OSSEO-MAPLE GROVE AMERICAN LEGION POST 172
July 11, 2018
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY: Director, Glenn Weakly
ATTENDEES: 26 Members PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE INVOCATION BY: Lisa Sundberg
SECRETARY REPORT: Cathy Thornhill Minutes from June 12, 2018 meeting approved.
When officers use the ALR debit card, report transaction to Buzz the same day.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT: Dan Jayson 38 confirmed members.
WEBMASTER REPORT: Allen Canzonieri Will update website. Will be working on the Legion/Post website.
RIDE COORDINATOR REPORT: Marlin Brandau See Events on page 2.
HISTORIAN REPORT: Barb Borgh absent.
Marlin Brandau: 9 people confirmed going to Vets on the Lake, August 24 – 26, 2018.
Allen Canzonieri made a motion to dismiss the tabled subject of Rover Service Dogs. Motion carried.
Dennis Maddox: American Legion National Convention parade on August 26, 2018. KSU – TBD at August meeting.
Cathy Thornhill: ALR donation list distributed to members. Flags were set at Town Green this morning for tonight’s concert.
Marlin Brandau: Received confirmation from BTYR on wording for the Veterans’ Memorial Park pavers.
Jim Nesseth: Will have signup sheets at the August meeting for the Lion’s Roar Days gate guard duty.
Dennis Maddox: St, Jude’s benefit ride on July 14, 2018 leaving Rivers Bend Bar. Sign up 8:30; KSU 10:00.
Jeanna Olson: Hopkins Raspberry Festival parade on July 15, 2018. KSU @ 10:00 am.
Ron Olson made a motion to donate $200 to CRRC for bottled water; seconded by Allen Canzonieri. Motion carried.
Jeanna Olson suggested a CRRC lunch. Tabled until August meeting to give Lisa Sundberg opportunity to check their calendar.
Buzz Lambert: Nowthen Threshing Show August 17 – 19, 2018, needs volunteers for golf cart rental booth. He will have sign up sheet at August meeting.
Bill Senne made a motion to donate additional $500 to Vets on the Lake, Ely. Seconded by Allen Canzonieri. Motion carried.
Tom DeMers: 194th Tank Division is seeking a homeless female veteran to build a home for in the Brainerd area. Contact him with information regarding perspective recipients.
Glenn Weakly: Legion Post kitchen cleaning tentatively set for August 18, 2018 at 9pm.
Dennis Maddox: Ride for Freedom member, owner of RPAW Rescue Pet. Tabled for more information or presentation is made.
Marlin Brandau made a motion to adopt continuing the September omelet breakfast with proceeds going the Auxiliary Children and Youth Fund. Seconded by Allen Canzonieri, motion carried. Cathy Thornhill will verify that the date is on the Legion calendar.
Benediction by Lisa Sundberg
Meeting adjourned at 7:45
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