The meeting of Monday, July 15, 2019 was called to order at 6:42 by President, John Woodbery.  Terry Cole led the flag salute.  Margie Glenn greeted all the members as they entered the meeting.
            John provided an insprirational moment.  If there is a boulder in the road, look at it as an opportunity to improve your circumstances, not something to avoid.
            There were no visitors.
Megan:  The Duck Branding Party will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m. at LEE JOHNSON CHEVROLET/MAZDA in the Mazda service bay.  Pizza, beverages, and cookies will be served after all the ducks are branded.  Bring friends and relatives.
Jim:    The Ducks will race at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28.
            Sign up to help with the following:
            1.  Selling duck tickets Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday.
            2.  Putting up the booth Friday
            3.  Putting the ducks in the water at 9:00 a.m. Sunday
            4.  Pulling out the ducks after the race at 2:00 p.m.
Joanne:  On July 16, the Kirkland City Council will vote on addiing funds to purchase a larger, more substantial gazebo at the CKC Railroad Crossing.  The $32,400 we have raised through duck sales and the Kirkland Foundation Auction, will be leveraged by either $36,000 or $48,000 more dollars from the City.  After the project is finally approved, the gazebo will be purchased and the project will proceed.
            John Hanson, a private investigator, held the members mesmorized with his story of investigating a hoax to collect money for alleged victims of the Alaska Airlines crash in 2000.  He also briefly told a story of how he helped find two murdered bodies in Lake Washington that resulted in two men being convicted of murder and sent to prison for life without parole,
The meeting was adjourned at 7:32 p.m.
Joanne Primavera, Scribe