October 17, 1996


The meeting was called to order by Commander Russell P. Jones, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.


Other members in attendance were:

Joe Long Bob Yeager Bill Lindberg
Carl Miller Russ W. Jones Jim McElroy


The minutes from the September  meeting were read.  A motion to accept the minutes was made by Bob Yeager and seconded by Bill Lindberg.  All were in favor.



Joe Long read the financial report with the following information:

     One check still outstanding on Mellon account.  Trying to resolve.

     The Help Fund is now at $120.00.

     Ticket winner for September was John Schemel.


A motion to accept the Financial report was made.   All were in favor and the report was referred to the audit committee.



Inventory to take place in January.


Deposition on cannon to be in November.


Phil Clifford motion carried.



Joe Long brought up the idea of purchasing a $3000 CD.  After some discussion, Joe made a motion seconded by Russ W. Jones to get a 24 month CD @ 5.97%.  All were in favor.


Joe Long presented two badges to the Museum.


Motion by Bill Lindberg to buy 25 tickets for Encampment (badges) seconded by Russ W. Jones.  All were in favor.


There was discussion about having another Essay contest in 1997.  We will have further discussion in January. 


Russ W. Jones brought up the idea of purchasing some items for the Museum.  Further discussion to follow.


Nominations of Officers to take place in November.


50/50 winner was Joe Long.


With no further business, questions or discussion, a motion to adjourn was made by Joe Long and seconded by Bob Yeager.  All were in favor.


Respectfully Submitted,

Robert C. Shaffer