American Legion Post 279

903 W. Superior  Jacksonville, Illinois 62650         217-243-6144

Email: legionpost279@gmail.com
​Commander: Danny W. Davison
​SAL Commander: Joel DuPre

American Legion Post 279 4 April 2017

Meeting was called to order at 19:00 hrs, after opening remarks and POW-MIA reconigition, post business was started.

Minutes were read and a motion by Henry was made and seconded by Ron,  Minutes were approved.

Finance officer briefed the membership on the Legion refinance.  He stated that the current payment is approxamatly $ 573 a
month and the plan is to make double payments when we can.  We owe approxamatly $ 29,000. If we continue to make double payments,
we should be able to pay of the loan in 2 - 3 years.  The loan is now in the Legion name.  No other people are tied to the loan.

The finance officer also reported the legion finances as follows:

Checking                        $ 9,266.54

Bar                                $ 2,053.72

Membership                    $ 1,445.20

Total:                             $ 12,865.76

Raffle                             $ 1,002.55

Savings                           $ 6,004.87

Total                               $ 7,007.42

Grand Total                    $ 19,873.18


The commander stated that Lomilino Sign Company has not got the sign fixed.

The Commander stated that the slot machines are still doing well.

Amerian Electric has delivered the new LED bulbs for the legion.  The Commander stated that he would like to install them at 1:00 PM Saturday 9 April provided we have help. 

Saturday is the Autism Event in the Banquet Hall.  We encourage everyone to attend.

The kitchen project was brought up and the hold up right now is getting the wiring checked out and repaired.  We are currently waiting on
Scott Brothers Electric to complete the repairs. 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 19:30 hrs