Membership and Financial Report
President, Dave Jones reported the membership has grown from 167 life members to 208 from the last reunion. We have experienced a similar growth in general membership. The association has $71K in the Growth Financial Credit Union account, and will pay the Marriott Hotel $38K, 13 June 10. Dave continued to say the association is solvent.
Veterans Care and Benefits
Grace Terry represents Veterans Funeral Care. Grace briefed the audience on veteran benefits that we have all earned.
The President, 2nd Vice President and Secretary Positions were up for election this year. Dave Jones (President) and Rhonda Smith-Shields (Secretary) and Bill Holland (2nd VP) were re-elected.
The Scholarship Committee awarded two scholarships for upcoming semester. The scholarship award recipients will be acknowledged during the Reunion Banquet.
Ms Lisa Fuller, daughter of Maureen and Chuck Fuller
Ms Kayleigh Bowers, daughter of Keith and Dorothy Bowers
Each will receive a $1000 JCSE VA Scholarship
Gold Coin Presentation
Past President, Willie Stokes, announced the presentation of the Gold Coin during the Reunion Banquet.
During the reunion of 2012, JCSE will celebrate their 50 Year Anniversary. Willie Stokes commented on each member’s commitment. The reunion committee will start looking into possible locations and dates.