AL Riders Meeting, June 12, 2021
Meeting called to order at 12:02.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said and Rodney offered the prayer.
The last minutes were not read but we elected our new officers.
We acknowledged and met our new members Bob and Chris.
We need to raise money. On June 25th, we will be doing Chicken Fajitas on Karaoke night. $10.00 a plate with all of the topping and Mexicorn. Dessert is Oreo Cookies. Cooking time is 6:00 to 8:00 or until we run out. We are shooting for 40 plates. We approved the flyers that Patty made.
Volunteers for the event are needed. The following volunteered for helping cooking:
Robbie, Juan, Glen
We also asked for servers and the following volunteered:
Rodney, Monica, Twitty
Please be here by 4:00 because we need to set up and get prepped for the event.
Kendall’s Benefit, July 31st
We are doing a Poker Run which consists of starting at the Legion, then onto Ronnie’s One Oak, Lakehouse, VFW Elgin and Paige Ice House, then back to the Legion. Sign up is at 9:00. Stands up at 10:00. $20.00 per Rider, $10.00 per passenger. There is a 50/50 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Everyone needs to be back by noon or 1:00 at the latest.
We discussed how to get more support from other Posts and get the word out. We talked about reaching out to Elgin Riders and Jay at Post 233. It has been posted to the Central ALR website.
Twitty said that the Watt’s Brothers are performing for free. Possibly 7:00 to 9:00 but Judy needs to be contacted about the times. There are a total of 3 bands. A car wash as well as a dunking booth. Volunteers are needed for this as well. This will all be talked about at the June 27th meeting. We agreed to send Patty to let the other branches know what we are doing.
We will be serving Fajitas for this event.
We need donations for the Silent and Live Auctions. We talked about what businesses we could all approach when we get the flyer and the Not for Profit Document from the Legion.
Poker run we will do cards and Rodney is taking responsibility for this event.
Meet and Greet – Castroville, June 26th
Rodney and Patty are attending. We need to talk up the benefit for Kendall and Farrins Run.
Meet and Greet – Buda, August 7th
Meet and Greet – New Braunfels, September
Son’s are cooking on July 4th.
Patty discussed wanting to have a Venmo account set up for donations. It is .99 per month. Patty will talk to Trevor.
We will have koozies for sale at Kendall’s Benefit for $5.00. We ordered 200.
Monica brought up that everyone needs to turn in their volunteer hours to her.
A meeting will happen the 3rd weekend of the month that gets the Director or representative together to discuss what events each is planning. Bush is organizing this and should be contacted with questions. This months meeting has been cancelled.
Farrins Run flyer was approved.
Trevor reported that we have a balance of $3,347.70. We made 694.00 from our first annual Cookoff.
Patty will get release forms for the Poker Run.
Meeting adjourned at 12:37.