DAV WIS Chapter #11

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Welling – Washbush Chapter #11, Fond du Lac                                              

June 5, 2018

     The June 5th meeting of DAV Fond du Lac Chapter #11 was called to order by Sr Vice Commander, Steve Mielke.    The lunch before the business meeting was lead in prayer by the Auxiliary Chaplain Ella LaCrosse.  The Chapter supplied the soda and meal, the Auxiliary supplied the milk and desserts.    

    The business meeting opened at 6:35 pm. By Sr. Vice Mielke with the opening ceremonies.  

    Roll call of Officers - All Officers were present except Commander Gerald Krebsbach and Sgt.-at-Arms Bruce Donovan were excused.  Visitor present was 3rd District Commander George Gilles who gave some brief remarks.

     The May 1st minutes was handed out and reviewed by the members. Being no additions or corrections the minutes were approved as presented.

     Treasurer’s Report - $84.19 for the June lunch, $32.37 in petty cash, $348.00 State dues were paid.  Al Green motion to approve the report 2nd by Jim Gentz.  Motion carried.

     Sickness or distress – Commander Krebsbach has been on the sick list.

     Unfinished Business – Chapter 11 was in charge of the Memorial Day Parade.  Jerry Eaton was the Master of Ceremonies.  3 members head the parade with our Colors.  The N.S.O. will be in Fond du Lac on June 21st at the Legion Club House at 500 Fond du Lac Street.  Our District will be District 5 after Convention. Brat Fry – Aug. 3 to 5th in Lomria.  Al Green and Jerry Eaton will be in charger of the Fry.  Workers will sign up at our next meeting.


     New Business – Forget Me not drive July 27 -28, 2018 in Fond du Lac, signup sheets available.  Distributions of funds to be after the Brat Fry.   Glen Sanville motion to put on hold till after the Brat Fry, 2nd by Jerry Eaton.  Motion carried.  Thank You card was read from Joseph Wilson.  The office of Jr. Vice Commander was opened.  Larry Woduck did agree to take the position.  Jerry Eaton nominated Larry Woduck for the Jr. Vice office, 2nd by Glen Sanville.  Motion carried.


Installation of Officers by 3rd District Commander George Gilles;


         ELECTED                                                                    APPOINTED


Commander   Steve Mielke                                  Adjutant    Paul Birschbach


Sr. Vice Commander Jim Gentz                           Chaplain    Gary Davidson             


Jr. Vice Commander Larry Woduck                    Sgt.-at-Arms   Bruce Donavan


Treasurer   Jerry Eaton                                          Service Officer  Curt Cibeaue


              Trustee – Richard Schultz, Sarah Lloren and Glen Sanville


All Officers were installed and officers report was sent in to the 3rd District, State and National.


    Being no more business, motion to adjourn by John Barton.  2nd by Jim Gentz, motion carried.


Commander Steve Mielke held the closing ceremony with a closing prayer and a salute to the Colors.  Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.



Submitted by Paul A. Birschbach Adjutant                      Attendance drawing winner was present.



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