Minutes: 13 August 19

Scratch called to order at 11:30 by Seam Squirrel Rhett Webber

Opening formalities IAW with Grand By-laws and ritual completed Visitors and VIPs recognized, 8 Cooties present

Membership Applications:

   Garrett Bridges, Alex Fores and Larry Purdy were voted in at the scratch.      Motion seconded by cootie Reyes and made by cootie Rodgers.

Minutes of the last scratch (July 2019) were posted. Motion to accept minutes as posted seconded by Cootie Reyes and made by Cootie Rodgers. No discussion, motion passed.

CCDB report was given by John Mesaros, all is well. Motion seconded to accept the CCDB, subject to audit by Cootie Gibbons, Motion made by Cootie Reyes

Official Correspondence: None

Comrade in distress: Cootie Ransom and Cimo are still under medical care.

Committee Reports:

Hospital Report was submitted by Cootie Webber

Visits Cooties Patients Hours Miles Gifts Totals 23 23 25 64 327 $193.00 $1,681.98 33% Total $4,227.23

Diaper Report: Cootie Lagrew was not to provide a detailed report of the diaper program in Baguio.

REMEMBER OUR NATIONAL HOME: Given by Cootie Rodgers

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS: It was agreed that the Pup tent would sell or auction donated items at the Chili Cook off event held on November 30th. If you have something of value that you wish to donate, let us know. Seamy Webber will have Pac Grand red small towels and beer wrap made at Marilyn’s for this year’s CCO

GOOD OF THE ORDER: We engaged in a discussion about putting together a project to clean some of the local monuments that have been neglected around the city. Cooties Reyes will check with the Mayor and see if the City will support these efforts. Seamy Webber advises the Manila VARO still has WWII medals they can provide to Filipino’s who served in the U.S. Army, or their family members.

Seamy Webber brought a box of books for those Cooties who enjoy reading, to be provided to any of our home bound Cooties and Veterans. The books are located at Philibels Resto and the books were provided by Veteran Tim from Angeles City, RP.

50/50: 800 pesos. Drawing won by Cootie St.Onge for a total of 400 pesos, which he donated back to the Pup tent. The Put tent will receive 800 pesos total.

Fines: 900 pesos

Closing Ceremonies IAW Grand Ritual was done and scratch closed at 1155! Next scratch 10 Sep 19 immediately following the VFW meeting at Philibel’s Resto, # 475 National Highway, Barangay Pagdalagan Sur, Bauang, La Union.