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ALL MEETINGS ARE THE SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH(JAN,MAR,MAY,JULY,SEPT,NOV) AT 7PM AT THE
VETERAN TOWN HALL CORNER OF JOHNSON HOLLOW RD & ROUTE 14 MILLPORT NY(UNLESS OTHERWISE ANNOUNCED)
THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME & VOLUNTEERS ARE ENCOURAGED.  HELP US TO KEEP THE PAST PRESENT.
 
 

 

Town of Veteran Historical Society

Meeting Minutes

11 July 2019

 

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

 

Present: (14) Ray & Bev Benjamin, Gloria Campbell, Dick & Jean Coon, Steve Fieno, Anita Hesser,

Lonnel & Mary Johnson, Shirley Lant, Marlene Little, Tim Rodabaugh, Roberta Sahlberg & Jean Seymour

 

Guests Present (3) Sarah Caporiccio - Chemung County Dairy Princess, Faith Hand - Chemung County

Dairy Ambassador & Amy Hand (Faiths mom).

 

Sarah & Faith served Ice Cream & brownies.

We received $15.00 in donations for the treats at this meeting, it was deposited in the bank

July 12, 2019.

 

Members Joining (1) or renewing (2) their dues: no one at this meeting

 

Reading of the last meeting minutes: Adopted by: Bev Benjamin, 2nd Ray Benjamin

 

A quorum was established at the beginning of the meeting. Meeting began at 7:00 p.m.

 

The meeting was held at Veteran Grange.

 

Treasurer's Report: Balance $13, 650.85. Motion to accept the Treasurers report by Ray

Benjamin, 2nd by Bev Benjamin

 

Old Business:

1) no old business

 

New Business:

1) Gloria reviewed the following:

      a) The Grange made a gift of the building to the Historical Society.

      b) Work has begun on the transfer of ownership of the land the Grange sits upon. Jack

          Benjamin has decided to give the land to the Historical Society. All of the required paperwork

          has been forwarded to his lawyer & we are hopeful it will be all settled swiftly.

      c) Our provisional Charter expires in 2020. We will now apply for an Absolute Charter. We

          will present documentation showing our growth.

      d) With all of this exciting news there will be much needing to be done. There are so many

          ideas & possibilites to be explored as we take these steps forward.

      e) Gloria thanked everyone present for their support in fund raising.

 

2) Anita Hesser presented the progress on the Craft / Bake sale which is to be held at Raymour

and Flanigan on Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm. She reports we currently

have 14 crafters signed up but could accept one or two more. She turned in $140.00 which was

deposited in the bank July 12, 2019. Preliminary plans were made to do set up the evening of

the 13th beginning at 5 pm. Volunteers are greatly appreciated. The morning of the 14th we will

arrive at 9 am to enable the Crafters to begin their set up & will assist them as needed. We will

provide tables as well. Baked goods are needed for the Bake Sale table. If you can supply baked

goods but cannot bring them the day of the event, please bring them the night of our next meeting,

Thursday September 12th. We will once again have food available. We talked about hot dogs,

meat sauce, chips, water, small cans of soda and other beverages. Volunteers are greatly appreciated.

 

Speaker / Presenter: Tim Rodabaugh gave a brief history of Veteran Grange & presented some

facts about the Grange in general.

 

Date / Time of next meeting: September 12, 2019 Veteran Grange Hall @ 7 pm

 

Adjournment / motion & second: Motion to adjourn made by Anita Hesser, 2nd by Marlene Little

 

Submitted by: Shirley Lant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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