AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS MINUTES
11 July 2023
Called to Order at 1700 hrs. with 16 Members.
Roll Call of Officers, All present or excused, we have a quorum.
Minutes of pervious meeting – John Moffitt moved to accept the minutes as written, seconded by Bill Hudson, passed.
Introduction of Guest, None
Director – Ron Matthews, It has been hot so remember to stay hydrated. If out riding and feeling bad pull over in a shady spot and cool down.
At the last District 8, at Post 78 we did not get the Participation Plaque. We needed more members there, thank you to the ones that did attend. Post 6 took the plaque till the next meeting to be held on 14 October at Post 25 in Cottonwood.
Ron brought up that many riders do not attend meetings and would like everyone to reach out to those and find out why. Meetings are only once a month for 2 to 3 hours.
For you Indian Riders, 15 July Go AZ Motorcycles in Scottsdale is having Great Summer Cookout. Take a test ride and get a free gift.
Discussed the idea of holding a raffle with the Auxiliary.
Other upcoming events, Monty Packard is a member of the Prescott Regulators and their Shady Ladies. They will be holding a Fundraiser on 5 August at the Jersey Lilly Saloon. The money raised will donated to the Yavapai Collage Veterans Scholarship program.
Asst. Director – John Moffitt, Looking for a Location Coordinator for Wreaths Across America, if no one is found soon there might not be an event this year at PNC.
Have not heard back from Walmart and have no way to track the request. Will contact ACE Hardware to try and move it there.
14 July there is a PGR flag line at PNC. VA BBQ will be on 14 Sept this year.
Road Captain – Bob Meadowcroft, We have had 18 of our 33 members attend rides in the past. June ride to Pine had 4 riders. Next ride was postponed to 25 July to try and avoid the extreme heat. We will meet at the Chino Valley Safeway at 0845 to ride to Seligman.
Webmaster – Ron Arrigoni, 741 followers, with 1 new page likes.
Quartermaster/Membership – Suzanne Covell, Absent as reported by Mike membership still stands at 33.
Treasurer – Bob Dorfman reported that the current balance is $2367.49. Motion made by John Moffitt to approve, second by Mike Covell. Passed, pending audit.
Sgt at Arms – Mike Covell, If any riders need patches, he has them tonight.
Chaplain – Juanita Moffitt, absent; No Report
Motion to accept the Officer’s reports was made by Rick Gunder and seconded by Gary Taylor. Passed.
ALR 78 will hold their Dice Run on 15 July. Money raised will go towards supporting Wreaths Across America and Camp Courage.
The VA has taken down the guard shack, masks are no longer required. AZALR BikeFest will be at Post 25 in Cottonwood this year, 20 - 22 October.
Send your hours to Ron Arrigoni, the book is on the table at all meetings.
Anything else for the good of the Legion?
Next meeting will be 8 Aug 2023.
Director Ron Matthews adjourned the meeting at 1737hrs.
Submitted by Ron Arrigoni, ALR 108 Secretary