American Legion Post 257 June 2022 meeting notes

Attendees: Neither the Commander or the 1st Vice Commander were present. Rayford Wright-2nd Vice Commander, David Sloan-Adjutant, Annie Lockhart-Treasurer, George Peebles ,Merrel Jemerson, Reuben Smith,George Brooks,Charlie Brooks jr.

Guests:Jill James-Mprint-Shirts, caps presentation.. Deborah Fielder-State Adjutant.

Vice Commander Wright led us in prayer and the pledge of allegiance.The American Flag was missing.

Roll call. No sick call . Ms James presented several options and the group chose shirt and cap in Royal blue with gold lettering. Total cost about $40.00 + lettering with names on shirts. 50% to be paid for by the post.

State Adjutant Fielder informed us that Ms HQ is being renovated. Her contact info- office phone-601 352 4986 cell 601 497 5079 email> M-F-8a-4p She told us about the Legacy Motorcycle run which will stop here in Meridian August 21st at the Ag Center.Asking for help to pass out meals, or other stuff. Run for the wall raises money for scholarships of veterans.

There will be Commander and Adjutant training for central district on June 18th in Carthage 7a- But 1st take on line basic training ,get certificate.

Old Business:

Mr Sloan read minutes of May 2022 meeting. Motion to accept by Lockhart, 2nd by Peebles. Treasurer report by Lockhart-$9057.92

motion to accept by Sloan 2nd by G.Brooks motion passed.

The Picnic- Saturday July 16th estimate 20-25 people

Charlie Brooks will get meat and cook

Sloan will bring buns and bread Maddux with bring plates, eating utensils

Smith will bring dessert, Brooks bring paper towels and napkins

Jemerson-chips Wright will bring Drinks Lockhart- Cole slaw

next meeting July 14th here at 6pm. Vice Commander Wright led us in closing prayer.

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