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January Meeting Minutes
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Location: Dublin, Ohio
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Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:47 pm
COLUMBUS BASE MEETING MINUTES 7 January 2017
Call to Order:
1300 – Commander, Tim Barker called the meeting to order. Acting COB Frank Lloyd led in the salute to the flag. Chaplain Walt Fleak gave the invocation. Tolling of the lost boats was conducted by Chaplain Sharon Lloyd and Frank Lloyd. Welcome to all by Base Commander.
There were 22 members and guests present.
o December 2016 Christmas Dinner meeting minutes are posted on the web site. There were no changes.
o Correspondence – none.
Jim Koogler reported on the status of the Treasury accounts through the end of December 2016.
Cliff is working on the Sailing list.
Mike Thurston’s wife was reported in the hospital. Sharon will be sending a card.
o No new members or guests were in attendance.
o Six members have not sent in dues.
o Galen Brady met Bill Wright IC2(SS), Henry Clay (SSBN-625) (65-71). May possibly be at the next meeting
o February 4, – Noon Base Meeting, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
o March 4, – Noon Base Meeting, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
o April 1, Submarine Birthday / Tolling Ceremony – VFW Hilliard
o April/May TBD - Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS), McDaniel, Anderson. Bob McDaniel did contact the coordinator at Children’s and was told possibly April Kap(SS) 4 Kid(SS) could resume. This would be after the flu season.
o May 6 -Noon Base Meeting, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
o Bill Anderson received the Base Commander Award for helping with the float.
New Business: None
For the good of the Order:
o Insurance discussion (19NOV16 USSVI email Liability Insurance) – Clutch. Insurance discussion using the USSVI insurance which is costing $25.00 for liability coverage. Whenever the base participates in a parade Clutch is required to fill out a form to submit to the USSVI.
o War Veteran Status – USSVI (501 C19) doesn’t qualify for 2017 so donations are not “Tax Deductible”. USSVI Foundation is 501(C3).
o Galen mentioned the Convention in Orland for 2017. Nightly rate for rooms will be $105.00. The 2018 Convention will be a cruise out of Fort Lauderdale.
o Jim mentioned the Marines at Naval Reserve appreciated the Toys for Tots donated by Columbus Base.
o Submarine has been in covered storage across from Dave Creekmore since December 10.
o USSVI and Base Dues – Clutch - 2017 dues are due.
o Eagle Scout Award, Sunday Jan 8, 1400, 75 N. High St, Croton OH, 43013. Zachary Weaver’s great uncle, David Norris rode boats during Vietnam era. – Tolson
o Would you like to write a letter to a young sailor (Brian Smith’s son) that just finished Great Lakes and is headed to Charleston. Contact Jim Tolson
o Open discussion from floor.
o Base awarded seven Eagle scouts in 2016.
o Museum items to be inventoried. Tim and Frank will discuss
o Email will be coming from Clutch about the spaghetti dinner.
o Storekeeper Frank (or Sharon) Lloyd
o 50/50 drawing. George Petershagen had the lucky number.
Announcement of the next meeting:
Next Columbus Base meeting: February 4, 2017, Worthington American Legion Post 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
Closing prayer (Benediction) was given by Chaplain Walt Fleak.
Adjournment of meeting by Commander Barker.
Submitted by Scott Steele, Base Secretary
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