SFA 62 meets at VFW Post 7318 the first Saturday each month, 1800


 

MINUTES FROM THE MONTHLY MEETING OF OCTOBER 7, 2017


MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT TOM GALBICSEK AT 1801.        

THERE WERE 28 MEMBERS PRESENT AND WE ALL MADE A TOAST TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

SECRETARY GARY SMITH READ THE SPECIAL FORCES PRAYER.

IT WAS REPORTED DAVE JENKINS’ TUMOR HAD RETURNED AND HE WOULD BE GOING TO CHAPEL HILL FOR TREATMENT. PLEASE KEEP DAVE IN YOUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS.

TREASURER MARK CAREY REPORTED THAT THE 11TH ANNUAL 9/11 MEMORIAL POKER RUN WAS A SUCCESS AND NEARLY BROKE EVEN.  THERE WERE 38 RIDERS AND ALL ENJOYED THE GREAT SPREAD PROVIDED BY MISSION BBQ.

PRESIDENT GALBICSEK REMINDED ALL TO SUPPORT THE CASINO NIGHT BEING HELD BY THE VFW WOMEN’S AUXILIARY ON OCTOBER 21, 2017.

THE CHILI COOKOFF AT O’DONNELL’S PUB WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 12, 2017.  NEEDS WILL BE FINALIZED AT THE NOVEMBER MEETING.

 THE CHRISTMAS PART AT PINE NEEDLES GOLF CLUB WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 20, 2017.  TREASURER CAREY WILL HAVE TICKETS AT NEXT MEETING.

 IT WAS DECIDED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE THAT WE KEEP THE SAME OFFICERS IN PLACE FOR ANOTHER TWO YEARS.

 CHARLIE DUKES REPORTED HE IS MAINTAINING CONTACT WITH THE SURREY RACE FOLKS AND THAT WE MAY BE ABLE TO GET AN AREA FOR THE RACE IN APRIL, 2018.  MORE TO FOLLOW.

 KU CHIN DONATED A KNIFE TO BE USED AS THE ASSOCIATION SEES FIT TO PUT A FEW MORE DOLLARS IN THE COFFERS.  A TIP OF THE BERET TO KU.

 TREASURER CAREY MADE A MOTION THAT WE DONATE $500.00 TO THE VETERANS DAY COMMITTEE.  SECONDED BY RICK BOUCHER. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALBICSEK ADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 1820.

 V/R,

 GARY SMITH, CHAPTER SECRETARY


MINUTES FROM THE MONTHLY MEETING OF MARCH 4, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT TOM GALBICSEK AT 1800.

THERE WERE 32 MEMBERS PRESENT AND WE ALL MADE A TOAST TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

 VICE PRESIDENT VIC ALLEN READ THE SPECIAL FORCES PRAYER.

 PETE KOFED WAS IN ATTENDANCE AND WILL BE TRANSFERRING TO OUR CHAPTER.

 BERNIE O’ROUKE, WHO HAD AN ANURYSM, IS NOW IN REHAB AND DOING WELL.  REMEMBER TO KEEP BERNIE IN YOUR PRAYERS.

 EDDIE GEORGE HAD A LIVER TRANSPLANT AND IS DOING WELL.  KEEP EDDIE IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

 SEAN KIRKWOOD REPORTED THE SNIPER COMPETITION PREP IS PROGRESSING WELL.  HIS LIST OF VOLUNTEERS WAS FINALIZED.

 RON KELLER REPORTED THAT CASINO NIGHT, TO BE HELD AT THE VFW ON APRIL 8, 2017, IS ON TRACK.  HE WILL NEED SOME HELP TAKING DOWN TABLES EARLY THAT EVENING AND SETTING TABLES BACK UP AFTERWARD, SO VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME IF YOU CAN.  THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALBICSEK ADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 1820.

 V/R, GARY SMITH, CHAPTER SECRETARY

 

  

MINUTES FROM THE MONTHLY MEETING OF APRIL 1, 2017

 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY VICE PRESIDENT VIC ALLEN AT 1802.

THERE WERE 32 MEMBERS PRESENT AND WE ALL MADE A TOAST TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

 VP ALLEN READ THE SPECIAL FORCES PRAYER.

 SEAN KIRKWOOD REPORTED THE SNIPER COMPETITION WAS A GREAT SUCCESS AND IS ALREADY PREPPING FOR NEXT YEAR.

 IT WAS REPORTED THAT JOE JORDAN COMMITTED SUICIDE.

 IT WAS REPORTED THAT SCOTTY WILSON HAS STAGE 4 CANCER.  PLEASE KEEP SCOTTY IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

 RON KELLER REPORTED THAT CASINO NIGHT, TO BE HELD AT THE VFW ON APRIL 8, 2017, IS ON TRACK.  HE WILL NEED HELP WITH TABLES THE EVENING OF THE EVENT.

 SECRETARY GARY SMITH READ AN EMAIL FROM JAMES WALLACE REFERENCE THE POSSIBILITY OF ATTENDING THE MATINEE RACES AT THE HARNESS TRACK IN PINEHURST AS ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE FOR THE STONEYBROOK STEEPLECHASE.  JAMES SAID HE WOULD LOOK INTO IT AND CHARLIE DUKES VOLUNTEERED TO LOOK INTO IT AS WELL.

 THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, VICE PRESIDENT ALLLEN ADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 1819.

 V/R, GARY SMITH, CHAPTER SECRETARY



MINUTES FROM THE MONTHLY MEETING OF FEBRUARY 4, 2017

 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT TOM GALBICSEK AT 1800.

THERE WERE 40 MEMBERS PRESENT AND WE ALL MADE A TOAST TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

 DAVE JENKINS IS TO HAVE BRAIN SURGERY ON FEBRUARY 7, 2017. PLEASE KEEP DAVE IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

 BERNIE O’ROUKE, WHO HAD AN ANURYSM, IS DOING BETTER, BUT  STILL NEEDS OUR PRAYERS.

BOB BALL’S FATHER IS NOT DOING WELL.  PLEASE KEEP HIM IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

SEAN KIRKWOOD REPORTED THE SNIPER COMPETITION PREP IS PROGRESSING WELL.  HE WILL NEED TO FINALIZE HIS LIST OF VOLUNTEERS AT THE MARCH MEETING.

 RON KELLER REPORTED THAT CASINO NIGHT, TO BE HELD AT THE VFW ON APRIL 8, 2017, IS A GO.  WILL NEED SOME HELP SETTING UP, SO VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME IF YOU CAN.

 SEAN RYAN UPDATED THE CHAPTER ON THE 2017 NATIONAL CONVENTION.  HE REPORTED THAT BUDWEISER IS GOING TO SUPPLY THE BEER.  STILL LOOKING FOR A SPONSOR CHAIRMAN.

PRESIDENT GALBICSEK MADE THE MOTION WE DONATE $1,000.00 TO A.J. JARED PANG-RIDDLE, THE FIRST MONTGNARD STUDENT TO ATTEND THE CITADEL, TO HELP WITH EXPENSES AT THE SCHOOL.  THE MOTION WAS VOTED ON AND CARRIED  UNANIMOUSLY.

 SECRETARY MARK CAREY PRESENTED THE MEMBERSHIP WITH THE PICTURE WHICH WAS THE PRIZE FOR DONATING THE MOST MONEY TO THE NATIONAL HQ TO HELP WITH REBUILDING AFTER HURRICANE MATTHEW. 

 BILL DAWSON REPORTED THAT DOC KEATON HAD 10 ACRES OF LAND HE WANTED TO SELL AND TO CONTACT HIM IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

 IVAN CASTRO REPORTED THAT HE PLANS TO CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO IN MARCH.  GOOD LUCK TO YOU, IVAN.

 THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALBICSEKADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 1827.

V/R, GARY SMITH, CHAPTER SECRETARY    


MINUTES FROM THE MONTHLY MEETING OF JANUARY 14, 2017

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT TOM GALBICSEK AT 1801.  THERE WERE 28 MEMBERS PRESENT AND WE ALL MADE A TOAST TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

 VICE PRESIDENT VIC ALLEN READ THE SPECIAL FORCES PRAYER.

 PRESIDENT GALBICSEK REPORTED THAT MARK RAYMOR HAD TAKEN HIS LIFE.  HIS WISH WAS TO HAVE HIS ASHES SPREAD IN THE ANTARTICA AND PRESIDENT GALBICSEK MADE A MOTION THAT CHAPTER 62 DONATE $500.00 TO HELP MAKE THIS HAPPEN.  MOTION SECONDED BY SEAN RYAN.  MOTION PASSED BY THE MEMBERSHIP.

IT WAS REPORTED THAT DANNY POWERS HAS BRAIN CANCER AND IS NOT DOING WELL.  PRAYERS GO OUT TO DANNY.

 IT WAS REPORTED THAT BERNIE O’ROURKE HAS SUFFERED AN ANEURYSM AND WAS HOSPITALIZED IN TAMPA, FL.  PRAYERS GO  OUT TO BERNIE.

IT WAS REPORTED THAT DAVE JENKINS HAS ANOTHER BRAIN TUMOR.  PRAYERS GO OUT TO DAVE.

AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE STONYBROOK STEEPLECHASE,  TREASURER MARK CAREY SUGGESTED A CASINO NIGHT IN APRIL.  THIS WAS APPROVED BY A VOTE OF THE MEMBERS AND WILL OCCUR ON APRIL 8, 2017.

 TREASURER CAREY REPORTED THAT SEAN KIRKWOOD HAS THE UPCOMING SNIPER COMPEITION, WHICH OCCURS MARCH 19-25, 2017, UNDER CONTROL AND COMING TOGETHER WELL.

 SEAN RYAN UPDATED THE CHAPTER ON THE 2017 NATIONAL CONVENTION.  HE REPORTED THAT THE RANGE IS LAID ON AND THERE IS A NEED FOR A SPONSORSHIP LEADER.

 VICE PRESIDENT VIC ALLEN REITERIATED HE IS MAKING THE TRIP TO WASHINGTON FOR PRESIDENT ELECT DONALD TRUMP’S INAUGURATION.  GET WITH VIC IF YOU WANT TO JOIN HIM.

 DROP INPUT IS DUE NLT FEBRUARY 10, 2017.  SECRETARY SMITH WILL ASSEMBLE THE INPUT AND FORWARD TO PUBLISHER.

 THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALBICSEK ADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 1834. 

                                                      V/R,

                                                      GARY SMITH