Minutes of the
President Luke Lloyd called the meeting to order at . .
Chuck Hawley led the Pledge of Allegiance and Pres. Lloyd led the SAR Pledge.
present: Luke Lloyd, Marty Miller, Alan,
Wives: Lisitte Young, Nora Sessums, Jean Lloyd
Other guests: Glenn Clepper, Greg Tilsdale, Paul Ergler, Royall Brown, The Honorable E J Salcines
The President introduced the guests.
Pres. Lloyd then awarded the following:
Leo Kelly – Military service medal
Robbins Denham---new member
Gray Reese ---two supplementals
The regular order of the meeting was adjusted by the President
The Chapter adjourned for lunch at
Terrell Sessums introduced the Honorable E J Salcines. Among the positions he has held over the past
several decades include ass’t state attorney, ass’t U S attorney for
presentation was entitled “
The talk was very interesting and enjoyed by the membership.
Following some questions the President presented Mr. Salcines with a certificate of appreciation.
The minutes of the May meeting were approved.
The Treasurer was absent due to illness so there was no treasurer’s report.
The vice-president related notes from members that were unable to attend the meeting. Since Jack Bolen was absent, Bob Yarnell also explained the new way we were going to handle the ROTC program.
Alan Bell gave the registrars report. There are two applications approved, three more that should be approved by Jan. and over half a dozen supplementals in the works or close to being approved. He also reported the Color Guard marched in the Lutz parade in July and is planning on being a part of the Wounded Warriors ceremony in Nov.
Luke informed the membership of the plans to work a table at the Fla. Genealogy Conference on Oct. 1st. A report will be made at the Oct. meeting as to its success.
Vice President Bob Yarnell gave the report of the nominating committee with special emphasis on the need for a secretary and an explaining the duties of the office.
Pres. Luke Lloyd then summarized all of the issues and concerns facing the chapter: the need for a secretary, the need for people to step up and participate in the ROTC program, the need to have people try to attend the Fla. BOM meetings and the need for people to work on publicity for the Chapter.
He also mentioned the Chapter Challenge and that members of the chapter should inform the (secretary when we get one) or for now the Pres. if they know of any of the criteria we have met over the past year.
mentioned Operation Helping Hand, a visitation program at the V A hospital. Operation Helping
Hand (OHH) is a local program begun in 2004 to help the wounded and their
families who are at James A. Haley VA Hospital in
Chuck Hawley won the 50/50 and donated his share to the treasury. The treasury was thus enriched by $21.00.
The President led the recessional, Dick Young gave the benediction, and the meeting adjourned at ..
Robert Yarnell, Vice President and
(very) temporary Secretary