Legion Minutes 1978-1989

 

January 27, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Guy Hoppe with 8 members present.

Financial report given by finance officer Arnold Nissen showing a balance as of Jan. 26, 1978 as $1409.87.

Motion made by Bernard Kelley to accept report  as read, seconded by Harold Schnell, carried.

Discussion of picture frame where members bring in a picture of themselves in uniform.  Jim Halbur volunteered to build frame, will discuss more at future meeting.

Motion made by Harold Schnell to adjourn, seconded by Jim Halbur-carried.

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February 23, 1978

Walsh Post No. 4432 was called to order by 1st Vice Commander Steve Oleson in the absence of Commander Guy Hoppe.  15 members were present.

Minutes of last meeting were read.  Motion made to accept minutes as read by Jim Moyer, seconded by Joe Feldman-carried.

Financial report given by Finance officer Arnold Nissen showing a balance as of February 23, 1978 as $1193.76.  Motion made by Pete Jepsen, seconded by Don Torreson to accept report as read-carried.

Jim Halbur reported on bingo.  After discussing, a motion was made by Pete Jepsen to close indefinitely, seconded by Jim Halbur-carried.

Motion made by Arnold Nissen to sponsor Cub Scouts with donation of $25.00, seconded by Jim Moyer-carried.

Motion made by Jim Moyer to serve ham sandwiches and coffee.  Seconded by Bernie Ehwegen-carried.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to have the door upstairs fixed.  Seconded by Jim Moyer-carried.

 Motion made by Pete Jepsen to adjourn.  Seconded by Gordon Tonderum-carried.

 

 

March 30, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Hoppe with 11 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read.  Pete Jepsen made motion to accept minutes as read, seconded by Leonard Zitterich-carried.

Financial report given by finance officer Nissen showing a balance as of March 30, 1978 as $1052.45.  Motion made by Joe Feldman to accept as read, seconded by Bernard Kelley-carried.

Three representatives from the Ladies Aux. met to discuss new lighting fixtures.  Gordon Tonderum mentioned about getting the fixtures out of Lake Center School.  Decided to wait until he found out more about it.

Pete Jepsen made a motion to have new locks on doors installed.  Hoppe would check with Tom Rubis to have necessary work done, motion seconded by Arnold Nissen-carried.

Evening was spent putting pictures in new picture frame.

 

 

April 27, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Hoppe with 10 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read, Nissen made motion to accept as read, seconded by B. Kelley-carried.

Financial report given by A. Nissen showing a balance as of April 27, 1978 as $961.34.  Motion made by Jim H. to accept as read, seconded by Dariel D.-carried.

Motion made by D. Torreson to look into possibility of shutting off heat upstairs, seconded by Jim Halbur-carried.  Harold schnell was going to look the plumbing over.

Motion made by A. Nissen to increase dues to $8.50, seconded by Pete J.-carried.

Motion made by Jim Halbur to start bingo June 1st. Tabled for further discussion.

Motion made by Dariel d. to adjourn, seconded by J Halbur-carried.

 

 

May 25, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Hoppe with 10 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read.  Nissen made motion to accept as read, seconded by Kelley.

Financial report given by A. Nissen showing a balance as of May 25, 1978 as $812.18.  Motion made by Rubis to accept as read, seconded by Van Kleek.

Motion made by  Nissen to adjourn, seconded by Kelley-carried.

 

 

June 29, 1978

Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Hoppe with 26 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing balance of $282.62.  Approved.

Gordon T. nominated Andy Rienken for Finance Officer.  Motion made by Jim Moyer that nominations cease.  Second Jim Halbur.  Andy Reinkin new Finance Officer.

Darwin Will nominated Duane VanKleek for Chaplin.  Duane accepted.

Duane VanKleek nominated Darwin Will for Service Officer.  Gordon T. motion for nominations cease.  Darwin Will Service Officer.

Bernard Kelley installed new officers.

Steve Oleson assumes duties of Commander.

Commander Oleson suggested the Legion have a pork barbeque and fun nite as fund raiser Motion made by Guy Hoppe to set up barbeque for last Thursday in July.  Tickets to be $5.00 advance sales & $5.50 at the door.  Second by Gordon T.-carried.

Duane VanKleek donated $10.00 for baked beans & Darial Determan donated hog for the barbeque.

Don Torreson, Guy Hoppe, Arnie Nissen, Jim Halbur, Claude Schaffer & Elwood Cushman committee volunteers.

Motion by Jim Moyer to adjourn, second by Guy Hoppe-carried.

 

 

No Meeting In July 1978

Bar-B-Q

  

 

August 24, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Steve Oleson with 9 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

financial report was given by Andy Reinken showing a balance of $2271.01.  Motion made by Marv Swenson to accept, seconded by Pete Jepsen-carried.

Brad Smith and Scott Gardner were present and reported on Boy's State.

Motion made by Arnie Nissen to have needed repairs done on back door and also the tables that need fixing.  Seconded by Denny Jackson.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to donate $25.00 to Cub Scouts seconded by Dennis Jackson.

Feather party was discussed with date being set at November 18.  Plans to be made at next meeting.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to adjourn seconded by Jim Halbur-carried.

 

 

September 28 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Steve Oleson with 10 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given by Andy Rienken showing a balance of $2060.40.  Motion made by Pete Jepsen to accept as read, seconded by Lymon Bailey-carried.

Andy Rienken explained about our insurance and possible ways to carry it.  Duane VanKleek made a motion that Andy check different possibilities, seconded by Don Fairchild-carried.

Motion made by Duane VanKleek to send $25.00 memorial for Everett Zitterich.  Seconded by Lymon Bailey-carried.

 

 

October 26, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Steve Oleson with 8 members present.

Minutes were read.  Motion made by Nissen to accept as read, seconded by Reinken.

Financial report was given by Reiken showing a balance to date as $1949.01.  Motion made by Pete J. to accept as read, seconded by Nissen.

Feather party was discussed.  Steve O. was to order turkey and set up help.

Motion made by Claude Shaffer to adjourn, seconded by Harold Schnell.

 

 

November 30, 1978

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Steve Oleson with 8 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read.  Motion made by Pete J. to accept as read, seconded by Bernard K.-carried.

Financial report was given by Andy Rienken showing a balance to date as $2464.76.  Motion made by Bernard K. to accept as read, seconded by Jim H.-carried.

Accepted check for $50 from Happy Timers as appreciation for use of hall.

Motion made by Pete J. to distribute Christmas baskets again this year, seconded by Jim H.-carried.  Set Dec. 23 as the date to get together, make baskets and deliver.

Football banquet was discussed, going to check with Kiwanis.

Motion made by Pete J. to adjourn, seconded by Andy Reinken-carried.

 

 

 

June 28, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Steve Oleson with 17 members present.

Minutes made by Bernard Kelley to accept as read, seconded by Andy Reinken.

Financial report given by Andy Reiken showing a balance as of June 28, 1979 as $1020.15.  Motion made by Jim Moyer to accept as read, seconded by Bernie Ehwegen.

Bernard Kelley installed new officers:

Commander                    Lyman Bailey

1st Vice                           Ron Zelinsky

2nd Vice                         Elwood Cushman

Finance Officer               Andy Reinken

Sgt. of Arms                   Pete Jepsen

Chaplin                          Duane VanKleek

Service Officer               Duane Will

Historian                       Denny Jackson

Advertisement               Darial Determan

Adjutant                       Elwood Cushman

2nd Annual bar-b-que was set for July 28 with alternate date Aug. 4.  Committed for food was Steve Oleson, Elwood Cushman, Pete Jepsen, and Ed Wollner.

Motion made by Ed Wollner to have games, seconded by Bernie Ehwegen.  Bernard Kelley donated $20.00 for B.B.P. and Darial and Dave Determan a hog.

Motion made by Jim Moyer to adjourn, seconded by Pete Jepsen.

Following the meeting, a steak fry was enjoyed by members present.

 

 

July 26, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey with 7 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read.  Motion made to accept as read by Ehwegen, seconded by Oleson.

No Financial report.

Mike Powell, Boys State representative gave an interesting talk on Boys State.

Motion made by Ehwegen to adjourn , seconded by Zitterich.

 

 

August 30, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Lyman Bailey with 6 members present.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given by Andy Reinken showing a balance to date as $1766.14- accepted as read.

Motion made by Lyman Bailey to adjourn, seconded by Pete Jepsen.

 

 

September 27, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey with 6 present.

Minutes were read and approved.

No Financial report.

Motion made by Arnold Nissen to let Boy Scouts use Legion Hall for round table, seconded by Jim Halbur-carried.

Motion made by Arnold Nissen to get new back door instead of fixing old one, seconded by Jim H.-carried.

Received check from Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johansen for $25.00 for use of tables and chairs.

Motion made by Jim Halbur to adjourn, seconded by Arnold Nissen.

 

 

October 25, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes were read and approved.

No Financial report.

Accepted check for $50.00 from Happy Timers club.

Feather Party was set for Nov. 17th to give away turkeys and hams as door prize.  Committees were set up for bar, bingo, and games.

Motion made by Arnold Nissen to handle wedding dance Jan. 12, seconded Jim H.

Motion made by Jim H. to adjourn, seconded by Leonard Z.

 

 

November 29, 1979

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes were read and approved.

Finance report was estimated by Commander Bailey at $2300.00.

Motion made by Ed Wollner to send 1 boy to Boys State at $75.00 seconded by Jim Halbur.

Fruit baskets were discussed for distribution at Christmas.  Bernard Kelley mentioned giving ham.  Lymon to check on difference in price.

Motion made by Bernard Kelley to close hall for winter due to increasing cost.  After discussion motion made by Jim Halbur to close after Jan 12 dance. 

Motion made by Lymon B. to adjourn, seconded by Guy H.

 

 

January 31, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

No Financial report available.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to let Auxiliary go ahead with plans for paneling west room.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to adjourn, seconded  by Jim Halbur.

 

 

February 28, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Motion by Cushman and seconded by Nissen to let Auxiliary make plans to have Upper Des Moines ____________________?

Two members from Milford Legion were present to explain the spring conference meeting to be held at Hawarden.

Tentative plans were made to hold stag party and monthly meeting March 25th.

Motion made by Bailey to adjourn, seconded by Nissen.

Financial report as of March 27, 1980  $1315.53.

 

 

March 1980

Financial report as of March 27, 1980  $1315.53.

 

 

April 24, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Four boys were nominated for Boys State- Doug Johnson, Todd Thompson, Joel Zitterich.

 Joel Zitterich was elected to go with Doug Johnson as alternate.

Harold Schnell and Jim Halbur volunteered to put in Everett Zitterich's headstone.

Legion Auxiliary paid $1100.00 for paneling of west room. Needed balance of $150.00.  Motion made by Leonard Zitterich to pay, seconded by Harold Schnell.  Total bill on the project was $1254.00.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to pay Harold Schnell for new water heater, seconded by Leonard Zitterich.  Harold donated his time.

May 26 was set for Memorial Day services with Commander Bailey to get speaker.

Motion made by Bailey to adjourn, seconded by Harold Schnell.

 

 

May 29, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Auxiliary asked about serving lunch after Memorial Day ceremony.  Motion made by Bernard Kelley to let them serve, seconded by Duane VanKleek.

No Financial report.

Motion made by Bernard Kelley to adjourn, seconded by Harold Schnell.

 

 

June 26, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Bailey.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

No Financial report available.

Motion made by Gordon T. to set July 31st a our 3rd annual pork chop bar-b-que, seconded by Jim Moyer-carried.  Price of ticket set at $5.00.  Later date set for committees to get together to make further plans.

Motion made by Ron Z. to have games upstairs, seconded by Steve O.-carried.

Motion made by Joe F. to require $20.00 deposit on all tables and chairs that are borrowed, with nothing else to be included.  Seconded by Steve O.-carried.

Nominations were taken for 2nd Vice with Gordon T. and Jim M. nominated.  Motion made by Guy H. for nominations cease, seconded by Bernard K.-carried.  After voting Gordon T. was elected.

Bernard K. installed new officers.

Commander                    Ron Zelinsky

1st. Vice                          Elwood Cushman

2nd Vice                          Gordon Tonderum

Finance Officer                Andy Reinken

Sgt. at Arms                    Pete Jepsen

Chaplin                           Duane VanKleek

Service Officer                Darwin Will

Historian                        Dennis Jackson

Advertisement                Darial Determan

Adjutant                        Elwood Cushman

Motion made by Guy H. to adjourn, seconded by Jim M.-carried.

After meeting, steak fry was held.

 

 

August 28, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Ron Z.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance to date as $1264.00

Motion made by Pete J. to donate $150.00 to betterment committee for school project.-carried

Motion made by Pete J. to adjourn, seconded by Jim H.

 

 

October 30, 1980

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander R. Zelinsky.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance to date as $1386.71.

Set Nov. 22 as the date for our annual Feather party.  Committees were set up for bar, bingo, and games.

Motion made by L. Bailey to let the Church of Christ use hall for their church services at a price of $15.00 per week and be out by 12:30, seconded by A. Nissen-carried

Motion made by L. Bailey to adjourn, seconded by P. Jepsen-carried.

 

 

 

November 22, 1980

No meeting, Feather Party.

 

 

December 20, 1980

No meeting, made fruit baskets.

 

 

February 26, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Zelinsky.

Minutes of last meeting read and approved.

Financial report given showing a balance to date as ______.

Plans for Fireman’s Ball were discussed.  April 4 being the date firemen hire band legion to run bar.

Stag pot luck was set up for March 20.  March 12 was set for a special meeting to make plans.

Motion made by Pete J. to adjourn, seconded by Jim H.

 

 

 

May 28, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Zelinsky.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance to date as $1158.00.

Arrangements were made for Keith VanKleek for Boys State.  Motion made by Arnold N. to give him $10.00 expense money, seconded by Pete J.-carried.

Election of officers were held.

Commander                      Elwood Cushman

1st Vice                             Gordon  Tonderum

2nd Vice                            Arnold Nissen

Chaplin                             Duane VanKleek

Service Officer                   Ed Wallner

Historian                           Dennis Jackson

Adjutant                            Pete Jepsen

 

Arrangements were made for wedding dance June 12 for Mike and Debbie Determan.

Commanders steak fry was set for June 26.

Motion made by Pete J. to adjourn, seconded by Arnold N.-carried.

 

 

June 26, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Zelilnsky.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance to date as $1446.00.

Motion made by Jim Moyer to give $100.00 to Bill Holm for cooler, seconded by Gordon Tonderum-carried.

Motion made by Pete Jepsen to check with Coke Company about another pop dispenser, also to purchase waitress stall to be installed on bar.  Seconded by Guy Hoppe-carried.

Motion made by Guy Hoppe to have prices checked on paint for building.  Three people were nominated to check prioces.  Tom Rubis, Dale Starkey, and Duane VanKleek, seconded by Bernie Ehwegen-carried.

Keith VanKleek gave an interesting report on Boys State.

Motion made by Guy Hoppe to contact Francis Shelta and have him attend a future meeting to explain duties of Service Officer and the procedures to take if a member needs help, seconded by Bernie Ehwegen-carried.

Arnold Nissen declined 2nd Vice Commander.  Gordon Tonderum nominated.

Joe Feldman seconded by Jim Moyer, Joe declined.

Guy Hoppe nominated Dale Starkey, seconded by Jim Moyer-carried.

Ed Wollner questioned the post of Service Officer.  Ed and Darwin will to work together.  Post will be filled at a later date.

Bernard Kelley installed new officers.

Commander            Elwood Cushman

1st Vice                   Gordon Tonderum

2nd Vice                  Dale Starkey

Finance Officer        Steve Oleson

Sgt. Of Arms           Andy Reinken

Chaplin                   Duane VanKleek

Service Officer         Darwin Will

Historian                 Dennis Jackson

Adjutant                  Pete Jepsen

 

Motion made by Elwood Cushman to adjourn, seconded by Gordon Tonderum-carried.

Commander’s steak fry was held following meeting.

 

 

July 30, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance of $1453.26.  Approved.

The Vice Commander of the 9th Distr. gave a talk on Legion Membership for Terril.   At this time we were up one member.  As of July 30 membership paid was 55.  Mr. Lee Morphew also talked on the new tax exception for yrs. 61-64.

Commander Cushman and Mr. Morphew talked about getting new rifles for Legion Commander Cushman. Will look into this.

Duane VanKleek will have a Vet. Affairs Commission Meeting on Aug 25th.  There are 3 people who meet once a month to talk about people in need of help.

OLD BUSINESS:

Paint costs were discussed, estimates were given by Wollner, Starkey, and VanKleek.  They were from $2500 to $2800.  It would take from 68-80 gallons of paint $1250, to sand blast, other work would be extra.  Ed Evan estimated it would be $2755.00.  Complete 5 yr. factory warranty.

Commander Cushman will talk to Dave Dingel about getting his pressure sprayer for painting building.

Motion made by Gordon Tonderum and seconded by Duane VanKleek for Ron Zelinsky to check with Chuck Lewis about fixing building before painting-approved.

NEW BUSINESS:

B.B.Q. will be held at 6:00 at Legion Hall on July 31, 1981.

Menu will be:

Iowa Chop

Baked beans

Coleslaw

Potato salad

Coffee and Milk

 

Catered by Bill Holms

Cost will be $5.00 per ticket.

Bill Holms will charge $1.50 per plate for catering of beans, slaw, and potato salad.

Jean Oleson and Nona Cushman served.  Fun and games will follow supper.

 

Arnie Nissen made the motion that 1 beer be paid for after meetings, funerals, etc. Seconded by Bailey-approved.  A donation can will be set out for anything drank after one.

It was discussed about donating money for Auxiliary for their help in the past.  We will vote on this at August meeting.  Motion by Nissen. 2nd by Zelinsky to adjourn-carried.

Adjutant- Pete Jepsen

 

 

August 27, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 was called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance of $1864.38.  All bills were paid prior to meeting.  Minutes were approved by Ehwegen, seconded by Zitterich.

OLD BUSINESS:

Motion was made by Nissen to table motion to give Auxiliary money for their help in the past. 

Painting building was discussed.  Motion was made to get building ready to paint.  B. Ehwegen will talk to Chuck Lewis about repairing it.

NEW BUSINESS:

Auxiliary wants to paint hallway and bathroom.  The Legion will help.  Motion made by Tonderum, 2nd by Zelinsky-Approved.

New tables were discussed, Commander Cushman will check on this.

Motion made by Bernie Ehwegen, 2nd by Leonard Zitterich to adjourn.

Adjutant- Pete Jepsen

 

 

September 24, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance of $1902.87.  Approved.

OLD BUSINESS:

Painting of building was discussed again.  Mason Paint was mentioned and the school will give it for what they pay for it.  Approx. $11.00 per gal.

Chuck Lewis will fix or repair building if possible.  Building will be painted next spring.  This will be discussed at a later date.

NEW BUSINESS:

Nov. 21 was set for the Feather party.  Posters will be made by Commander Cushman’s wife.

New tables were mentioned.  Arnie will check with the school and Vern will check with V.F.W. Club also Style Craft.

Motion made by Nissen, seconded by Oleson.

Adjutant Pete Jepsen

 

 

October 29, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved. 

There was no Financial report.

Chuck Lewis got the building fixed and also cleaned eave spouts and fixed downstairs window at a cost of $384.00.

The Rubis family donated $25.00 for memorial.

OLD BUSINESS:

Tables were talked about.  V.F.W. might be able to sell us used ones.  It will cost $80-$125 for new ones.

Boys State was mentioned, it will be talked about at later date.

NEW BUSINESS:

100 turkeys were ordered for the Feather Party, 20#plus hams were also ordered.  Marv Swenson will make new roulette wheel.  Auxiliary will make lunch.

BLD rental was talked about.  It shall state (BLD will be used only for community res. or members for open or private parties. ) Bar will be run by Legion members only.  No liquor or beer is to be brought in for any parties.

Motion was made by Swenson, 2nd by Holms to approve guidelines mentioned above-carried.

Get-well cards will be kept at bank and sent out by Mrs. Arnie Nissen for members in the hospital or sick at home.

Motion by Hoppe, 2nd by Jepsen to adjourn-Approved.

 

 

November 19, 1981

 

Walsh Post No. 432 called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved.

Financial report was given with a balance of $494.48. 

It was brought up to post signs by the front door to shut off lights, furnace and check toilets before leaving building.  Guy Hoppe will make up a list to be posted.

Motion made by Guy to deliver fruit baskets, seconded by Oleson.  Dec. 19, 1981 is to be delivery date.   It will also be the Dec. meeting.

Motion made by Oleson, 2nd by Jackson to adjourn.

 

 

January 28, 1982

 

Walsh Post No. 432 called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved. 

No Financial report.

There were 105 fruit baskets delivered at a cost of $304.43. 

These boys will attend Boys State:

Neal Badke

Mike Dallman

Dave Schurr-Alternate

Voting was done by ballot and approved by members attending meeting.

Motion made by Gordon T, 2nd by Guy H. to adjourn.

 

 

February 25, 1982

 

Meeting called to order by Commander Cushman.

Minutes were read and approved.

Financial report was given showing a balance of $1491.35 after the pancake feed.

Motion made by Guy Hoppe, 2nd by Gordon Tonderum to approve Financial report-carried.

Motion made by Gordon T., 2nd by Pete J. to send one boy to Boys State-carried.

Couples steak fry is to be held Friday night April 2nd, $10.00 per couple is to be charged.  Menu to be steak, salad, baked potato.

Gaylin Kreiger will see if he can get a band to play, “The Head.”  $1.00 per head will be charged at the door for the dance.

Dance for the Carlins’ will be held June 26.  Arnie will find out how many people will be there.

Motion was made by Gordon Tonderum, 2nd by Ed Wollner to charge from Nov.1 to May 1.:

$25.00 for use of hall in winter.

$25.00 for use of hall in summer.

$15.00 for use of kitchen anytime.

Bar proceeds for any given thing will go to Legion, Motion approved and carried.

Motion made by Steve Oleson and second by Gordon Tondrum to adjourn-carried.

Adjutant-Pete Jepsen

 

 

May 27, 1982

 

Meeting called to order by Commander Cushman.

No minutes from last meeting.

Financial report was read and approved.  $1157.91 to date was the balance.  All bills were paid.

Dues for next year will be $15.00.  Motion made by G. Tonderum, 2nd by Joe Feldman-carried.

Duane VanKleek will donate paint for wood in front of building.

A solar collector was discussed for building.

June 26, Guy Hoppe wants a Flight breakfast for his spraying service.  Legion is to cook meal.  300-400 people approx.  Proceeds will go to Legion.  Cushman will talk to Guy about how he wants to work it.

New Officers were elected.  They are:

Gordon Tonderum       Commander

1st Vice                         Dale Starkey

2nd Vice                        Gaylin Kreiger

Financial Officer            Steve Oleson

Sgt. of Arms                  Andy Reiken

Chaplin                         Ed Wollnor

Service Officer               Dar Will

Adjutant                        Arnie Nissen

 

Rev. Wengort will speak at Memorial Services

Motion made by Jackson, 2nd by Schnell to adjourn.

 

 

June 24, 1982

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Elwood E. Cushman at 8:00pm  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved without alteration or correction.

Financial report was given y Steve Oleson showing a balance of $290.99.

The annual Pork Chop Bar-b-q was discussed.  It was decided that a dance should be held after the Bar-b-q.  Galin Krieger was asked to hire a band.

A motion was made by Gordon Tonderum to seal the west outside basement entry and to replace the door on the east basement entry.  The replacement door would be metal.  Cost would be between $450.00 and $500.00. Seconded by Bernard Von Ehwegen, motion carried.

Ed Wollner made a motion that cards be sent to all members of the post asking for donations to elp pay for painting the outside of the post home, seconded by Chester Martin.  Motion carried.

Bernard Kelley made a motion that grave markers be ordered for the unmarked Legionaire’s graves.  Seconded by Jim Moyer.  Motion carried. 

Gene Powell, D.W. Benson, Lonnie Pederson, Jeff Thiesen and Chester Martin were accepted as new members.

Motion was made by Bernard Von Ehwegen to have a pancake breakfast prior to the Clay Co. Fair.  Shelved until next meeting.

The new officers for the post were installed by Bernard Kelley.

The meeting was closed by Commander Cushman and all members and guests present enjoyed a steak supper and other refreshments.

A.J. Nissen Adj.

 

 

July 27, 1982

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Gordon Tonderum at 8:10 pm.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved without alteration or correction.  Financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $1221.93.

It was decided that all items ordered for members through the National Emblem Sales catalog such as hats, shirts, ties, etc. be paid for prior to ordering.  Grave markers were ordered on the 30th of July.   Commander Tonderum to check with T.G. to see if they want the bar open on the 28th.  The Terril Booster club is to have a dance the 2nd of Oct.

Motion made by Joe Feldman to loan tables and chairs to Dick and Gail Bockman on the 7th of Aug. for come and go gathering honoring Hank Blum, seconded by Harold Schnell.  Motion carried.

42 paid members

The meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

A.J. Nissen Adj.

 

 

August 26, 1982

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:00pm with 9 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $1148.17. 

Motion made by Bernard Ehwegen to purchase pull tab cards to be sold at dances etc. in the Legion club to raise money.  Second by Joe Feldman, motion carried.

Motion by Dale Starkey to reimburse Steve Oleson for post office box rental for Legion.  Second by Bernard Ehwegen.  Carried.

It was decided to wait until this winter to have the pancake supper. 

Kenny Netcsh to have a wedding dance on Dec. 18, 1982.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

A.J. Nissen, Adj.

 

 

September 30, 1982

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 4342 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:05 pm.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $883.06.  The loan for painting and other improvements on the club has been paid.

Dates were discussed for the Feather Party and it was decided to have it on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, November 20th.  100 turkeys and a 20 lb. ham will be ordered from D.B. Cloverfarm.  Elwood Cushman will be in charge of selling tickets for the ham.

Ed Wollner made a motion to the Terril Booster club to use the popcorn popper at the dance on the 2nd of Oct., second by Joe Feldman, carried.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

A.J. Nissen, Adj.

 

 

December 16, 1982

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:30pm with 10 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Steve Oleson gave the Financial report showing a balance of $865.75.  The annual Feather Party grossed $1292.40.

Joe Feldman made a motion to let the 4H use the Legion Club for their meetings for $50.00, second by Elwood Cushman.  Motion carried.

It was decided to make up and deliver approximately 100 fruit baskets to senior citizens on Saturday the 18th. 

Motion made by Ed Wollner to purchase pourers for the bar.  Second by Chet Martin, motion carried.

John Hiles is to see about hiring a band for dance on the 29th of Jan.  Dance to run from 8:30-12:30.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum

Arnold J. Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting in Jan. 1983

 

No meeting in Feb. 1983

 

 

March 31, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:00pm with 11 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Steve Oleson gave the financial report showing a balance of $2260.63.

Duane VanKleek gave a briefing on the Veterans Affairs.

The possibility of closing the Legion Hall for 3 to 4 months during the winter was discussed.  Nothing definite at this time.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum

Arnold J. Nissen, Adj.

 

 

April 28, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:40pm with 11 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  The financial report was given by Steve Oleson and showed a balance of $2240.00.

July 15th was set as the date for the annual Iowa Chop supper with a dance to follow.  Joe Feldman made a motion to charge $5.50 for the meal and $1.50 per person for the dance.  Second by Marv Swenson.  Motion carried.

The Commander’s steak fry will be held on the last Thurs of June.

Insurance coverage for the Post was discussed and Guy Hoppe made a motion that the Post Officers transfer the insurance for better coverage and lower premium rate.  Second by Gaylin Krieger, Motion carried.

Motion made by Guy Hoppe to send 2 boys to state if possible.  Second by Gaylin Krieger.  Motion carried.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

Arnold J. Nissen, Adj.

 

 

May 26, 2983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:40pm with 10 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Steve Oleson gave the financial report showing a balance of $2214.94.

The Terril Fire Dept. requested the Legion participate in the pre-game ceremonies for the benefit ballgame with the Heavy Hitters from Channel 9.  Legion to furnish Color Guard.

New insurance coverage was discussed.  The members present agreed with the new company and coverage.

The 30th of June was selected for the Commander’s steak fry.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

Arnold J. Nissen, Adj.

 

 

 

June 30, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 7:35 pm with 23 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Steve Oleson gave the financial report which showed a balance of $ ?.

Chet Martin suggested some new games be purchased for the annual Feather Party.

Social membership in the post was discussed.

The election of officers was held.

Jim Moyer nominated Gordon Tonderum for Commander.  Second by Pete Jepsen.  No further nominations. 

Gordon Tonderum-Commander

Duane VanKleek nominated Gaylin Krieger 1st Vice.  Second by Guy Hoppe.

Gaylin Krieger-1st Vice

Jim Moyer nominated Chet Martin 2nd Vice

Pete Jepsen nominated Jeff Tiesen.  Bernard VonEhwegen made motion nominations cease, second by Pete Jepsen.

Chet Martin-2nd Vice

Steve Oleson-Finance Officer

Darwin Will-Service Officer

Ed Wollner-Chaplin

Andy Rienken-Sgt. of Arms

Dennis Jackson-Historian

Arnold Nissen-Adjutant

Officers were installed by Bernard Kelley.

Motion by Joe Feldman, second by Guy Hoppe to get the book “Terril Community Service Record, World War II”  from Sally Hoppe and check on cost of having new up to date book printed.

Meeting closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

July 28, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:00pm with 8 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Commander Tonderum gave the financial report which showed a balance of $1545.18.

Motion by Bernard VonEhwegwen to let Legion Auxiliary have fans installed in the east room ground floor.  Second by Ron Zelinsky.  Motion carried.

Motion by Ron Zelinsky to close Legion building approximately 3 months during the winter.  Tentative date for closing is mid December.  Second by Guy Hoppe.  Motion carried.

Commander Tonderum is to see about getting west basement door filled in.

Duane VanKleek is to check with Spencer Sign C. to see about new Legion sign for the front of the building.

Meeting closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

August 25, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:00pm.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  Steve Oleson gave the financial report which showed a balance of $2268.14.

Joe Feldman is to contact the contractor who painted the Legion building to see what can be done about the way it is peeling.

Chuck Lewis is to fix basement door and replace the eave trough on north end of building.

The new Legion sign will be discussed again later.

Meeting closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting was held in September 1983

 

 

October 27, 1983

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 8:40pm with 8 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  The financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $1072.77.

The north and east sides of the building have been repainted.

Chuck Lewis has blocked in the west basement door and replaced the eave trough.  He also repaired the railing on the outside stairway.

The date for the annual feather party has been set for the 19th of Nov.  Commander Tonderum is to purchase 80 turkeys and a 20 lb. ham from D&B Clover Farm.

Motion was made by Elwood Cushman to keep the Legion building open through the winter rather than closing it from Dec. 1st to Mar. 15th as voted on at the July meeting.  Second by Steve Oleson.  Motion carried.

Motion by Dennis Jackson to increase rent by $10.00 if west room is used during the winter months.  Second by Leonard Zitterich.  Motion carried.

Meeting closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

January 26, 1984

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:00pm by Commander Tonderum with 9 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.  The financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $2721.31.

Ed Wollner is to see David Nelson and Ed Hoffmier will see Dennis Dallman about joining the Legion.  This will bring us to our quota.

Duane VanKleek explained new law effective Nov. 1, 1983.  A minimum of 90 days in service for vets assistance.

Meeting closed by Commander Tonderum

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting in March.

 

 

April 3, 1984

 

The special meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum with 8 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved without alteration or correction.  The financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $2624.67.

Shane Tonderum and Kip Powell were selected to attend Boys State.  Todd Nelson was picked at 1st alternate and Dan Schurr as 2nd alternate.

A motion was made by Joe Feldman to let the school use game equipment for their Vegas Night.  Seconded by Steve Oleson.  Motion carried.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

May 24, 1984

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 9:00pm by Commander Tonderum with 7 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved with one correction.  Kip Powell declined Boys State and Todd Nelson will go in his place. 

The financial report was given by Steve Oleson showing a balance of $2603.80. 

Commander Tonderum said that $500.00 was given to the Bill Zitterich benefit.

The date for the Commander’s steak fry was set as either the 21st or 28th of June.

Motion was made by Joe Feldman to give the two boys attending Boys State each $25.00 for spending money.  Second by Lonnie Pederson.  Motion carried.

Flowers have been sent to Roy McKean.

Motion by Lyman Bailey to have flood lights installed on back of building.  Second by Steve Oleson.  Motion carried.  Arnie Nissen to see Dan Ballah about installation before Commanders steak fry.

Meeting was closed by Commander Tonderum.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

June 28, 1984

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Tonderum at 7:50pm with 21 members present.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Finance officer Oleson stated we had a balance of $1768.78.

Motion by Andy Rankin to have Arnie Nissen call Dept. Headquarters about the cost of securing new rifles, motion 2nd and carried.

Moved by Jepsen that the Post pay dues of Joe Feldman as compensation for mowing back yard.  Motion 2nd and carried.

Election of Officers was held with the following results:

Commander                                                 Gaylin Krieger                                                                                       

1st Vice Comm.                                           Bernard Ehwegen                                      

2nd Vice Comm.                                          Lonnie Pedersen

Finance Officer                                            Steve Oleson

Sgt of Arms                                                 Andy Rankin

Chaplin                                                        Ed Wollner

Service Officer                                             Darwin Will

Adjutant                                                      Lyman Bailey

New officers installed by Rankin

Todd Nelson and Shane Jepsen reported on Boys State.

Chartering bus to a ballgame in Minneapolis was discussed.  Moved by Tonderum to have L. Pederson and D. Jackson check into prices and schedule.  Motion 2nd by Cushman and carried.

Meeting declared adjourned by Commander.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

July 26, 1984

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:15pm by Commander Gaylin Kreiger with 9 members present.

Lonnie Pedersen reported that 37 have signed up for the bus trip to Minneapolis to attend a baseball game.  Of these there are 19 who have paid.  It was decided to leave Terril for the game at 6:00am on Sunday.  There will be a stop on the way home (probably at Mankato) for supper.

Steve Oleson reported that the insurance premium of $955.00 is now due.  After some discussion it was decided to pay $500.00 now and delay the balance of the insurance premium for a few months so that we can have time to put some money in the treasury.

Guy Hoppe moved that the meeting be adjourned, motion seconded and carried.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

No meeting in August 1984

 

No meeting in September 1984

 

 

October 18, 1984

 

The October meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 7:50pm by Finance Officer Steve Oleson with 11 members present.

Finance officer Oleson reported a treasury balance of $1151.01.

Oleson reported that liquor license renewal was due and he was in the process of filing for the new license.

There was considerable discussion about the loaning out of tables and chairs.  Moved by Guy Hoppe to ask for a $25.00 deposit from anyone borrowing tables or chairs and that there be a rental charge of $2.00 per table and 10 cents per chair established, upon the return of the borrowed equipment the rental charge would be deducted from the deposit and balance of the deposit returned to the borrower.  Motion 2nd by Feldman-motion carried.

It was decided to see if the Auxiliary would be willing to look after the loaning of chairs and tables.

At the present time we have:

19 tables

54 new chairs

78 old chairs.

The group decided to have the Finance Officer order Legion decals to stick on the chairs and tables.

Date for the annual Feather Party was set for Nov. 17th.

Guy Hoppe volunteered to make posters for this event.

Dennis Jackson is to line up black jack dealers.

Bernard Ehwegen will look after chuck-a-luck.

Ed Wollner will be in charge of running bingo games.

Meeting declared adjourned by the acting Commander Oleson

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

December 6, 1984

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:15 pm by Commander Kreiger with 10 members present.

Finance Officer Oleson announced that net returns from the Feather Party amounted to $1136.22 and present balance on hand is $1739.82.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Members were asked if they wished to contribute toward the benefit for fellow member Roy McKean.

Moved by Joe Feldman to contribute $125.00 to the McKean fund.  Motion 2nd by Cushman and carried.

It was agreed that the Legion would deliver fruit baskets to senior citizens again this year at Christmastime.  Commander Kreiger said there would be about 75 baskets to prepare and deliver.

It was agreed that we should gather on the morning of Dec. 22nd to assemble and deliver the baskets.

Sending boys to Boys State was discussed.  Moved by Feldman to send 2 boys to Boys State, motion 2nd – carried.

Moved by Cushman to adjourn, motion 2nd and carried.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

February 6, 1985

 

A meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held Wed. eve. Feb 6th 1985.

Meeting was called to order by 8:05pm by Commander Kreiger.  Those present were Kreiger, Steve Oleson, Hoppe, Thiessen, Feldman, Tonderum, Bailey, and Daley.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Finance Officer Oleson said bank balance was about $1250.00

Commander Kreiger presented a list of candidates from which we should select the delegates to attend Boys State.

Moved by Tonderum that delegates to Boys State be:

Mark Oleson and Mark VonEhwegen with Brent Mortensen to serve as alternate.

Motion was 2nd and carried unanimously.

Moved by Steve Oleson to forgo building rental charge to Terril 1st Responders who plan to use the building for a pancake breakfast on Feb. 17th.  Motion 2nd and carried.

Motion by Tonderum to adjourn.  Motion 2nd and carried.

Lyman A. Bailey, Adj.

 

 

February 28, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held on Thursday eve, Feb. 28th with 8 members present.

Meeting was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:10pm.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved. 

Financial report was given by Oleson showing a balance of $989.22.

A discussion was held about the possibility of remodeling the upstairs bar.  It was agreed by those present that extending the bar across the north end of the dance floor would be a great improvement.

Moved by Jim Moyer to go ahead with plans to remodel the upstairs bar.  Motion 2nd by Dan Moyer. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Tonderum to adjourn.  Motion 2nd and carried.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

No meeting in March-Adj.

 

 

April 25, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held Thursday, eve., April 25th with 7 members present.

Meeting called to order at 8:15 pm.  Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Finance Officer reported present bank balance is $941.44.

The Commander reported that the remodeling of the upstairs is now complete and the total cost came to $2497.18.

It is necessary to borrow $2400.00 from the bank to pay for this project.

Moved by Tonderum to adjourn.  Motion 2nd and carried.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

May 29, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held May 29th with 8 members present.

Meeting was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:10pm.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Finance Officer Oleson reported a balance of $754.00.

Commander Krieger read a very nice thank you note he had received from the Terril Junior Class thanking the Legion for the use of the building for their “After Prom” party.

Discussion was held on how to proceed with the Avenue of Flags project.  Decision was made to build a display cabinet in which to display the flags during the year.  They will then be taken to the cemetery where they will be flown on Memorial Day. 

It was announced that one of the elected candidates to Boys State would be unable to attend.  It was agreed that if the alternate could not go we should just send one delegate this year.

Moved by Jepsen to adjourn, motion was 2nd and carried.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

June 27, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was held Thurs. eve., June 27th with over 40 members present.

The meeting was called to order by Commander Krieger at 7:15 pm.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Mark Oleson gave a very interesting and informative report on his recent trip to Boys State at Des Moines as a delegate from Terril.

Treasurer’s report was given by Finance Officer Oleson showing a present balance of $525.37.

Commander Krieger reported that to date we have 13 or 14 flags for the Avenue of Flags.  It is estimated that $35 to $40 per flag will be needed to provide the flag display.

The following men were elected to serve as the Post Officers for the coming year:

Commander                                                 Gaylin Krieger

1st Vice                                                         Lonnie Pederson

2nd Vice                                                        Tim Matthews

Chaplin                                                         Ed Wollner

Service Officer                                              Darwin Will

Sgt. of Arms                                                 Andy Rankin,

Finance Officer                                             Jeff Thiessen

Adjutant                                                       Arnie Nissen

Bernard Kelley installed the new officers.

Motion to adjourn by Tonderum. 2nd and carried.

Following the meeting all enjoyed a steak bar-b-que.

Lyman Bailey, Adj.

 

 

July 25, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00pm with 9 members present.  The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. 

Jeff Thiesen gave the financial report which showed a balance of $1731.35.

Steve Oleson made a motion that the Legion have a chicken Bar-B-Q as a fund raiser.  Second by Guy Hoppe, carried.  Aug. 18th and 25th set as tentative dates.  Serving will be from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Advance tickets will be sold by Legionnaires.  The price was set at $3.50 per person.

Commander Krieger suggested the Legion hold a consignment sale.  The sale was discussed by members present and Pete Jepsen made a motion that the sale be held, second by Marv Swenson, carried.  Commander Krieger will see auctioneers Long & Clark for available dates.

Meeting was closed by Commander Krieger at 9:05pm.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

August 29, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00pm with 5 members present.

Use of the Legions tables and chairs was discussed.  Decals to be ordered and placed on the backs of the chairs.

We have 54 pd memberships at this time.

Commander Krieger suggested the Legion have a Valentines and New Years Eve dance.  Discussed and Steve Oleson made a motion to h old the dances as suggested.  Second by Pete Jepsen, carried.  Commander Krieger to see about a band.

Meeting was closed by Commander Krieger at 9:30pm.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

September 26, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00pm with 9 members present.  The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $629.24.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

A motion was made by Joe Feldman and second by Dennis Jackson to have an appreciation night for the Legion Auxiliary members.  Nov. 11 will be the date.

Meeting was closed by Commander Krieger

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting in October 1985

AJ Nissen Adj.

 

 

November 19, 1985,

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00 pm with 5 members present.

It was decided to have a pancake  and sausage breakfast on the 8th of Dec. from 8 to 1.  Pancakes and sausage to be served.  Prices will be $2.50 for adults and $1.00 for children under 12.

A cost sharing program was discussed.  This would include the Kiwanis, Legion Aux., JC’s and possibly the Town Betterment Committee.  Each organization would be charged $100.00 per month with any excess being divided at the end of the year.  The monthly cost for the Legion at this time is $400.00 per month.  Monthly costs include gas, electricity, sewer and garbage, insurance, liquor license, etc.

Meeting was closed by Commander Krieger

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

December 19, 1985

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00pm.  The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $1012.19.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

The distribution of fruit baskets was discussed, and it was decided by the members present not to give them this year.   Commander Krieger will have a notice put in the Shopper and on T.V.

A soup and sandwich dinner will be held on January 12th and pancakes and sausage on February 2nd.  Hours will be 10am. to 1pm.  both days.  The price will be $2.50 for adults and $1.00 for children under 12. 

The price of mixed drinks will be increased to $1.25 each.

There was no further business and the meeting was closed by Commander Krieger.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting in January 1985

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

 February 27, 1986

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Krieger at 8:00pm with 7 members present.  The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $110.65.

There will be one boy sent to Boys State this year.  Steve Oleson to talk to Roger Conway about having eligible boys write short letter telling why they would like to go.

Consignment sale date set for the 14th of June.  Letters will be sent to all members asking or items to be listed and sold.

Pancake and sausage breakfast to be held Mar. 23rd.  Free will offering with proceeds going to the Ave. of Flags.

Meeting was closed by Commander Krieger

AJ Nissen,Adj.

 

No meeting in March 1986

 

 

April 24, 1986

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Pederson at 8pm with 9 members present.  The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $647.19.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Guy Hoppe made a motion to pay Leonard Zitterich $231.30 for 16 flag poles, second by Dennis Jackson, carried.

Rich Anderson will be going to Boys State.

Jerry Nelson is the new Sgt. at Arms replacing Andy Rienken.

Dennis Jackson volunteered to see about the band and buglers for the Memorial Day services.  Will also check with the school about a bus for transportation to the cemetery. Motion by Guy Hoppe to supply flags for WW1 vets who’s family cannot afford to buy them.  Second by Stanley Nelson.  Carried.

Meeting was closed by Commander Pedersen

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

 May 15, 1986

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Pedersen at 8pm with 21 members present.  The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $1118.59.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

June 28th was set for the consignment sale. Legion to receive 20% of sales.  Steve Clark and Dick Long will be the auctioneers.

Steve Oleson made a motion to give $25.00 to Rich Anderson for Boys State.  Second by Darwin Will, Motion carried.

The rest of the meeting was spent preparing for the Memorial Day Services and Dedication of Flags for the Ave. of Flags.

Meeting was closed by Commander Pedersen.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 

June 26, 1986

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order by Commander Pederson at 8pm. with 24 members present.  There was no financial report.  Jeff Thiesen was on vacation.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Rich Anderson gave an interesting report on his trip to Boys State at Des Moines.

The election of officers for next year was held and the following were installed by Bernard Kelley.

Commander                                                 Lonnie Pederson

1st Vice                                                        Tim Matthews

2nd Vice                                                       Don Rieman

Chaplin                                                        Harold Schnell

Service Officer                                              Darwin Will

Sgt. at Arms                                                 Jerry Nelson

Finance Officer                                            Jeff Thiesen

Adjutant                                                      Arnold Nissen

The meeting was closed by Commander Pedersen and all present enjoyed the annual steak fry.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

No meeting in July

 

 

August 28, 1986

 

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:30 pm by Vice Commander Matthews with 6 members present.

The financial report was given by Jeff Thiesen showing a balance of $811.41.

Steve Oleson suggested the Legion have a chili and sandwich supper before harvesting begins.  It was decided it should be held prior to the football game on the 12 of September from 5 to 7.  Prices will be $2.50 and $1.50 for children under 12.

Marilyn Moyer would like to give the Legion a memorial for Dan.  T. Matthews to talk to her to see what she would like to give.  New rifles were mentioned.

Meeting was closed by Vice  Commander Matthews.

AJ Nissen, Adj.

 

 October 30, 1986

The regular meeting of Walsh Post 432 was called to order at 8:00 pm by Commander Pederson with 5 members present.

 

 

January 22, 1987

Meeting called to order of Walsh Post 432.  There were seven members present. Minutes were read and approved.

Treasurer reported balance of $1756.81 with all bills paid.

Feather party took in $2700.00.

Insurance pd until May.

Discussion on rifles. $448 for loans.  Mrs. Dan Moyer donated 136 for rifles in memory of Dan.

Discussion on Boys State.  Selection to be made.

Super bowl party  Sun. Jan 25.

Meeting closed

 

 

February 26, 1987

 

Big meeting of Walsh Post 432 called to order.

______members present.

Treasurers Report-

 

 

March 26, 1987

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post 432

Discussion on engraving Dan Moyer’s name

Boys State     Jeff Holmberg

                       Jamie Anderson

Flag Poles  April 4 or 11th

Need Help.

 

 

May 28, 1987

 

Big meeting, meeting opened, 8 present

Minutes read and approved

Treasurers Report  $1607.11,  All bills paid except Insurance

Decided to have fund raiser June 27, charge $5 a head.  Bingo-pd out cash

Meeting adj.

 

 

June 25, 1987

 

Regular meeting opened, 6 members present.

Minutes read and approved.

Treasurers report, $2027.83

Decision on roof tabled after fund raiser.

Discussion on fund raiser-help needed to set up at 1 on Sat. afternoon, 5-7 for dinner.

Meeting adjourned

 

 

July(?)

 

Meeting opened

Financial report:   $2214.37    in checking

                              $2294.37    Avenue of Flags

 

Election of officers:

Vice moves up

Commander                         Tim Mathews

1st Vice                                 Don Rieman

2nd Vice                                Elwin Clark

Chaplin                                 Harold Schnell

Service Officer                       Darwin Wills

Sgt. of Arms                          Jerry Nelson

Finance Officer                     Jeff Thiesen

Adjutant                               Lonnie Pedersen

 

Discussion on roof:  Hahn roof $6500, ten year warranty.  Motion  by Stanley Nelson, second by Cleo Hopkins, carried.

Raffle of TV cost $360, 19 in. remote control

Chili Feed Oct 9, drawing for TV that night.

 

Ties                               $ 4.95

Caps                             $16.25

Past Com Ins.                 $1.25

Bartenders for Don Moyer wedding

Dance Aug 22.

 

 

August 27, 1987

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was called to order by Commander Tim Matthews at 8:00pm with 3 members present.

Financial report showed a balance of $3l51.48.  The roof was discussed.  Jeff Thiesen will pay Hahn Roofing Co. $6500.00 this week.  The ten year warranty was received and is on file in the Legion building.  A note for $6500.00 was signed at The State Bank at 8% by Lonnie Pedersen, Tim Matthews and Jeff Thiesen.

A chili supper for October 9, 1987 was discussed and planned for then with a possible raffle.

Meeting adjourned at 9:00pm.

Lonnie Pedersen, Adj.

 

 

October 29, 1987

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 called to order at 8:00pm by Commander Matthews.  The raffle tickets raised about $3700.00. 

Robert Browning from Superior won the 19” TV and Kris Larsen of Terril won the ¼ beef.

Financial report showed $1955.59 in the checking account as of 9/30/87.

Boys State was discussed, Tim will contact Roger Conway to see if there is any interest.

Plans for the Feather Party were discussed, Tim will take care of everything.  Duane Von Ehwegen will order 76 turkeys and a 20 lb. ham.  Lonnie will take care of advertising.  Nov. 21 is the date of the Feather Party.

 

 

August 25, 1988

 

Walsh Post #432

Regular meeting called to order at 8:00pm by Commander Mathews.

Financial Report:

Checking Account                                       $1116.37

C.D. Avenue of Flags                                   $2000.00

Flag Checking Acct.                                      $121.00

 

We owe at this time:

$588.00  on Insurance

$1834.00 on the roof note

 

Upcoming events were:

Sept. 10                                 Tom Matthews dance

Nov. 11                                  Steve Reno dance

Nov. 19                                  Feather Party

 

Election of Officers were held and results as follow:

Commander                         Tim Mathews

1st Vice                                Elwin Clark

2nd Vice                               Jerry Nelson

Chaplin                                Harold Schnell

Service Officer                     Darwin Will

Sgt. of Arms                         Dennis Jackson

Finance Officer                     Jeff Thiesen

Adjutant                               Lonnie

 

Bernard Kelley swore in the officers.

Steak dinner was enjoyed by all members present.

Lonnie A. Pedersen, Adj.

 

 

July 27, 1989

 

Annual Commanders Steak Fry

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was called to order at 8:00 pm.  It was time for annual elections of officers, results are as follows:

Commander                        Marvin Swenson

1st Vice                                Jerry Nelson

2nd Vice                              Roy Miller

Chaplin                               Harold Schnell

Service Officer                     Darwin Will

Sgt. at Arms                         Dennis Jackson

Finance Officer                    Tim Matthews

Adjutant                              Lonnie Pedersen

 

Steak dinner was enjoyed by all members present.

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 pm.

Lonnie Pedersen, Adj.

 

 

August 31, 1989

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 called to order at 8:00 pm by Commander Marv Swenson.  Minutes of last meeting were read and approved. 

Financial report as of Aug. 10 showed a balance of $950.17 in checking account.  Motion by Joe Feldman, second by Robert Wagner to hold a pancake and sausage breakfast the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Feather Party will be Nov. 18.

It was decided to raffle a John Deere snow blower at our annual Feather Party.  Marv can get a snow blower from Ferguson Landscape at their cost. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:40 pm.

Lonnie A. Pedersen, Adj.

 

 

September 28, 1989

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was called to order at 8:00 pm by Commander Swenson.  4 members present.  No financial report available because finance officer was not present.  Marv took a list of members whose dues are due and will try to collect some.  Pancake breakfast was planned for Oct. 8.

Lonnie A Pedersen, Adj.

 

 

October 26, 1989

 

Regular meeting of Walsh Post #432 was called to order at 8:12 pm by Commander Swenson.  9 members present.

Pancake breakfast will be Nov. 12, with $500.00 matching funds from A.A.L. branch #599.  Proceeds are to pay off the roof note at The State Bank estimated at $861.00 Tim Matthews reported he paid $411.00 to Powell.

Satellite for 50 poles to make 25 sets of flag poles.  A John Deere snow blower cost $320.00 was received from Ferguson Landscape.  Lonnie will get a Walkman for a door prize at the pancake breakfast.  80 turkeys have been ordered from Duane VonEhwegen.

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 pm.

Lonnie a. Pedersen, Adj.