GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM, INC.
Minutes of September 19, 2017
Call To Order:
President Ron Organek called the regular meeting of the Greater Middletown Military Museum, Inc. Board of Directors to order at 7:00 p.m. at American Legion Post 75, Bernie O’Rourke Drive, Middletown, CT.
The following Directors were present: Ron Organek, William Hunt, Mike Rogalsky, Lawrence Riley, Ken McClellan, Robert Scanlon, Phil Cacciola, and Janet Maune. Robert Rogala also attended.
The minutes of the last meeting was accepted on a motion by Larry Riley, seconded by William Hunt, and passed unanimously.
Phil Cacciola gave the report.
Robert Hunt made a motion to accept the report. A second was made by Ken McClellan and the motion passed unanimously.
October 7th: a table will be set up at the South District Fire Dept. from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Help is needed.
Nov. 6: Support the Troop Chamber breakfast at the Radisson.
Organek’s tv show will host Bob Blanchard and Ken McClellan. Ken will run his presentation.
The slab is down. Walls will go up as soon as materials arrive. Expected completion date is mid-January. No update on utilities.
Thanks were said to those who were helping last Saturday at the Veteran Park run.
Ken McClellen gave his presentation to the Rotary Club. He also checked prices on equipment. A projector costs approx. $600 and a screen $200. He suggests using the equipment that is available at the places where his presentation will be given. He spoke about the need to look for someone with graphic design/interior design knowledge. It is time to start planning displays.
The Finance Committee will be meeting on Thursday October 5th at 11:00am, at Joe Milardo’s office.
The flag pole that EverSource is donating has a separate concrete base. The rope is being rigged, the hardware is being replaced, and the pole is being buffed.
Joe Milardo is trying to contact Frank Galuzzo.
Mike at Vinal Tech would like to get students involved with this project.
Bill Hunt made a motion to adjourn the meeting. A second was made by Mike Rogalsky and the motion was accepted unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
Greater Middletown Military Museum meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month, at the American Legion Building on 58 Bernie O’Rourke Drive, Middletown, CT 06457. All are welcome. Upcoming meetings in 2017:
All meetings of the Greater Middletown Military Museum start at 7pm unless noted
For meeting minutes, go to the Past Meetings page.
Greater Middletown Military Museum Board of Director meetings began in December 2014. For Board of Director meeting minutes, go to the BOD Past Meetings page.
Military Museum Building Committee: Meetings of the Committee are at Middletown City Hall (245 DeKoven Drive, Middletown, CT 06457):
All meetings of the Military Museum Building Committee start at 7pm unless noted
Common Council Chambers
August 02, 2017 at 6:00pm
September 13, 2017
October 12, 2017 at 6 p.m.
November 9, 2017
December 14, 2017
For agendas and meeting minutes, go to the City of Middletown website.
Other Veterans Service Club Meetings
American Legion Post 75 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm, American Legion Hall, 58 Bernie O’Rourke Dr. in Middletown.
American Legion Post 206 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00pm at Page Hall C.V.H.
VFW Post 583 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm at the American Legion Hall, 58 Bernie O’Rourke Dr. in Middletown.
VFW Post 1840 2nd Wednesday of the month, at 7:30pm, American Legion Hall, 58 Bernie O’Rourke Dr. in Middletown.
Catholic War Veterans Post 1166 3rd Wednesday of the month, at 7:00pm, Saint Mary’s Church Rectory, 79 South Main St. Middletown.
DAV, Chapter 7 3rd Monday 7:00pm, at the American Legion Hall, 58 Bernie O’Rourke Dr. in Middletown.
Veterans of the Vietnam War of Middletown 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm, American Legion Hall, 58 Bernie O’Rourke Dr. in Middletown.