April 2021 Minutes

Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19 met on April 6th, 2021. Commander Terry Locke called the meeting to order at 6:00. There were 30 members present.

Legionnaire Kim Smith offered the opening prayer.

READING OF THE MINUTES: Adjutant Metheny read the minutes from our March 2nd ,2021 meeting, and approved as read.

FINANCIAL REPORT: Finance Officer Donny Walters submitted the financial report and it was made part of these minutes by attachment.



Veterans Services: Cory Cummings or Malachais Gaskins were not present

Cub Scout Report: Pam Minnehan reported that a Cross-over event took place and that all Scouts advanced.

HALL MANAGER: Diane Burgessreported the American Red Cross used the hall collecting 32 pints of blood.

MEMBERSHIP: Donny Walters gave the membership report. Our new quota for 2021 is 515 members, 427 have paid.

We still need 88 and we stand at approximately 82%.

Make sure you have paid your dues. They are $50.00 for 2021.

They can be paid either on-line, by mail, or here at the Post. Our new membership year began July 1st.

SICK CALL:Post members on sick call are Don Richardson, Robert P. Norman, Jimmy Hill, William T. Wall, Bobby Harris, Donald Taylor, Kirby Howell, Frank McBride, and Wayne Roberts, Jimmy Lee, Jack Stanfill, Archie Steen Jr.

POST EVERLASTING: Ron Anderson 3/21/2021 36 years member of Post 19.

FLAGS FOLDED: 3/2/2021 Stanley Maurer, 3/21/2021 Gary Beard, 3Q/25/2021 George Nelson

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Columbia Mule Day Auction will be held April 9th, 2021

NEW BUSINESS: Donnie Walters reported that the American Legion Baseball is a go this year.

Boys Stated will be held this year but as an on-line program due to the statewide health conditions.

Nominations for Post 19 Officers for 2021