Menominee American Legion Post 146


Menominee American Legion Post 146

Minutes for 11 September 2017

(Note: All motions passed are highlighted)


At 1700 Commander Fifarek conducted opening ceremonies and declared Post 146 regular monthly meeting convened

Roll call was taken, all officers present.

Minutes from August meeting were read and approved.

Financial Report was read was read and approved – (Herold/Sholtz) -  Motion passed




Activities:             Numbers still not complete for M&M Steak Fry.  Because of hiring a band, looks like we may have come just shy of breaking even.  More info to follow.


Membership:      Sitting at 477 members – 283 paid.  Moving along nicely. 


Kitchen:                NTR

Riders:                  NTR


                     Club:                     Presented check to Post for $14,000


SAL:                       Sal-o-Ween and Mardi Gras in planning stages


Aux:                      Sept 22-23 Dept. Fall Conference in Muskegon.


Downtown:         No Report


Athletic:               Thanked everyone who helped at the Legion Baseball M&M game.

                              Our team finished second in the state.

                              Would like to host the State Legion Tourney next year.  (Last week                                  in July) Doesn’t cost anything. Need Post approval. (Nutter/Berry)                                  Motion Passed.


Americanism:      Mike said he was already starting to contact the High Schools regarding Boys                             State.

                              Working on getting some flags flown over the Capital for various                                                presentations.


Correspondence: Thank you notes from the Hornets, Auxiliary, Menominee Public Schools were                              read.


Unfinished           No Unfinished Business


New Business:    Discussed various support for the District Meeting on Oct 7th

                              Motion for November meeting on the first Monday vice second due                                  to  Hunting. (Pier/Smith) Passed

                              Motion made to purchase Granite plaques (200.00) with names of                                    volunteers who donate $100 or more.

                              (Smith/Cossen) Passed.

                              Gary Sholtz would like Don Hudon being selected as UP Legionnaire                                of the year posted on front page of Web site. (Herold/Smith) Motion                                passed.



Jean Stegman won the Stars and Stripes Bunting and donated it back to Legion.

Commander adjourned meeting at 1745


                                                                                          Respectfully Submitted



Menominee American Legion Post 146

Minutes for 11 September 2017

(Note: All motions passed are highlighted)



Executive Meeting




At 1630 Commander Fifarek declared Executive meeting convened


Roll call was taken, quorum was met.  Officers Absent: 0


Commander informed committee that John Smith had resigned as 3rd Vice, Keeper of the Flags, and Website Admin.

         - Gary Scholtz volunteered to assist with website.

- Looking for volunteer for flags. – Commander, Adjutant & Sgt-at-Arms will fill in.

- David Bohnert nominated by Commander and with unanimous vote, elected to fill             remainder of 3rd Vice term.


Motion made (Scholtz) to continue Saturday Jamborees.  No more than $100.00 payed to performer.  Club funds will pay for performer. Seconded (Nutter).  Motion Passed.


Motion Passed to purchase Special Liquor license for Sal-o-ween and Mardi-Gras parties.  (B Chernetski/Nutter) Motion passed.


Officer Flow Chart needs to be updated.


Still looking for Activities Chairman.


Approved tailgate parties for bar – open at 11:00 for noon games – 2:00pm for 3:00pm games. (Club chairman’s discretion)  Will advertise.


Gary Scholtz mentioned that our rifles need to be cleaned and new slings purchased.  Everyone in agreement.


Reiterated that Executive Committee must approve ALL parties/activities conducted.


Meeting was adjourned.


Respectfully Submitted,