Lunch/Meeting Tuesday March 28, 2017
Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday March 28th in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM. Directions
The February meeting was held at Twin Oaks at 1300 hrs,13 members were present.
Present: Vice Commander Dalton, Secretary Vernon, Treasurer Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag & moment of silence for our departed members and absent members who may be ill. Commander Fox's wife is doing OK with therapy.Jim O'Brien mentioned that member Carmine Delmonico fell and be he's doing better.
Treasurer Hogberg gave his report. No questions .Report accept as read and 2nd,
Vice Commander Dalton talked about our meeting with the Conn. Sq. At this time we need to pass since we are working on our Memorial. VC Dalton talked about changes to the Memorial and passed around the changes that are suggested by the committee. A motion was made to accept changes and 2nd to accept the Memorial changes as presented.
On Mar 8 the Memorial Committee will sit with the RI veterans admin's (Cara Condit) and present our final charges to them.
Vice Commander Dalton talked about having a Plaque made for the Memorial with our group named as the
group who had the Memorial made possible.( RI Sampson Veterans).
VC Dalton said that Father Robert Marciano of Saint Kevin's church would do a
pray at the dedication of the Memorial. ( He's a retired Col. of the Air National Guard
VC Dalton talked about seeing to get John Gallo here to talk about the
Flight to Wash , DC for Veterans.He's on the RI Veterans Affair Committee.
B.O.D. Martins talked about our money that we have for the Memorial.( $51,000)
Tres. Hogberg Talked about E mailing from John Gallo about Veterans affairs he sent's out emails.
Go to the Web site. RI Veterans affair
Also, veterans stations at Marine base Camp Lejeune, NC from 1950's to 1980's
to contact the VA, ( Problems with the water on the base).
Sec. Vernon: Mentioned that the RI National Guard Air show will be at Quonset Guard base on Sat & Sun
May 20 & 21. The Canadian Snow Birds will be the featured event.
Meeting adjourn at 1400 hrs.
NEXT MEETING ON TUES. 28 MAR 2017 AT 1300 HRS, TWIN OAKS, 100 SABARA ST., CRANSTON, RI
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary