LINCOLN COUNTY MARINES
Minutes April 2nd, 2019
The meeting was called to order by Commandant Matthew Giustiniano and declared open for business by Sgt. at Arms Robert Smith at 7:00 PM. There were 17 members present. One vistor National Commandant Wendell Webb.
PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBERS: None
ROLL CALL OF OFFFICERS:
All officers present except adjutant Timothy Clay excused.
Recognized National Commandant Wendell Webb and other National Officers in attendance.
Awards: Commandant Matt issued following awards,
Certificate of Appreciation:
Lester Koelling Sr
Distingusish Sevice Award:
Hugh Nisbet Jr.
SICK AND/OR IN DISTRESS: None
FINANCE REPORT: No report
REPORT OF OFFICERS: none given
STANDING COMMITTEES: none given
Chuck Covert made motion to suspend normal meeting to install new officers 2nd by Hugh Nisbet motion passed
Installation: National Commandant Wendell Webb installed new officers.
Commandant Janice Hartley Sr. Vice Commandant Chuck Covert
Jr. Vice Commandant Lester Koelling Judge Advocate Robert Smith
Adjutant Jim Hartley Paymaster Hugh Nisbet
Chaplain Herb Brune Sgt. at Arms Ray Lopez
Webmaster Jim Hartley VSO Mary Kientzy
GOOD OF THE LEAGUE:
Chuck Covert made motion to donate $250.00 to folds of honor 2nd by Hugh Nisbet passed.
Motion made by Hugh Nisbet to pay air fare for four people flying in for national convention site visit, 2nd by Chuck Covert motion passed.
Ray Lopez handed out handbooks for new officer on what their jobs are.
Midwest Division spring Conference in Sioux City, IA. April 26-
Poker Run 27 April Hawk Point.
The Department Convention will be held in Festus June 7-
Don Bell talked about membership and in keeping with National Commandant guidance and directive to get more membership preferably 50 percent under age of 50 and 50 percent over 50. Janice Hartley suggested get younger more involved if we had a family night once a month or once a quarter would help and spread the word seeing us out in public. Everyone agreed to have a dinner pay your own way 4th of May at Chihuahua restaurant at 17:00 hours if needs changed everyone will be notified by email if they can’t handle us Mat will check with the Elks Club.
Ed Krupinski won 50/50 $32.00..
The meeting was properly closed at 19:42. The next meeting is May 7th 19:00 hours.