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MELVIN M SMITH DETACHMENT MEETING MINUTES

14 April 2022

OPENING CEREMONY

  • Posting of Colors
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Marines Hymn
  • Opening Prayer

ORDER OF BUSINESS

  • Roll Call of Officers
  • Recognition of Past Detachment Commandants Recognition of Past and Current Department Officers
  • Recognition of Past and Current National Officers
  • Recognition of Military Order of the Devil Dogs Kennel Staff
  • Recognition of Marine of the Year Recipients (Department and Detachment & Division)
  • Application for membership or guests to be recognize
  • Minutes of the previous meeting to be read. Posted late, not approved at this time.
  • Correspondence of the Detachment
  • Paymaster Report to be read.
  • Chaplain report (Death, Sickness or Distress)
  • Report of Officer Activity since last meeting.
  • Reports by Committee Chairs:
    • Americanism
    • Awards
    • Coffee Stops
    • Eagle Scout Awards
    • Gun Shows - No shows yet.
    • Honor Guard - Mikie asks that the Honor Guard get reimbursed gas money for away funerals. Mikie also asks for 3 rifle cases to protect the rifles in travel.
    • Hoop Fest- Manny reported that Hoop fest will be last weekend of June. June 24-25. We need approx $2300 to start it up.
    • Lilac Parade
    • Marine of the Year Society- votes were tallied. Marine of the Year to be announced in June
    • Memorial Day -Bryan is gathering the sound system and speakers.
    • Newsletter
    • Planning-
    • Spokane County Young Marines
    • Toys for Tots
    • USMC Birthday Ball
    • VAVS
    • Veterans Court- Going well
    • Department Convention (when appropriate)
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Good of the League.
  • Installation of Detachment Officers (when appropriate)
  • Announcements White Elephant will be next month at the VFW.

CLOSING CEREMONY

Moment of Silence

Taps

Closing Prayer

Dismissed