October 2016                                                                                        Next Meeting Nov 2, 2016
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Hi Comrades!

We had a pretty good turnout.  There were 15 members present, 7 of them past
commanders.
Gun raffle tickets still available, contact Cmdr. Rollins 734-497-5330, only 40 tickets
available.

We discussed the annual bingo that we sponsor at the VA hospital and the types of items
that we could donate for the residents. We will be providing money prizes for the winners
of the games as usual.

Chris Stark mentioned the problem with lights in the kitchen that are not working. It was
decided that they be replaced.

A great meal was provided by Chuck Bagwell. Thanks Chuck.

It was brought up that the person in charge of our website be added to the roll call at our
meetings. A special thanks to Chuck Bagwell for his continued support and dedication to the
Post webpage.

Mike Santure talked about the purchase of turtle meat and muskrat for our annual muskrat
dinner.

Upcoming events:

  •         Monday October 17, 2016 at 1300 – Blood Drive
  •         Saturday November 5, 2015 – Luna Pier Veterans Day Parade
  •         Saturday November 5, 2016 at 1800 – Veterans Day dinner
  •         Friday November 11, 2016 – Veterans Day Ceremony at Mason HS
  •         Saturday December 3, 2016 – District 6 meeting in Ann Arbor
  •         Saturday December 10, 2016 – Christmas Party
  •         Friday January 27, 2017 – Mid-Winter Conference in Lansing MI
  •         Friday January 27, 2017 at 1800  – Muskrat Dinner
  •         Monday February 13, 2017 at 1300 – Blood Drive
  •         Saturday April 29, 2017 – District 6 meeting in Monroe
  •         Saturday April 29, 2017 at 1800 – Recognition Dinner (PP/VOD/Teacher of the
             Year)
  •         Saturday May 20, 2017 – District 6 picnic

Tom Merce has embroidered Post ball caps for sale.

2016 Department Commander pins available

2016 District map pins available for sale, $3.00 each

The wooden cane that Ed Simpson displayed during September is still available. If anyone
would like one made for them, contact Ed Weaver to see if you qualify for it. It was great to
see Ed was feeling well enough to attend the meeting.
                                                                                                                            Terry Rollins
                                                                                                                             Commander
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