Post 333 June 15, 2017 meeting minutes
Post 333 in West Harwich meeting for June 15, 2017
AMVETS MEETING MINUTES…. May 18, 2017
3:10 Meeting opened
with salute to flag , pledge, and invocation and by Cmdr. Fallon.
All officers present. Total attendance of 10: (Fallon, Hawkesworth, Watling,
von Hone ,Copp, Clen, Authelet, Burchsted ,Archambault, Kelley).
of April 10 meeting were distributed by email or paper copies and approved.
Sr. Vice Hawkesworth
summarized his monthly report,(distributed) of his personal involvement
in veterans claims, AMVETS paymaster work, & info on Field of Honor .
Brian also is still working on filing the regular IRS filing required for our post. He mentioned
slow progress in updating the post’s IRS status. But a DAV van will be at the DPD on Ausust 14
and 15 from 9-3pm for proving counseling and info for veterans.
Brian also asked for assistance for posting 100 flags at Patriots Square on Friday May 26 at 9am.
: Presented, by Brian,( as substitute paymaster ),and approved, with the
AMVETS current total balance at April 30, 2017 at TDBank being $4,956, after a payment of
$102 for Sheriff’s Dept. and printing bill from 2016 and $2 for TBBank’s paper fee.
Jr. Vice Commander Watling
Recommended: Susanne Capra’s hearing aid service on route
134 Dennis. and also announced the Northside Methodist Church is now offering ”Helping
Hands” to elderly, handicapped and families for assisting in personal or household needs, at
minimal cost. He also said the old DPW depot on Bob Crowell Rd. will be the location of our
storage container when it comes from Job Lot after Fallon makes the purchase for Amvets and
two other posts.
Carl mentioned the Troops in the Spotlight program at Kmart plaza on Sunday,
May 28 at 11:30am continuing until noon Memorial Day. This worthy program supplies overseas
troops with useful packages and deserves our support .
requested support for the usual Yarmouth Greys park picnic on Wed. June 21 at
10:30 am and a donation of $125 from AMVETS. (Subsequently a motion was made and was
approved for this donation and a check was presented to Tom by Brian.)
Walter von Hone
invited veterans to attend the Memorial Day Program at Dennis town hall
starting at 10 am following a march from Wixon school.
provided info on the CCVets annual fishing boat ride and dinner for about 100 vets
starting at Falmouth on June 12, and funded by $5,000 from his group. He also showed a new VA
card for veterans and thought their services have improved some.
will go ahead and place an order for an 8×10′ shed to hold extra flag boxes
and used flags to be located at the former Crowell Rd .DPW location …Joe heard dissatisfaction
with the post being locked out of its meeting room 3 times. Unanimous vote from those present
was made to move meetings to Dennis Police station and cancel July and August meetings.
(No discussion was made about changing the Claddagh June 15 Amvet meeting location.)
4:30 pm meeting closed
by Commander Fallon .
Minutes prepared by Adjutant Carl Copp