December 17, 1999


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


Other members in attendance were:

Bob Yeager Joe Long Don Cahoon Russ P. Jones
Howard Lane Ron Albert Bob Shaffer  


The minutes from the November  meeting were approved as read.  A motion to accept the minutes was made by Russ P. Jones and seconded by Howard Lane.  All were in favor.



Joe Long read the financial report with the following information:

     End Balance as of 14 December - $3,009.80

     Help members fund $221.50 ($30 each to families of Carl Miller and Ed Walter)

     58 Members have paid their dues


A motion to accept the Financial report was made by Bob Shaffer and seconded by Ron Albert.   All were in favor and the report was referred to the audit committee.  Note:  The annual audit will be done before the February meeting.



Russ P. Jones’ term on the Memorial Association Board has expired.  A motion to appoint him to the Board for one year was made by Joe Long and seconded by Bob Shaffer.  All were in favor.


Ron Albert, Bob Yeager and Russ P. Jones reviewed the applications for 2 new Associate Members (John Conforti and Bernard S. Kapinus) and 1 new Junior Member (Christopher P. Conforti).  Applications were approved. 



Joe Long advised the Camp that Mark Myers had notified him that he was not going to take the Office of Junior Vice Commander, but he would stay as Chaplain.  A motion to nominate Howard Lane for Jr. Vice was made by Joe Long and seconded by Bob Yeager.  All were in favor.  No other nominations were made.


Secretary Shaffer tabled the following correspondence: A thank you card from the family of Ed Walter, a Christmas card from the Department and the minutes from the Mid Year Meeting.


Commander Jones discussed the idea of having a large desk calendar for keeping track of all the upcoming events.


At this time, Commander Jones appointed Senior Vice Commander Ron Albert to Temporary Camp Commander for the purpose of conducting Election of Camp Officers.  Ron called the meeting to order and asked if there were any further nominations.  None were tabled, so the nomination of Camp Officers were closed.  The meeting was then turned back over to Commander Jones and he asked Secretary Shaffer to cast his vote for nominations.  All was in order.           


The 50/50 drawing was won by Ron Albert who donated his winnings to the Help Members Fund.

With no further business, questions or discussion, a motion to adjourn was made by Russ P. Jones  and seconded by Bob Shaffer.  All were in favor.


Respectfully Submitted,

Robert C. Shaffer