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GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS 9124 LENNINGS LANE BALTO, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE April 28, 2011 AT NOON

 

REMINDER: IF YOU HAVEN’T PAID YOUR 2011 DUES, PLEASE REMIT PAYMENT TO OUR MEMBERSHIP CHAIRPERSON, BONNIE VOJIK

 


MINUTES OF March 24, 2011, MEETING #433 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 P
MARY JANE CONRAD TREASURER A
TOM SOMMERVILLE SECRETARY P
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 P
JEAN EBSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
RICK MARINE TRUSTEE P
JOHN ELTRINGHAM TRUSTEE P
MARK BOWYER SGT AT ARMS A

 

MINUTES OF February, 2011 MEETING WERE Approved.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

For March, 2011

(reflects transactions through February 28, 2011

TREASURER:  TOM SOMMERVILLE

 

 

CHECKING ACCOUNT*
$12,543.64
 
TOTAL RECEIPTS
$7,324.33
 
TOTAL EXPENSE
$790.27
 
PETTY CASH
$210.00
 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

The Relationship Account has been closed and all money in the account transferred to our checking account, which has a higher interest rate.

 

After lunch today our By-Laws committee will meet for our first session to review the By-Laws for possible changes.  All recommended changes will be reviewed with the general membership before final

approval.  By-laws committee members are: Jim Smedley, Rick Marine, Tom Sommerville, Skip Shiflett and Ed Watts.

 

We still need a volunteer for the position of Trustee.

 

We also need a volunteer to take over the yearly 50-50 tickets. Please see Jack and Sheila Gill.

 

BOWLING:

 

Start thinking about signing up for the 2011-12 Duckpin Bowling League.  League members would like to grow the amount of bowlers to at least 50. We currently have 40 bowlers in the league.

 

HISTORIAN: SKIP SHIFLETT, No report.

 

WAYS & MEANS: CLARA HUNT

 

Bull Roast on April 10th at Rosedale Gardens will be a sell-out. 50-50 tickets are also selling well but we still have a couple of weeks to sell more.  See Jack Gill for 50-50 tickets. We still need donations for door prizes.

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: MARGE STOCK

 

We had two members pass away: Fred Dulik and Larry Magee. Notices have been posted in the paper and cards have been sent to families. A get well card was sent to Jackie Watts.  Please report any illnesses and deaths of members to Marge Stock. .

 

Happy Birthday to All Our March Guys & Dolls:

 

Florence Boncewich, Betty Bonner, Joe Bonner, Agatha Czyz, Ronald Dahl, Josephine Farmer, Sheila Feehly, Jimmy Goble, Dorothy Heid, Patricia Hines, Bob Holthaus, Vivian Johnson, Mary Lou Krick, Dave Lambert, Byron Lawson, Henry Marshall, Audrey Maxfield, Louise Millikin, John Roras, John Roth, Elizabeth Selig, Margie Stock, Greg Surdel, Al Webster, Dorothy Webster, Irene Zimnitzky.

 

Happy Anniversary to Everyone Celebrating Their Day in March:

 

Mark & Joyce Bowyer, Peter & Lillian Capizzi, Robert & Phyllis Kelly, Nelson & Eileen Weller.

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS; ED WATTS, No report.

 

MEMBERSHIP; BONNIE VOJIK (reported by Al Komin)

 

REMINDER FOR EVERYONE TO SEND IN THEIR 2011 DUES. Dues are $15 per person.

 

Send to Bonnie Vojik, 8003 Caradoc Drive, Baltimore, MD 21237.

 

Al reported we have 90 members who were on our roll for 2010 that have not paid dues for 2011.

 

HOT LINE: CHUCK REIBERT

 

Chuck reported that he and Al Komin periodically review the Hot Line list to keep it up to date. 

 

MAILING COMMITTEE / NEWSLETTER: BETTY BONNER No Report

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE: No Report

 

CAKES: DARLENE DAIL-410-252-4746

 

Thanks to all who contributed cakes in March:

 Angie Thomas, Creston Smith, Gloria Smedley, Gloria Riebert, Isabelle Burrell, Elaine Francik, Betty Bonner.

 

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

Lucille Metzler, Peter Capizzi, Jeri Skunda, Clara Hunt, Ron Ferguson.

 

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!

 

PRESENTATION OF BILLS: N/A

 

NEW BUSINESS: N/A

 

GOOD OF THE CLUB:

 

Jim thanked everyone for understanding that we ran short on food last month. We had about 20 more members than anticipated.  Members can get all or part of their money back if they do not get lunch.

 

MEETING DATES: April 28, 2011 (cold cuts and salads)

 

QUOTE OF THE MONTH:

 

Good manners make any man a pleasure to be with.  Just ask any woman.

 

ADJOURNED: 12:30 p.m.

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: 66

 

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 WAS WON BY: Mary Onorato $52.

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH:

 

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

 

Submitted by: Jim Smedley, pres.