Lunch/Meeting Tuesday October 21, 2014
Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday October 21st in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM. Directions
The August meeting was held at Twin Oaks at 1300 hours. 14 Veterans were present.
Present; Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton, Tres. Hogberg, Sec. Vernon B.O.D. Martins
Commander Fox talked about our Non- profit status. It looks back 3 years. Our annual report to the IRS was not file. July this year we will start over . Commander Fox filed the financial report . The 3 years report was filed. John Eastman took care of the 2011, 2012 reports. Commander Fox sent in the 2013 report. The IRS form # 1023 was re-filed. Commander Fox also sent a protest letter. Also he sent a letter to Sen. Whitehouse on what had to be done and his protest of the same. A check for $400.00 was also sent to the IRS.
BOD Martins gave a update on the Memorial. The Eagle on the monument will be made of Granite. If it was made of Bronze it could be stolen. He passed around a drawing of what the Memorial would look like. Also he received a estimate from Foster Construction Co. of $ 30,300.00 .
After the final dawning is complete the RI Chapter of the AF Assoc. may assist with funding for the Memorial.
At the Sep. meeting we'll hopefully see if we have our 501 ( c ) 3 back.
Meeting adjoined at 1430 Hrs.
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary