Minutes for April 2021 Meeting

Monday, 12 April 2021, at 1900, Post Commander Ed Harwood called to order the monthly (second Monday) meeting of William E. Dillard American Legion Post 104, Inc., at the American Legion Hall, 915 West Main St., Sylva, NC. Present were fourteen post members.


Opening Ceremony

Sergeant of Arms, Ron Short marched the colors to the front of the room- posted them in their stand and Commander Harwood led the members in a hand salute.  Chaplain Burrus Jones offered the opening prayer. Commander Harwood read the American Legion statement to honor all missing U.S. POW and MIA’s. Members viewed the empty POW and MIA logo embossed black chair on display. The Commander led those present in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Preamble to the American Legion Constitution.


Previous Minutes

Adjutant Larry Agle summarized the minutes of the March 2021 meeting (available at www.sylvalegion.org/minutes/) which received approval by a voice vote, with Rick Blomgren making the motion and seconded by George Elliot.


Finances

Adjutant Larry Agle presented the current financial report. The report received approval by a voice vote, Rick Blomgren making the motion and seconded by Joe Hurt.


Membership and Recruiting Report

Ed Harwood gave report and there are currently 153 members who have paid their dues for 2020 – 2021 fiscal year. This represents almost 95% of total membership. The 2021 dues (1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021) are now due and members can renew by mail, in person, or online.  Dues are $35.00, with the Post keeping $7.50 and the balance going to the Department of North Carolina ($9.00) and the National American Legion ($18.50). Mail payments to American Legion Post 104, at P. O. Box 104, Sylva, NC 28779.

Members can pay their annual dues online at the National Headquarters web site http://www.legion.org/renew. To complete this action, have your American Legion membership number and a credit card available. As you finish, you can print off a temporary membership card plus a receipt to serve as “proof of membership” until Membership Officer Nee mails or gives you a permanent card.


Business and Announcements


Funeral Details

Vice Commander Roy Burnett was not present for the meeting.  We performed 2 funerals since the last meeting.


Sick Call


Please keep all of these folks and their families in your prayers.


Closing Ceremony

After Chaplain Jones offered the closing prayer, Commander Harwood led the group in a hand salute and declared the meeting adjourned in 1945.

Respectfully presented,

Larry Agle, Adjutant

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