PO Box 194, Madison, AL 35758 | PH: 256.258.8534 | Email: Admin@AmericanLegionPost229.org


Regular Post meetings occur on the second Thursday of each month in Madison, AL. Please contact us for details

12 July 2012 Meeting Minutes

July 12, 2012 American Legion Post 229 opened at 1907 hours with the Pledge and prayer, then Commander Carl Dow addressed old and new business.
  •  We agreed not to rejoin Madison City Chamber of Commerce.
  • We spent $8000 for Trail of Tears T-shirts to be sold this September. Carl will take some shirts to CD's Lounge for presale.
  • Two trees in our Veterans' Park were planted in honor of Medal of Honor recipients Cecil Bolton and SSG Paul L. Bolton. Two burial stones are being manufactured in Decatur for these two veterans.
  • At 1925 hours Jeremy Blevins was sworn in as the new Post Commander by Robert "Bob" Wilkie, Col, retired. 
  • The following Post officers were sworn in as well:
    • Nancy Burch as 1st Vice Commander
    • Jim McGahey as 2nd Vice Commander
    • Vic Van Leeuewen as Adjutant
    • Carlos Woods as Finance Officer.
  • Refreshments were available afterwards.
Minutes taken by 1st Vice Commander Nancy Burch