VFW Post 8600
Gadsden Alabama
PO Box 8601
Gadsden Alabama, 35902
Phone: 256.546.2440
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Post Membership Meeting - August 2020

Post Membership Meeting August 11th 2020 Wilson Parris VFW Post 8600 817 Rainbow Drive Gadsden, AL 35901

  1. Opening Ceremony: Meeting called to order at 18:18 by Commander Shelley. Chaplain Woody Coheley gave opening prayer and all joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Guest: None
  3. Roll Call of Officers: 13 present, 1 Trustee – unexcused Will Campbell
  4. Petition for membership: none.
  5. Reading highlights of previous minutes: Correction – (1) Quarter Master paid Liquor License. (2) Daniele Cameron hired to bartend on Friday nights. Motion to accept by Danny Thornton, second by Woody Coheley.
  6. Quartermaster Report of Income and Disbursements: Distributed and read. Motion to accept by Danny Thornton, second by Joe Harner. Subject to Audit.
  7. Comrade in distress: none.
  8. Committee Reports: Senior Vice Commander – Danny Thornton stated Buddy Poppy road block date set for 11/09/2020 in Rainbow City, AL.
  9. House Committee – Jimmy Bozeman stated new cooler installed. 3 copies of 2020 Charter & By Laws available.
  10. Reading of official Communications
  11. Unfinished Business: Changing to AT&T.
  12. Pay Joyce Shelley for 3 copies of Charter & By Laws she purchased. Motion to accept Steven Alex, second by Stacey Garmon.
  13. New Business: Received offer for the sale of the VFW Post 8600 – offer - $375,000. Counter offer $475,000 still pending. Lowest amount post will accept $450,000. Motion to sell no less than $450,000 by Stacey Garmon, second by Lorena Beam. Danny Thorton asked if we could raise the selling price between $550,000 to $600,000.
  14. Joyce Shelley – wants officers to contact members of Post 8600 to check on them.
  15. Need new design for Post 8600 T-shirts.
  16. 10/08/20 – 10/11/2020 – fall conference in Decatur, AL.
  17. District Meeting – 08/16/2020 in Scottsboro, AL. Joyce Shelley, Jeff Garmon and Danny Thornton attending.

  18. Good of the Order – none.

  19. Closing Ceremonies – Performed and meeting adjourned at 7:31pm by Commander Shelley. Next meeting September 8th, 2020.