September 18, 1997


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


Other members in attendance were:

Joe Long Phil Jones Bill Lindberg Carl Miller Ron Albert
Russ P. Jones Bob Yeager Don Cahoon Bob Shaffer  


The minutes from the June  meeting were read.  A motion to accept the minutes was made by Joe Long and seconded by Bill Lindberg.  All were in favor.



Joe Long read the financial report with the following information:

     Joe reported on July balance $1,880.37.

     Received $46 interest on CD in July ($3,125.21).

     End balance for July was $1,808.35

     Received $75 from County for placing flags.

     End balance for August was $1,763.75

     CD interest year to date $125.21

     End balance for September was $1,876.78.

     The members help fund has a balance of $168.

     Raffle Tickets - July (Rich Naugle); August (Mary Mazacarro); & September (Lori Jones)


A motion to accept the Financial report was made by Bill Lindberg and seconded by Russ P. Jones .   All were in favor and the report was referred to the audit committee.



Bill Lindberg has been calling various members (about 8 or 9 calls).  Most people are busy.  James Douglas was due at this meeting but had a death in the family.  Bill will continue to call members during the time between meetings.  Bill mentioned that people appreciate the calls.


Fourth of July - Joe Long, Russ P. Jones, Mark Myers and Howard Lane represented the Camp.


We decided to table the discussion on an Open House and clean-up until a future meeting.



Russ P. Jones made a report on recent developments on the cannon case.


Dunmore is planning a parade 1 week before Memorial Day in 1998.  We are considering whether to attend.


Al Sweeney wants to meet with Joe to discuss the 100th anniversary of the Spanish American War.


Joe brought applications for two members: James Edward Milford and Edward Raymond Milford.  The applications were reviewed by Bob Yeager, Phil Jones and Russ P. Jones.


Joe read a request from the Council of Veterans for a donation for the Annual Christmas Party.  Joe made a motion to send $50, seconded by Bill Lindberg.  All were in favor.


Bill Lindberg mad a report on the Encampment.  He was elected Dept. Patriotic Instructor.


Glenn Knight will visit us in the spring.


Joe made a motion to take $1,000 from the treasury to purchase another CD.  Motion was seconded by Bob Yeager.  All were in favor.


Carl Miller brought in two speakers that we may be able to use with the sound system.


A letter of thanks was received from the Dept. Commander, Ivan Frantz concerning his visit on April 12th.


The help members drawing was won by Russ P. Jones.


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


Respectfully Submitted,

Robert C. Shaffer