September 15, 2014
The American Legion Warffemius-Seider Post 381 membership meeting opened at 7:37 pm
at 14313 Brandywine Heights Road, Brandywine, MD by Post Commander Ron Fisher.
A quorum being met by the following
members in attendance or excused absences: Visitors:
Convocation from Post Chaplain, Chris Marshall
Minutes from the previous meeting was presented and approved as is.
Treasury Report postponed until October’s meeting. MSP
Sick Call/Chaplins Report: Pamela Neal-Robinson is recovering from surgery.
Commander Fisher advised that Nikita Reed has prepared sample support letters endorsing
Post 381 in obtaining Wilmer’s Park that are to be addressed to the Director of Parks and Recreation, Ronnie Gathers. Cmdr Fisher further advised that the process of acquiring
Wilmer’s Park is still moving positively in the Post’s favor.
First Vice Commander Henry Turner discussed with Denny Lavelle, on behalf of Post 381, to
have the Post’s signs displayed and equipment remain at Denny’s Place for the remainder of
the tax year.
According to Cmdr Fisher, money donated through Paypal is accounted for through Paypal.
As soon as the post needs it to be released into the Post’s bank account, Paypal will do so
for a nominal fee.
Cmdr Fisher advised he would have the check to donate, on behalf of Post 381 to Ebenezer
AME’s 5k/10/50k Walk, Run, Bike race on 4 Oct 2014, no later than 24 Sep 2014.
County Executive Rue Shon has invited Post 381 to attend Comedy event at Denny’s Place
on September 19, and is open for all members.
Membership Renewals are due. Cmdr Fisher ensured that all members are up to date with
their membership and requested that if any members do need to pay, they need to do so as
soon as possible.
First Vice Commander Turner announced that he has accepted the role by the county to be
a consultant in the setup of a Veteran Affairs Office for Prince George’s County during the
next 3 months to put together the rationale, structure, and look at the things the Veteran
Community would like to accomplish in the VA Office by setting up discussion/focus groups
for the Northern, Central, and Southern portions of the County. Mr. Turner further asks
Post 381 for its support to setup a focus group for the Southern portion of Prince George’s
Cmdr Fisher moved that Warffemius-Seidler Post 381 support Henry Turner in his consulting
efforts for Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland on behalf of Veterans. The
Post will write a letter of endorsement officially supporting Mr. Turner. MSP.
Adjourn: MSP to adjourn.
Benediction given by Post Chaplain Chris Marshall.
Next meeting will be October 20, 2014, at 7:30pm, at Post 381 HQ at 14313 Brandywine
Meeting adjourned at 8:21pm.
Erle Ross Ronald F. Fisher
Post 381 Adjutant Post 381 Commander