1. Opening Ceremony
2. Quorum - achieved
3. Minutes of previous meeting - APPROVED
4. Introduction of Guests
5. Adjutant: Correspondence/Announcements/ Vote on New Members
a. Brian Grana – Marines
b. John Wells – Navy
c. Peter Malaspina – Army
d. Ken Laag – Air Force
6. Finance Report – Brady
a. $26K earned YTD.
b. Cutting costs by keeping accurate hours.
c. $1,300 revenue from Lottery system
d. Parties booked each weekend of October
e. Over $4k in from the GO Fund Me video
7. Officers Reports:
a. 1st Vice Commander
a.i. Friday the 11th -Smiles for Freedom -
a.ii. KUSI to help sponsor Army/Navy game
a.iii. Donation of 50lbs of halibut – fish fry for Veterans Day
a.iv. Xmas Parade will be on the first Saturday of December.
b. 2nd Vice Commander
b.i. Ruben Chato – our member – is being put up as Nominee for Veteran of the Year. First time a Native American has been nominated – Scottish Rite Center later this month.
b.ii. Veterans Day Parade – San Diego Veterans Coalition - 2nd Vice is going to be representing Post 416 and ANY OTHERS are welcome to be in the parade with him
b.iii. Wellness center – Korean War Veterans book in tribute is given out – Terry K. suggestes that the Post purchases the book for our Korean War Veterans.
8. Executive Board Committee Reports - PASS
9. Other Committee Reports:
a. Post donated $1,700 to SD Film Festival for the presentation of military films.
· “Save Our Legion” Committee Report – Terry, Matt, Brady
Terry K in touch with accountant at National – 501.c.19 to move over to 501.c.3 but there is a set amount of $1,500 in donations– recommendation to set up separate entities.
Matt – suggests to first go under c.3 with National and then set up on one for the Post.
CRT? (Charitable Remainder Trust) to attract larger donors.
· Post By-Laws Committee – Matt, Terry, John
Terry K read changes to attendees. * Ballots available on website, further dates established* ALL contracts to be reviewed by Exec board
MOTION TO ACCEPT – ALL IN FAVOR - ACCEPTED
· Army v Navy Game Committee – Matt, Brady,
Not hiring outside caterer – doing in-house – EVENT BRITE
Silent Auction for lithograph, black powder rifle and more items
Bids out for tents and AVs
10. Commander Report
a. Dinner for John Tyler – CA Pizza Kitchen in Solana Beach
b. WWII Project – letter sent out for photos.
c. Electronic Recycling for Veterans – Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Begins at 10:00am at Post 416
11. Unfinished Business
a. Encinitas Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 1, 2018, 5:30 pm. The Post will Honor ALL WWII and Korean War Veterans with ride on truck and ceremony at the Legion
b. Wreaths Across America. Request for $150.00 to sponsor 10 Wreaths for Miramar National Cemetery – December 15, 2018. Ceremony begins at 9:00am
12. New Business
a. Offer a raffle for PUFL memberships
b. Boomer – quote for new refrigerator
c. FISH FRY FOR VETERANS DAY – discussing the night prior
d. BILL – website will be down briefly on the 11th for updates
13. Good of the Legion - SEE ABOVE
· Post Members that have gone to “Post Ever After”
· Past Post Commander – 1996 & 2001 Jack Shoemaker
14. Closing Ceremony
15. Members in Attendance:
Commander: Matthew Shillingburg Adjutant: Scott Marquette
1st Vice Commander: Kerry Cortinas Finance Officer: Brady Beauchamp
2nd Vice Commander: Joseph Zemlin Chaplin: Tim Cronin
Sergeant at Arms: Tracy “Milo” Dalton Jr Past Commander: not present
Don Tennille Steve Scholfield Bill Steinauer
Arnold Fernandez Troy Van Wyhe John H. Witzmann
Peter "Rolf" Ohnstad Samuel Johnson Bob Wilson
Jeanne Lavake Dennis DeLillo Alan Serry
Brian Grana Don Oliphant Jon Lazar
Terry Kaltenbach Alphonse Fusilier Bruce Gaffney
We wish a thank you to all those in attendance for your presence and for your continued support!
Adjourn at 1914 (7:14 pm).
Submitted: Scott Marquette, Adjutant