16 March 2019
President: Jim Windolph 541 771-4922
V-President: Rick Dylla 541 306-1864
Secretary: Ray Rose 541 390-2877
Treasurer: Jerry Hollis 541 815-3383
Sgt. at Arms: Ernie Stockton 541 693-4476
Safety Officer: Rodger DeVore 541 693-7145
Chaplain: Kinne Callaway 541 508-6039
Sr. Road Captain: Jim DeSully 541 350-6123
Road Captain: Newt Merril 541 420-0197
Road Captain: Steve Oxford 541 647-4582
Quartermaster: Bill Kenyon 541 350-2862
Ernie called the meeting to order at 0900 at the Northside Bar and Grill, Bend Oregon.
Jim Windolph led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Moment of Silence for those who have fallen and those who are still in harm’s way.
Officer Roll Call: Present were Jim Windolph (President), Rick Dylla (VP), Ray Rose (Secretary), Jerry Hollis (Treasurer), Ernie Stockton (Sgt at Arms), Rodger DeVore (Safety), and Bill Kenyon (Quartermaster).
Minutes: Tim Wilson motioned to approve the December meeting minutes as written and distributed. The motion seconded, there were no objections.
New Members: None
President’s Report: None
VP’s Report: None
Treasurers Report: The bills are paid and there is money in the bank. Come to a meeting for more details.
Safety Report: None
State Report: State dinner scheduled for13 April, at the Bend Elks Lodge. Nominations will remain open till the start of the April State Meeting, where the vote will take place. So far Ray Rose has been nominated for President, Gary Dulany and Rick Keebler were nominated for VP, and Big Jim has been nominated for Road Captain.
Central Oregon Veterans Council Report: Steve Wilkes gave a detailed report of their activities. Refer to his e-mail updates for details.
Mother’s Day Run: Robie to chair.
POW / MIA Run / Big River Campout: Big River Group Camp, sites B and C for 4-7 July at $116 each site. 25 poeple 6 vehicles per site. We’ll likely have to park a few extra rigs at Jim’s house, just up the street. South Century Drive, South of Sunriver, Dry Camping (no hookups or power), Dedication of POW/MIA Plaque Thursday, POW/MIA run Friday, Potluck Dinner Friday night, River Drift from LaPine State Rec Saturday, Horseshoes and family friendly fun all weekend.
Tuff Butt Classic: Dennis Guthrie cannot Chair this year. We need a new Chairperson.
9-11 Rally: Ray and Tim will Co-Chair. September 5-7
Northside Flags: still in progress.
Vietnam Vet Traveling Wall: Bill Olsen, Vietnam Vet, and Oregon Native reminded us that the traveling wall is coming to the area. It will be set up at the Reed School in Bend Friday 2 August and will stay thru the 4th. We plan to escort it from Chemult to Bend.
VFW riders Golf Tournament: Cliff Brummels motioned that we sponsor a hole, 4 May for $50. The motion was seconded and passed by majority vote.
GOOD OF THE ORDER
50/50 raffle: Robie won $52
Breakfast: $109 was raised for breakfast
Meeting Adjourned: The meeting was adjourned at 9:59
Minutes submitted by: Ray Rose, HDE Secretary
Note: If your event is not here, or grey and lined out, give me the correct info, and I’ll fix it.State Dinner 13 April, Bend VFW
State Dinner 13 April, Bend VFW
Redmond VFW Golf Tourney, 4 May, Greens of Redmond
Mothers Day Run – May 11
Memorial Weekend Campout – May 24-26, Bowman Dam
Rodehouse – Down Biker poker run – June 1st
Mitchell Campout – June 28-30
Big River Group Camp (POW-MIA) July 4-7
Tuff Butt Classic – August 9-11
9-11 Memorial Rally – September 5-7
Christmas Party – December 21 – Redmond VFW