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

                                                                AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS MINUTES
                                                                                     Chapter 108


                                                                                8 NOVEMBER 2022


Called to Order at 1700 hrs. with 22 members and 2 guest in attendance.

Sgt at Arms – Is the room ready for the meeting

Salute the flag

Opening prayer – Juanita Moffitt

POW/MIA Chair in place (Resolution 288)

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call of Officers, we have a quorum

Minutes of pervious meeting – John Moffitt moved to accept the minutes as written, 2nd by Sam Clark, passed.

Introduction of Guests: former member and current post member Joe Dugan, District 8 Commander John Timmons.

Treasurer – Bob Dorfman is out of town, Motion to waive report made by Ron Arrigoni, 2nd by Mike Covell, passed.

Officers Reports:

Director – Ron Matthews, It has been brought to my attention that a lot of riders are leaving after the meeting and not staying for the Post meeting. Remember you are a Post member first.

Veteran’s Day parade is 11 Nov, our entry number is 26. Staging is at 0930 on Willis between Alarcon & Pleasant. Theme this year is the Vietnam Veteran. 5 riders indicated that they plan on participating.

Yearly dues are now being collected by Suzanne. Fill out the application form and submit it with the $20 fee.

We will visit Glassford Place at 1400 on Veteran’s day and greet the Veterans residing there. If you have anything you want to talk about, events? Start thinking about who is going to be Commander and ALR Director next year. It is up to you!


Be sure to send your hours for October to Ron Arrigoni.

Asst. Director – John Moffitt, PGR mission this Wednesday, 9 Nov for Mike Flannery. Staging is at 1215 at Heritage Park in Dewy.


16 Dec – VA Christmas party. 17 Dec Wreaths Across America noon at PNC. PGR Flag line staging at 1130.


Road Captain – Bob Meadowcroft, Good turnout for our ride to Bagdad with 10 members riding. On 29 Oct we rode to Wickenburg for the AZALR traveling trophy, unfortunately we did not win. 11 posts were present to try. On 15 Nov we will be riding down to Chilleens, on 17 BBQ, meet up is 1045. Looking to ride to Nichols West in Congress for our December ride.


Webmaster – Ron Arrigoni, Page reached 695 people, 12 new likes this month.


Quartermaster/Membership – Suzanne Covell, No Report

Sgt at Arms – Mike Covell, No Report

Chaplain – Juanita Moffitt, No Report

Motion to accept the Officer’s reports was made by Sam Clark and seconded by Perry Tipton. Passed.

Announcements:

District 8 Meeting was 15 Oct at Post 25 in Cottonwood. Post 108 is keeping the plaque, thank you for the turnout.

For those member’s doing the Flags on Friday, Denny’s will have free Grand Slams for Veteran’s with ID from 0500 till 1200. 


Casa is having a free lunch on Thursday 10 Nov 1100 to 1230, pork roast. 


On 11 Nov Post 140 is having a get to together at the American Legion park. There will be no food provided. VFW Post will have burgers and hot dogs for $5


19 Nov US Vets is having a Food and Fund drive, 0900 to 1500.


Old Business:


Post now has a Service Officer; Joe Dugan has volunteered to fill this need.


New Business:

Doug Keller brought up the idea of starting the meeting later, discussion was held 
without a motion being made.


There will be a 50/50 raffle held tonight.

Our closing prayer – Juanita Moffitt

Rendered honors to our colors

Next meeting will be 13 Dec 2022

Director Ron Matthews adjourned the meeting at 1735hrs.

Respectfully Submitted by Ron Arrigoni,

ALR 108 Secretry

ALR Chapter 108 Recent Minutes

​​American Legion

Post 108​

Prescott Valley, Arizona