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For your convenience, the last minutes are displayed below. Be advised that these minutes are NOT official until approved at the next meeting. As usual, if you spot an error, let me know. You may submit a correction at the bottom of this page.

Middleton Post 39

The meeting was called to order at the Star Fire Department by Commander Marv West at 1900. Attendance is on a separate list. There were 17 members and 2 guests present.

Colors were saluted. Fred Webb offered the opening prayer. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by CDR West. The Preamble to the Constitution was read as the copies were missing.Fred Webb recited the POW/MIA service. The Adjutant reported there was a quorum.

Minutes: The June minutes are on the web site. Bruce moved that the June 27 minutes be accepted as posted on the web site. Seconded and passed.

Introduction of guests: Mark Marshall of Post 85 and Rocky Hewitt of CA Post 862 transferred in. Betty Sweet was introduced.

1st VC: Absent

2nd VC: No report.

Finance: We have $1,383.69 in the bank The savings account stands at $15,675.04.
We received $300 Honor Guard donations since last meeting.

Membership: We have 41 2023 members.

Adjutant: The 2023 cards are here and we already have a few paid.
SAL cards have not arrived yet. We expect them around the first of the month
I receive Retiree Activities Office Bulletin, Idaho Legionnaire and others. See me if you want to read them.

Honor Guard: Dan Geib reported we will that we have completed 6 missions this month. He reported that our uniforms are starting to look sloppy. He said we should take pants and shirts to a dry cleaners. Give your receipt to the Adjutant and he will reimburse you. Also have haircuts, beard trim, uniforms sharp and shoes polished.

Unfinished business: None.

Marv reported that Idaho Independent Range in Meridian has a hundred yard indoor range and their prices are reasonable. He will give this info to the committee to check it out.

It was moved and seconded that we build a flag box – passed.

The mayor wants to involve us, the S.A.L, Auxiliary and Chamber of Commerce in an Open House. It was determined that the Open House will be in the parking lot on Saturday, August 13 from 1000 till 1700. We will serve hot dogs, water and chips in small bag.

Kevin said we need to clean the flags and cases. It was moved seconded and passed that we clean the flags and cases and get the proper lower staff matched to the proper flag.

There being no further business, Fred gave a closing prayer. “Till We Meet Again” was recited and the colors were saluted. The meeting was adjourned at 1945.
Bruce Irving
Our next meeting will be August 28.

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