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

September 13, 2014 Meeting Minutes

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Missionary Ridge Camp #63
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Tennessee (including Alabama)

This meeting was held at 1 PM, Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Wally's Restaurant in East Ridge, Tennessee.

Members present: Mark Kemp, Robert Dobbs, Jeffrey Webb, Alma Webb, Jim Fletcher, Tim Massey, Bill Massey, Harvey Scarborough and Mark Steele. Also present were guests Wilma Fletcher, Preston Brown, Chip Brown.

September 2014 Meeting
Photos courtesy of Harvey Scarborough
Lunch: Those present enjoyed a nice meal prior to the meeting.

Call to Order: Commander Mark Kemp called the meeting to order at 2:10 PM.

Opening Prayer: Camp Chaplain Bill Massey led the group in prayer.

Pledge of Allegiance: Commander Kemp led the group in the Pledge to the United States Flag.

September 2014 Meeting
Old Business: It was reported that at last month's meeting, it was approved to send a $50 donation to the folks in charge of the fund raiser for the restoration of the Drummer Boy monument on Missionary Ridge. However, the donation was not accepted. The treasury still has approximately the $674 it had back last March.

New Business: Commander Kemp asked for any New Business. He brought up the subject of the Camp participating in any new events.

The Ringgold Gap re-enactment is scheduled to take place October 11-12.

It was noted that the National Park Service was celebrating the 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga this coming weekend. Also noted was the Blue Gray Days even on November 15-16 at the Carnton Plantataion and Carter House near Franklin, TN.

Alma Webb invited the Camp to her house once again for a Christmas Party on Saturday, December 13th.

Next Meeting: Commander Kemp encouraged those present to make a special effort to attend the November meeting.

Adjourn: There being no further business to come before the camp, Commander Kemp adjourned the meeting at 2:56 PM.

Closing Prayer: Camp Chaplain Bill Massey concluded the meeting with a closing prayer.

Respectively submitted,
Harvey Scarborough, Recording Secretary