American Legion Post 100 will meet Monday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Union Senior Center. We will be discussing many upcoming community outreach events, so bring us your ideas!
The following is a summary of the minutes of the Post’s last meeting:
• The Post will raffle off several home first aid kits and portable AM/FM radios at Farmer’s Day. Legionnaire Jim Wright spearheaded this effort.
• Post 145 Adjutant Todd Fairchild visited the meeting and the Posts agreed to collaborate on community events.
• The Post is awaiting word from the national headquarters on the procedures for becoming a certified Veteran Service Officer to assist with issues involving the Veterans Affairs Administration.
• The Post agreed to procure American Legion shirts from a local vendor.
• The new drop box for unserviceable flags awaiting retirement is ready minus a plaque. Post Adjutant Frank Gagnier spearheaded this effort.
• Information regarding Post 100 on the American Legion website is now up to date. Post Commander Tim Sluss spearheaded this effort.
• Post 100 supported James Monroe Day and the military signing day event on Apr. 24.
• Annual reports and a bylaw review are due by Jun. 1. Post Officers will prepare and submit these.
• Post 100 will locate next to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1108 at its station next to the courthouse on Farmer’s Day.
• A quorum being present, Post 100 conducted elections with the following results: Commander Tim Sluss, Vice Commander Scott Womack, Adjutant Frank Gagnier, Finance Officer Bob Allen, Chaplain Steve Ellison. Vacant positions include Sergeant at Arms and Historian.
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