Lunch/Meeting Tuesday January 24, 2017
Our next meeting will be held at Twin Oaks Restaurant, 100 Sabra Street Cranston, RI on Tuesday January 24th in “Billy’s Room” at 1:00 PM. Directions
At our November meeting it was voted on NOT meeting in December.
The November meeting was held on the 22nd at Twin Oaks with 14 members and 1 guest present.
Present: Commander Fox, Vice Commander Dalton, Secretary Vernon, Treasurer Hogberg, B.O.D. Martins
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag & moment of silence for departed and absent members.
Welcome to The Commander of the Connecticut SQ, Paul Tetreault
Secretary report -- Motion made & 2nd to accept the report
Treasurer's report- given motion made & 2nd to accept the report
Ted Martins talked about our funds that we have for the Memorial. At this time we almost have enough. We're still waiting for a pledge from the State. Our total at this time ( $ 46,951.91). Changes have been made to our specs by Tim Lyons.
Vice Commander : Talked about outstanding pledge from Pepsi Cola.
Commander Fox: Talked about the contact for Granite for tablets, pad & benches ($ 650 each) from A. Scioto & sons for $ 29,250. The benches will be heavy enough not to move. The contract for concrete platform will cost $ 16,800. Commander Fox will talk to the URI master Gardener for assistance. Discussion on adding cobble stone border and crush stone decision needed. We're all set to go with the Veterans cemetery. Looking at ground breaking in Apr or May 2017. Dedication around Sep 15, 2017.
Commander Fox: introduced Commander Paul Tetreault of the Connecticut SQ. Paul talked about his squadron and that he would like to have a joint meeting at 1 of of the casinos in Conn. Bob D talked about buses that leave from Rt 117 in Warwick daily at 0900 at $25.00 pp. to Fox Woods. Further discussion is needed.
Motion made and 2nd not to have a Dec meeting.
Jan meeting; Vote on Vice Commander & Treasurer , Commander Fox open nominations for Vice Commander Bob Dalton, Treasurer Dan Hogberg. Nominations closed. No other nominations. Meeting adjourn at 1400 Hrs.
NEXT MEETING ON TUES 24 JAN 2017 AT 1300 HRS. TWIN OAKS, 100 SABRA ST. CRANSTON RI.
Respectfully submitted, Raymond Vernon, Secretary