2021 Department Mid-Year Meeting
Saturday, 16 October 2021 @ 12 noon @ the Eagles Club 161 Cecil Malone Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
(The Eagles Club is behind Wegman’s Grocery store on Route 13.
You would turn at the Super 8 which is on Route 13 coming from North or South.
a. There will be a lite lunch available for $5.00.
b. RSVP to Cmdr. Castler so that the Department can get a better number of how many may attend.
c. Pursuant to the Department Bylaws, the purpose of the meeting will be for “discussing
and formulating plans for the betterment of the Order, such plans to be submitted to the
following annual Department Encampment for such action as a majority vote of those
present at said Encampment may decide.” In addition to other topics, we will be
discussing the Dept. Archives, Future Dept. Encampment Planning, and future plans for the betterment
of the Department. All brothers and sisters are invited.
d. No funds of the Department may be disbursed at the MidYear Meeting and the
The department shall be in no way responsible or liable for the traveling expenses of anyone
attending the MidYear Meeting.
e. In order to ensure the business of the Department is being furthered, I am asking for all
interim midyear reports to be due by Friday, 1 October 2021. All Department Officers, Department
Committees and Department Special Committees are to file with the Department
Commander, with a copy to the Department Secretary a brief report of their activities
and/or progress. This includes the Department standing committees such as the
Department Encampment Committee, Legislation Committee, etc. The Department
Musician, Guide, Guard, and Color Bearer are excused from this order. In addition, all Camp Commanders should also file a report by that time of their camp activities. Said reports can be filed electronically via email or via U.S. Mail.
f. Copies of all reports filed will be made available at the MidYear Meeting and
Department Encampment and may be posted on the Department website