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Date:    February 13, 2024      Time:  1802

 

 Meeting was called to order by:  ALR Washington Chapter 149 Director Dave Garrett at The American

Legion in Bremerton, Washington.

                                                                   

Officers Present

 

Director:                  Dave Garrett           Assistant Director:   Mitch Halloran

Secretary:                L. “Willie” Nelson   Treasurer:                    Paul Nelson- E

Chaplain:                 Dick Topness          Sergeant at Arms:     Sean Gray

Events Coord:         VACANT                  Quartermaster:          Pete Gould

Historian/Web:       Paul Nelson-E        Membership Coord:  Pete Gould

Road Captain:        Paul Nelson- E        Asst Road Captain:    Willie Nelson

E= EXCUSED           A= ABSENT

 

Total Membership present with Officers:   8

New Members:   0               

Guests:   0                

 

Invocation: Given by Chaplain Topness

 

Reports

 

Minutes: Motion to waive the reading of the minutes from the previous month

         made by  Pete Gould  seconded by Dick Topness  , Motion carried.

        

Treasurers Report: NO REPORT GIVEN

          Checking/Operations Account:  $ .72

                   Down Riders Account:  $ .39      

                   Cash Box :  $500  

 

Motion to Accept the Treasurers report Not required

 

Membership Report:  27  members, _ 18 _ Paid to date, motion to accept by  Dave Marsland , seconded

by  Mitch Halloran , Motion carries

 

                Statements from Guests/New Members

 

N/A

                        School House

 

Dave Marsland- Not Given

 

March- Dave Marsland

                                 Old Business

A: Nomination for Vacant 2024 Chapter Officers:

   Asst Director:   Mitch Halloran. Secretary cast Unanimous Ballot             

  

 

                              Runs & Events

 

 

A: Feb 24- CVI Pints for Vets, at Ridgeline Brewing, 941 N. Callow, 1-5PM

 

B: March 23- Destination HD/HOG has Spring Opener. ALR will have a booth

 

C: March 24- Monroe Swap Meet, Sponsored by ABATE

 

D: APR 27- 2024- ALR 149, Annual Dust Your Putt Ride. Burgers and Dogs after

 

E: AUG 8-11- Western ROMP- Bellingham

 

 

                              Good of the Order

 

A: Would like to see more riders in attendance for the General Membership

     meeting.

 

B: Thank you to all who assisted in the February Riders’ Steak Night. Donations

     from the night went to towards the purchase of a new Post Grill

 

C: Carson Post Riders are looking at holding a ride up in the Bremerton area

     around June 22. More to follow on this.

 

D: Dave Marsland- Legion Convention will be held in Kennewick July 17-21

 

E: Mitch Halloran- As a new Asst Director, asking what chapter expectations are.

 

 

                                   Conclusion

 

A: Benediction given by Chaplain Topness

 

B: There being no further business, Motion to adjourn made by Dave Marsland             

     was seconded by Sean Gray , carried, meeting adjourned at 1836

 

Respectfully submitted:  L. “Willie” Nelson_,

           

 L. “Willie” Nelson, Secretary

Date:    January 09, 2024   Time:    6:01PM

 

Meeting was called to order by:  ALR Washington Chapter 149 Director Dave Garrett at

The American Legion in Bremerton, Washington.

                                                                   

Officers Present

 

Director:            Dave Garrett        Assistant Director: VACANT

Secretary:           L. “Willie” Nelson  Treasurer:          Paul Nelson

Chaplain:            Dick Topness        Sergeant at Arms:   Mitch Halloran

Events Coord:       VACANT             Quartermaster:      Pete Gould

Historian/Web:       Paul Nelson         Membership Coord:   Pete Gould

Road Captain:        Paul Nelson         Asst Road Captain:  Willie Nelson

Single Strikethrough= EXCUSED            Double Strikethrough= ABSENT

 

Total Membership present with Officers:   11

                                             New Members:   0               

                                                           Guests:   0                

 

Invocation: Given by Chaplain Topness

 

                                 Reports

 

Minutes: Motion to accept the reading of the minutes from the previous month

                  made by Sean Grey, seconded by Dave Marsland, Motion carried.

        

Treasurers Report: Checking/Operations Account:  $ .72

                   Down Riders Account:  $ .39      

                   Cash Box :  $500  

 

Motion to Accept the Treasurers report by Sean Grey , seconded by Mitch Halloran,   Motion Carries.

 

Membership Report:  28 _ members, _ 18 _ Paid to date, motion to accept by Dave Marsland , seconded by

Mitch Halloran  , Motion carries

 

                Statements from Guests/New Members

 

N/A

                        School House

 

Mitch Halloran- Winterization- Good time to perform tear-downs and heavy   

  maintenance, if possible, schedule shop time maintenance due to slowness in

  the shops, park on old carpeting, if possible, helps to maintain tire

  pressures and battery life, check fasteners, tire pressures and battery

  levels. Start occasionally, try not to use the fuel stabilizers due to water

  absorption.

 

February- Dave Marsland

                                 Old Business

A: Nomination for Vacant 2024 Chapter Officers:

   Asst Director:  Dick Topness- Declined, Mitch Halloran             

  

Directors’ appointment for: Chaplain:  Dick Topness , Events Coord:  None  

Historian/Webmaster:  Paul Nelson , Road Captain: Paul Nelson

Asst Road Captain: L. Willie Nelson , Sergeant-At-Arms: Sean Grey

Quartermaster:  Pete Gould , Membership Coord:  Pete Gould

 

            Runs & Events

 

A: June 2024, WA ALR Stater Rally in Amboy- More to follow

  

B: APR 27, 2024- ALR 149, Annual Dust Your Putt Ride

 

C: AUG 8-11: Western ROMP- Bellingham

 

 

                              Good of the Order

 

A: Would like to see more riders in attendance for the General Membership

   meeting.

 

B: Riders are hosting the February Steak Night; Volunteers were all in

    attendance,

 

C: Post is in need of a new grill, Commander Marsland is researching the

    purchase. Motion by Paul Nelson to pay half the amount not to exceed %500 was

    seconded by Mitch Halloran. Motion passed with 9 aye, 0 Nay, 1 Abstain

 

 

D: Rick Becker- The CBOC in Silverdale will be holding a Toxic Exposure and

    Claims Clinic on January 18 & 19, from 9AM-3PM. This will cover the PACT Act

 

 

                                   Conclusion

 

A: Benediction given by Chaplain Topness

 

B: There being no further business, Motion to adjourn made by Dave Marsland             

   was seconded by Sean Grey , carried, meeting adjourned at 1838

 

Respectfully submitted:  L. “Willie” Nelson_,

           

 L. “Willie” Nelson, Secretary

 

 

Date:    December 9, 2023                    Time:    6:02PM

Meeting was called to order by:  ALR Washington Chapter 149 Director Dave Garrett at The American Legion in Bremerton, Washington.

                                                                   

Officers Present

 

Director:            Dave Garrett                 Assistant Director: Rick Baker

Secretary:           L. “Willie” Nelson         Treasurer:          Paul Nelson- E

Chaplain:            Dick Topness                Sergeant at Arms:   Mitch Halloran

Events Coord:       Sheryl Baker              Quartermaster:      Pete Gould

Historian/Web:       Paul Nelson- E         Membership Coord:   Pete Gould

Road Captain:        Paul Nelson- E         Asst Road Captain:  Willie Nelson

E= EXCUSED            A= ABSENT

 

Total Membership present with Officers:   24

New Members:   0               

     Guests:   3               

 

Invocation: Given by Chaplain Topness

 

Reports

 

Minutes: Motion to waive the reading of the minutes from the previous month

         made by Sheryl Baker, seconded by Dave Marsland, Motion carried.

        

Treasurers Report: No Report Given

                   Checking/Operations Account:  $    .06

                   Down Riders Account:  $        .35      

                   Cash Box :  $500  

 

Membership Report: Full report will be given in January Meeting

 28 _ members, _ 28 _ Paid to date, with 4 Paid thru 2024.

 

                Statements from Guests/New Members

 

N/A

                        School House

 

January- Mitch Halloran-

 

                                 Old Business

 

A: Sheryl Baker- Chapter challenge coins. 2 each coins have been distributed to

     the members. More are available for sale.

 

B: Nomination for 2024 Chapter Officers:

   Director:   Dave Garrett   Asst Director:      VACANT                  

   Treasurer:  Paul Nelson    secretary:  L. “Willie” Nelson

 

ALL POSITIONS WERE UNOPPOSED, UNANAMOUS BALLOT CASTR BY THE SECRETARY     

Nominations for Asst Director will begin in January

 

C: Chapter Christmas Party, Happy Hour at 5, Dinner and Voting at 6, White Elephant Gift exchange

     ($25 max) to follow.

 

                        Runs & Events

  

A: APR 27, 2024- ALR 149, Annual Dust Your Putt Ride

 

B: AUG 8-11, 2024-Western ALR ROMP held in Bellingham

 

 

                              Good of the Order

 

A: Mitch Halloran was presented with the National Commanders Award of “Be the

    One” Dog Tag for recruiting members

 

B: Sheryl Baker will be stepping down as the events coordinator

 

                                   Conclusion

 

A: Benediction given by Chaplain Topness

 

B: There being no further business, Motion to adjourn made by Sean Grey was

   seconded by Rick Baker, carried, meeting adjourned at 1807

 

Respectfully submitted:  L. “Willie” Nelson_,

 L. “Willie” Nelson, Secretary

 

 

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