Minutes Jun 20, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 6:45PM at King Umberto’s Restaurant, in Elmont, NY by our Chairman, Bill Vorlicek. The pledge to the flag was led by Vice Chair, Fred Schlagel and the invocation was offered by George DeSimone.. A moment of silent prayer was held in memory of all MIAs, POWs and Members of the Armed Forces.

Sam Mantilla made a motion to accept Secretary’s minutes of the last meeting as published, seconded by George DeSimone. Treasurers report filed by Hank Zalak was accepted by a motion made by Paul Schottenhammel seconded by Sam Mantilla.

Sunshine report offered by George DeSimone indicated Bill Trainer and Richard Tisch had passed away and Bob Algar and Anselmo Gadraj were hospitalized. Anselmo is here with us tonight, but Bob is still recuperating.

Pat offered his report on the Golf outing at West Point on 6/11 -it very successful and he thanked the Downstate for helping to make it a success. Several members were able to assist on site with various tasks and others made various donations of time, prizes and projects.

Pat also gave us a time line for he Association and Chapter Elections this year. Association (Secretary and Treasurer), Downstate Chapter (Chairman and Vice Chairman) Hudson Valley (Vice Chairman)

Bill Volicek asked if Pat had a quick report on the Finances for the Golf Outing; he reported: 129 Golfers, $1040. Raffles Total Estimate earned $1500, of which $1000 goes to the scholarship fund, the rest when verified will be reported on.

Secretary was asked to give us his list of reminders which included if you change you address, telephone #, e mail, please let us know – we like to be able to keep in touch- Reminder anyone wishing to run for any of the offices announced at the Association, or Downstate Chapter must have their letter of nomination in to the Secretary by June 30th 2018 so it can be given to the nominations committee.

Joe Schroder offered for good reading a book he had just read and recommended it to any member Interested. If Anyone was interested inhats for shirts see him after the meeting.

While dinner was served a C D of the 1982 42d Inf Division Review at Ft Drum was shown. It brought  many fond memories. Especially for those pf us whom participated in the event.

Bill Kiley and Frank Basso told us what they did after leaving the 42d.

Coffee and cake was served, Chaplin Goldstein offered the Benediction and the meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM. NEXT MEETING SEP 19, 2018- at Umbertos

Respectfully Submitted,

Bob Anderson, Secretary . 




CHAIRPERSON            William Vorlicek
TREASURER                Henry Zalak
SECRETARY                Robert Anderson
NEXT MEETING -  19 Sept 2018
                            - 1800 Cocktail Hr 1900 Meeting  $40/Cash Bar

                              Future Meeting Dates         
                                  7 November 2018

King Umbertos Restaurant
1343 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY

Dues may be send to:    Robert Anderson
                                          8824 155th Ave
                                          Howard Beach, NY 11414  

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1343 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont NY 11003