March 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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March 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

Call to Order: John Bastiani Vice-President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Secretary Dave Chervin led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Invocation: None during this meeting.

Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin.

Roll Call/Attendance: Two Directors were present.

Officer Reports

Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that February’s meeting minutes were approved by the Board electronically and are available on our website. Minutes will be posted on the A.V.M.S. website.

Membership Roster – Dave Chervin reported as of the meeting we have 20 new members for the 2024 calendar year. Total membership is 341.

Treasurer’s Report: John Bastiani reported:

Opening balance – $9,922.74
Ending Balance – $10,638.17

$1,038.17 – Dues
$155.10 – Donations
$60.00 – 50/50 proceeds
$853.00 – Del Webb Feud proceeds
$65.00 – Shirt sales

$900.00 – Feud Game Show vendor
$124.60 – Additional Feud expenses
$249.00 – Annual Web hosting
$181.25 – Accounting software and Florida filing fees


  • Our speaker at the meeting was Linda Craig from Manasota Operation Troop Support (M.O.T.S) – one of our charity partners – who gave an overview of her organization.
  • John gave an update on our new payment options. All types of payments can now be made electronically.
  • John reported that the golf tournament being planned for September has been put on hold.
  • There will be a Viet Nam Veterans Day event on March 29th beginning at 10am.
  • A committee will be set up for our Corporate Sponsorship program.
  • Dave gave an update on the new JROTC scholarship program. The application and guidelines are being finalized. An award of $1500 at an awards ceremony at Lakewood Ranch High School in April.
  • There will be a Tribute to Heroes Memorial Day parade. This year the special guests will be driven in Jeeps. We will need to confirm attendees.
  • The next Windsor breakfast will be April 14th at 10 am.

Our next meeting will be Tuesday April 9th at 6:30 pm.

Motion to close the meeting at 7:30 was made by Dave Chervin and seconded by John Bastiani.

Respectively submitted,
Dave Chervin – Secretary