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Colonel William E. Weber, Chapter #142,
K.W.V.A. of Frederick County, Maryland, Inc.
- Meeting Minutes -

Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting
Col. William E. Weber Chapter 142, KWVA
June 6, 2017

In Attendance: Commander Mount, Vice Commander Becker, Secretary Wienhoff, Chipley, Fox, Rinehart, Malavenda, Cody and Kephart
Unable to Attend: Treasurer Eader

Commander Mount called the meeting to order at 11:35 am.

Minutes of the May 2, 2017 meeting were presented by Secretary Wienhoff and were approved on a motion by Becker, second by Fox.

The Treasurer’s Report consisting of the Balance Sheet for May 31, 2017 and Income and Expense Report for May 2017 and was presented by Commander Mount in the absence of Treasurer Eader. After review, the report was approved on a motion of Chipley, second by Malavenda.

Commander Mount reviewed the following items:

The Woodsboro Parade went well with Wienhoff, Cody, Becker, Kephart and Murphy providing vehicles.

There was a big crowd in DC for the Memorial Day Parade. Commander Mount, Dr. Kim and Kyu Tae Chang participated. Bus transportation was provided, and Ron Twenty and his wife from Chapter 312 provided sandwiches. Commander Mount participated in the rose laying ceremony but Kim and Chang were not able to participate because of a mix up in assigning participants.

The Memorial Day Field of Honor presentation of over 600 3'x5’ flags by the Knights of Columbus at the corner of Prices Distillery Road and Route 80 in Ijamsville, MD was very impressive, as were the guest speakers. Chipley and Wienhoff attended. Eader, Kephart and Malavenda attended the Legion ceremony at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

On June 3rd Chapter members presented the Colors for the Veterans History Project event at Country Meadows.

On June 23rd at 9 am there will be a Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation and Korean Embassy will conduct a Memorial Ceremony at the KWV Memorial in Washington followed by a lunch at the Ambassador’s Residence. The Embassy will provide a bus. Eight members have signed up to go.

Our Color Guard presentation for the opening ceremony of the Golden Gears Car Club is scheduled for 10:00 am June 24th at Keys Stadium parking lot. Be there at 9:45 in class A uniform with Jacket to carry a flag. The Club will sponsor our Chapter for the car show.

There will be a guest speaker from Maryland relay at our July 12th meeting who will tell us about free services available for those who cannot hear well on the phone.

On July 26 the Army Twilight Tattoo at Fort Myers salutes Korean War Veterans. There will be a reception at Fort Myers officers club at 5 pm with the Twilight Tattoo at Whipple Field, Ft. Myers at 6:30 pm.

There will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial on July 27 at 10:00 am. A bus will be provided if a group of us wants to attend.

Our Chapter picnic will be held at Dutch’s Daughter restaurant this year starting at noon. Fee will be $15 with picnic food on the menu. Reservation form will be in the July Newsletter. Thirteen members have signed up to attend so far.

The KWVA National Convention is being held in Norfolk, VA on October 4 - 8. Information on attending is in the Graybeards or the KWVA website if you wish to attend.

The KWVA will be the honored unit at the Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington Cemetery on November 11, 2017. There will be 180 seats at the Amphitheatre reserved for Korean War Veterans and there will be a reception at the Women in Military Museum after the Ceremony and at 4 pm there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial. A bus will be available.

Old Business: - none

New Business:

On July 10th there will be a veterans Recognition and Resource event at the Frederick Dept. of Aging on Taney Avenue. Details will be in the July Newsletter.

There being no further business to discuss, a motion to adjourn was made by Chipley, second by Fox. Meeting adjourned at 12:15 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Glenn Wienhoff, Secretary

Approved 7/5/17

Minutes of Member Meeting
Col. William E. Weber Chapter 142, KWVA
June 14, 2017

June Member Meeting Minutes coming soon.


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