ALBANY-SARATOGA BASE, USSVI
Location: American Legion Post #1450, Halfmoon, NY
Date: March 17, 2004
Sub Vets were asked to stand and be recognized. Walt Bydairk was applauded.
members stood and introduced themselves and the boats they served on.
Base Secretary reported there was a quorum present.
The reading of the minutes of the previous meeting was waived.
Base Treasurer gave his report and reminded members that dues for 2004 are due.
The bank balance for the Base at this time is: $2735.91. A motion was made by Jim Irwin and seconded by John Cook to
approve the report.
storekeeper reported we had sold enough of the 40th Anniversary
patches to pay McGregor Patch Company the approximately $900.00 due for these
patches. A motion was made by Frank Hardick and seconded by Gus Negus to pay the
Ondek reminded everyone the fundraising dinner will be held on April 3 at the
American Legion in Saratoga. He had a sign up sheet for volunteers. He is
expecting 200 and will have enough food for 250 if extra show up. He also
reminded us that the help eats free.
Groton Base has flags for each of the lost boats and they have agreed to allow
us to use them during the Convention. They will be displayed at the Military
Museum and at the Grand Banquet. Walt Barden agreed to pick them up the week
before the Convention.
being no further business, the Sr. Vice CDR led the base in the Creed of the
USSVI and the meeting was adjourned.
next meeting will be on April 21, 2004. The regular meeting will start at 6:30
PM, which will be followed immediately by the convention meeting at the American
Legion Post 70, 34 West Ave. in Saratoga Springs, NY
Jim Irwin, Secretary
Pride Runs Deep