DATE: December 3, 2000
SUBJECT: Post 2485 Meeting Minutes for the Month of
Following are the minutes of the Monthly Meeting of VFW Post 2485
conducted on December 3, 2000 at the Post Home.
Commander Jerry Prinz opened the meeting at 1000 hours. The opening
ceremonies were conducted according to the VFW Ritual.
The Commander recognized distinguished members and guests. (None)
Roll call of officers is annotated at Attachment 1.
Comrade Wilsey presented new membership applications.
Motion made, seconded, and approved to accept new members listed at
Attachment 2. Commander Prinz gave the VFW oath to Comrades Ken Brown and Romero
Magat. SVC McGuire presented them
with the Cross of Malta.
Reading of the Minutes: Motion made by the Adjutant to accept the minutes
of the November 2000 meeting as posted, subject to correction.
The motion was seconded and passed.
The Post Quartermaster provided the financial status as of 3o November
2000. A motion was made, seconded,
and passed to accept the Post Quartermaster Report, subject to Audit.
Reading of Communications by Commander/Adjutant;
Commander read message from Comrade Bill Rossell in Korea which stated
that their raffle had raised $4274.00 for the Children’s Operation Fund.
Check for same was presented to Post Commander Prinz.
Report: Verbal report by Comrade Burrus for “Doc Johnson”
The following are currently hospitalized:
Comrade Pete Peterson –AUF
Comrade Earl Dodge--- Garcia
Comrade Bob Fuller ---Transferred
from Loma Linda to another hospital in
Safety Officer Report: Comrade Burrus urged members to keep a close watch
their cell phones, as there is a rash of thefts in the area.
Comrade or family of a
Comrade in distress: none.
The National Home was
Veterans Day. All committees
reported on their activities. Commander
thanked all for a job well done.
Post and Pup Tent have been satisfactorily inspected by the Department
and Grand Inspectors.
JPC Hubbard proposed by letter that VFW Post 2485 sponsor wreaths for the
American Cemetery in Manila for Memorial Day and Veterans Day (P3,000 ea).
The wreaths would be ordered through the American Cemetery and billed to
Post 2485. Motion made, seconded,
and passed to include the cost for Memorial Day in this years Budget Revision
and the cost for Veterans Day in next years Budget.
JPC Hubbard also proposed by letter to procure a board indicating Past
Post Commanders and Past District and Department Commanders.
Motion made and seconded. During
discussion motion was made, seconded, and passed to table for further study of
funding, possibly by the Past Commanders.
of the Order:
Opening of the Church of God was a huge success. Commander thanked the Color Guard who did an excellent job.
The Church presented the VFW with a framed plague for the support
rendered by Post 2485.
Construction on Clark has been paid in full for items purchased in building the
new Post Home.
C of A next week in Barrio Barretto, National JVC Ray Sisk and Council member
Mark Buttler along with a future candidate for National JVC will visit the Post.
Schedule of activities are:
Dinner at Post Home hosted by Commander Prinz at
Hours on Sunday.
Breakfast at 0900 hours on Monday followed by
Cemetery Briefing and Cemetery tour.
at Post Home at 1700 hours on Monday. Everyone
welcome including wives and girl friends.
Elliott updated the group on the C of A Schedule which is as follows:
on Friday 8 December starting at 0900 hours with
Social at 1400 hours
Scratch on Saturday 9 December
Business Session on Sunday 10 December
VFW computer briefing following Business Session.
Room at VFW Post 11447 starting on Friday evening.
Elliott briefed member on Department Membership status.
Prinz presented Employee of the Month Awards to Waitress Zeny Servidad and
Kitchen Employee Amy Buensalida.
NOW for Future Health Decisions pamphlets were handed out.
Williams was the winner of the drawing for two free steak dinners.
Prinz will be in Thailand for a couple of weeks. SVC McGuire will be in charge.
Carsley asked about Grave Digger Certificates for members in Las Vegas.
Commander Prinz responded that we have had a computer problem and if
someone will provide the names, we’ll fix the problem.
being no further business to come before the membership, the Commander conducted
closing ceremonies in accordance with the VFW Ritual.
The next regular meeting will be held on January 7, 2001.
The next Officer’s Call will be on January 3, 2001.
1. Roll Call of
4. Post Home
5. Cemetery Report:
Post Relief Fund Report
Service Officer/Hospital Chairman Report