GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS  9124 LENNINGS LANE  BALTIMORE, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE SEPTEMBER 12   2008 AT NOON

 

MINUTES OF AUGUST 28 ,2008 MEETING:  THE MEETING # 404  WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT JIM SMEDLEY  AT 12 NOON

 

OPENING CEREMONIES:  Pledge of Allegiance - Members.  Prayer by JOYCE BOWYER

 

OFFICERS:     2008-2010

 

 

JIM SMEDLEY PRESIDENT P
SKIP SHIFLETT VICE PRESIDENT P
MARY JANE CONRAD SECRETARY  P
BERNIE VETTER TREASURER P
JIM HINES BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
ANGELO ONORATO BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CHUCK MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
DOTTIE MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
GEORGE PHILLIPS BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
JEAN EBSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
ED WATTS TRUSTEE P
LEO HEID TRUSTEE A
JOHN ELTRINGHAM TRUSTEE P
MARK BOWYER SGT AT ARMS P

 

MINUTES OF  THE  JULY 24th  WERE APPROVED WITH CORRECTIONS NOTED.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT – BERNIE VETTER  

 

 

CHECKING ACCOUNT
$8,956.00
 
TOTAL RECEIPTS
$451.00
 
TOTAL EXPENSE
$732.58
 
MONEY MARKET
$5097.22
 
TOTAL ASSETS
$14053.42
 

 

                                                               

BOWLING: - BOOTS ONORATO

 BOWLING  WILL START SEPTEMBER 2,2008 AT 1:00PM  AT THE PARKVILLE LANES. BOWLERS AND SUBS ARE NEEDED.  Call 410-882-1558

                                                         

HISTORIAN: SKIP SHIFLETT

 

THE GM EXHIBIT AT THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF INDUSTRY WILL BE OPENING IN APPROXIMATELY FIVE OR SIX WEEKS.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: NO REPORT

 

WAYS & MEANS: CLARA HUNT- 410-676-5570

 

  CHRISTMAS PARTY  DECEMBER 13, 2008

AT THE ROSEDALE GARDENS HALL, TIME WILL BE ONE TO FIVE. 

ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS ARE SELLING FOR $25.00, $5.00 GOES TO THE CLUB.

 WE HAVE BJ”S APPLICATIONS COST $35.00.  DUE BY AUGUST 30TH. 

CRAB FEAST WILL BE OCTOBER 23,2008 COST IS $5.00  10 BUSHELS OF CRABS ORDERED.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MALLET.

 

 SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: MARGE STOCK

 

 ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE BY BERNIE  VETTER, MARGE STOCK HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL. PRIOR TO HER GOING TO THE HOSPITAL SHE MAILED CARDS TO EUGENE TURPIN, DOTTIE ENSOR, AL VOJIK AND BILL HANEY.  ALL ARE WISHED SPEEDY RECOVERIES.  ALSO DONE WAS A POSTING FOR ROBERT   WILZACK WHO PAST AWAY.  OUR   DEEPEST SYMPATHY.

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL OUR GUYS AND DOLLS CELEBRATING THEIR SPECIAL DAY  IN  AUGUST

 

GLORIA BANZ, JOHN BURLAGE, ISABELLE BURRELL, MARLENE COLEMAN, DESPINA COUTROS, RICHARD CUSHING, SHELBY DAHL, DARLENE DAIL, HARRY DAVIS, JEAN EBSWORTH, ELAIN FRANCIK, DOTTIE GRAVES, ELIZABETH MALINOWSKI, BETTY NESS, ANGELO ONORATO, JOYCE SANTALA, HELENANNE  STALEY, THOMAS TAWNEY, ,  BETSY VAHEY, LIBBY VONASEK, OTTO WAHL, JACQUELINE  WATTS, CHARLES ZEBERLIN,, RON ZEBERLIN

MANY HAPPY RETURNS  OF THE  DAY

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO ALL THOSE CELEBRATING THEIR SPECIAL DAY IN AUGUST

 

NICK & JULIE BLAMA

RONALD & SHELBY DAHL

JO ANN & RAY GLOWACHI

JOE & DONNA HARKINS

GEORGE & VIVIAN JOHNSON

HARRY & EMMA JOHNSON

TOM & MARION MCDONOUGH

 

MAY YOU HAVE MANY MORE ANNIVERSARY TOGETHER

 

 MAILING COMMITTEE: - BETTY BONNER

 

IF YOU ARE GETTING YOUR MINUTES BY MAIL AND HAVE AN E-MAIL ADDRESS , PLEASE LET AL KOMIN KNOW.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  BONNIE VOJIK

 

TOTAL OF 340 MEMBERS

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE

 

JUNE 19,2009  GRANDER OF THE SEAS

9 DAYCRUISE

CANADA /NEW ENGLAND – ROCKLAND, ME;  ST JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK; HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA; BAR HARBOR,ME ; BOSTON, MA

 INSIDE $1,257.00    OCEANVIEW $1,457.00

$50.00 DEPOSIT PER PERSON HOLDS A STATEROOM NOW; $250.00 PER PERSON NOW GIVES YOU A STATEROOM ASSIGNMENT AND ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE ON OR BY  NOVEMBER 14, 2008. FINAL PAYMENT DUE ON OR BEFORE MARCH 14,2009

 IF INTERESTED SEE RAY AT THE MEETING OR CALL RAY OR ANGIE 

DEPOSIT CAN BE MADE IN SEPTEMBR

410-969-2851

 

 NEW BUSINESS;

 

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE SEPTEMBER 12,2008 AT NOON.  THIS CHANGE WAS MADE TO ACCOMMODATE GM BENEFITS REPRESENTATIVES AND EXTENDED HEALTH REPRESENTATIVES WHO WILL BE HERE TO PRESENT US WITH CHANGES TO OUR HEALTH PLAN.  THIS MEETING WILL BE OPEN TO ALL GM FAMILY.  SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE MEETING, ESPECIALLY TO THOSE WHO ARE CARE-GIVERS FOR OUR RETIREES.  FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE WELCOME.  THERE WILL BE NO LUNCH, SNACK AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE.

 

 GOOD OF THE CLUB

 

JACK SUMMERS SAYS HE WILL NEED AT LEAST 10 PRIMARY DRIVERS TO EXPOSE THE NEW GM TRAVERSE TO FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.  THIS MAY TAKE PLACE IN OCTOBER.  MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

 

DARLENE DAIL DISTRIBUTED FLYERS FROM THE ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION ABOUT TAKING PART IN  THEIR MEMORY WALK TAKING PLACE ON OCTOBER 19,2008 AT TOWSON STATE.  DARLENE AND EMMA JOHNSON SOLD FORGET-ME-NOT FLOWERS FOR $1.00 PLEDGE.  410-252-4746

 

MANY THANKS TO ARNOLD EPPEL DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGING OF BALTIMORE COUNTY AND MEMBERS OF HIS STAFF FOR COMING TO OUR MEETING AND GIVING A VERY INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION AND FOR BRINGING MANY FLYERS AND HANDOUT.

 

MEETINGS     NEXT MEETING FRIDAY SEPT 12, 2008 AT NOON. OCTOBER 23,2008 WILL BE CRAB  FEAST.

 

THANKS TO  ALL WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED CAKES IN  AUGUST

 

 BERNIE VETTER, CLARA HUNT, DORIS BANNON, PEGGY HORWATH, ROSEMARY SHERINSKY, MARGE ROLOFF, GLORIA SMEDLEY, MARY LOU LAMBERT, ROSE MARIE TAUBER

 

THANKS TO ALL WHO ARE SCHEDULED FOR CAKES IN  SEPTEMBER

 

BERNIE VETTER, MARGE STOCK, BETTY BONNER, DOTTIE MILLER, ELAINE FRANCIK, ISABELLE BURRELL, ROSE MARIE TAUBER, MARY LOU KRICK, JERI SKUNDA, MARY MARSIGLIA

 

 QUOTE OF THE MONTH

 

WHEN WE ACCEPT TOUGH JOBS AS A CHALLENGE TO OUR ABILITY AND WADE INTO THEM WITH JOY AND ENTHUSIASM, MIRACLES CAN HAPPEN

 

MEETING ADJOURNED    12:35

 

 MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE   128

 

50\50  WAS WON BY TOM RONCI  $101.00

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH

NOTIFY: MARGE STOCK, 410-563-4931

OR BETTY BONNER, 410-488-4877