Minutes of Meeting

April Minutes

Regular Meeting of American Legion Post 3
Lincoln Elks Lodge #80
April 9, 2019

The colors being in place, Commander Dave Timmerman opened the April 9, 2019 meeting of American Legion Post 3 at 7:10 PM at the Lincoln Elks Lodge #80, with about 50 Legionnaires and guests present.  

Membership was report at 1,442.

In light of a busy meeting schedule, normal business was suspended.

Cadets from the University of Nebraska ROTC program opened ROTC night activities with the POW / MIA Table Ceremony.

Major Rick Helton, Asst. Professor of Military Science, was introduced and commented on the Army ROTC program.

Air Force Captain Keyona Dibbern, Recruiting Officer, was introduced and commented on the Air Force activities.

Air Force Cadet Jarrod Conley addressed the meeting about his years of involvement with the ROTC program at UNL.

Representing the Junior ROTC program at Lincoln Northeast High School were Lt. Col. Terry Plumb (USAF Ret.) and Cadet J. P. Wilson.

A list of 60-Year Continuous Membership Certificate recipients was read.   None of the recipients were present.

A list of 50-Year Continuous Membership Certificate recipients was read.   Preset to receive their certificates were Vern Jansky, Quentin Hospdka, Michael Harris, Dennis Stelzer, Clark Mattingly, Burdette Burkhart, Bryce Bonness, Art Jones, Allen Beermann, Marv Pesek, and Don McGinness.

Area C Commander made a few comments about the Post 3 Honor Guard and reported that they had provided honors at a service at the new national cemetery in Omaha.

TAPS was read, and the meeting was closed at 7:55 P.M. 

Steve Bartos




May 2019


District 15 POST 3

123 S. 84th St. Suite L

Lincoln NE 68510

(402) 466-3958

Post meetings held the 2nd Tuesday of each month At the Elks Club

5910 South 58th at 7:00 p.m.

All members are invited to attend

From the Adjutant 

Post Scholarship Applications

Just a reminder, Applications for one of Post 3, three $ 500.00 Scholarships are due into the Post 3 Office by May 31, 2019.

The Scholarship is open to children, grandchildren, and members to attend a post High School instructional program in Nebraska. 

Application is attached below.

Thanks again for your service and thanks for be a member of this Great organization.   

Ed Schnabel, Adjutant

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11 2019, at the Lincoln Elks Lodge #80. 



We have   1 new members and 1 Transfer-in, in Feb.

As of   April 30 2019, Post 3 membership for 2019 stands at 1451, 88.4 percent of our 2019 goal.


VA Coffeehaus Please join us on the third Friday of every month from 11am – 1230 pm in the Auditorium of the Lincoln VA, 600 South 70th Street. If you would like a Flyer Please let me know. 



TAPS for March. 2019 

Name                             War      Yrs   Death     

Hollers, George  L. Korea 48 04/25/2019 102189580 Dept

Huntman, Gerald WWII 12 04/08/2019 203561752

Kirk, James M. Korea 45 4/29/2019 100121021

Nelson, Dennis L. Vietnam 15 04/10/2019 202867815

Schleicher, Hendry WWII 63 04/18/2019 102194593 Dept