legion Post #7
34 West Ave
Saratoga Springs , N.Y. 12866
Meetings every 3rd Wednesday of the Month

Minutes from July 2007


Meeting called to order by Base Cdr. Singleman at 1902. Invocation by Vice Commander Fritz Feldhaus. Tolling of the boats for the month of June. Each member stood and introduced themselves and the boats served on. WWII Veterans Ray Koch and Vito DeLeonardis were recognized. A motion was made to accept the May minutes and it was seconded by Fritz Feldhaus.

 Memorial Update

 501-3(c) has been received by Federal Government; approval takes +/- 60 days.

 Insurance: Fred Miller was attempting to obtain information from the NY State Insurance Commission regarding liability insurance. Also Ray Koch, Jr. was searching to obtain same.

 A new presentation was given to Ken Green, which would also end up with Lew Benton who is very knowledgeable about Saratoga Springs/Saratoga County as he has been on the planning board for years.

 Cdr. Singleman is on a hunt for a “scope” which may be available in the near future.

 Old Business

 Picnic August 25th- There will be a short meeting at the picnic which will be our Aug. meeting.

 August 5th will be the Turning Point Parade in Schuylerville

 August 18th will be the Ballston Spa Parade. Formation at 1100 with step off at 1200.

 New Member/New Business

 Don Amorosi – Don is affiliated with the Northeast POW/MIA Network and is also involved with the Paul Newman’s Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne . Additionally Don has ordered two dozen Ball Caps for the KAPPSS 4 KIDSS. These caps are for the children who have suffered hair loss as a result of chemo or radiation treatments or any other cause.

 As previously mentioned,

The August meeting will be held at the picnic and notification will be given for the Sept. meeting.

 There was no further business and the meeting was adjourned at 1920 at which time Ray Misiewicz commenced his presentation Subs and the North Pole”. Another very informative presentation which was well received by all. Thanks again Ray.

 Submitted by Albany-Saratoga Base Secretary

 Mike Lynette , U.S. Navy (Ret)


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