AMERICAN INDIAN WARRIORS ASSOCIATION
(AIWA) MONTHLY MINUTES FOR: Jan 8, 2014
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FEBRUARY COPY OF MINUTES TO THE MARCH MEETING
Indian Warrior Association
February 5, 2014
This evening AIWA President William Buchanan opened the meeting at 7:15pm. There were plenty of shredded beef tacos, guacamole and hot and very hot chili sauce. Attending were: Ben Nance, Larry Strickland, William Buchanan, Jim Hornsby & Juan del Rio, Joaquin Sandoval, Heather Chalot and Roy Cook.
Guest/prospective member: Jim Hornsby, US Army Vietnam Veteran and with Recovery NA experiences, was introduced by Juan del Rio.
Discussion on Community, Pow wows, presentations, Bayside Parade and Multi-Cultural participation and topical issues regarding veterans is a constant priority: PTSD and the various levels as recognized by the Veterans Administration, values clarification on personal, financial and professional behavior toward life goals and objectives. (For more history see link below.)
1. Officer reports were receive from Treasurer, Joaquin S., VP Larry S., William B. AIWA President.
2. Recruitment strategies continue to be of a high priority.
3. AIWA secretary, Roy C. produced report on past issues and objectives.
4. Tabled again: Bayside requests more participation: food distribution at food bank. Blessing of the community garden
1. The AIWA Holiday dinner is moved to TBA.
2. Veterans Aspire center in Old Town will hold grand opening Feb. 2014- 10am to noon.
3. Singing with hand drum practice opportunity was sounding fine and a group success with all participating feeling inspired and wanting more scheduled in the near future. Ben Nance brought in drums and sticks and RC offered a little encouragement for all to enjoy the experience.
All are welcome
to join in the potluck luncheon at the TONKAWA seniors monthly meeting
1 pm. Sunday Jan .12, 2014. TONKAWA and AIWA share the same facility
on different days of the month and this Bayside CC location will be
our official address.
The Round Robin
continues to be a healthy venue to air and share veteran concerns with
comrades in arms with a tribal flavor. What are the Native American
networks of Veteran or Wounded Warrior organizations by regional and
Finally, AIWA welcomes our local and Tribal involvements and our mission to continue to be of service to the community and look forward to positive ideas for our future months meetings.
(For more history see link below.)
AIWA President William Buchanan closed the meeting at 8:32pm.