Missionary Ridge Camp #63
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

December 23, 2006 Meeting Minutes

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Missionary Ridge Camp 63 Minutes of meeting
Christmas party, December 23, 2006
Wally's Restaurant, East Ridge, TN

Present: James Fletcher, Mark Steel, Bob Dobbs, Charles Engle, Wes Davis, Tommy Smith, Mark Kemp

We began with a wonderful dinner, buffet style. After the meal, the meeting was called to order by Commander Mark Kemp. We discussed the 12th annual Dept. of Tennessee Encampment to be held on Jan. 27, 2007 at the Elk Lodge, 725 Franklin Street, Huntsville, Ala. Fees must be paid by Jan. 20th, 2007 for the encampment. It is $10.00 per person, registration fee.

Saturday, January 27, 2007:
1:00 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. Dept. Council,
1:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Encampment Business
Social hour and dinner, 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. $25.00 per person

Three veterans of W.W.II will be the guest speakers.

Collection of 2007 dues ($22.00) were received by Secretary Charles Engle. If you need to pay these, send to Charles: Box 1552, Athens, TN, 37371-1552.

Metals, in honor of Frank Harned, former Major of SVR, 1998 to 2005, are available and for sale for $7.50.

The next scheduled meeting will held at the Civil War show at the Dalton Convention and Trade Center at 2:00 P.M. We will set up a table Saturday morning, Feb. 3rd. to recruit new membership. We will also work the table Sunday. If anyone can volunteer during this time to work, it will greatly appreciated.

The 2007 officers were installed.
Camp Commander: James Fletcher,
Senior Vice Commander: Mark Steel,
and Junior Vice Commander: Bob Dobbs.
The camp committee was appointed from last three Camp Commanders, Tommy Smith, Wes Davis, and Mark Kemp.
Secretary and Treasurer, Charles Engle
and Chaplain, William Massey

The meeting was adjourned by prayer given by Tommy Smith and orders from new Camp Commander James Fletcher


A message from Commander Mark Kemp (Dec. 19, 2006, 7:59 PM):

Hey guys, it looks like a bunch of us will attend the Christmas party.

Our Christmas party will be Saturday, December 23rd at 2:00 PM. EST at Wally's Restaurant in East Ridge.

We will Install new officers at the party as nominated.

First nomination: Senior ViceCommander-James Fletcher was nominated to be Commander
Second nomination: Junior Vice Commander-Mark Steele was nominated to be Senior Vice Commander
Third nomination: Bob Dobbs to be Junior Vice Commander
Fourth nomination: Secretary-Treasurer- Charles Engle to be same position
Fifth nomination: Chaplain-William Massey to be same position

Mark Kemp
Camp Commander
Missionary Ridge Camp 63