BEN ZIRI CARAVAN #218
MINUTES OF MEETING 0F 5/16/19
Meeting called to order by GS Tony Andreas at 6:pm
Roll call of officers: Absent or excused officers were the GC,VGC,S of EX. CAPT.of BG.,MW.,and the CHAPLAIN
Opening prayer led by SN Stan Gilliland
Pledge of allegiance led by SN Bruce Taber
Reading of the minutes of the last meeting: Approved as read
Reading of communications received: Read and discussed letter from Supreme concerning Raffle Tickets, Order of Alhambra
Facebook site, Biennial Convention, Election of Supreme Officers, Convention rules.
Committee reports: Scribe of the Exchequer report submitted by SN Bruce Taber. Total deposits for the month were $1,249.00.
Grand Chamberlain report: Balance on hand $19,508.20, Balance available for use; $9,508.20.
G.Cham. Stan Gilliland will check on the rate of return for CDs
Other reports: Christmas party will be at the El Camino Country Club on Dec. 14, 2019 at 11:00am
Supreme Director report: Make sure we finalize the ad that Ben Ziri will put in the Convention Book. Convention attendees
Send in money, Supreme raffle discussed, Summer camp funds available($1000.00) GC Caligiuri
Will check with our Alhambra house to see if they are interested in attending camp.
Old business: Changes to Convention ad discussed, Calendar of Ben Ziri events in 2019 discussed
New business: Status of those in arrears of dues was discussed. Five people will be dropped bringing Ben Ziri membership to forty-one members. The password for the Order of Alhambra website is now Laus Deo. Having a monthly meeting at the Ehrhart alcazar in Escondido was tabled to the June meeting.
Good of the order: Thelma Poorman, Brett Poorman, and Jill Poorman need our prayers. Fr. Mike Dallmeier still in hospital.
Date of next meeting: 6/20/2019
District Raffle winners for May are, Hsiah Scheer $100.00, Thelma Poorman $50.00.
Final prayer led by GS Tony Andreas.
Meeting adjourned at 7:55pm
Respectfully Submitted SN Anthony Andreas