Jersey Shore American Legion Riders Post 36, PA.

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MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS
Meeting Date: February 23, 2021
A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on February 23, 2021. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 6 officers and 8 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1st Carl - 2nd Gary

Treasurer’s Report:
Report read and approved, motion to accept report as read, 1st Larry - 2nd Steve W

Outstanding Bills against the Chapter:
1. Nadine for purchase of Bingo cards and daubers and the
Pampered Chef prizes totaling $590.02. Motion to pay 1st Steve - 2nd Wayne
 2. Ye Old Print
Shop for the printing of bingo tickets for a total of $66.00 plus they charged tax that we will try
to get taken off which made the total 69.96. Motion to pay, 1st Larry - 2nd Wayne

Guests:
Mike Koons from Post 268. He goes to Williamsport Community Workshop, which is a
woodshop that is open 7 days a week. There is a WWII veteran who goes there who will be
turning 100 in May. He was in the Army Air Corps from 1942-1945. They would like a helping
hand with lunch for approx. 200 people. It is located on the corner of Memorial and Rose Streets
in Williamsport. The celebration will be from 10-1 and we should be there around 9am to help
cook and bring a side dish. Post 268 will provide burgers and the hotdogs are being donated.
Motion made to provide a cake with Little Pedro B17 1st Larry - 2nd Della
They will get back to
us on the side dishes to see if they need help with any.
Membership Report:
Sue is not renewing her rider membership for this year. Nadine and
Cherrish will take over the member position. Membership is 49 members.
Old Business:
The summit meeting was cancelled. There will be no summit calendar this year.
Last year Christmas in July was monetary donations only and the money was given to the
residence. We will discuss what we are going to do this year as the SAL comes up with their
ideas.
Larry had mentioned a possible ride for the Gold Star Memorial. The dedication is scheduled to
be the last Sunday in September. He suggested we make a ride of it and make a donation during
the ride.
As discussed previously, the computer is outdated and needs to be replaced. Nadine looked at
prices and the average for a decent computer was around $500. Motion to allow $500 for the
purchase of a new computer for the Riders 1st Steve W - 2nd Della

Committee Reports
Fundraising:
Nothing new for today.

Activities:
Bingo is our next event.
Scholarship:
Wes has set up will S. Williamsport guidance counselor, working on Jersey Shore,
left message with no response to Keystone Central.

Merchandise:
T-shirts, still to be discussed.

Public Relations:
None

Fun Rides:
Watch for possible rides on our Facebook page

New Business:
The Bingo fundraiser is our next event, March 21. All tickets have been sold. We
need at least 2 people to take tickets at the door, hand out the Bingo card packs, and sell extra
packs and daubers. We need at least another 2 people to sell Chinese auction tickets, Special
raffle tickets, 50/50 tickets, and gun raffle tickets. The food will be a roaster pan of hot dogs
which will be 3 boxes of 40 dogs, Jeff will do chili, Steve & Nadine will do 6lb sloppy joes,
Della will also make some, Della will get buns, Joan will donate cookies. Other items will be
mac-n-cheese, sauerkraut, and nachos. Bill volunteered to operate the Bingo game on the
computer. We will need a few people to sell rip tickets and verify Bingos.
June 18 until 26 or 27 Larry is planning a ride to Skyline Drive, Tail of the Dragon, and
Blueridge. Larry will give more details at future dates.
Soldiers of Law ride is April 24 with registration from 9-11. It will start at the State Police
academy. Registration is due by April 9, Larry will bring forms to the next meeting
June 6 there is a ride of 7 Legions that will end at Morganville Legion. Donation is gift baskets;
we will bring 3 baskets and support Hughesville Legion.
We received a letter asking for sponsorship in the Legion golf tournament. It is $25 and will be
displayed for the weekend of the tournament. Motion to sponsor 1st Larry - 2nd Wayne

Veteran in Need:
Lenny Carson lost his wife in December. He has an outstanding lifeflight bill of
$250 after insurance paid. Motion to pay it for him 1st Larry - 2nd Wes

Communications:
Blue Star Mothers of America sent a thank you for the wreath support.
Bouldercrest sent a thank you for the donation of $250.

For the Good of the Order:
SSG Brandon Nesh lost his battle with his demons. Please keep him
in your thoughts.
The golf trophy was finally delivered.
Election of officers- Nominations will be made at the meetings in April and May with election in
June
Motion was made to adjourn the meeting Steve, 2nd Gary at 8:15

Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
Next Meeting:
March 18, 2020 @ 7pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36







                                                                                      
MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS
Meeting Date: January 21, 2021
A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on January 21, 2021. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 5 officers and 12 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1st Rose - 2nd Steve S
.
Treasurer’s Report:
Checking account read and approved, motion to accept report as read, 
1st - Gary - 2nd Steve F

. Savings account read and approved, motion to accept 1st Willi - 2nd Steve W

Outstanding Bills against the Chapter:
None

Guests:
None

Membership Report:
New member application: Laurie Fidler. Membership is 49 members.

Old Business:
There was no meeting in December due to COVID shutdown.
Larry had mentioned having a third ride but is not present to discuss, tabled until next meeting.
Steve Smeltzer- the trophy still has not been delivered because that VFW has been closed. Mike
will take it and deliver when they open, it is the Liberty VFW.

Committee Reports

Fundraising:
Gun raffle tickets are behind the bar. There has been $416.00 turned in so far.
The Toys For Tots raffle made $394 for us to donate to them.
Steve F. is working on donations for the Golf tournament. Nadine will check with Bill’s Happy
Camper this summer for a possible donation from them. Tom Hinneman donated three handmade
cutting boards for golf tournament prizes. Small towels were discussed. There are left over door
prizes from last year to be used also.

Activities:
Bingo is our next event. In preparation, we are hosting a Pampered Chef party going
on right now until Jan 24. The host products at the end of the party will all go to Bingo prizes.
Nadine will look into where to have the Bingo this year. It was at the Red Eye Center last year
and a suggestion was made to check Bald Birds Brewing as another possibility.

Scholarship:
None

Merchandise:
T-shirt: Glen is not present. He and Wes will have information for next meeting.

Public Relations:
None

Fun Rides:
Watch for possible rides on our Facebook page

New Business:
Vicky Hancock is willing to give a tour of the new property line at their new
Woolrich location. Anyone who wants to see it can meet her Saturday, January 23, at 0900 at the
Woolrich Store.

Dates for upcoming rides are Fallen Soldier Ride May 16 and Heroes and Horses August 22
.
The computer used for the Riders purposes is outdated. Rose made a motion to replace the
computer, 2nd Willi
 HP was discussed as a brand to look at. Nadine will get prices for the next
meeting.

Veteran in Need:
Bart brought up that Cathy Brooks is in need at the November meeting. He was
not at this meeting, so this will be tabled until he gets us more information.

Communications:
The Gold Star Family Memorial Monument sent us a thank you card for the
donation. Boulder Crest sent a Christmas card along with a donation envelope. Motion made to
donate $250 1st - Mike  2nd Gary

For the Good of the Order:
Election of officers- Nominations will be made at the meetings in
April and May with election in June
Motion was made to adjourn the meeting Rose, 2nd - Gary 7:52pm

Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
Next Meeting:
February 18, 2020 @ 7pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36 

 

                                                         Minutes of the American Legion Riders
                                                         November 19, 2020

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on November 19, 2020. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 6 officers and 7 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1st - Rose, Steve 2nd

Special meeting held October 30, 2020 read and approved 1st - Larry, 2nd - Steve F
Treasurer’s Report:
Read and approved. Motion to accept 1st - 2nd - Larry
 Check from Toby
Welker for $150.00 for raffle tickets was sent to ALR but printer says bill was paid. Rose and
Cherrish will check with printer to see if Toby paid twice.
Outstanding Bills against the Chapter:
Sue Lazorka for $559.55 for patches. Motion made to pay
1st - Rose, 2nd - Larry
Guests:
Vicky Hancock from Heroes and Horses. Vicky donated Heroes and Horses patches to
Post 36 Legion Riders. The point of contact for the program is Eric Moon at (570)279-7769. We
have an open invitation to come to H&H anytime, whether it is with problems or just to hang out.
They have a new support team and mentor program. H&H is partnering with Don Coke to do
trail rides. H&H now own their forever home, they have signed the deed.
Second guest is Denny Norman with Bart and Connie Howard. Dennis is a marine vet. He
brought in a flyer on Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. It is 15 feet long and 7 feet high
made of solid granite. Connie and Bart spoke about new beer “Fallen” names of fallen soldiers
on cans. Abe Howard and Mike Koch are going to be on the next batch. The beer is an “IPA” and
$1 of each 4 pack goes to the memorial. There are only 2 other memorial in the state, Valley
Forge and 1 other (Washington Crossing in Newtown, PA). The new memorial is going in to
Veterans Park in Williamsport. The approximate total cost is $75,000. The goal is to unveil the
last sunder in September. September 26, 2021.
Membership Report:
Membership is 48 members.
Old Business:
The Lycoming County Veterans parade went well. November 14th

1,578 flags were
removed from the cemetery. Thank you to all who helped, even Larry who was hung-over.
Committee Reports
Fundraising:
Gun raffle tickets are behind the bar. There has been $188.00 turned in so far.
Golf- Mike already has some donations. The date is going to be August 14, 2021, which is a
Saturday.
Activities:none
Scholarship:none
Merchandise:none

 After the meeting it was remembered about the T-shirts. Wes will contact
Keystone Advertising and will confirm the last order of shirts for sizes and quantity. The shirts
will be black with no pocket. Once Wes confirms the last order, Jeff will do a text chain meeting
of officers to determine quantity to be ordered. Probably no small and some larger (2X & 3X)
sizes. Limited larger sizes. (Members present for the last part were Jeff, Glenn, Larry, Wes, Steve
F., Cherrish, Rose, Wayne, Della, & Bart)
Public Relations:none
Fun Rides:
Saturday November 21 @1300 hrs., Larry will lead. Destination to be determined.
New Business:
Larry proposed 3rd run for summer 2021 with the proceeds to go to the Gold Star
Memorial Monument. This will be discussed further at the December meeting.
Motion made to donate $2,000 to the Gold Star Memorial Monument, 1st Rose
2nd - Larry

The Legion kids Christmas party is still on. Cherrish will write the check for $500.
The Riders after Christmas party will be discussed more at the December meeting.
Veteran in Need:
Bart brought up that Cathy Brooks is in need. He will get more info for the next
meeting.
Communications:
Avis American Legion is doing a secret Santa, see letter for more details.
Motion made to donate $500 1st Willi, 2nd - Wayne

Bingo will be discussed more at next meeting. Information was given about the Pampered Chef
party, pre-orders accepted and party is scheduled to be Jan 1-31, 2021. More information will be
given at next meeting.
For the Good of the Order:
Golf trophy cannot be delivered due to winning post closed to
COVID. Steve S. will keep on top of delivery.
Motion was made to adjourn the meeting Rose, 2nd - Gary at 8:20

Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
Next Meeting:
December 17, 2020 @ 7pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36









MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS
Meeting Date: September 17, 2020
A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on September 17, 2020. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 6 officers and 11 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and Approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1st - Rose, 2nd - Steve w.

Special meeting August 27 report read and approved 1st - Fungi, 2nd - Steve F.

Special Meeting September 3 read and approved 1st - Steve W, 2nd - Rose

Treasurer’s Report:
Report read, the Kohl’s check was voided so Cherrish paid for the card
herself. Motion made to pay Cherrish 1st - Rose, 2nd - Della
 Motion to approve report 1st - Fungi, 2nd -  Rose

Outstanding Bills against the Chapter: None

Guests: None

Membership Report: Membership 48 members

Old Business:
The Lycoming County Veterans parade will be Nov 7. It is requested that no more
than 15 people attend from our group. We are not allowed to pass out candy nor anything else.
There will be no review stand, ribbons or prizes this year and no memorial service after the
parade. You must wear a mask if you cannot social distance. We need to know who all will be
going, to be determined at October meeting. We will meet at McCall middle school at 9:30am.
Those going will meet in Jersey Shore at 8:30am with the parade starting at 10. Further
discussion at October meeting.
The thank-you card was sent to the Axillary for the donation for the Fallen Soldier Ride.
The gift card made it to the family with great appreciation, Fungi notified the school of the help
needed for the daughter.
Bob loves his new chair.
New Business:
The owner of the Oval Country Store (Rich) donated $100 to the H&H and $50
to the Golf fundraiser. The Lycoming County Veterans Parade will be in Montoursville on
November 7. We will discuss this at the next two meetings.
Committee Reports
Fundraising:
Last year we spent $1500 on the gun raffle. This year we decided on the popular
rifle of the year, an AR, and a handgun. Steve F. will talk to Mike and see what the prices would
be. Fungi motioned to allow $2,000. Steve will work on getting the best deal possible and try to
stay under that amount. We will again purchase 2000 tickets. DL will talk to Tobi Welker about
sponsoring the tickets. The drawing will be at the Fallen Soldier Ride. We are looking at dates
for the Golf next year, possibly a Saturday at the beginning to middle of August, and a Sunday
later in August for the Heroes and Horses ride.
Activities:
For the Christmas dinner we are looking at possibly the Saturday after New Year’s.
We will discuss further at future meeting.
Scholarship:
None
Merchandise:
The t-shirts will be tabled until next meeting. We have two names of possible
sources to look into: Tony Kopp of Keystone Advertising at 800-380-3213 or 570-546-3215 and
Josh Porter at 570-484-1094.
Public Relations:
None
Fun Rides:
There will be a ride Saturday September 19 going to Maryland leaving at 9am from
the Sheetz on Maynard St. Plan for 13 hours. Then Sunday, September 20 ride to Morris for
drinks and Cedar Run for ice cream along with some other stops.
October 10 Tobi’s daughter, Abby, would like a birthday party support for a little boy who loves
motorcycles. We will sing happy birthday and rev our motors, meet at the Legion at 4:30pm then
end at the DQ in Avis.
Veteran in Need:
Veteran, Sandra Watkins, passed away two years ago She served from October
1964 until April 1966. Her husband, also a veteran, passed away many years ago. They had no
children and her brother is attempting to bury their remains. She had no life insurance and her
brother paid $3655 of his own money for the cremation services. The total bill was $1398, and he
has acquired all but $448. Motion made to pay the remainder of the bill 1st - Steve F, 2nd - Steve W
The money will be paid to the Jersey Shore Cemetery.

Communications:
None

For the Good of the Order:
None

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting Gary, 2nd - Willi at 7:55 PM

Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
October 17. Coal Motor Crue C-M/C – Chicken BBQ from 10:30 AM until sold out- Coal Motor Crue, 177 Whitey’s Road, Paxinos, PA
Next Meeting:
November 19, 2020 @ 7pm. Meeting adjourned at 7:55pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36
at 6pm with 10 members and 7 officers in attendance.
A recap of the Special Meeting last week, the chair we were going to purchase was no longer
available. The officers made a decision to get one from Beiter’s and have it delivered on his
birthday tomorrow. Don’t forget about breakfast to celebrate his birthday tomorrow at the Shore
Diner at 7am.
Paul Manning is looking for clothing appropriate for this time of year as well as school supplies.
Fungi stated that the school will provide supplies to children who need them and he will get the
message to the school so they can help her with that. A motion was made to purchase a Kohl’s
gift card by Steve Fisher in the amount of $500, 2
nd
by Larry Fungi. Cherrish will purchase the
card tomorrow and Steve and Rose will deliver it Saturday since they will be in there area where
he lives.
A reminder was made by Fungi about the 9/11 fun ride. We will be doing the reverse route of the
normal 9/11 ride as our own group. Meet at the legion for KSU at 5:30
Hughesville funeral home would like an escort for a service member tomorrow. Willi will depart
the JS Legion at 11:30am for anyone who would like to go with him.
Meeting adjourned at 6:51pm.
Respectfully,
Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore Legion Riders Chapter 36

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS
Meeting Date: August 20, 2020
A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on July 16, 2020. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 7 officers and 14 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and Approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1
st
-Bill Engle, 2
nd
- Gary
Galbraith.
Treasurer’s Report:
Report read and approved 1
st
Rose, 2
nd
-Fungi.
Outstanding Bills against the Chapter:
None
Guests:
Vickie VanOrder is looking for assistance for Paige Hill who is the granddaughter of
Wilson Spots. Vicki is going to college and is seeking some money to help her with the cost.
After discussion, Lisa motioned to give $1,000 which was 2
nd
by Steve. Motion carried and
donation was made. Vicki Hancock was also present. She got the approval to have the horses
lead the ride out Seminary St to Main St, then left on Main St as far as Sweitzers where they will
exit the road and the ride will go from there. Heroes and Horses will provide sides and dessert.
We will have burgers and dogs. Steve Willits will do the cooking on his event grill.
Membership Report:
We have one person apply for membership this month: Gerald Bates. He is
a member of Lock Haven SAL. Lisa motioned to accept him as a new member, 2
nd
by Willi.
Membership is now at 48 members.
Old Business
The parade that was to be July 23 was cancelled. The Heroes and Horses ride will
be this weekend meeting at the Legion at 8:30 am for set up with registration set for 9:30 to
11:30. The route will be to leave the legion to 220, then 64 to 144 to Pleasant Gap Legion, then
144 to 45 to 455 to 192 to 880 Middle Rd to 44S to 654 to Nippenose Tavern then back to JS
Legion. Millheim Legion is closed so that will not be a stop. Participants will have to make an
extra roll at another stop. The auxiliary will be selling breakfast that morning. After ride meal
will be around 3:30. We will have 3 boxes each of dogs and burgers. Della will get the buns.
The raffle winners from fallen soldier ride were: 1
st
David Huffman, 2
nd
Gary Galbraith, 3
rd
Bill
Neimond.
Golf tournament will be Aug31. We currently have 16 teams, 30 hole sponsors, and a Henry 20
gauge for the raffle. People helping will be Gary, Steve F., Willi, Wes, Della, Jeff, Cherrish, and
Rose. They will be at Heywoods at 7:30am.
New Business:
The owner of the Oval Country Store (Rich) donated $100 to the H&H and $50
to the Golf fundraiser. The Lycoming County Veterans Parade will be in Montoursville on
November 7. We will discuss this at the next two meetings. On 9/11, we will have our own ride,
probably do the ride as a backwards route. The veteran we were going to donate a chair to in
June, Marlin Brown, is no longer in need of chair as of the time we were looking into purchasing
it. He is now declining and has been placed into a home.
.
Committee Reports
Fundraising:
The Fallen Soldier raffle went well. We would like to get started on the raffle for
next year in October allowing us more time to sell tickets. We will discuss this at the September
meeting to have tickets printed and ready in October.
Activities and Fun Rides:
Fungi will prepare a ride on 9/11 to depart the Legion at 5:30pm.
Scholarship:
None
Merchandise:
Lisa will be doing an order for t-shirts with long sleeve being requested.
Public Relations:
None
Communications:
None
For the Good of the Order:
None
Motion was made to adjourn the meeting Gary, 2
nd
Lisa.
Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
September 12, Horsepower HOG chapter 1423 17
th
Annual Toys for Kids Run. Reg 9am-11am Horsepower Harley,
Williamsport, Fee: $15/bike, $5/passenger. Meal provided.
September 13, Alternative MC 12
th
Annual benefit ride. Reg 9am-11am. Memorial Park 1714 W 4
th
Street,
Williamsport. Fee: $15/rider, $10/passenger, $10/meal only.
Next Meeting:
September 17, 2020 @ 7pm. Meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS
Meeting Date: July 16, 2020
A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36,
Jersey Shore, PA on July 16, 2020. The meeting convened at 7:00pm with the Pledge of
Allegiance and roll call of officers, with 6 officers and 25 members in attendance.
Secretary’s Report:
Read and Approved. Motion to accept report as read, 1
st
-Bill Engle, 2
nd
-
Shawn Norman.
Treasurer’s Report:
Checking read and approved 1
st
Gary Galbraith, 2
nd
-Steve Fisher. Savings
report read and approved 1
st
-Willi Swinehart, 2
nd
-Steve Fisher.
Outstanding Bills against the Chapter:
None
Guests:
Thelma Hunter from Veteran’s Multi-Service Center in Lock Haven. She discussed their
mission to assist homeless veterans in helping them to find housing and assisting in basic
furniture for them. This is a resource who may be in touch with us when needed. Second guest
was Vicki Hancock from Heroes and Horses and guest who talked about their program and how
it helps veterans. Also present were two potential new members, Jeremy and Jamie Evans.
Membership Report:
Membership stands at 47 members.
Old Business
The parade will be July 23 with a new route from the regular being in place. We
will meet at the legion between 3-3:30 to prepare and line up at 5:15 on Bastress Street to go
down Locust to Thompkins St to the field. Glenn will have his trike on the trailer along with
Jeff’s and Shawn’s bikes. We will be using Neil’s truck and Jeff’s trailer.
The Fallen Soldier ride will be July 26 going from Jersey Shore Legion to Muncy Legion. They
will be providing us with baked beans and another surprise side dish. We will pay for their
expenses. Bill Engle is trying to throw the entertainment together since the other two options
backed out. A grill will be provided. Della will be getting the buns.
New Business:
Joe Bailey has stepped down from the position of Chaplain. Steve Smeltzer will
assume the Chaplain position.
Heroes and Horses have 30 veterans registered who they are helping. They are in the process of
moving to a new location in September or October. The ride for the benefit or Heroes and Horses
will be August 23, 2020. The route will be to leave the legion making our way to 64 to Center
Hall Legion, then 144 to 45 to Millheim Legion, then 455 to 192 to Rebersburg to Rauchtown to
Nippenose Tavern then back to JS Legion. Vicki would like to have the horses lead the ride and
will work on necessary arrangements to see if she can do that. There will be a Chinese Auction,
raffle, sides, and dessert.
The Golf Tournament will be August 31. We have 11 teams signed up and would like a couple
more. We have some prizes and still getting more. So far there are 25 hole sponsors where we are
looking to get 36.
Committee Reports
Fundraising:
We have 26 books of gun tickets remaining to sell. An option was mentioned to
raffle off 5 books the day of the Fallen Soldier Ride.
Activities and Fun Rides:
Sunday will be a fun ride/pre-ride for the Fallen Soldier Ride.
Scholarship:
None
Merchandise:
None
Public Relations:
None
Communications:
None
For the Good of the Order:
None
Motion to adjourn the meeting Gary, 2
nd
Shawn.
Don’t forget: Please attend your associated meetings!!
Upcoming Rides and Events:
Next Meeting:
August 20, 2020 @ 7pm. Meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.
Respectfully, Nadine Willits, Secretary, Jersey Shore ALR Chapter 36

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting  , July 18, 2019

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, on July 18, 2019 y. The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 7 officers and 11 members in attendance

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from June 20, 2019 was read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Joe, 2nd Larry; motion passed unanimously.

 

Guest Presentation: Presentation was made regarding the Heroes and Horses Charity Ride.  H/H staff will man the stops.  Stops are Cross Roads, Wagon Wheel, Mt Top, JSAL. 

ALR will provide hot dogs and burgers.  H/H staff will provide side dishes.  Registration will begin at 0930-1130.  Unstructured ride. 

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read 1st  Gary, 2nd Steve, passed unanimously.   

Outstanding Bills – Wreaths $134.00 and Della for candy and decorations $55.79

Motion to pay bills 1st Terry 2nd Rose.  Passed Unanimously. 

 

Membership Report:    57 members. 

 

Old Business:  Heroes and Horses Ride Meat=Jeff, Buns=Della

Golf Trophy was delivered to State College AL. 

Christmas in July to be accomplished July 28, 2019.  Meet at JSAL 0800.  Stop at Holidaysburg AL for lunch.  August 13, 2019 will be swearing in of officers.

 

Comities: Fund Raising-first presentation of raffling off a smoker, meat and cash.  Terry will provide prices next meeting. 

 

Activities: Heroes and Horses Ride on the radio over the next couple weeks. 

 

Public Relations: Nothing

 

 

New Business: SVBT would like to do another benefit ride for Caleb, October 19, 2019.   Asked us to take responsibility for the ride again.  Motion to help out with benefit 1st Terry, 2nd Larry.  Passed.

Motion to donate $250.00 to Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and First Responders. 1st Terry 2nd Steve.  Passed. 

New Flag stand for float, Monkey Boy and Wes will take care of that.

 

Special Meeting was held July 28, 2019 to vote on  $2000.00 Loan for Charlie Kline, for the final cost of getting his bathroom handicap accessible.  Passed,

 

                                      

                                      

Correspondence:  Letter from Rebecca Loner of JS.  Husband is a Veteran with cancer.  Home is in need of repair.  Suggestion the family start with the Veterans Administration.  Tabled until next month to receive more info. 

 

Good of the Order: J.S. Custom July 27, 2019

VFW ride July 20, 2019

SVBT Breakfast July 20, 2019

Hughesville ALR PA Wounded Warrior Ride, motion to donate $500.00 1st  Terry, 2nd Gary.  Motion passed

 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Larry, 2nd Monkey Boy.  Unanimously passed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting Date, June 20, 2019

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, on June 20, 2019. The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 6 officers and 10 members in attendance

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from May 16, 2019 was read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Rose, 2nd Larry; motion passed unanimously.

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read 1st  Gary, 2nd Steve, passed unanimously.   

Outstanding Bills – Della $41.86, Addies $21.20,Mike Duda (Putter) $53.00.  Motion to pay bills 1st Gary, 2nd Rose Pass unanimously.    

 

Membership Report:    56 members. 

 

Old Business:  1468 gun raffle tickets sold. Winners were Terry Wool Gary Muckin Bob Brungard. The Fallen Soldier Ride was a success $3629.93. 

Stars are needed for next years Fallen Soldier Ride. 

Heroes and Horses Ride now scheduled for August 18, 2019.  

Shanksville Ride June 29, 2019 meet at Post 36 at 0830.

 

Comities: Nothing

 

Activities: Nothing

 

Public Relations: Heroes and Horses/Vicki Hancock to be interviewed by The BEAR.

 

 

New Business: Town Meeting, Need new decorations. 

Checking on the Camel Parade.

Christmas in July Altoona at 1030, July 28, 2019.  Motion to to donate $500.00 to Christmas in July, Motion passed. 

Rider of the Year, Motion 1st Joe, 2nd Bill to nominate Nadine  Motion passed. 

Mike will write up Consolidated Chapter Report and Rider of the Year.

 

Special Meeting was held to vote on Lift Chair for James Johnson.  Passed, chair was purchased and delivered.

 

Nominations:  No one ran opposed so the vote was cast by the secretary.

Officers are:                   President Jeff Engel

                                       Vice President Glen Royer

                                       Treasurer Jodi Duda

                                       Secretary Mike Duda

                                       Sgt at Arms Wes McCracken

                                       Road Captain Terry Harrow

                                       Chaplain Joe Bailey

                                      

Correspondence:  JS Lions Club – Thank you

 

Good of the Order: Nothing

 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Rose, 2nd Terry.  Unanimously passed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting Date, May 16, 2019

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, on May 16, 2019. The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 7 officers and 20 members in attendance

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from April 18, 2019 was read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Nadine, 2nd Gary; motion passed unanimously.

 

Presentation:  Heroes and Horses Video was shown.  Information regarding the video and the program was provided by Vicky Hancock following the video.  Heroes and Horses has 28 clients and functions totally on donations. 

The June 8, 2019 Heroes and Horses Ride was discussed:  Terry has the route planned, Bill has PR through 92.1 radio station. 

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read 1st  Rose, 2nd Larry, passed unanimously.   There were no outstanding bills. 

 

Membership Report:    56 members. 

 

Old Business:  Fallen Soldier Ride: May 19, 2019, registration begins at 0900 – 1130 hrs.  $10 for dinner only, $10 for riders.  Meal Pulled pork 3 sides and rolls.  Post 36 to provide hot dogs and hamburgers. 

Route will be Valley Inn to Loyalsock Hotel to Hughesville Legion to Muncy Legion.  Safety concerns are listed on the directions. 

Motion to pay Joan $250.00. 1st Steve 2nd Monkey Boy.

No new information on the Purple Heart Ride.

Four Corners Ride-read flyer.  Post 36 ALR donated $500.

Golf- registration at 0800 People needed 3 for registration, 2 for putting contest, 2 for Tee Box purchase and 4 to put out signs. 

 

Comities: Gun raffle ticket sales $1556.00.

 

Activities: Scholarship Assignments : Jersey Shore,6-2-19 1700 Wes & Monkey Boy

Central Mountain 5-29-19 1800 Wes & Glen, South Williamsport 5-29-19 1830 Jeff & Jodi.

Fun Ride to Shanksville was discussed.

Merchandise to be sold May 19, 2019.

 

 

New Business: Christmas in July will be July 28, 2019. Motion to donate $500 1st terry 2nd Steve.  Passed.  Norbert Krause.

Hughesville Legion ride May 18, 2019.

 

Nominations:                Sergeant at Arms  Wes by Monkey Boy

                                        Road Capt. Terry by Glen

                                       Treasurer Jodi by Wes

                                       Secretary  Mike by Nadine

                                       Vice President  Glen By Terry

                                       President Jeff by Joe

                 

 

Correspondence:  None

 

Good of the Order: Nomination of officers June Vote

May 25 place flags at cemetery 0900

Wahoo Dr. Memorial Dedication 1100

May 26 Red Knight to Rolling Thunder Meet at Sheetz Maynard St.

 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Terry, 2nd Larry.  Unanimously passed. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting Date: January 17, 2019

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, on January 17, 2019.  The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 7 officers and 22 members in attendance

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from December 20, 2018, was read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Joe, 2nd Larry; motion passed unanimously.

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  There was an outstanding bill for the Donnie Thompson patches from PAMP for $397.50  Motion to accept report as read 1st Alan 2nd Terry, passed unanimously. Motion to  pay the outstanding bills: 1st Wes, 2nd Alan; motion passes unanimously.

 

Membership Report:  No Membership Report.  Previous 66 members

 

Old Business:  After Christmas party was a success.

Larry donated POW and Marine Corps Flags.

Post and Riders Dues Must be paid.  Post dues must be paid before we can pay the ALR per-capita.

2019 Events: March 3, Bingo, May 19, Fallen Soldier Ride, May 20 Golf Tournament, June 15, Heroes and Horses, August 18 Post 36 Veteran’s Ride.

Bingo: Terry will be Caller, Willie 3 boxes of hot dogs, Jeff  hot dog buns, Pampered Chef Books are out.

 

New Business: Four Corners ride, Homer City May 16-18, 2019 $25 for Rider $25 for Passenger.

 Gun Raffle  Motion to have raffle all guns 1st Larry 2nd Willie passed unanimously, Motion to keep gun raffle tickets at $2 and 10 tickets per book.  1st Alan 2nd Terry. 

 

Committee: Fund raising- Gun Raffle Covered in New Business.

Scholarship – Motion to give 3 scholarships at $750.00 per scholarship. 1st Terry 2nd Alan.

                                                          

Activities: N/A

 

Correspondence:  N/A

 

Good of the Order: Riders Dues $15.00.  Must pay Post Dues in order to pay ALR.

Summit Meeting will be held at the Beech Creek Legion February 3, 2019. 

Rolling Thunder: last year in DC.  New Berlin ALR are reserving a block of rooms.

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Gary, 2nd Bill.  Unanimous 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting Date:  November 28, 2108

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, on November 28, 2018.  The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 6 officers and 13 members in attendance.  This meeting was held on November 28, 2018 because the regular meeting of November 15, 2018 was cancelled for snow.

 

Wes McCracken was appointed Sgt at Arms

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from October 18, 2018, was read and approved.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Della, 2nd Wes; motion passed unanimously.

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  There were outstanding bills to M. Duda $26.58, K. Engel $59.34 and D. McCracken $222.35.  Motion to accept report as read and pay the outstanding bills: 1st Terry, 2nd Carl; motion passes unanimously.

 

Membership Report:  66 members

 

Old Business:  20 strong ride raised over $8000.00

Carol Mann Patches are in. 

Benefit for Sgt at Arms Donnie Thompson was held 11-3-18.

Gutters on the Post were cleaned on 10-28-18.

Motion to donate $500.00 to the Wahoo Drive Memorial to purchase part of the memorial with Post 36: 1st Dan, 2nd Art  Motion passed.

Rider’s Dues are to be paid at the December Meeting.  All Rider’s are responsible for insuring their Post Dues are paid.

 

New Business: Fallen, Not Forgotten presentation will be held at the Lockhaven Elks.  It is being presented by the VFW, VA Rep. Office.

Terry made a motion to donate $500.00 to the VA Benefit Center in Lockhaven.  2nd by Carl.  Motioned passed.

D.L. – The ALR website needs refunding after the first of the new year.  The cost is $29.00 for 1 year, $14.00 per year for 10 years.  Question was asked regarding the cost for 5 years.  This was tabled until more information could be obtained.

2019 schedule of Rides – Fallen Soldier Ride May 19, 2019

                                          Heroes and Horses  June 15, 2019

                                          Veteran’s Ride        August 18, 2019

Flags need to be checked and replaced.  Motion to replace worn flags was 1st Terry and 2nd Dan.  Larry Smith will donate a POW/MIA and Marine Corps flag.

A new flag stand is needed.  Design to be worked on.

 

 

Committee: Fund raising- Spring gun raffle information will be obtained by Terry.  Bingo – Fire Company Hall will cost $220.00 plus $50.00 for Kitchen.  The Elks will be free.  Preferred day for Bingo is 3-2-19 back up is 3-23-19.  Motion to spend $1500.00 on Bingo Prizes (Vera Bradly, Pampered Chef and Coach) 1st Wes, 2nd Larry, carried unanimously.

 

Activities: After Christmas Party scheduled for 1-5-19 at the Legion.  Happy Hour 1700-1800, Dinner at 1800.  Cost $5.00 per person.  Food the same as last year, Lottery Tree for raffle.  Motion 1st Terry, 2nd Bill.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Correspondence:  No Correspondance

 

Good of the Order: Riders Dues $15.00.

 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Art, 2nd Dan.  Unanimous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS

 

Meeting Date:  October 18, 2108

 

A regular meeting of the American Legion Riders was held at the American Legion Post 36, Jersey Shore, PA, n October 18, 2018.  The meeting convened at 1900 with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call of officers with 6 officers and 13 members in attendance.

 

Secretary’s Report:  The Secretary’s report for the regular meeting from September 20, 2018, were read and approved.  Motion to accept reports as read: 1st Rose, 2nd Bill; motion passed unanimously.

 

Treasurer’s Report:  Read and approved.  There were no outstanding bills.  Motion to accept report as read: 1st Rose, 2nd Terry; motion passes unanimously.

 

Membership Report:  66 members

 

Guest Jason Thompson informed us of Sgt At Arms, Donnie Thompson’s status.  Also provided information regarding two fund raising events 1. A Pool Tournament at the Moose and 2. A Poker Tournament in Williamsport.  Corporate sponsors will match the donations generated from the events.  Motion to facilitate the fund raising effort 1st Rose, 2nd Lisa motion passed unanimously.  Motion to donate $1000 to the effort was 1st Wes, 2nd Terry.  This money was to be donated to the pool tournament.  Passed unanimously.

 

A motion was made to donate $500 to Veteran Slugger Bower, he has a bad heart, 1st Terry, 2nd Joe.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

 

Old Business:  1. The 20 Strong ride was finalized: Breakfast at 0700-1100, $10 all you can eat.  0700 Glenn and Jeff start selling tickets.  1200 Kick stands up.  1600 Meal and Chinese Auction.

 

Carol Mann Patches are being prepared.  40 patches are being ordered.

 

 

New Business: 1. Lycoming County Vet Memorial Donation.  It will cost $4000 to buy the whole monument, Suggested ALR donate $500 if Post 36 is going to buy the whole monument.

2. Golf Tournament will be held May 20, 2019.

Committee: 1. Fund Raising: Bingo, Jodi presented a summary of the Bingo event.  ALR members will check on building use prices in the area, Sue-Elks, Terry-Fire Halls.

 

Activities:  1. Veteran Parade 11-10-18 in Hughesville.  Meet at 1100 parade at 1400.  SAL donated $100 for candy/flag fund.  2. Christmas Party.  Motion to have the party at the JS Elks on 1-5-2019. 1st Della, 2nd Jodi.  Further discussion at the November meeting.

 

Correspondence:  Thank you from Donald Ecler Family.  Thank You from Matt Mann.  He plans to reopen the Bar on 10-20-2018.

 

Good of the Order: 1. Cleaning Post 36 gutters Sunday October 28, 2018 at 1000.

2. Riders Dues $15

 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st Rose, 2nd Lisa.  Unanimous.

 

 

Note:  During the 20 Strong Ride it was understood the ALR had no determined the amount they would donate to the Leon Family.  A meeting was quickly arranged to set an amount.  Motion to donate $500 was 1st Wes 2nd Steve.  Motion carried unanimously.