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June Meeting Minutes
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Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:28 am
COLUMBUS BASE MEETING MINUTES
3 June 2017
Call to Order:
1300 – Commander, Tim Barker called the meeting to order.
COB John L. Bethea 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 COB John L. Bethea.
Welcome to all by Base Commander.
There were 20 members and guests present.
May 2017 meeting minutes are posted on the web site. There were no changes.
Correspondence – none.
Jim Koogler reported on the status of the Treasury accounts through the end of May 2017.
Cliff reported that the web site is up and running fine and he is also working on the 2017 Sailing list.
Bill McCorkle is doing fine after the tumor in his bladder was removed.
Frank is feeling much better since the last meeting.
No new members or guests were in attendance.
Brian Ginnane (USS Sand Lance SSN 660) from Charles Sabino
Tom Rutherford (USS Guitarro SSN 665) from Brian Ginnane
George Petershagen introduced his wife and his granddaughter
Tim has been talking with Keith Cardova
July 4 – Upper Arlington Parade, 9 AM step off, same location as last year
July 8 - Noon Base Meeting, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
July 22 – COD Base Picnic, 1200-1600, $10, RSVP required. Let Tim or Jim know by 25th of June
August 5 – COD Veteran Day. John mentioned that they would like to have our submarine float to display.
Walt and Galin will work on taking the float up to the COD picnic and then bring the float back after the COD Veteran Day.
Tim will contact the COD to let them know that we will leave the float for two weeks.
August 12 - Noon Base Meeting and picnic, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085 (note change)
September 1-6 USSVI Convention, Orlando FL
September 9 - Noon Base Meeting, American Legion Leasure-Blackston 239, 700 Morning Street, Worthington, OH 43085
Inventory Status, Frank Lloyd, Cliff Dodson. Cliff will inventory the patches. Frank will continue the inventory and will bring books that are duplicates to the next meeting
Galin brought up what to do for Dave VanDyke who stored the sub float over the winter.
Dave would not take any money. It was suggested that we send Dave a letter and a card signed by the base.
Sharon has cards that we can send to Dave that were donated by a friend.
Dave’s address is 4053 Beaver Run Rd., Hebron, OH 43025.
The base picnic and August meeting will be held on August 12th.
Base will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausage.
Those attending should bring a side dish and desert.
Bob McDaniel talked about Kap(SS) 4 Kids(SS), and how some of the kids prefer the challenge coins instead of the caps.
Both the kids and the parents appreciate the base interacting with kids.
For the good of the Order:
NJROTC awards at Franklin Heights May 10 (Barker)
Central Crossing HS NJROTC May 10 (Koogler).
Columbus Base received a plaque from Central Crossing NJROTC, in recognition of our support for the 2016/2017 school year.
USSVI Travelers Limited Liability Insurance Policy has been renewed (Koogler).
Clutch sends USSVI $25 to help offset the cost and it covers liability for the base.
Honor the Service – WW2 event August 25, 26, 27. Galin coordinating.
Galin mentioned that this is a Heath event. A group from Lancaster put together a wall of WW2 veterans.
Coordinators of the event are trying to get WW2 equipment and memorabilia. No assistance from the base is required.
Eagle Scout Awards, McDaniel
June 1, Dustin Mills,
June 4, Jason Hendrix, 3200 Indian Village Rd, Columbus 43221, 1400
July 23, St. Henry, OH, 6 Eagle Scouts, 1300
Open discussion from floor
• Galin brought up a report that he received from Bob Frier about the USS Bonefish (SS 582) fire that put it out of commission in 1988.
• Storekeeper Frank (or Sharon) Lloyd
• 50/50 drawing – Scott won the 50/50
Announcement of the next meeting:
Next Columbus Base meeting: July 8, 2017,
1200 Social Hour
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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