Meeting Minutes 3 Aug 2019

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Minutes for August 3, 2018 Meeting of the Ephraim M. Daggett Chapter #36 of the Sons of the Republic of Texas (unofficial)

President Mike Edwards called the regular meeting to order at 8:45 a.m. 

Chaplain Roger Tate opened the meeting with an invocation. 

Breakfast was served.

President called the business  meeting to order at 9:15 a.m.

The pledges to the American and Texas flags given, led by Dr. Christopher Hull.

There were 15 members present at the meeting. Ancestor roll call took place.

Dave Lieber, author of Amon! The Ultimate Texan, and former columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, presented a program about Amon Carter.

Officer reports were given.

Secretary, Willie Downs, presented the minutes of the June 2019 meeting. Dr. Christopher Hull moved to accept the minutes. A second was made by Vaughn Oliver. The motion passed.

Treasurer, Vaughn Oliver, reported that our account started with $4,919.73, and now has $4,808.73. There were some miscalculations made but all have been corrected and we are currently in good standing. No expected expenses to date.

Program Chairman, Jay Arrington, reported that we currently have only silver tumblers for sale, $15  for small, and $20 for large. The large tumblers are in limited supply.

There was no old business.

In new business, The Sons of the Republic of Texas will host the 2019 Texian Navy Day at the San Jacinto Monument on Saturday September 21, 2019 at 10:00 am. The event will be held in the assembly room inside the monument.

Registrar, Gerry Gieger, encouraged members to tell family and friends about the SRT so our membership and attendance will increase.

Chaplain Tate gave the benediction, and the meeting was adjourned.