Saturday, April 21, 2012

Morgan Camp Meeting Minutes, April 21, 2012

1. Meeting held at South Park Country Club. Members and Guests in attendance: Danny Davis, Bill Trent, Bill Hayes, Ben Kennedy, David Day, Bob Strange, Harold Sneed, Jim Hicks, Noble Roberts, Bennett Young, David High, Gene Wood, David Harbolt, Bill Cherry, Forrest Land, and guests Nancy Hitt and Jim Kennedy

2. Invocation by Chaplain Kennedy and introduction of new member Forrest Land, Bruce Jewell, and Friend of SCV Bob Strange.

3. Danny Davis to resume his position as Commander of the camp. Adjutant Hayes to notify National Headquarters of the change.

4. Adjutant Hayes suggested that an audit of the bank accounts should be periodically conducted. Ben Kennedy agreed to review the books and report to Commander Davis.

5. Road trip to Tebbs Bend is tentatively planned for Saturday, June 16th. Members are to meet at South Park Country Club and can carpool together from there.

6. Pewee Valley was discussed again. Confirmed commencement time of 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Sam Flora is to be the keynote speaker. Bill Hayes to obtain sound system from Coots Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, IN. Gary Davis to provide period color guard for ceremony.

7. Requests have been sent to VA for permission to decorate the CSA graves in the Cave Hill National Cemetery for Memorial Day. Proposed day for decorating the graves will be Saturday, May 26th and flags will remain on the graves until closing time on Monday, May 28th. All members are reminded of the Memorial Day service at Cave Hill at 11:00 AM on May 28th, Memorial Day.

8. Suggestion was made to contact members that have not been active for some time and invite them to our breakfast/lunch meeting.

9. A moment of silence was held in remembrance of Basil Childress, KY Division Commander who died quite suddenly on April 4th. Bazz will be missed by all who knew him. John Suttles has agreed to take the position of KY Division Commander.

10. The Kentucky Division Reunion is scheduled for Saturday, June 9th at 9:00 AM in Middlesboro, KY. Exact location and details to follow.

11. The SCV National Reunion will take place Wed, July 11th through Sunday July 15th in Murfreesboro, TN. Here is a link to the Reunion website:

12. The program was the viewing of a KET presentation about the Confederados who moved to Brazil after the war. It was quite interesting.

13. The meeting was closed with benediction by Chaplain Kennedy.

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