NOVEMBER 11, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300HR

PLEDGE BY ALL ATTENDING

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS, THREE ABSENT

MINUTES WERE ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED

TREASURES'S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED

REPORT BY CHAPLAIN OF MEMBERS IN THE HOSPITAL OR RECOVERING AT HOME AFTER SURGERY.

OLD BUSINESS:     THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED: FIESTA METALS CHRISTMAS PARTY ON DECEMBER 8TH AT 6:00 PM AT VFW POST #8541 FOR INFORMATION CALL 210 / 885-2104.  

COMMITTEE REPORTS WERE ACCEPTED AS PRESENTED.  FIESTA COMMITTEE REPORT GIVEN. /TSC MEETING IN EL PASO IN APRIL 2018.

VETERANS PARADE 10 AM ARRIVAL TIME, STARTING TIME 12 NOON ON SATURDAY 11/11/2017.  ROTC PROGRAM AT 8:00 AM AT THE VIETNAM PLAZA THAT MORNING 11/11/2017.

STILL LOOKING FOR NEW WEBSITE MANAGER.

NEW BUSINESS:       NUMEROUS VETERANS DAY CELEBRATIONS WERE DISCUSSED, PLEASE ATTEND ANY ONE THAT YOU KNOW ABOUT.

MOTION MADE & 2nd AND PASSED TO DONATE $100.00 FOR A START UP PROGRAM AT ROGER MIDDLE SCHOOL.

HAVEN FOR HOPE SAN ANTONIO CHRISTIAN DENTAL CLINIC AT 711 N. FRIO STREET ...210 / 220-2312 IS WILLING TO VETERANS DENTAL WORK FREE.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AFTER BENEDICTION AND FOOD PRAYER AT 1345PM

NEXT MEETING WILL BE THE CHRISTMAS DINNER 12/8/201

 

 

OCTOBER 14, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE BY ALL

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: THREE ABSENT, ONE NEW MEMBER

MINUTES WERE ACCEPTED AS PUBLI9SHED

TREASURES'S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED

OLD BUSINESS: MOTION MADE & 2nd AND PASSED TO SUPPORT OUR DELEGATES EXPENSES

MOTION MADE & 2nd AND PASSED TO RE-IMBURSE MEMBER FOR THE NEW TWO WHEEL DOLLY.

DISCUSSION ABOUT CLASS OF 65 OFFICERS CANDIDATE BARBECUE.

2017 FIESTA MEDALS, CHRISTMAS DINNER, AND VETERANS PARADE.

NEW BUSINESS: MOTION MADE 2nd AND PASSED TO MOVE NOVEMBER MEETING TO 11/4/2017.

DISCUSSION ABOUT EMAILS, FIESTA COMMISSIONER UPDATE OF FIESTA.  

LOOKING FOR A NEW WEBSITE MANAGER

SCHOLARSHIP REPORT GIVEN, NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, TSC MEETING IN APRIL, VA HEALTH CARDS AND LINE PX PRIVILEGES TO ALL VETERANS NOW AVAILABLE.

VFW #1533 PRESENTED A PLAQUE FOR SUPPORTING THE WARRIORS FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER GOLF OUTING.

MOTION MADE & 2nd AND PASSED ADJOURN THE MEETING 1420HRS

NEXT MEETING NOVEMBER 4, 2017 @ 1300HR

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BY ALL ATTENDING THE MEETING

OPENING PRAYER GIVEN BY THE CHAPLIN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS (3) ASBENT

INTRODUCTION OF A NEW MEMBER ......... BENITO ACEVEOO..USN / ARMY 

SECRETARY REPORT .... MINUTES APPROVED AS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE

TREASURER  REPORT .... APPROVED AS REPORTED 

CHAPLIN REPORTER ON THE LOST OF TWO MEMBERS........RICHARD JONES - SGT. (USMC)  AND JOHN "MIKE" PICKETT - CAPT (USAF)

2ND VICE PRESIDENT THANKED ALL THAT ATTENDED CAPT. MIKE'S SERVICE AT FT. SAM HOUSTON CEMETERY ON WEDNESDAY 9/6/2017.

OLD BUSINESS:

1. FIESTA MEDAL DESIGN WAS APPROVED (#3) DESIGN, CHECK WAS ISSUED AND ORDER IS TO BE PLACED THE FIRST OF THE WEEK.  ONE CHANGE TO MEDAL -- THE SEALS ON THE MEDAL WERE NOT IN THE RIGHT ORDER.  THAT WILL BE CHANGED AT THE TIME OF PLACING THE ORDER.

2. CHRISTMAS DINNER WILL BE HELD AT VFW POST #8541 ON DECEMBER 8, 2017 AT 1800-2200 HRS.  MEAL WILL BE RIB-EYE STEAK, GREEN BEANS, BAKED POTATO, SALAD.

3. CHRISTMAS SOCIAL COMMITTEE WILL MEET NEXT MONTH.

4. REPORT ON THE NATIONAL & STATE MEETING IS RESCHEDULED UNTIL NEXT MEETING.

5. ENTRY FORMS AND THE CHECK WAS ISSUED FOR THE 2017 VETERANS PARADE.  THE NOVEMBER VVA MEETING AND THE PARADE FALL ON THE SAME DAY IN NOVEMBER 11, 2017, IT WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THE OCTOBER MEETING.

6.  MEMBERS WERE ASK TO SUBMIT THEY EMAIL ADDRESS TO THE PRESIDENT AT THE OCTOBER MEETING, IF IT HAS NOT BEEN DONE.  HE IS UPDATING THE MAILING INFORMATION FOR THE CHAPTER.

7.  DAN MEDRANO REPORTED ON THE FIESTA COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES THAT WILL BE GOING DURING 2017 - 2018 THAT WE WILL BE TAKING PART IN FOR FIESTA 2018. NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 19TH / NEW POSTER SHOWING WILL BE NOVEMBER 1, 2017.   PAT BRIGGS ASK DAN TO CHECK ON THE FIESTA/FIESTA MEDAL SALES LINE-UP OF BOOTHS THIS COMING YEAR 2018.

8.  LOOKING FOR A NEW WEBSITE MANAGER FOR OUR WEBSITE. WILL TALK ABOUT IT AT THE OCTOBER MEETING.

9. THE VVA CHAPTER #366 CALENDAR FOR 2017-2018 WAS HANDED OUT DURING THE MEETING.

NEW BUSINESS:

1. ARMY RANGERS ARE HAVING A DINNER AT "DICK'S LAST RESORT" ON THE RIVERWALK DOWNTOWN ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2017...ALL YOU CAN EAT FOR $30.00 PER PERSON......ALWAYS GOOD FOOD.

2. SEPTEMBER 16, 2017......VFW #9186 IS HAVING A BBQ CHICKEN DINNER W/ BEANS & POTATOS SALAD,  AT THE POST (1100 TO 1700 HRS) COST IS $8.00 PER PLATE.

GOOD OF THE ORDER:

1. REPORT WAS GIVEN THAT THE VFW IN ROCKPORT, TX. IS GONE, IT WAS WIPED OUT BY THE HURRICANE LAST WEEK.  MORE INFORMATION TO BE COMING FORTH AT OUR NEXT MEETING.

CLOSING PRAYER WAS GIVEN

MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 1345 HRS

NEXT MEETING WILL BE OCTOBER 14, 2017

 

 

 

AUGUST 12, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN 

PLEDGE BY ALL ATTENDING THE MEETING

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS (TWO ABSENT)

ONE NEW MEMBER WAS WELCOMED TO THE CHAPTER

REPORTED THE LOSE OF A MEMBER ...RICHARD JONES / USMC

MINUTES WERE ACCEPTED AS PUBLISHED ONTHE WEBSITE

TREASURES'S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED

NEW BUSINESS:  

MOTION MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO DONATE $500.00 TO VFW #1533 GOLF TOURNAMENT.

MOTION MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO BUY (5) ADDITIONAL  FIESTA MEDALS FROM THE FIESTA COMMISSION FOR 2018.

OLD BUSINESS:  

CHAPTER ELECTIONS WERE DISCUSSED...ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD AT THE  APRIL 2018 MEETING.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE DISCUSSED

ANGEL FIRE BRICKS PURCHASE FOR ALAMO CHAPTER #366

LYTLE, TX, COOK-OFF POSTPONED UNTIL THE SPRING OF 2018.

VFW POST #9183 BARBECUE CHICKEN DINNER 9/16/2017......VFW POST#1533 BARBECUE BEEF DINNER..9/4/2017

NEW 2018 FIESTA MEDALS WERE DISCUSSED, NEW DESIGN MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND APPROVED TO ACCEPT THE NEW DESIGN.

VETERANS DAY PARADE

CHRISTMAS PARTY & MEAL WAS DISCUSSED, REPORT WILL BE GIVEN AT NEXT MEETING..

FIESTA POM REPORT ON NEXT YEARS EVENTS WERE DISCUSSED.

OUR CHAPTER DELEGATES WERE IN NEW ORLEANS THIS WEEKEND FOR THE NATIONAL CONVENTION AND WILL REPORT TO THE MEMBERSHIP AT NEXT MEETING

THE JOHN KILMER SERVICE WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK. AUGUST 15, 2017 @1800 HRS @SAN JOSE BURIAL PARK.          .

THE OUTGOING PRESIDENT GAVE THANK YOU'S TO ALL THE MEMBERSHIP FOR ALL THEY HELP. IT WAS AN HONOR TO BE THERE PRESIDENT THE LAST THREE YEARS,

 

NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 9, 2017....SAME PLACE / SAME TIME.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1355 HRS.                              

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JULY  8/ 2017

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE BY ALL ATTENDING THE MEETING.

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN.

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS.....(4) ABSENT

MINUTES WERE ACCEPTED AS PUBLISHED ON WEBSITE

TREASURER'S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED.

A THANK YOU NOTE WAS READ FROM ONE OF OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPENTS TO MEMBERSHIP.

DISCUSSION WAS HAD TO REMEMBER ALL OUR MEMBERSHIP AND THEIR FAMILIES WHO ARE HAVING PROBLEMS.

REPORT WAS GIVEN TO MEMBERS BY FIESTA COMMISSIONER.

OLD BUSINESS:  DISCUSSION ABOUT THE NEW FT. SAM HOUSTON CEMETERY BRIDGE.

INTRODUCTION OF GUEST SPEAKER:  THEY PRESENTED A PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN TREATMENTS FOR PAIN, DEPRESSION AND PTSD.

NEW BUSINESS:   VETERANS' DAY PARADE, NOVEMBER 11, 2017 .

.ANNOUNCEMENTS....VFW POST #9186 IS HAVING 61st ANNIVERSARY ON JULY 28, 2017 , ALSO FUND RAISER ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

INTRODUCED OF THE NEW POST COMMANDER OF VFW POST #8541'

OUR PRESIDENT TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION TO BE EFFECTIVE AS OF AUGUST 31, 2017

PRAYER WAS GIVEN BEFORE THE MEAL .

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1350 HRS

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JUNE 10, 2017

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

OPENING PRAYER 

ROLL CALL  OF OFFICERS / TWO WERE MISSING, QUORUM WAS MEANT THE MEETING COULD PROCEED.

TREASURER  REPORTED THAT OF MAY 2017, THE CHAPTER HAS $$$$$$$ IN OUR ACCOUNTS AS OF JUNE 10,2017

LAST MONTHS MEETING NOTES WERE ACCEPTED AS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE.

NO NEW MEMBERS.

A SPECIAL "THANKS" WAS GIVEN BY THE PRESIDENT MEMBER BRUCE HILL FOR HAVING THE MEETING AT HIS HOME IN HIS NEWLY BUILT GARAGE/MAN CAVE.  THE ONLY SHORTCOMING AT THE MEETING WAS THE FROZEN CHICKEN WHICH WAS NOT SERVED.  MEMBERS TOOK SOME OF IT HOME AFTER THE MEETING.

EIGHT (8) QUILTS WERE BROUGHT BY THE LADIES FOR THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS: ART CUELLAR / EDWARD FERNANDEZ / GONZALO GOMEZ / MOSES GONZALEZ / ART GRIJALVA / SYLVIA McMULLEN  BEN MEDELLIN & JESSE SANDOZ.

MOTION WAS MADE TO ADVANCE $2000.00 TO THE VAN SYCKLE'S FOR EXPENCES AT THE NATIONAL VVA CONVENTION IN NEW ORLEANS, LA, LATER THIS YEAR (2017)...MOTION WAS PASSED.

SA FIESTA COMMISSION DUES ARE NOW $300.00 AND THIS WAS APPROVED FOR PAYMENT. THERE ARE NEW RULES BY THE COMMISSION FOR 2018 THAT MAY MORE FUNDS BY GROUPS.

THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE FIESTA FLAMBEAU PARADE. FIESTA; MEDALS SOLD OUT COMPLETELY AND THE FIESTA STORE SOLD 300 MEDALS.

REPORT WAS GIVEN ON THE TEXAS STATE VVA CONVENTION IN IRVING, TEXAS, IN APRIL....THE MAIN CONCERN IS WHAT WILL BECOME OF THE VVA IN THE FUTURE WHEN ALL VIETNAM VETERANS ARE NO LONGER HERE.

VVA IN ACTIVE WITH THE NEW BEXAR COUNTY MISSION REACH VETERAN PLAZA PROGRAM FOR THE PARK ON SOUTH FLORES STREET. NEXT MEETING FOR THIS PROGRAM WILL BE IN LATE JUNE.

SEVEN SCHOLARSHIPS WERE PRESENTED TO STUDENTS BY THE CHAPTER.....THE TREASURER HAS THE NAMES OF WINNERS.  NEXT YEARS (2018) SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS WILL START IN JANUARY FOR THE FALL QUARTER.

THE PRESIDENT VISITED THE "ANGLE FIRE VIETNAM MEMORIAL" IN NEW MEXICO NEAR SANTA FE ....REPORTED THAT IF POSSIBLE MEMBERS NEED TO VISIT THIS MEMORIAL IF POSSIBLE.  A NEW 22 AREA NATIONAL CEMETERY WILL BE BUILT AT THE BASE OF THE SITE....IT'S  ONE BEAUTIFUL LOCATION.

CLOSING PRAYER WAS GIVEN.

MEETING WAS CONCLUDED AT 1400 HRS.

NEXT MEETING WILL BE JULY 8, 2017 AT VFW POST #8541 / 1300 HRS

 

 

MAY 13, 2017

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE BY ALL PRESENT

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS........TWO MISSING

TREASURER'S REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED

MEMBERSHIP WAS DISCUSSED AND REPORTED OUR TOTAL OF 197 MEMBERSHIPS AT THIS TIME.

OLD BUSINESS:

THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED:  

1...FIESTA EVENTS...PRESIDENT THANKED  ALL FOR THEIR HELP IN PUTTING TOGETHER ANOTHER GOOD YEAR OF FIESTA AND HOPED EVERYONE ENJOYED THEMSELVES.

2...MULTIPLE MEMORIAL PROGRAMS ARE SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE MEMORIAL WEEK STARTING 5/20/2017 - 5/27/2017 CHECK THE NEWSPAPER AND VFW & AMERICAN LEGION POSTS INFORMATION.

3...REPORT ON THE FUTURE VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK PLAZA MEETING, JUST AN OPENING MEETING FOR ALL TO MET EACH GROUP THAT WILL BE WORKING TOGETHER ON THE PROJECT.  NEXT MEETING IS SCHEDULED WITHIN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO BE RELEASED.

4...NATIONAL DELEGATES......WE WILL HAVE TWO DELEGATES ATTENDING THE NATIONALS IN NEW ORLEANS 9/8-12, 2017.  WE WILL HAVE TO GO OVER THE CONVENTION RESOLUTIONS AT THE NEXT MEETING.

5...THE MEMBERSHIP VOTED TO ENTER THE FOOD-OFF IN THE LYTLE-BARBECUE EVENT ON FREEDOM DAY.

6...THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION SPORTING CLAY SHOOT, SATURDAY 5/27/2017....GOOD LUCK TO OUR ENTRY IN THE SHOOTOUT.  

NEW BUSINESS:

FOX TECH MEMORIAL VETERANS PROGRAM WILL BE SATURDAY 27, 2017 @10AM...AT THE HIGH SCHOOL, 

KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL MEMORIAL PROGRAM IS MONDAY MORNING 5/29/2017 AND OTHER NUMEROUS PROGRAMS AROUND THE SAN ANTONIO, CHECK THE NEWSPAPER.  TRY TO ATTEND ONE OF THESE PROGRAMS ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

PRAYER WAS GIVEN FOR OUR MEAL.

MOTION WAS MADE & 2ND AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 13:47 HRS.

BIG THANK YOU TO OUR BROTHER BRUCE HILL FOR THE USE OF HIS NEW MAN CAVE GARAGE FOR OUR MEETING & PICNIC  TODAY.........LOVED THAT CHICKEN !!!!!

 

NEXT MEETING JUNE 10, 2017....VFW #4815 ON AUSTIN HIGHWAY / 1300 HRS.

 

APRIL 8, 2017

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: ALL PRESENT

MINUTES WERE ACCEPTED AS POSTED ON WEBSITE

TREASURER'S REPORT WAS ACCEPTED 

AGENDA SUSPENDED FOR GUESTS TO SPEAK ABOUT VETERAN'S PARK.  DELEGATES TO VETERANS' PARK MEETING WERE ASSIGNED...RUBEN PEREZ / MANUAL TREVINO. BRUCE HILL & TOM BALLINGER  ARE ALTERNETS.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO PAY EXPENSES FOR OUR DELEGATES TO T.S.C. MEETING.

OLD BUSINESS:

FIESTA EVENTS WERE ALL DISCUSSED, FIESTA/ FIESTA...FIESTA FLAMBEAU PARADE...PILGRIMAGE TO THE ALAMO AND THE PIN PANDEMONIUM.

FIESTA COMMISSIONER GAVE FINAL REPORT BEFORE THE FIESTA PROGRAMS STARTS.

NEW BUSINESS:

MOTION MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO HAVE NEXT MONTHS MEETING TO BE HELD MAY 13, 2017 AT THE HOME OF BRUCE HILL.....9110 WALHALLA DRIVE, SAN ANTONIO, TX.78221 AT 1300 HRS, FOLLOWED BY A BARBECUE, BRING  YOUR OUR DRINKS AND A SIDE DISH FOR THE MEAL.  USE MAP QUEST OR CALL BRUCE FOR DISTANCES.

 

1. THEIR WILL BE A MEMORIAL SERVICE GIVEN BY THE 23th MARINE DIVISION ON SATURDAY APRIL 29th @ 100PM AT THE VETERANS PLAZA .

2. OUR "ALL VETERANS MEMORIAL" PROGRAM WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY APRIL 30, 2017 @ 100 PM AT THE VETERANS PLAZA......UNIFORM WILL BE WHITE SHIRT / BLACK PANTS / VVA CAP.

 

NEXT MEETING WILL BE MAY 13, 2017..........AT BRUCE HILLS HOME AT : 9110 WALHALLA DRIVE , SAT 78221 AT 100 PM..... PHONE #210 / 922-4844..... OR USE MAP QUEST TO GET DISTANCES.

PRAY WAS GIVEN AT THE END OF THE MEETING.

MOTION AND 2nd AND PASSED ADJOURN AT 1354 HRS.

 

MARCH 11, 2017

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

OPENING PRAYER

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS (4) WERE ABSENT

NEW MEMBERS WERE INTRODUCED

"QUILTS OF HONOR" WERE PRESENTED TO (10) MEMBERS WHO HAD SIGNED UP TO RECEIVE THEM.

MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY MEETING AS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, MOTION WAS MADE AND PASSED TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES AS PUBLISHED.

TREASURERS' REPORT WAS READ AND ACCEPTED.

OLD BUSINESS:      

1.  THE FIESTA MEDALS ...... RUBEN VILLAFRANCA IS IN CHARGE OF THE DISTRIBUTION--OF THE MEDALS THIS YEAR......CHECK WITH TOM AFTER CONCERNING PAYMENT AND ADDITIONAL MEDALS.

2. ALL THE PAPERWORK FOR THE FLAMBEAU PARADE HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE FLAMBEAU COMMITTEE, MORE DETAILS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT OUR NEXT MEETING BEFORE THE PARADE. YOU MUST SIGNUP FOR A RIDE ON THE TRAILER AT OUR NEXT MEETING, ONLY (16) SEATS AVAILABLE ON THE TRAILER.

3. DAN MEDRANO REPORTED ON THE FIESTA  COMMISSIONERS REPORT.

4. THIS YEARS MEDAL MADNESS (FIESTA / FIESTA) WILL BE LOCATED ON S. ALAMO STREET NEAR THE LA VILLITA AREA. OPENING OF FIESTA WILL BE HELD A HEMISPHERE PLAZA THIS YEAR.

5. PILGRIMAGE TO THE ALAMO WILL BE HELD MARCH 24, 2017, MORE INFORMATION AT NEXT MEETING.

6. VVA TEXAS STATE MEETING WILL BE HELD MARCH 8, 2017 IN IRVING, TEXAS...BRUCE HILL WILL BE ATTENDING.

7. WE WILL BE FURNISHING A COLOR GUARD FOR A MEMORIAL PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017 @ FT. SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY AT 930AM.

8. RECEIVED A THANK YOU LETTER FOR OUR DONATION  TO THE 1ST. MARINE DIVISION'S SHOOT.

9.  MARCH 18, 2017 "RACE OF THE CURE" TRY TO PARTICIPATE.

NEW BUSINESS:   

1. OUR FIRST NAME WAS ADDED TO OUR "MEMORIAL BANNER"

 

NEXT MEETING .....APRIL 8, 2017......1300 hrs

PRAY WAS GIVEN AT THE END OF THE MEETING.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd  AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1345 HRS.

 

 

FEBRUARY 11, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

OPENING PRAYER GIVEN

ROLLCALL OF OFFICERS....TWO OFFICERS ABSENT

MINUTES WERE READ FOR JANUARY 2017 AND ACCEPTED AS READ.

TRESURES WERE REPORT WAS GIVING AND ACCEPTED AS REPORTED.

TWO NEW MEMBERS WERE WELCOMED BY THE MEMBERSHIP

 

OLD BUSINESS:  THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED:

          1. OUR SICK AND AILING MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. (LEROY TREVINO & BRUNO SANCHEZ & WILLIAM VAN SYCKLE) ALL ARE RECOVERING FROM RECENT OPERATIONS.

          2. FIESTA  COMMISSION REPORT WAS GIVEN MY OUR PMO...THE MEMORIAL PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT 1200 HRS ON  APRIL 30,2017.

          3. FIESTA FLAMBEAU PARADE WILL BE APRIL 29, 2017 ....STARTING TIME WILL BE AT 1830 HRS THAT NIGHT.  WE WILL TURNING IN OUR APPLICATION    IN AT THE FLAMBEAU MEETING ON FEBRUARY 23, 2017.

          4.  THE 2017 FIESTA MEDALS ARE AVAILABLE AND ON SALE AT A COST OF $8.00 EACH..  PLEASE CONTACT RUBEN VILLAFRANCA THE MEDAL               CHAIRMAN FOR THIS YEAR.   GET YOUR ORDER IN FOR THIS YEAR. MORE INFORMATION FORTH COMING ABOUT FIESTA / FIESTA MEDAL SALES NIGHT.

          5. TALKED ABOUT THE 2017 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

          6. THE MEMORIAL SERVICES THAT WAS HELD JANUARY 21, 2017.....PROGRAM WANT WELL AND THE RELEASE OF DOVES WAS A BEAUTIFUL SITE. CARLOS THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK SETTING THIS PROGRAM UP FOR THE CHAPTER.

          7.  OUR CHAPLIN MIKE GIGLIO WAS AWARDED A NATIONAL AWARD FROM "THE CHAPEL OF FOUR CHAPLAINS" / "THE LEGION OF HONOR AWARD".

          8.  TEXAS STATE COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE HELD APRIL 14-17, 2017 IN IRVING, TEXAS (DFW WESTIN HOTEL) AT THE DFW AIRPORT. THE VAN SYCKLE'S WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND........BRUCE HILL WILL BE OUR DELEGATE TO THIS YEARS MEETING.

NEW BUSINESS:

           1.  MOTION MADE AND 2nd , PASSED TO SUPPORT THE FIRST MARINE DIVISION SCHOLARSHIP SHOOT.

            2.  WE WILL HOST A LUNCH ON FEBRUARY 23, 2017 AT THE WARRIOR FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER AT FT. SAM HOUSTON FOR OUR VETERANS AT BAMC, PLEASE ATTEND IF POSSIBLE , CONTACT RUBEN VILLAFRANCA OR OSCAR ROSALES.

           3.  SUNDAY 2/12/2017 ....BUFFALO SOLDIER DAY .. 12 NOON TO 4PM AT THE INSTITUTE OF TEXAS CULTURE.

           4. MARCH 11, 2017.....VFW DISTRICT PICNIC WILL BE HELD FROM 10AM T0 9PM....COMANCHE PARK, ALL VFW VETERANS ARE INVITED.

 

NEXT MEETING WILL BE HELD AT A NEW LOCATION: SAME TIME 1300 HRS.

VFW #1533 / 107 ELMHURST STREET

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

 

JANUARY 14, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE  TO THE FLAG BY THE MEMBERSHIP

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS

THREE NEW MEMBERS WERE INTRODUCED

ONE OUR MEMBERS WAS HAVING SURGERY THIS MORNING.....NO OTHER INFORMATION.

MINUTES:  MOTION WAS MADE AND PASSED TO ACCEPT THE NOVEMBER MINUTES AS PUBLISHED.

TREASURER'S REPORT:  TREASURERS REPORT GIVEN AND ACCEPTED.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO SEND A CHECK TO THE FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER.

OLD BUSINESS:  THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED, CHRISTMAS PARTY, QUILTS, MEMORIAL                                             BANNER AND 2017 FIESTA MEDALS.

NEW BUSINESS:  THESE SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED...THE VIETNAM PEACE ACCORD PROGRAM TO BE HELD                                    THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY 1/21/2017 AT THE MEMORIAL PLAZA AT 930 AM.

                               THE FIESTA COMMISSIONER SPOKE, OUR ALL SERVICES MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE                                               MARCH 30, 2017 AT 1300 HRS.

                               OUR CHAPLIN  MIKE GIGLIO IS BEING AWARDED THE "LEGION OF HONOR" BY THE CHAPEL                                         OF THE FOUR CHAPLAINS ON FEBRUARY 4, 2017 AT THE ST. FRANCIS EPST. CHURCH AT 1030                                    AM, ,,,,,,4242 BLUE MILL ROAD.   HE IS THE FOURTH MEMBER OF THIS CHAPTER TO BE                                                HONORED WITH THIS AWARDS IN THE PASSED 3 YEARS.

                               TSC MEETING WILL BE HELD IN APRIL IN FT. WORTH, TEXAS.  THE NATIONAL MEETING WILL BE                                HELD IN NEW ORLEANS LATER THIS YEAR.

                               THIS YEARS SCHOLARSHIPS WERE DISCUSSED, THEY ARE BEING REVIEWED  BY THE                                                SCHOLARSHIP COMMITMENT.

                               MOTION MADE 2nd AND PASSED TO HAVE THE AMERICAN LEGION POST TO JOIN USE AT THE                                    FIESTA MEDAL SALES NIGHT, 

                                       BENEDICTION AND FOOD PRAYER WAS GIVEN

                                MOTION WAS MADE & 2ND AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1337 HRS. 

NEXT MEETING FEBRUARY 11, 2017........VFW POST #8541                                

 

                               

                                      

 

 

NOVEMBER 5, 2016

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE ALLEGINANCE TO THE FLAG

OPENING PRAYER BY THE CHAPLIN GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS (2 MISSING)

ONE NEW MEMBER : JESSE LOPEZ    / (44) MEMBERS WERE PRESENT AT THE MEETING.

RAY MONTEZ PRESENTED A SPEAKER FROM THE ALAMO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERMENT, RUDY GONZALES WHO GAVE A TALK ABOUT THE "CALL-A-RIDE" FOR VETERANS. HE LEFT FLYERS FOR ALL TO PICK UP AFTER THE MEETING WITH INFORMATION OF THE OFFER, HIS PHONE NUMBER IS 210 / 362-5207 IF ANYONE HAD ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.

QUARTERSMASTER REPORT WAS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE...MOTION WAS MADE TO ACCEPTED THEM AS POSTED AND IT WAS PASSED

TREASURES REPORT WAS GIVEN .......MOTION WAS MADE TO ACCEPT AS GIVEN AND IT WAS PASSED.

REPORT WAS GIVEN OUR VISIT TO THE VETERANS HOME IN FLORESVILLE, TEXAS, WHERE THE CHAPTER PRESENTED (3) WHEELCHAIRS TO THE REHAB-UNIT FOR ITS VETERANS. WE WERE REALLY IMPRESSED BY THE STAFF AND THE UNIT ITSELF AND WORK BEING DONE FOR OUR VETERANS.  WE ASK TO COME BY ANYTHING AND VISIT WITH THE VETERANS, THEY LOVE VISITORS.

NEW BUSINESS

NEW MEMORIAL VVA BANNER WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE CHRISTMAS PARTY.

VETERANS PARADE WILL BE SATURDAY 11/12/2016 @ 12 NOON.....WE WILL BE IN SECTION B / POSITION 03, MEMBERS SHOULD BE AT VFW #1533 NO LATER THAN 830AM THAT MORNING IF YOU NEED A RIDE TO THE LOCATION. THE TRAILER WILL BE DECORATED AT THE LOCATION.

THIS YEARS CHRISTMAS DINNER WILL BE 12/10/2016 AT 5-9 PM, BEING HELD AT VFW #8541 ON AUSTIN HWY.  ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING SHOULD BE ON THE LIST TODAY..........EXTRA GUESTS WILL BE CHARGED $13.00 EACH.     EVERYONE ATTENDING IS TO BRING A $10.00 GIFT FOR THE EXCHANGE.

OLD BUSINESS

2017 FIESTA MEDAL WERE APPROVED BY THE MEMBERSHIP........(2000) MEDALS WILL BE ORDERED AT A COST OF $5620.00 AND THEY WILL BE SOLD FOR $8.00 EACH DURING FIESTA.    THE ONE'S TURNED OVER THE FIESTA STORE WILL BE SOLD FOR $10 BY THE STORE.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2016 IS VETERANS DAY, VARIOUS CELEBRATIONS WILL BE HELD THROUGHOUT THE CITY MAKE SURE YOU ATTEND ONE OF THEM. 

DOUG  & CHERYL VAN SYCKLE REPORTED ON A LEGACY REVIEW BOARD SUGGESTED AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT FUTURE UPCOMING MEETINGS, 

THERE WILL BE NO SCHEDULED MEETING IN DECEMBER EXCEPT FOR THE CHRISTMAS DINNER ON DECEMBER 10, 2016 AT 1300 HRS.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEARS

 

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 14, 2017

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OCTOBER 8, 2016   MEETING

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE TO FLAG

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: BRUCE HILL & LEROY TREVINO WERE EXCUSED.

MINUTES FROM SEPTEMBER MEETING ARE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE.

TREASURES REPORT WAS GIVEN BY RUBEN VILLAFRANCE AND APPROVED.

TWO NEW MEMBERS WERE RERCOGNIED MY THE MEMBERSHIP

SYLVIA BALLINGER, THANKED THE CHAPTER AND ALL THE VETERANS FOR THEIR SUPPORT AT HER UNCLE'S FUNERAL.

OLD BUSINESS

1.      RAY MONTEZ MADE A REPORT ON TWO MEDAL DESIGNS AND THEY WERE PASSED AROUND FOR THE MEMBERSHIP LOOK AT THEM. ANOTHER WAS PRESENTED BUT THEIR WAS NO PICTURE DESIGNS AVAILABLE FOR THE MEMBERS TO LOOK AT THIS TIME. ANOTHER DESIGN WAS SUBMITTED TO HIM BUT NO COPY WAS AVAILABLE TO VIEW AT THIS TIME.

DAN MEDRANO MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT #2 DESIGN. AFTER A DISCUSSION, THE MOTION WAS CARRIED TO TABLE THE SELECTION UNTIL NEXT MEETING AND MORE INFORMATION ON ALL PROPOSALS.

2.  RAY MADE A REPORT ON THE MEMORIAL BANNER......IT SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE DECEMBER MEETING.

3. RUBEN ANNOUNCED TWO SCHOLARSHIP THANK YOU LETTERS WERE RECEIVED FROM STUDENTS THAT RECEIVED RESENT SCHOLARSHIPS.

NEW BUSINESS

1.  VETERANS PARADE WILL BE ON NOVEMBER 12TH AT 12 NOON SATURDAY.  BE THERE AT 11 AM. SIGN UP TO RIDE ON TRAILER OR INDICATE IF YOU ARE WALKING IN THE PARADE.

.2. NEXT MEETING WILL SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AT 1PM.  MOTION WAS MADE AND SECONDED / MOTION PASSED.

3. CHRISTMAS PARTY WILL BE HELD DECEMBER 10, 2016 FROM 5-9 PM@ VFW #8541. EVERYONE IS TO BRING A $10 GIFT/PER PERSON TO EXCHANGE. ALL GUEST MEALS WILL BE $13, MUST BE PAIDED TO RUBEN VILLAFRANCE BEFORE THE DINNER.

4. MOTION WAS MADE TO REPLACE JAMES FENNIMORE AS OUR FIESTA COMMISSIONER WITH DAN MEDRANO.....MADE BY RUBEN VILLAFRANCA AND 2ND BY RAY MONTEZ....MOTION WAS VOTED ON AND PASSED BY THE MEMBERSHIP..

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2016...U.S.S.COLE REMEMBRANCE PROGRAM AT SHELTER #3 AT FT. SAM HOUSTON CEMETERY WILL BE HELD AT 1800 HRS.

2. FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2016 .... FT. SAM BAMC WILL HOST A VETERANS RECEPTION IN THE GARDEN AREA BY THE HOSPITIAL FROM 11-2PM.  PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE 1ST & 3RD FLOORS OF THE PARKING GARAGE.   ALL VETERANS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THE PROGRAM.

3. ED STITELER VISITED ANGEL FIRE AND EXPLAINED THE MEMORIAL BRICK PROJECT THEY CONTINUE ANNUALLY...MORE INFORMANTIOBN AT NEXT MONTHS MEETING.

4. SUGGESTION MADE THAT WE BRING IN A TEXAS ASSER FOR EXPLANATION OF VETERANS BENEFITS....FUTURE PROGRAM.

PRAYER FOR THE MEAL GIVEN

MOTION TO ADJOURN......MOTION PASSED

NEXT MEETING NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AT 1300 HRS

 

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2016

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER 1300 HRS

PLEDGE BY ALL MEMBERS

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: TWO ABSENT

MINUTES: MOTION WAS MADE AND PASSED ACCEPT MINUTES AS READ.

TREASURERS' REPORT:  TREASURERS REPORT WAS READ AND ACCEPTED. 

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EXPRESS NEWS:  MILITARY REPORTER...J.P. LAWRENCE INTRODUCED HIMSELF TO THE MEMBERSHIP.

CONTACT NUMBER : (347) 334-2161 AND EMAIL ADDRESS: (Jlawrence@express-news.net)

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MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd TO PAY ALL OUTSTANDING BILLS.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd TO DONATE TO THE HONOR QUILT PROGRAM. 

OLD BUSINESS:

THE FOLLOWING REPORTS WERE PRESENTED  AND DECUSSED : FIESTA MEDALS / MEMORIAL BOOK FOR THE CHAPTER / MEMORIAL QUILT, NOVEMBER 12th VETERANS PARADE, AND THE UPCOMING CHRISTMAS PARTY, PLEASE BRING (2) $10.00 GIFTS FOR EXCHANGE.

NEW BUSINESS:

 AVVA MEMBERS WERE PRESENTED WITH PINS FROM NATION.

TSC OCTOBER MEETING WAS DISCUSSED.

THE VA STATE REP. FOR VISION IMPAIRED VETERANS SPOKE TO THE MEMBERSHIP.

AARP MILITARY LIAISION GAVE A SHORT REPORT TO THE MEMBERSHIP.

CHAPTER T-SHIRTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

COLE PROGRAM 10/12/2016 AT FT. SAM NEXT TO SHELTER # 3 @ 1800 HRS. TRY TO BE THERE.

VETERANS DAY 11/4/2016 PROGRAM FROM 1100 - 1400 HRS

VFW #1533 GOLF TOURNAMENT, PLEASE TRY TO SUPPORT IT FOR THE WARRIOR FAMILY CENTER.

SPAGHETTI DINNER @ VFW #9186 FUND RAISER 10/10/2016.

PARA OLYMPICS WERE DISCUSSED.

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A MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR PAST TSC PRESIDENT DON KENNEDY WHO PASSED AWAY.

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NEXT MEETING OCTOBER 8, 2016

BENEDICTION AND FOOD PRAYER WAS GIVEN

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1410 HRS.

 

AUGUST 13, 2016

MEETING CALLED ORDER AT 1300 HRS.

PLEDGE BY ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN BY MIKE GIGILO

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS / FOUR ABSENT

TWO NEW MEMBERS WERE INTRODUCED TO THE MEMBERSHIP

 

MINUTES:  MOTION WAS MADE AND PASSED TO ACCEPT MINUTES AS PUBLISHED.

TREASURER'S REPORT: TREASURERS REPORT WAS READ AND ACCEPTED.

 

WE HAD FOUR (4) MEMBERS ON THE SICK LIST.

THANKS WERE GIVEN FOR THE PARTICIPATION AT THE WOUNDED WARRIOR LUNCHEON AT THE FAMILY CENTER.

 

MEMBERS WERE HONORED WITH THE QUILTS FROM THE "QUILTS OF HONOR" LADIES, A TOTAL OF (8) WERE PRESENTED.  MORE APPLICATIONS WERE TAKEN, THE QUILTERS WILL BE BACK IN OCTOBER AND DECEMBER TO PRESENT MORE.

NEW BUSINESS:

A COMMITTEE WAS APPOINTED TO PRODUCE THE "FIESTA MEDAL FOR 2017", ASK FOR A DESIGN TO BE PRESENTED BY NO LATER THAN THE END OF OCTOBER 2016 FOR APPROVE.

VETERANS PARADE SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 12, 2016, MEMBERSHIP TO SIGN UP FOR THE PARADE AND NEXT MEETING.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO MOVE THE NOVEMBER MEETING TO THE 19th.

FREEDOM FEST.......VFW POST #10427 LYTLE, TEXAS .... 9/10/2016 9AM TO 11PM.....BBQ COOK-OUT...EVERYONE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

ON SEPTEMBER 16th, AT VETERANS PLAZA , A POW-MIA CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1000 HRS, PLEASE BE THERE.

MOTION WAS MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO SPONSOR (2) HOLES ON VFW #1533 GOLF TOURNAMENT.

POW REMAINS WERE FOUND AND IDENTIFIED.

OLD BUSINESS:

CHAPTER PATCHES WERE DISCUSSED, ADDITION PATCHES WERE ORDERED.

NATIONAL DELEGATES REPORTED ON THE CONVENTION, THEY STRESSED THAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW YOUR BENEFITS, CHECK WITH A SERVICE OFFICER CONCERN ANY UPDATES.

AWARDS:

EIGHT (8) SCHOLARSHIPS WERE PRESENTED TO THIS YEARS WINNERS, GOOD LUCK TO ALL THAT RECEIVED THEM.

ADDITION OLD BUSINESS:

MOTION MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO ACCEPT REMEMBRANCE BANNER AS PRESENTED BY THE COMMITTEE.  THE MEMORY BOOK WILL ALL SO BE BUILT FOR THE CHAPTER.

BENEDICTION WAS GIVEN AND FOOD PRAYER WAS GIVEN.

MOTION WAS MADE & 2nd AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1415 HRS.

NEXT MEETING WILL BE SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 AT 1300 HRS. 

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JULY 9, 2016

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

PLEDGE BY ALL PRESENT

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS (THREE ABSENT)

MINUTES: MOTION WAS MADE AND PASSED TO ACCEPT MINUTES AS PUBLISHED.

TREASURER'S REPORT: TREASURERS REPORT WAS READ AND ACCEPTED.

OLD BUSINESS:   

1.  MOTION WAS MADE AND 2ND, PASSED TO SPONSOR WOUNDED WARRIORS LUNCH JULY 21, 2016, NOON AT THE WOUNDED WARRIORS FAMILY CENTER.

2.  MOTION WAS MADE AND 2ND, TO AWARD (8) SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE AUGUST 13. 2016 MEETING.

3.  THREE OF OUR MEMBERS ARE AT HOME  RECOVERING, ALL ARE DOING WELL.

4.  MOTION WAS MADE AND 2ND, TO PURCHASE NEW PATCHES FOR OUR JACKETS AND SHIRTS. PERSONAL ORDERS TO BE PAID IN ADVANCE.  MOTION WAS MADE AND 2ND TO REIMBURSE FOR SAMPLE PATCHES.

5.  ADDITION ORDER OF T-SHIRTS HAS BEEN MADE, SHOULD HAVE THEM BY NEXT MEETING IN AUGUST.

6.  DECEASED MEMBERS BANNER WAS DISCUSSED, MOTION MADE AND 2ND AND PASSED TO INCLUDE ALL SUPPORTIVE AND MEMBERS NAMES.

7.  PASSED MEMBERS BOOK WAS TALKED ABOUT, WILL BE DISCUSSED  AGAIN AT NEXT MONTHS MEETING.

NEW BUSINESS:

1. 2016 CHRISTMAS PARTY COORDINATORS WERE APPOINTED......MARY VILLAFRANCA / MARY MONZA AND LUPE ROSALES...THANK YOU LADIES.

2.  PRESIDENT RELINQUISHED CHAIR, MADE A MOTION, IT WAS 2ND AND AMENDMENT TO THE MOTION WAS MADE AND 2ND, THE AMENDMENT WAS DEFEATED, THE MOTION WAS TABLED AFTER A MOTION AND 2ND WAS MADE.

3.  AN ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUPPORT VFW POST #8541, IN THE HOSTING A DISTRICT #20 FUNDRAISER ON SUNDAY JULY 17, 2016....12 NOON TO 10PM.

4.  THE SAMPLE PATCH WAS RAFFLED OFF, WINNER WAS RUBEN PEREZ.  THE RAFFLE MONEY WILL BE USED TO PAY FOR THE NEW ORIGINAL PATTERNS.

BENEDICTION AND FOOD PRAYER WAS GIVEN.

MOTION MADE AND 2ND AND PASSED TO ADJOURN AT 1355 HRS.

NEXT MEETING WILL BE AUGUST 13, 2016

 

 

JUNE 11, 2016

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300 HRS

ORDER OF BUSINESS WAS SUSPENDED TO ACCOMMODATE THE QUILT PRESENTATION. (5) QUILTS WERE PRESENTED OUR MEMBERSHIP.  (6) OTHERS WILL BE MAILED TO THE MEMBERS NOT PRESENT AT THE MEETING.

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS: ABSENT WERE BRUCE HILL, LEROY TREVINO, RUBIN VILLAFRANCA

MAY MINUTES WERE READ AND APPROVED.

TREASURER'S REPORT WAS READ BY THE PRESIDENT AND APPROVED.

ANNOUNCEMENT MADE THAT 100 FIESTA MEDALS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

LEROY TREVINO IS HOME RECOVERING FROM SURGERY AND DOING WELL.

WELCOMED ONE NEW MEMBER TO THE MEMBERSHIP.  WE STAND AT 193 MEMBERS / WITH 167 LIFE MEMBERS.

OLD BUSINESS:

FT. SAM HOUSTON MEMORIAL DAY WAS CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.   FLOWERS WERE PLACED AT THE VVA MEMORIAL BENCH.

LIFE MEMBERSHIPS CONTINUES TO BE $100.00

SUBMIT YOUR DD-214 FORMS FOR OUR FILES IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO ALREADY.

DISCUSSION ON VVA #366 PATCH, RAY TO GET COST & SAMPLES FOR NEXT MEETING.

RAY MADE A PRESENTATION ON THE MEMORIAL BANNER TO RECOGNIZE PASSED MEMBERS.

SCHOLARSHIP RECOMMENDATIONS BY NEXT MEETING.  COMMITTEE WILL MEET IN THE MEANTIME.

NEW BUSINESS:

DATE HAS NOT BEEN SET FOR US TO SERVE A MEAL IN JULY, AT THE WOUNDED WARRIOR FAMILY CENTER.

TSC REPORT ON AGENT ORANGE TOWN MEETING

NO ACTION ON SEGUIN PARADE OF JULY  4TH. MANUEL TREVINO OFFERED SETS WITH THE SILVER WING GROUP IN THE PARADE THAT DAY.

GOOD OF THE ORDER:

JOHN RODRIGUEZ ANNOUNCED THE REMEMBRANCE FOR JOHN KILMER, MOH AT SAN JOSE CEMETERY AUGUST 15th, 2016 AT 600-700 PM.

ED STITELER THANKED THE CHAPTER FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE ALAMO CHAPTER SPORTING CLAY SHOOT.

NEXT MEETING JULY 9, 2016

PRAYER FOR THE LUNCH MEAL GIVEN

MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 1410 HRS.

 

MAY 14, 2016

MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 1300

PLEDGE BY ALL

INVOCATION WAS GIVEN

ROLL CALL OF OFFICERS....(2) ABSENT

ONE NEW MEMBER WAS WELCOMED

APRIL MINUTES WERE READ AND ACCEPTED

TREASURERS REPORT WAS GIVEN AND ACCEPTED.  FINANCIAL REPORTS WERE DISCUSSED.

OLD BUSINESS :        THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE DISCUSSED: FLAMBEAU PARADE, MEMORIAL SERVICE, OUR MEMBERSHIP, FIESTA MEDALS, DD214 FORMS, TSC MEETING, SCHOLARSHIPS, SHIRTS, LOGO PATCHES.

NEW BUSINESS:        MOTION MADE AND 2nd , PASSED TO PURCHASE A WREATH FOR FT. SAM MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE,     MOTION MADE AND 2nd AND PASSED TO GET A DATE TO FEED WOUNDED WARRIORS.

THANK YOU'S WERE EXTENDED TO VFW  POST 8541 & 1533 FOR LETTING US USE THEIR CHAIRS.  DISCUSSION ABOUT THE RELEASE OF DOVES AT THE MEMORIAL PARK LATER THIS YEAR.

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS....VFW 9186 , HARLANDALE MEMORIAL STADUIM, EDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL AND FT. SAM HOUSTON CEMETERY.

MOTION MADE & 2nd AND PASSED TO DONATE $1500.00 TO TWO SPECIAL CHAIRS AT THE FLORESVILLE VETERAN'S HOME.

COMMITTEE FORMED TO RESEARCH A CHAPTER MEMORIAL FLAG OR PLAQUE.

1st MARINE DIVISION SPORTING CLAY SHOOT WAS DISCUSSED.

THERE WAS AN IN DEPTH REPORT BY OUR DELEGATES ABOUT THE TSC MEETING. PAPER SAFE WERE DISTRIBUTED.   

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION WERE PRESENTED TO MEMBERS FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN SELLING OUR FIESTA MEDALS.

BENEDICTION GIVEN

MOTION TO ADJOURN AT 1359 HRS.