May 7, 2014                                                                                                 
Next meeting  June 4, 2014
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Comrades,

The May 7, 2014 meeting opened at 7:00 P.M., with 20 members present, 8 of them Past  
Commanders. We had a productive meeting with several issues discussed , dates of events
for this month announced and Election of Officers was held.

The Charter was Draped for Alphonsus (RED) Barron, a Life Member of our Post who
passed away April 11, 2014.

Service Officer Ed Simpson reported things are still going good at the V.A. Hospital and that
recently discharged Veterans have 2 years to sign up.

Elections were held for 2014-2015 Officers.  Incoming Officers are Commander James
Cherry, Senior Vice Terry Rollins, Junior Vice Larry Chambers, Quartermaster Kelli
Chambers,  Chaplain Roger Williams, Judge Advocate Chris Stark, 1 Year Trustee Floyd
Martin,  2 Year Trustee Tom Merce and 3 Year Trustee Don Ellison. Please congratulate the
new officers for their Victories.

Buddy Poppy Day is May 16, 2014 from 12:00 noon till 5:00 P.M. There is a sign up sheet in
the Kennedy Room or contact Tom Merce. All volunteers are welcome.

Graduation Breakfast is May 18, 2014 from 9:30 A.M. till Noon at the Post. This event is
open to the public.

May 24, 2014 we will be putting Flags on Veterans Graves at local Cemeteries. If you wish
to volunteer be at the Post at 9:00 A.M.

This year our Memorial Ceremony May 26, 2014 will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Erie. We
will be Honoring Wendell Cousino, a WWII Army Vet and brother of Lee Cousino. We will
leave from the Post at 10:45 A.M.

If you know a Serviceman or Woman who is going to or returning from a military
assignment or if you have a message to be posted on the marques, leave me a message on
my home phone 734-242-8045.

Looking forward to seeing you at our June 4, 2014 meeting.

Eddie R. Weaver
Commander.  
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