​​American Legion

Post 108​

Prescott Valley, Arizona

​​​​MEETINGS:  2nd Tuesday of the month 
ALR: 5:00 p.m. - Post/Unit Joint Mtg. 6:00 p.m.
Auxiliary right after joint meeting 
United Methodist Church
8944 E Sommer Dr, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Post 108 Recent Minutes

                                                                                        Post 108 Meeting
                                                                                            11 July 2023
                                                                    Prescott Valley United Methodist Church
Post Meeting:
 Opening Ritual - 1800
o Opening Prayer – Chaplin Tim Roeder
o POW/MIA Chair
o Pledge
o Preamble

Announcements/Upcoming Events

o Food Drives for PV Food Bank, Bring canned food to our meetings and the church will add to theirs and deliver to food bank.
o Next Flag Day, 4 Sept
o Next Meeting – 8 Aug 2023
o District 8 Picnic – 30 Sept at Post 90 Black Canyon City. Lunch is from 1100 to 1500. Food served at noon. Tickets are available at the door for $6 per person. The Post and Auxiliary will each need to bring an auction item and a white elephant gift.

Roll Call – Doug Keller is excused, Quorum is present. 20 members in attendance.

Minutes of Previous Meeting
o Motion to approve the minutes made by Bob Dorfman, seconded by Bill Hudson; passed.
 Introduction of guests, prospective and new members.
o None
o New Member Gary Salvatore, Ron Arrigoni made a motion to accept his membership, seconded by John Moffitt. 

 Certificates and Recognition,
o None
 Committee Reports
o Finance – Checking acct statement balance is $2056.29. Savings are $3209.23; Woodbury Financial is $22,536.72;

   Ready cash is $127.99. John Moffitt made a motion to approve the Finance Report subject to audit. Mike Covell     

   seconded, passed.
o Membership – 1st Vice, goal of 88 members for 2024. Currently we are at 34% of our goal, with 28 PUFL and 2

    renewals. At the convention a Resolution was passed approving dues increase for only the Post 100 members.
o Fund Raising Report – 2nd Vice, Been out of town and have not set anything else up. Asking for help getting raffle

    prizes for the Annual Horseshoe event.
o Flag Project – No report.
o ALR Report – No report.
o Website – Doug Keller 36 hits this month, last month was 174 and last year was 1373. The site is up to date.
o 2023 Boy’s state – We had 2 attend and will be invited to our September meeting to share their experiences.
o 2023 Oratorical – No Report
o 2023 ALLECA – No Report
 Sick Call
o Elton Anderson is doing well and hopes to return home soon.
 Post Service Officer’s Report, No Report
 Old Business
o CPR hours, make sure you have your hours submitted. Logbook is available at the meeting or send to Ron

o PV Adopt-A-Highway is on hold.
o Statue Price Reduction - $75
 New Business (and Correspondence)
o Post received the Award for 100% membership, and we have a trophy to show for it. Mike Covell suggested that  
     each month the newest member there would be given the trophy to take home and display for the month. Will

   need to bring it to the next meeting and pass it on to the next member. Bill Hudson moved to approve this, Bob

   Meadowcroft seconded, approved. The trophy was presented to Gary Salvatore to display for the next month.

The Good of the American Legion.

o New Project ideas: looking for members willing to head up and participate in.
o The post needs a Service Officer. If you are interested, please contact the Post Commander.
o Monty Packard is with the Prescott Regulators and their Shady Ladies. They have a fundraiser on 5 Aug at Jersey

   Lilly Saloon. Tickets start at 10 each, 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to the Yavapai College Veterans

   Scholarship program.
o Bill Hudson let everyone know that Darren “PITA” Driggs lost his mother recently. He has an adjustable medical

   bed available to any veteran who needs it -- for free.
o Larry Griffin suggested when Eldon returns to Prescott that it would be very good to have the post at the Airport

   to welcome him home and show our support. Gary will let us know when that happens.
 Next Meeting Date and Location – 8 Aug 2023, PVUMC.
 Closing prayer, Chaplin Tim Roeder.
 Adjourned 1848 hrs.

Ron Arrigoni