GM SALARIED RETIREES CLUB OF MARYLAND

AMERICAN TURNERS 9124 LENNINGS LANE BALTO, MD 21237

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE JUNE 23,2011 AT NOON


 

MINUTES OF May 26,2011 THE MEETING #435 WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY THE PRESIDENT JIM SMEDLEY AT NOON

 

OPENING CEREMONIES:

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE LED BY: MARK BOWYER.

 

PRAYER BY:  JOYCE BOWYER

 

OFFICERS:

   

JIM SMEDLEY PRESIDENT P
SKIP SHIFLETT VICE PRESIDENT A
MARY JANE CONRAD TREASURER P
TOM SOMMERVILLE SECRETARY P
ED WATTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS A
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 P

 

MINUTES OF April 28,2011MEETING WERE APPROVED with the following correction: the next Bull Roast will be held on Sunday April 15, 2012.

 

TREASURER'S REPORT:

 

TREASURER:  Tom Sommerville

   

March 31,2011

 

CHECKING ACCOUNT
$19,562.97
 
TOTAL RECEIPTS
$5,524.25
 
TOTAL EXPENSE
$11,509.74
 
CHECKING BALANCE (4-30-11)
$13,577.48
 
PETTY CASH
$200.00
 
TOTAL ASSETS
$13,777.48
 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

We still need a volunteer to take over the selling of raffle tickets for our Bull Roast next year.

 

Our  by-law committee will meet after lunch today and will present their recommendations to the Board of Directors for their approval.

 

BOWLING:  Boots Onorato 410-882-1558 

 

Bowling will end shortly. We need to recruit new bowlers for next season.

 

HISTORIAN:  Skip Shiflett 

 

Jim announced that they met with BMI. We are  looking into making some of the changes to our display that were recommended by their new curator. We will be kept posted.

 

WAYS & MEANS:   Clara Hunt   

 

Clara  no report, but wanted  everyone to enjoy the special meal today.

 

Jim thanked everyone who helped with the bull roast selling tickets and working the wheels.  Especially Clara Hunt, Betty Bonner, Angela Thomas for her donated needlework and plant wheel organization.  Jack and Sheila Gill for handling the raffle, Tom Sommerville organizing the money wheel and Marge Stock for manning the door. The members applauded them for the fantastic job they did. 

 

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE: Marge Stock-410-563-4931.

 

Marge announced we had one inactive deceased member, Caroline Winegrad

 

Sent get well cards to: Mike Horwath, Darlene Dail and Angie Thomas.

 

Please call Marge if you know of anyone sick or deceased so she can send a card. 

 

Bonnie Vojik received a message that Walt Gregonis is doing well with his Parkinsons.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR May GUYS & DOLLS:

 

William Bartenfelder, Frank Bell, Jim Bowen, Mary Jane Conrad, Bud Corn, Al Crockett, Robert Ditch, Rose Dulik, Jean Gregonis, Walter Gregonis, Leo Heid, Jack Jenkins, Emma Johnson, Harry Krick, Lula Ruehl, Berthina Thompson, Phil Topper, William Totten, Wilma Viers, James Welzenbach.

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO EVERYONE CELEBERATING THEIR DAY IN May:

 

Joe& Gloria Banz, Jim & Barbara Bowen, John & Elaine Burlage, Charles & Dolores Curtis, Shelmon & Darlene Dail, Jack & Sheila Gill, Charles & Dottie Miller, John & Frances Roth, Jack & Jean Summers, Al & Geraldine Tynan, Jim & Wilma Viers, Charles & Judy Weaver.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  Ed Watts 

 

N/A.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Bonnie Vojik- 410-866-8725 

 

Dues are now Due-- dues are $15.00per member ($30.00 if both retiree and spouse are members.)

 

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

 

We have eleven new members!!!

 

HOT LINE:  Chuck Reibert  -410-866-5385

 

N/A

 

MAILING & NEWSLETTER: Betty Bonner-410-488-4877

 

John Roras is back in Greece for a few months, he gave Betty & Al Koman his E-mail address.  If anyone wishes to contact him get in touch with Betty or Al and they will give you the info they have.

 

TRAVEL COMMITTEE: 

 

Flyers are up front for anyone interested in a trip to Niagara Falls in September.  Darlene Dail has details.  

 

Flyers up front for anyone interested in an overnight bus trip to Dover Downs & Midway Casinos, October 4&5th.  Call Marge Stock, 410-563-4931 for info.

 

CAKES: Darlene Dail-410-252-4746

 

We Need At Least 5 Cakes Each Month!!

 

Thanks to all who donated cakes in May:

 

Dottie Miller, Mary Onorato, Jean Ebsworth, Elaine Francik, Doris Bannon & Betty Malinowski & Angela Thomas

 

Thanks in advance to all who are to donated in June: Isabelle Burrell, Peggy Horwath, Jeri Skunda, Ron Ferguson & Mary Jane Conrad.

 

Please notify Darlene if you cannot bring your scheduled donation so other arrangements can be made. Thank you!

 

PRESENTATION OF BILLS:  N/A

 

NEW BUSINESS: N/A

 

GOOD OF THE CLUB:

 

Jim welcomed new & infrequent members.

 

On May 18 Allison Transmission held an open house. About 15 of our members attended the event.  I want to thank Rick Marine for helping out with the Retirees Booth. Some leftover magnetic note clips are up front on the table.

 

 

MEETING DATES: 

 

June 23, 2011, the fourth Thursday in June. June has five Thursdays, make sure you come on the fourth.--Pizza.

 

 

QUOTE OF THE MOTH:

 

Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.

 

ADJOURNED :12:30 PM

 

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  51

 

RAFFLE:

 

50/50 was won by: Darlene Dail--$41.00.

 

IN CASE OF ILLNESS OR DEATH:

 

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

 

 

Submitted by:  Mary Jane Conrad, Sec