Meeting 5 December 15, 2018

Centennial Post 2019 meeting on December 1, 2018 At 10:00am
at:
Folcarelis Pizza
8125 Decker Lane
Montgomery, Al. 36117
 
Present at the Post meeting 12/01/2018 meeting was:
 
Post Commander Roger Bryant
Jimmie Evan- First vice President
Dr. Debbie Bryant- Woman Centennial Post 2019 Auxiliary President
Adrias Scott-2nd Vice Commander
Paul Biller- Sergeant-at-Arms
George Austin- Chaplain
Melvin Pettis-Finance Officer
Yolanda Silvera-Veteran
Samuel Whalum, Jr- Veteran
Jesse Menefee- Veteran
 
Open Prayer: Chaplain George Austin
Pledge Of Allegiance: Post Commander Roger Bryant
Sign-up for: Legion and Auxiliary
Open welcome: Commander Roger Bryant
Introduction of  Dept. head: Commander Roger Bryant

Financial Report

Finance Officer Melvin Pettus

Al financials are up-to-date. The report was favored and second by the post. 

Membership and Recruiting

Adjutant Donald Brown

If you have not paid your due for 2019, please try do so before December 31, 2019.

Remember, we are all recruiters for the post. If you know of a veteran or encounter one, encourage them to join. There are many benefits to Legion membership, and we believe in no soldier left behind. Signups can be done online or see the commander for applications. Dues for this post are $45 in-person or by check, and $47 online which includes a $2 processing fee.  

Also,we are still looking for male family members of veterans to join the Sons of The American Legion and females for the Woman’s Auxiliary. Please contact Debbie Bryant or Gloria Haywood for information on the Woman’s Auxiliary.

Post Charter

Proposed date January 1, 2019.

Board Meeting

The Centennial Post 2019 Officers will have their first meeting December 29, 2018.

Christmas Give-a-way

The Centennial Post 2019 along with Harvest Tyme Food Ministries will be  giving away toiletries to veterans and the elderly December 20, 2018. For information on donations or to volunteer, contact Commander Roger Bryant.

Legion Hats

Ball caps  will be on sale for $25 through the post.

If you have not ordered your Centennial Post 2019 uniform hat, please do so asap. We will be having our National meeting sometime in January. Contact Commander Roger Bryant for order information.

Chaplain George Austin closed with a prayer. 
 
“A post that is on the move to help Veteran and their family No Veteran Left Behind”
Thanks to all members and new members that took time out of their busy schedule to make a difference in someone else life.

Ongoing News

Fundraiser: 
 
Alkaline Water will be available for sale through Harvest Tyme Food Ministries in efforts to help build a new post.
 
Pharmaceutical donations are needed to be able to get a Residual income to operate the post and its programs
Music Solution Pharmaceutical program will donate to Centennial post 2019 or any  American Legion post 5% 
for each Doctors office that is referral and sign-up for their services.
 
Centennial Post 2019 location is needed. Fruit Sale is in place to be able to get money to Move in Centennial Post  2019 office. Below is a brief description of what is needed for the move.
Rental  Deposit of $750.00 
Rent $750.00 monthly
Utilities: lights. gas and water $500.00
Total: 2,000
 
Deposit of utilities: $300.00
 
For Veteran
Christmas- $5000.00
Thanksgiving- $5000.00 
Total: 10,000.00
 
Total: Budget for this year $12,300.00