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GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS 9124 LENNINGS LANE BALTO, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE October 28,2010 AT NOON


 

 

MINUTES OF September 23,2010 THE MEETING #429 WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT JIM SMEDLEY AT NOON

 

OPENING CEREMONIES:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE LED BY: Jim Smedley

PRAYER BY:  John  Eltringham

 

OFFICERS:

 

JIM SMEDLEY PRESIDENT P
SKIP SHIFLETT VICE PRESIDENT A
MARY JANE CONRAD SECRETARY  P
TOM SOMMERVILLE TREASURER A
ED WATTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CLARA HUNT BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
CHUCK MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
DOTTIE MILLER BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
LEO HEID BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
JEAN EBSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS P
AL VOJIK TRUSTEE A
RICK MARINE TRUSTEE P
JOHN ELTRINGHAM TRUSTEE P
MARK BOWYER SGT AT ARMS A

MINUTES OF August  26,2010 MEETING WERE APPROVED.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT:

TREASURER:  Tom Sommerville

 

Report given by Jim Smedley

 

CHECKING ACCOUNT
$8,377.34
 
TOTAL RECEIPTS
$247.00
 
TOTAL EXPENSE
$867.51
 
MONEY MARKET
$2,117.81
 
PETTY CASH
$200.00
 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  N/A

 

BOWLING:  Boots Onorato 

 

We still need bowlers and substitutes.  Bowling at Parkville Lanes-Harford Road at 1:00pm.

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett  N/A

 

WAYS & MEANS:   Clara Hunt

 

We have BJ's Applications, anyone interested can fill one out the cost this year is $35.00. Clara will turn them in at the end of the month.   

 

Clara has the Christmas Party tickets: date is Saturday December 4th, time: 1:00 to 5:00, cost is $35.00 includes open bar and buffet. The band is Impulse. 

Crab feast next month .Cost will be $10.00.  Bring your own mallets.  Al Tynan was delegated to make and bring mallets. 

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock

 

We have 1 deceased member, Raymond Hofland.  Lodge notice was posted in the Sun Paper and a donation was made to the Cancer Fund in his name. Get well cards were sent to: Ray Thomas, Al Vojik, Gert O'Keefe and Freda Helinski.  Gert is at home with Hospice care and Freda will be going to rehab, she had a pacemaker put in.

 

 Jim read a thank you card received from Betty and Joe Bonner thanking everyone for all the kindness and sympathy that was given to them on the death of their son John.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR September GUYS & DOLLS:

 

Kenneth Bayne, Gordon Bentz, Mark Bowyer, Peter Coutros, Dolores Curtis, Lucy Davis, George Dersch, Robert Feehly, Patricia Flynn, Dave Hagan Sandy Johnson, Frank Koch, Marion McDonough, Dottie Miller, Dean Minnichbach, Betty Nagle, Eleanor O'Leary, Dick Rausch, Marge Schaefer, Clyde Schafer, Mary Schafer, Tom Sommerville, Venus Stump, Linda Surdel, Michael Vahey, Cliff Waller, Norman Warnick.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERY CELEBERATING THEIR DAY IN September:

 

Betty & Joe Bonner, Howard & Thelma Brown, Dennis & Linda Caperna, Harry & Judy Chandler, Agnes & Beryl Crown, Jean & Walter Gregonis, Dave & Joan Marie Hagan, Dorothy & Leo Heid, James & Patricia Hines, Betty & Robert Holthaus, JoAnn & Maynard Retz, Charles & Gloria Riebert, Greg & Linda Surdel, Al & Bonnie Vojik.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Ed Watts  N/A

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Bonnie Vojik  N/A

 

HOT LINE:  Chuck Reibert  N/A

 

 

MAILING & NEWSLETTER: Betty Bonner

N/A

 

The printing of the club newsletter will be done by a relative of Betty and Joe Bonner who operates Tim,s  Automotive.

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE:  N/A

 

Darlene Dail said she has not had a good response to the bus trip she was trying to organize to the Hillwood and Woodrow Wilson Mansions, she only had 7 people sign up. The trip is being planned for Thursday, December 9th.  Bus leaves Deerco Park and Turners hall. Lunch at the Hillwood Mansion.  Both Mansions are to be beautifully decorated for the holidays.  Cost is $99.00. If interested call Darlene 410-252-4746.

 

CAKES:  Darlene Dail 410-252-4746

 

Thanks to all who contributed cakes in September:

Joyce Scheper, Jean Ebsworth, Marge Stock, Cliff Weller & Mary Lou Lambert.

Thanks in advance to all who are scheduled for donations in October:

Dottie Miller, Sheila Gill, Betty  Bonner, Marge Stock, Emma Johnson, & Jane Jenkins.

 

Please notify Darlene if you cannot bring your scheduled donation so other arrangements can be made. Thank you! We still need cakes for the rest of the year!

 

We are supporting the Alzheimer's association walk and "Forget-Me-Not" fund raiser this month and next month. We will be going around to the tables asking for $1.00 donation for a Forget-Me-Not.  I also have an application if anyone is willing to do the walk on October 30th at Towson University.

 

PRESENTATION OF BILLS:  N/A

 

NEW BUSINESS: N/A

 

We have been looking into the possibility of having our club meetings at a different site. We checked into places such as the VFW hall on Philadelphia Rd,  Dellis on Philadelphia Rd. and the Blue Lagoon.  There seemed to be a glitch in nearly every place, such as not enough parking, others wanted to cater the food, which was costly etc. We have come to the conclusion that we will be staying where we are. 

 

Some of the officers have been discussing the possibility of not having a December meeting. We usually have low attendance in December and we have the Christmas party in December.

 

We are already under contract for this year and probably can't change that. After a short discussion it was agreed to not have December meetings in the future. 

 

GOOD OF THE CLUB:

 

Jim has copies of the published Healthcare Reform Timeline sheet available up front if anyone still needs one.

 

MEETING DATES: 

 

October 28,2010--Crab Feast--$10.00

 

QUOTE OF THE MOTH:

 

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift and that is why it is called, The Present.

 

ADJOURNED :12:35 PM

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  60

 

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 was won by: Jerry Tynan--$49.00.

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH:

 

Contact Marge Stock 410-563-4931 or Betty Bonner 410-488-4877

 

  

Submitted by:  Mary Jane Conrad, Sec.