MONTHLY MEETING

EZRA S. GRIFFIN CAMP #8

January 16, 2016  

 

The meeting was called to order in ritualistic fashion by Commander Dale Keklock.

 

Other members in attendance were:

Bob Shaffer Joe Long Dave Teeters Giovan Lisi
Hal Myers Gerard O'Malley Darren Pitts Craig Kelly
Chester Kowalski Scott Teeters Mark Zurinski

            Guest:  Harry Mertz

 

            The minutes for the November meeting were read.  A motion was made to accept the minutes by Hal Myers and seconded by Giovan Lisi.  All were in favor.

 

The financial report was read by Joe Long with the following information:

Help money was $241.00

November and December Ticket Winners not available

 

A motion to accept was made by Hal Myers and seconded by Dave Teeters.   All were in favor.

 

APPLICATIONS:  

Peter Payne Atkins, Associate, to be completed with Annual Report

 

CORRESPONDENCE:   

G.O. #6, Registration of C of A Member and New Appointment; G.O.#7, Establishment of the Department of the Southwest; D.O.#5, Annual Lincoln Luncheon; D.O.#6, Annual Lincoln Luncheon Revised; D.O.#7, Theo. Pfeiffer Camp #60 Charter Revoked; G.O.#9, Dual Membership Rulings; G.O.#10, Charter Revocation Ellsworth Camp 32 (New Jersey); and G.O.#11, Dual Membership Review Special Committee.

 

OLD BUSINESS:   

 Hal Myers reported on the communication devices used at Dunmore Cemetery.  They work very well and would be good for all functions.  Craig Kelly added they are portable communication device, worn around waist with headphone and microphone.  Would need to set up with speakers.  The cost per unit would be between $25 and $28 dollars and 3 extra headset would be extra.  They also have disposable parts for sanitary reasons.

 

NEW BUSINESS: 

 Joe Long, Craig Kelly and Hal Myers presented an Eagle Scout Certificate in Dickson City.  The ceremony went well and further functions as these are foreseen in the future.

Darren Pitts reported that the Facebook page has up and running for 4 months and has been viewed by many.

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. followed by an Open House from 12 to 3 p.m.  All attending are asked to wear their Kepi cap.

 

INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS:

Commander Craig Kelly
Sr. Vice Commander Hal Myers
Jr. Vice Commander Dave Teeters
Secretary Bob Shaffer
Treasurer Joe Long
   
Patriotic Instructor Darren Pitts
Historian Joe Long
Chaplain Scott Teeters
Graves Registration Officer Hal Myers
Memorials Officer Dale Keklock
Color Bearer Giovan Lisi
Guard Gerard O'Malley
Guide Mark Zurinski
Eagle Scout Coordinator
Signals Officer Bob Shaffer
Recruiting Officer Joe Long
Welfare

              

With no further business, questions or discussion, the meeting was closed in ritualistic manner.

 

 

                          Respectfully submitted,

                                            Robert C. Shaffer

    Secretary