Help For Veterans, Inc. Meets

January 17, 2019
Chairman Johnnie Daniels opened the meeting with prayer.
Thirteen members present gave the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.
Treasurer Cathorine Price presented our bank account status.
A motion was made, seconded, and approved to accept the treasurer’s report.
Secretary Craig Brown read the minutes from the November 15, 2018 meeting.
A motion was made, seconded, and approved to accept the November 15, 2018 minutes.
A motion was made, seconded, and approved to continue offering an 870 Remington Express Shotgun, TV, Gas Grill, or cash equivalent as grand prize at the October Health Fair.
Tickets will continue to sell for $2, and 1500 will be printed.
A motion was made, seconded, and approved to pay for the cost of 1500 raffle tickets to be printed.
Chairman Johnnie Daniels asked member Barbara Causey to give an update on the Health Fair.
Chairman Daniels thanked Barbara Causey for her efforts on the Health Fair.
Old business was discussed.
February 21 guest speaker will be Kenneth Smith.
Members discussed Thanksgiving and Christmas gift packages to veterans in the county.
Vice-Chairman Gerald Berry asked if there were veterans in Lake View in need.
Chairman Daniels asked members to contact Help for Veterans if they knew any Dillon County Veteran in need of help.
Chairman Daniels stated that gifts of canned goods could be brought to him at anytime of the year.
Member Cathorine Price asked that canned corn be brought to the next meeting.
Chairman Daniels thanked members Cathorine Price and Mildred Mishue for providing refreshments for the meeting.
Chairman Daniels thanked the American Legion for the use of their building.

At the request of member Nell Vincent, members voted on and approved to add driveway reflectors to the driveway entrance at the Legion Hut.
Member Levern Hayes commented that he was at a veteran’s funeral, and there was no honor guard present.
Member Mildred Mishue stated that members of the Dillon County National Guard would be leaving for Kuwait for one year.
A motion was made, seconded, and approved to adjourn the meeting.