SEC. 217 NOMINATION, ELECTION, INSTALLATION AND TERM OF OFFICE.
Order of nominations and elections. The order of nominations and elections shall be Commander, Senior Vice Commander, Junior Vice Commander, Quartermaster, Chaplain and Trustee( s).
Nomination. Prior to the opening of nominations, the Post shall decide which form of election shall be used, unless the Post By-Laws specify the manner of election.
Election. Post officers shall be elected in April. Balloting for Post officers may be conducted by open vote or written secret ballot (handwritten or printed) at a regular Post meeting. A majority vote of all votes cast, except where otherwise designated, shall be necessary to elect. If there be no election on the first ballot, the name of the comrade receiving the lowest number of votes shall be dropped and so on in successive ballots until an election is made.
The Post Commander-elect will select the installing officer who holds or has held a rank at least as high as that of Post Commander. Post officers shall be installed in their respective offices prior to the convening of the Department Convention, but shall not assume their duties until the Department Commander is installed. The installation may be conducted publicly at an open meeting. An officer-elect who may be absent for good and sufficient reason or cause may be installed at any regular or special meeting prior to the Department convention. If not then installed, the office will automatically become vacant. Term of Office. Officers shall be elected for a term of one (1) year except that three trustees shall initially be elected for terms of one (1), two (2) and three (3) years and thereafter one (1) trustee shall be elected each year for a term of three (3) years.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT IS "WING NITE" AT THE POST! 50 CENT WINGS FROM 5 TO 8 PM!!!!!
WE WANT YOU!!
Tired of just sitting around the house wondering what to do? We have an answer for you. Join us Saturday mornings at 8 AM to help mow, edge and clean up the Post grounds. Call John Alonzo, the team leader, at 352-584-4229 to volunteer; he will make sure that your chores are done quickly and safely. Thanks in advance for your help in improving our facility.
NOTICE: Please Join us for Friday Night Entertainment - No Cover Charge and All are Welcome.
Reminder: We are a Non-Smoking Post
NOTICE: RETIRING UNITED STATES FLAG When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag. The old flag should be "retired" with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation's flag. If you have a flag that needs to be retired please turn it in at the Post Canteen and the flag will be properly retired. (Ref.: United States Code Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 8, Point K).